MOT Workshop 42 – News, New Products and Services

• 2013 CV Show Pictures
• Hunting Down Extra Profit
• ‘Simply Diagnostics’ unveiled

• Extol Lubricants unveils Optima LSV 5W-30
• Four into one does go
• Gemco form construction division for building and electical works
• Schumacher UK gives batteries a boost

 2013 CV show pictures

During March, bolted onto the CV Show at the NEC, suppliers of Garage Equipment displayed their wares, MOT Testing editor Jim Punter visited some of the stands…

Supertracker stand at the 2013 CV Show



Left: Jim Punter talks with Trev Lovesy from ‘Supertracker’ about his company’s wheel alignment equipment.




Majorlift at the 2013 CV Show.




Right: Bob Sims, Majorlift’s Managing Director explains their jacking beam reconditioning exchange scheme to Jim Punter.





jhm-butt at the 2013 CV Show




Left: JHM Butt’s Fraser Wakerly explained that for the show he focussed on his company’s battery charging equipment.





Premier Diagnostics at the 2013 CV Show



Right: Premier’s Clive Brown, still recovering well after a serious road accident, extols the virtues of his company’s emissions and air-conditioning re-charging equipment.




GEA's Dave Garratt at the 2013 CV Show




Left: Dave Garratt, the Garage Equipment company’s Chief Executive was on hand to assist Testing Station owners with general technical queries on MOT equipment.




Hickleys at the 2013 CV SHow






Right: Hickleys Robin Huish had their air-conditioning equipment on display, and explains details of their offers to Jim Punter.





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Hunting Down Extra Profit

elite-td, MOT Workshop New ProductsAlthough not a requirement of the MOT Test, wheel alignment equipment can be easily integrated into an MOT bay, unlocking a significant revenue generation opportunity for workshops.

The Hunter HawkEye Elite TD system can be supplied as either a ceiling hung or floor mount wide unit, ensuring full compliance with VOSA’s stringent MOT bay requirements. Furthermore, as many pre-alignment checks are carried out as part of the MOT, the actual wheel alignment check can be conducted in a matter of minutes.

To find out more about the business transforming opportunities presented by wheel alignment the Hunter way, contact Pro-Align on 01327 323007 or visit



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‘Simply Diagnostics’ Unveiled

simply-diagnostics MOT Workshop Hickleys, the leading independent diagnostic specialists  have unveiled a new concept on a trade show for 2013. The Simply diagnostics trade show will be a show dedicated to diagnostic equipment of all types. So if you are interested in diagnostic equipment the Simply Diagnostic show will be the place to go in 2013.

Simply Diagnostics will be held at Advanced Diagnostics Ltd, Nuneaton, nr Coventry, over the weekend of 13th and 14th July.
Simply diagnostics offers many new concepts that we are sure will make the show a must see date in your diary. There will be top quality manufacturers, live vehicle demonstrations, technical talks, product reviews and special deals.

To attend apply for your tickets by visiting our website and go to Simply Diagnostics.

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