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Snap-on announces upgrades in diagnostic software release

With its latest diagnostic software release, Snap-on said it has added more location images and larger connector diagrams to its Fast-Track Guided Component Test feature to “give professional automotive technicians increased confidence and certainty in their diagnosis.” “Fast-Track Guided Component Tests take oscilloscope testing of individual electrical components or circuits to the next level by

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Tub O’ Towels debuts heavy-duty cleaner and degreaser spray

Tub O’ Towels announced a new heavy-duty cleaner and degreaser spray, which the company says is aimed at taking care of grease and grime in service shops, oil change bays and engine or transmission shops. “Customers have been asking us for years to offer our cleaning solution as a spray,” said Ashley Szeremet, director of

ADD Group to exhibit at Automechanika Shanghai

ADD Group, a manufacturer of shocks, struts and complete strut assemblies, will be exhibiting its products at Hall 3 Booth 3N35 at Automechanika Shanghai 2023. New complete strut assemblies and air shocks for EV applications are among the highlighted products. Coverage extends to pickup trucks, light trucks, commercial and heavy-duty vehicles, the company said. Automechanika Shanghai

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Gray Tools releases insulated socket sets

Gray Tools offers two new insulated socket sets, available in 1/4-in. and 3/8-in. drive sizes. According to the press release, each set contains a 42-tooth round head ratchet with two extensions and a variety of SAE and metric sockets. Each piece is individually insulated to 1,000 volts and tested to 10,000 volts in compliance with

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PRT launches seven new complete strut assembly products

PRT announced that it has added to its line of complete strut assemblies for light vehicles, SUVs and pickup trucks. The new products cover models such as the BMW 3 Series, Subaru Legacy, 2022 Chevrolet Malibu, 2019 Kia Soul and 2019 Cadillac ATS, among others. PRT says its products are produced under the strictest OE

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PRT adds 32 new products to complete strut assemblies line

PRT announced the launch of 32 new products in its line of complete strut assemblies. Models covered include the Chevrolet Equinox, Honda CR-V, Kia Forte, Nissan Leaf and Jeep Cherokee, among others. PRT says its products are produced under strict OE quality processes required by the main automakers. “These new applications represent our continuous development

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PRT expands line of complete strut assemblies

PRT announced that it has launched 15 new products in its line of complete strut assemblies for the aftermarket. Car models covered by the new products include the Subaru Impreza, Ford Escape, Volvo XC60, Lexus NX300, Chevrolet Malibu, Honda CRV, among others. PRT says its products are produced under the strictest OE quality processes required

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PRT will present various product lines at AAPEX 2023

Performance Ride Technology (PRT) will be exhibiting various product lines and new applications in booth A5072 at AAPEX. Some of the launches apply to new vehicles, and one highlights is the new PRT complete strut assembly for the 2023 Toyota Tacoma, which also can be seen in the AAPEX New Product Showcase. In addition, the

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Shop Boss adds new user interface to its shop management software

Shop Boss, a shop management solution for independent auto repair shops, unveiled a new dynamic user interface (UI). The upgraded interface focuses on multi-device capability for shops that use multiple tech touchpoints. It also has a theme switcher to offer flexibility to users, the company says. “Our newest UI utilizes the latest components of responsive

Autel introduces alignment and ADAS lifts

Autel has introduced new Bay Max 12K and Bay Max 14K lifts, which are flush-mounted hydraulic scissor lifts with twin 6K and 7K Jacking Beams, respectively, and a Floor Lift Table. The new lifts mark Autel’s entrance into the lift market. The company says they can allow technicians to perform re-scan, visual inspection, and mechanical

BendPak introduces new double-wide parking lifts

BendPak has introduced two new double-wide parking lifts: PL-12000DP and PL-12000DPS. BendPak says these lifts will allow shops to securely store four vehicles in two parking spots. BendPak notes that each PL-12000DP and PL-12000DPS platform operates independently, so one can be lowered while the other side remains still. As a result, it’s only necessary to

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Transtar launches new AC ad campaign with Vanilla Ice

Transtar has launched a new ad campaign that features musician Vanilla Ice, the “Ice Ice Baby” hitmaker, promoting its vehicle air conditioning (AC) product line. The Transtar AC product line is the organization’s first entry into non-transmission or driveline parts. “The company has grown and evolved in the past year and is more than just

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