Product News

Launch Tech USA’s Scott Gompper presents the company’s Millennium line of code readers at AAPEX.
Las Vegas—Scott Gompper, Director of Marketing for Launch Tech USA, introduced the company’s X-431 PRO at AAPEX in Las Vegas, which is a professional, bi-directional scan tool tablet. It uses a class-1 Bluetooth 4.0 connector to ‘talk’ to a vehicle, he said, adding that it services all makes/all...
No special training or diagnostic expertise is required to successfully operate the new VDO Autodiagnos Check service tool.
New VDO Autodiagnos Check service tool simplifies service Las Vegas—Continental showcased its new “VDO Autodiagnos Check” service tool for service centers at the 2016 AAPEX Show in Las Vegas. The tool’s specialty is the simplification of everyday service applications. Continental reduced the tool’s...
From left: Bosch product specialists Dominik Jedrzejak and Rob Butz were on hand during AAPEX to discuss steering products and the OTC Evolve diagnostic tool, respectively. (Photos by Brandy Simmons)
Las Vegas—Bosch has added steering to its portfolio of automotive system components. The Bosch Automotive Steering Division made its first aftermarket appearance at AAPEX 2016 and develops technically sophisticated solutions for all major vehicle manufacturers, the company said. In the aftermarket...
David Boer, vice president of Marketing, NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), announces the launch of NGK Ignition Coils. (Photo by Brandy Simmons )
Wixom, Mich.—Adding to its high-quality lineup of ignition parts, NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.) announced the addition of NGK Ignition Coils to its product offering. With market coverage for nearly 96 percent of vehicles in operation in the U.S., the comprehensive product range includes more than 450...
Lenexa, KS (November 30, 2016) – Four new battery service products recently launched by Clore Automotive include a four-channel charger, a heavy-duty charger, a digital tester with printer and a line of booster cables. Charge Up To Four Different Batteries With One ChargerThe new PRO-LOGIX 2A x 4...
Conway, AR – November 30, 2016 – The new Hofmann® geoliner® 770 Diagnostic Wheel Alignment System offers users the ultimate in productivity and speed. Featuring innovative, award-winning technology, the Hofmann geoliner 770 is perfect for high-volume shops that specialize in alignments and wheel...
POWAY, Calif., Nov. 29, 2016 – Mitchell 1 announces enhancements in the latest release of the Manager™ SE shop management system to streamline auto repair shop accounting and credit card payment tasks. Two applications, Accounting Link from The Back Office and 1st Mile powered by Merchant Partners...
Farmington Hills, Mich., November 29, 2016 – MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. introduced 81 new part numbers in the third quarter of 2016 as part of the company’s continuing product line expansion. The new offerings are for a variety of pistons and piston rings, filters, thermostats, engine bearings, and...
The MAHLE Service Solutions ArcticPRO ACX1180 series of A/C equipment for R134a refrigerant, in conjunction with the external ID1000 Pro, will identify Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SNAP-approved blend refrigerants.
Farmington Hills, Mich. – Nov. 28, 2016 – Utilizing a refrigerant identification tool is highly recommended and required on some air conditioning (A/C) service equipment. According to Andreas Huber, general manager, MAHLE Service Solutions, the prevention of contamination for dealerships is...
GRAND BLANC, Mich. – ACDelco is expanding its selection of High Reserve Capacity (HR) batteries designed for challenging applications where higher reserve capacity (RC) is more important or required by the original equipment manufacturer. “It’s more important than ever to power your accessories AND...

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