Three steps to success with ‘Time Assist’

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TechMan, the management system built by an independent garage, has added ‘Time Assist’ to its developing solution suite. The first of three key benefits is that Time Assist delivers OEM vehicle repair times from 118 vehicle manufacturers, 126,726 vehicle models and 41,295,893 repair operations. TechMan advise having this data available within the system improves job creation and quotation accuracy, in…

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FAG’s Smart repair solution for trucks and trailers

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Schaeffler (UK) Ltd has introduced FAG SmartSET – the ready-to-fit wheel bearing repair solution for trucks and trailers. Pre-assembled, pre-greased and pre-positioned, it is the ideal problem-solver for UK independent garage workshops who work on Heavy Commercial Vehicles (HCVs). The FAG SmartSET reduces repair related downtime to a minimum, making assembling and greasing unnecessary. It is estimated that garages can…

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Brake Testing Tips from GEMCO

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When it comes to brake testing, different site conditions can produce different results. There are a variety of factors that should be taken into account – both when preparing vehicles for test, and during the test itself. Some key points to consider include: 1. Wheels making contact with standing water prior to entry onto the brake rollers can cause the…

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NGK Spark Plugs UK showcases ignition products at Automechanika

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NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd will once again be showcasing its market-leading range of ignition products at Automechanika Birmingham. The leading supplier of original equipment (OE) spark plugs, glow plugs, NTK Lambda and other engine management sensors, will also be promoting a prize draw for garages to win a fantastic Suzuki Celerio five-door hatchback city car worth more than £7000.…

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UK’s longest ATL lift launched by Boston

Boston’s previously longest platform at 6.1m met with exceptional market demand for even longer platforms. In response Boston has now added a full 7m length option, which is the longest MOT ATL platform available and comfortably handles drop sides, long sprinters, tippers, Lutons and all equivalent long vehicles. The new 7M six tonne lift is available with or without Boston’s…

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Boston launches free service reminder software

Boston’s Equipment Manager is an easy to use desktop application that provides inspection and calibration due date and alerts for workshop equipment of any type, or make. This enables workshops to track all equipment in one place, whether it’s MOT testing equipment or any other equipment that is legally required to undergo scheduled calibrations or safety checks such as service…

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Autologic seals Volvo agreement

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Oxford, 1st December 2016… Today, Autologic the provider of the world’s first and only fully integrated cloud-connected vehicle diagnostic support solution, announced that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Volvo Car Corporation. Under the agreement, Autologic will have direct access to Volvo diagnostic data and technical information, enabling the provision of a comprehensive repair and maintenance on models…

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UK’s Longest ATL Lift Platform launched by Boston

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UK’s Longest ATL Lift Platform launched Boston’s previously longest platform at 6.1m has been an exceptional success, with market demands for even longer platforms. In  response Boston has now added a full 7m length option, which is the longest MoT ATL platform available and comfortably handles drop sides, long sprinters, tippers, Lutons and all equivalent long vehicles. More information at…

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Somers lifts now available from GEMCO

Gemco are now agents for Somers Vehicle Lifts and associated lifting equipment! GEMCO are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement today to distribute and provide after-sales services for Somers vehicle lifts. The Somers brand, most famous for mobile column lifts and associated equipment, can be seen in many commercial vehicle service and repair workshops up and down…

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