Like everyone on the planet, this is not what we had planned for 2020 and is definitely not what we had envisioned for celebrating our 90th anniversary. It is safe to say that plans and goals for all aspects of life, from individual living to corporate operations, have changed. Not only has this change been drastic but it has been needed to be implemented in an incredibly short space of time. As movement restrictions clamped down across the world, people stepped up in order to keep essential services and key workers moving; and among these heroes, heavy duty vehicles stepped up too.Read More
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Adding on a service task while the vehicle is undertaking other work is no longer a strange idea to the customer. For example, it is now common practice, if not expected, to add on alignment services when the vehicle might be in for tyres. The public is not only educated on this concept of add-ons but they have embraced it.Read More
Lee Jacobs, Global Product and Technical Product Director at Hartridge, recently released a publication in CAT magazine which highlights how high pressure common rail is currently at its peak volume within the aftermarket and the significant revenue opportunities that are available today for workshops and garages.
He also explains how the in-depth technical knowledge previously required for diagnostics/repair has been incorporated into the Hartridge machine architecture coupled with an affordable price point opens this opportunity to more than just a specialist fuel systems workshop.Read More
The Hartridge mission, which we boldly accept, is to ensure that fuel injection components are tested according to OEM standards. We seek to do this to the highest criteria with the correct methods, even if these methods mean we can’t take a quick & easy path to providing workshops with what they need to achieve these OEM standards.
So for us CR injector coding; if it is to be done correctly, is simply a means of ensuring that an injector which passes the Hartridge test plan is then calibrated to perform as originally specified by the OEM.Read More
Diesel injector coding is essential to get right with modern common rail diesel systems. Today’s euro 6 injectors are capable of operating at 2000 plus bar and this performance is not just the reserve of high end vehicle tuning any more.
Understanding coding & understanding the right way to code is critical for reducing vehicle running issues and customer complaints.Read More
We are accustomed to launching new products and having a diverse range of testing solutions, that has evolved over the near 90 years of Hartridge’s own evolving heritage. Lots of exciting new products have joined our portfolio in recent years, and now our new generation of All-Makes test benches is expanding.Read More
Is it a diesel evolution or a revolution? Is the diesel workshop here to stay, just looking & behaving differently, or is it dethroned after telling people to eat cake? We look at 3 ways to prepare the diesel workshop for the evolving future ahead.Read More