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Miscentering during wheel balancing is a major cause of improper balancing and customer comebacks.­­ Hunter’s Road Force® Elite features Automatic CenteringCheck® technology with new 4.0 software that checks assembly centering on every spin and notifies the technician of improper centering. The...
Hunter is proud to announce FrogData Action Analytics has been integrated with the Quick Check® inspection system, enabling dealers to maximize service profits by identifying and converting increased vehicle inspection opportunities. With Hunter and FrogData integration, dealers will be able to...
Nexen Roadian MTX tire shown with “Beast” sidewall design; other side features “Machine” pattern
SAN DIMAS, Calif. March 13, 2018 — Nexen Tire USA, a worldwide leader in high-performance, passenger, SUV / light truck and winter tire technology, announced that its highly anticipated mud-terrain and off-road tire, the Roadian MTX Mud Terrain Xtreme, is now available throughout its nationwide...
To simplify the permitting, licensing and certification process and make it easier for body shops all over the country to stay in compliance, RecsLock recently entered into a partnership with the Independent Automotive Damage Appraisers (IADA) Association. Advances made in digital documentation...
MCHENRY, Ill., March 13, 2018 – Remy® Power Products has added new part numbers to its lines of industry-leading starters and alternators for domestic and import passenger vehicles. New starter part numbers are now available for a variety of light truck and van applications, including Ford F-250 F-...
Conway, AR – March 12, 2018 – Shops looking to increase wheel alignment business have found the answer with the new John Bean® V2100 Wheel Alignment System. Featuring state-of-the-art, productivity-enhancing technology, this new aligner will provide users fast and accurate real-time measurements. “...
Warrensville Heights, Ohio –Martin Senour’s Finish 1™ Automotive Refinish Products combine ease of use and affordable quality to maximize revenue for shops – and NAPA Auto Parts Stores – of all sizes. Finish 1 products deliver the reliable performance at reasonable price points for which automotive...
Vehicle Collision Experts (VECO Experts) continues to offer in-shop repair quality training and review of vehicles-in-progress, but the company now also is expanding its use of remote shop inspections known as “Remote Drop-In.” “Using video and computer screen-sharing technology, we can put one of...
Jasper Engines & Transmissions is pleased to announce the addition of the Nissan 5.6L VK56DE to its remanufactured gas engine line. This engine is available for the following Nissan applications: • 2004-2006 Titan, Armada, Pathfinder (non-VVT) • 2007-2015 Titan, Armada, Pathfinder (VVT) • 2012-...
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – March 8, 2018 – MAHLE Service Solutions is introducing three products in a new line of ShopPRO Commercial Wireless Mobile Column Lifts featuring a wireless communication system and a10-inch touch screen graphic control system. Capable of lifting a variety of commercial...

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