Mechanics and Service

  • BMW augmented reality smart glasses for technicians

    BMW and Mini dealers will use new smart glasses that will allow technicians to consult with engineers to help diagnose and fix problems.

  • 2016 Ford Focus RS at Gingerman Raceway, October 2016
    Ford has a fix for failing Focus RS head gaskets

    Ford Focus RS owners can let out a collective sigh of relief. The company has announced a fix for the car's failing head gasket woes. Some owners may be in for new cylinder heads, depending on the severity of their problem. Ford had acknowledged an engine issue in its hottest hatch in recent weeks...

  • Porsche augmented reality glasses for technicians
    Porsche equipping mechanics with augmented reality glasses

    Porsche service centers will become even more connected come 2018 after the brand announced on Monday it will equip technicians with augmented reality (AR) glasses for increased efficiency. The glasses, called "Tech Live Look," are powered by AiR Enterprise software. Not only will they provide AR...

  • Lubricheck oil condition gadget
    Is Oil Okay Under The Hood? Check With Lubricheck Gadget

    It is recommended that you regularly check certain areas of your car, ensuring that there are no defects potentially leading to component failures or breakdowns. You should make sure your car is in generally good condition, ensure all your lights work and that your tires are in good order as well...

  • Car repair
    Chrysler Wants Your Service Business

    Do you drive a Honda, a Ford or a Volkswagen? How about a Chevy or a Lexus? By the end of the year, your local Chrysler Group dealer (Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Fiat) will probably be able to service (but not necessarily repair) your car. Thanks to the recently announced partnership between Mopar and...

  • Broken down car
    What's Under The Hood? 4 Million Brit Drivers Can't Tell You

    They say that cars are getting more complicated, and that home maintenance is becoming less easy to accomplish under all the plastic covers and with unfathomable electronics. Still, for four million motorists in Great Britain, dabbling in a little mechanical upkeep is the least of their problems -...

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