Today when car technologies are rapidly developing the concept of spare part quality receives the new meaning – it is not only the capability of the spare part to operate some period of time, but first of all the safety and compliance with the growing demands.
The educational work is aimed to help the installers to ensure the overall high quality of the final result. Timur Imnaishvili, Federal-Mogul Marketing Director in Russia, Ukraine and CIS countries explained how this trend is realized by Federal-Mogul.
Info-Parts: What direction has the most rapid development?
Federal-Mogul: MOOG suspension spare parts. The reason for success lies in good quality and wear resistance of these products, competitive prices and very wide range, which today is perhaps the widest in Europe and it continues its expansion. Almost every month the range is added by 10 to 30 new items.
Info-Parts: What issues and problems may be solved through FM Campus, a virtual learning center?
Federal-Mogul: Campus has three sections engine spare parts, suspension spare parts and brake system. In fact everyone will find something, whether it is a car enthusiast, college or university student or a professional mechanic. Given that this resource is free of charge, the only issue is your desire. Online exam only regarding the second level from the first time is passed by not every professional with experience in this area from 10 till 15 years.
Info-Parts: How to motivate mechanics to pay more attention to self-education?
Federal-Mogul: The motivation can only be the own desire of the mechanics to earn more money through quality repairs and not to lose money on mistakes. Unfortunately, many mechanics believe they have nothing to learn. However, wide experience is not always of good assistance, since car industry is in the constant development. There is something new appeared every year and even month, spare parts manufacturers consolidate their knowledge and mistakes in different countries.