The new TreadReader handheld scan tool from Atlas Automotive Equipment LLC is designed to provide an instant 3D image of a tire, providing data such as tread depth and adverse wear.
Hunter Engineering Co.’s AutoComp Elite has patent-pending automatic compensation technology that directly determines the position of the internal compensation plates to maximize speed and accuracy without operator intervention.
Hunter Engineering Co. has released its next-generation drive-over tire tread depth measuring tool, Quick Tread Edge.
When the check engine light comes on, which brand has the lowest average repair cost? Which vehicle is least likely to need check engine-related repairs? The answers are in the CarMD Index, which ranks brands and vehicles based on in-use check engine repair incidents and costs.
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has introduced an off-highway diagnostic cable and introductory software package for the 3824 and 3824BSC ESI (truck) heavy-duty diagnostic tools.
The new CPX-900 Battery and Electrical Analyzer from Midtronics Inc. evaluates reserve capacity, a measure of a battery’s ability to sustain the electrical loads required by a vehicle over time.
Many factors go into deciding if it’s better to repair shop equipment or upgrade to a newer model. Modern Tire Dealer asked five Tire Dealer of the Year honorees what they consider when evaluating their shop equipment.
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has released software version 3.4 for the ADS 325 and ADS 625 diagnostic scan tools. The software adds coverage and tests for Asian, European and Domestic vehicles in North America.
Tire Profiles LLC has released an update to its non-stop, drive-over laser-based tire and alignment diagnostic system.
Hunter Engineering Co. has added its new autonomous alignment inspection system, Quick Check Drive, to the HunterNet smart technology platform.
The new ADS 325 and ADS 625 scan tools from Bosch Automotive Service Solutions feature full diagnostic capabilities including system scans, data stream, special tests, bi-directional controls, and repair information.
AutoEnginuity LLC has released version 13.2 of its Giotto scan tool for the Windows platform.
Advance Auto Parts Inc. has added Subaru original equipment data for all Subaru models from 2005 to 2015 its web-based diagnostic tool, MotoLogic Repair & Diagnostics.