• Testing Times

    The most common cause of vehicle breakdown across Europe remains battery-related, says Ecobat. ...

    The most common cause of vehicle breakdown across Europe remains battery-related, says Ecobat. ...

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  • Meeting The Standard

    It's easy to assume that all AGM batteries are the same, but the truth is that only a few batteries meet ...

    It's easy to assume that all AGM batteries are the same, but the truth is that only a few batteries meet today’s complex OE specifications, says Exide. ...

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  • Changing How You Measure Battery Maintenance

    Rotronics describes ROBIS, its newly developed web-based dashboard and reporting system, which collects a ...

    Rotronics describes ROBIS, its newly developed web-based dashboard and reporting system, which collects and analyses battery test data taken from workshops. ...

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  • Don’t Put Your Reputation on the Line

    Workshops are putting their reputation at risk by installing the wrong batteries on start-stop cars. This ...

    Workshops are putting their reputation at risk by installing the wrong batteries on start-stop cars. This can cause early battery failure and increase fuel costs, warns Exide Technologies. ...

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  • Are You Ready For AGM?

    Ecobat Battery Technologies (EBT) considers the long-awaited move towards AGM batteries. ...

    Ecobat Battery Technologies (EBT) considers the long-awaited move towards AGM batteries. ...

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  • Battery Testing a Routine Procedure

    Based on the results of a market research survey looking at the levels of battery maintenance carried out ...

    Based on the results of a market research survey looking at the levels of battery maintenance carried out by independent garages, Rotronics sets out why battery testing needs to become a routine proce ...

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  • Equalisation Charge for a Hybrid

    In this case study, Steve Carter describes a problem he encountered on a Prius. ...

    In this case study, Steve Carter describes a problem he encountered on a Prius. ...

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  • Is Leaking Coolant to Blame?

    Dally Singh, Tech Manager, Autoelectro, urges technicians to avoid a fitting error that leads engine cool ...

    Dally Singh, Tech Manager, Autoelectro, urges technicians to avoid a fitting error that leads engine coolant to cause alternator drive belt slip. The issue affects Minis with 1.4 and 1.6 petrol engine ...

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  • “Is the S-Class Still Top of the Class?”

    The Mercedes S-Class plug-in hybrid: an industry leader or simply a technical ‘stop-gap’? Jonathan Sampso ...

    The Mercedes S-Class plug-in hybrid: an industry leader or simply a technical ‘stop-gap’? Jonathan Sampson, MD at AutoMate, gives his verdict. For more than 40 years now, the phrase 'S-Class' has come ...

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  • Battery System Check

    Rotronics explores the value of introducing a simple and speedy battery system check that can be built in ...

    Rotronics explores the value of introducing a simple and speedy battery system check that can be built in to every day workshop inspections. The winter brings with it a lot of fun and excitement, bit ...

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