Johnson Controls unveiled the results from its VARTA Battery Test-Check Program at Automechanika 2016. Launched last year the initiative is designed to supports workshops in detecting battery issues before they become serious problems.
Upon its launch in European markets three years ago, Continental’s new tyre pressure monitoring system was only available as a retrofit option. The availability of ContiPressureCheck has now been extended to tyres shipped straight from the factory with sensors already installed. Continental is using the name ‘iTire’ to distinguish these products from standard tyres.
The global consumers’ freedom of choice and effective competition in the market for vehicle replacement parts, tools and equipment, servicing and repair was discussed by representatives of automotive aftermarket associations from Australia, Europe, South Africa and the United States as part of a world-wide‘right to repair’meeting in Frankfurt on the occasion of the Automechanika Trade Show last week.
Easy to understand, repeatable at any time, and always based on the requirements of the technicians in the workshops. This was the brief for the “Watch and Work” video series in which ContiTech trainer Stefan Meyer reveals in just a few minutes how to correctly change belt drive components.