Techking Tires is opening its first Techking Service Center (TSC) outside its home market of China this month. This inaugural international TSC is located in Pakistan, one of the largest markets for Techking truck tyres. Techking considers the launch of the TSC in Pakistan a “key breakthrough and milestone” in its global deployment, and the company intends to follow this by establishing some ten TSCs around the world in 2021.
Netherlands based Winntec recently added five new products to their already extensive range – The Winntec 420333 Jack, 420222 Jack and 20T and 30T industrial presses along with the Winntec M411355 Motionline lightweight jack.
Mahle and Daimler AG have settled an encoded OBD access deal for Mercedes-Benz vehicles. As a result, users of the MAHLE TechPRO or Brain Bee Connex diagnostic tools can now retrieve vehicle data via the Cyber Security feature. Security certificates are obtained by accessing the Daimler portal with an annual subscription from Mahle Or Brain Bee. As a special promotion, Mahle is offering holders of an active license free access until the end of the year.
With mobile tyre fitment take-up increasing since the pandemic, E-Cube equipment is aiming to become an “essential part of a tyre retailers services in the UK and Europe”. However, while things have been developing positively with the E-Cube in general, the coronavirus pandemic has is said to have “temporarily delayed” manufacturer TMG’s intention to fully launch E-Cube into the UK tyre market. Nevertheless, the final preparations regarding the distribution and servicing of the unit are being made now with a view to an early 2021 launch.
The maker of the E-CUBE mobile tyre fitting unit has introduced a new service tailoring the unit to various budgets. The Netherlands’ Technomarketing Group (TMG Group) has also launched a new commercial vehicle design and layout to increase safety and ergonomics for mobile tyre technicians. Ralph Dubbeldam, managing director of TMG Group says: “Our ultimate objective is to always make sure that there is a E-CUBE configuration for every customer type. It starts with the base model and depending on your activities you can simply add features related to communication, recording, data sharing, solar charging plus a lot more.
Though its plans for the first quarter UK launch of the E-CUBE mobile tyre servicing system has been interrupted, Netherlands-based TechnoMarketing Group (TMG) is working to promote its latest product innovation. The compact mobile tyre servicing unit has already been adopted by firms in Europe, North America, and South East Asia.
Hankook Tire signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 16 April with Korean fleet management service provider UB1st. The cooperative relationship between the two companies focuses on creating a new type of fleet management service by combining Hankook Tire’s offline service capabilities with vehicle data collected by UB1st’s platforms, such as UbiKhan.
South-east UK tyre service provider, Tyreteam has invested in systems supplier CAM’s technology for the first time with its new fitter-force digital tablet technology. The new system is designed to remove back office costs and inaccuracies associated with the manual completion of service work. CAM adds that fitter-force will enable the supplier of commercial, passenger van and industrial to improve its customer service through operational responsiveness.