11.09.2018 – 16:32
For the connected workshop and drive types of the future: MAHLE Aftermarket supports the vehicle professionals of tomorrow
- Becoming a solutions provider - New: fast, intuitive vehicle diagnostics and calibration of driver assistance systems - Expansion of the thermal management business - Innovations in Hall 3.0, Stand A11/A20 and Hall 9.0, Stand D16/D36
Stuttgart, September 11, 2018 - At Automechanika Frankfurt, MAHLE Aftermarket presents its service and solutions expertise for "Workshop 4.0" and a wide range of drive types. Efficient and intuitive solutions that save time and money for workshops are the focus of MAHLE's trade fair presence in Frankfurt from September 11 to 15, 2018.
"The workshop of the future is connected. We already offer workshop professionals the products, services, and solutions they need to work efficiently and successfully now and in the future," said Arnd Franz, Member of the Management Board of the MAHLE Group and responsible for Automotive Sales and Application Engineering as well as for the Aftermarket business unit. "Whether it's vehicle diagnostics, A/C service units, or calibration tools for driver assistance systems: the highlights of our workshop equipment range are mutually compatible and always automatically updated. This saves workshops time and-most of all-money, because they can use the solutions for many years."
TechPRO® rapid vehicle diagnostics
The new MAHLE TechPRO® diagnostic tool, a key piece of workshop equipment, will be presented to the public for the first time in Frankfurt (Hall 9.0, D16/D36). The solution is ready to use within just seven seconds. The open system is particularly flexible in terms of the choice of operating system. Workshops also have several possibilities when it comes to vehicle identification.
Digital solution for calibrating driver assistance systems
The patent-pending TechPRO ADAS solution is another world premiere: this tool allows workshops to adjust and calibrate driver assistance systems quickly and easily-using just a digital calibration panel. This saves time and money. The tool is continuously updated online and expanded to cover more vehicles. With this intuitive and sustainable solution, MAHLE is setting new benchmarks in this promising product group.
MAHLE Aftermarket's new generation of A/C service units rounds off its set of world premieres. With six new units each from the MAHLE and BRAIN BEE brands, workshops benefit from significantly shorter service times, lower service costs, and an added measure of safety. And there is another advantage for workshop professionals: both the ADAS tool and A/C service units are compatible with TechPRO®.
The right solution for every type of drive
MAHLE is also bursting with innovation when it comes to spare parts in original quality. "MAHLE is committed to shaping the mobility of the future," explained Arnd Franz. "We are therefore pursuing a dual strategy in terms of drive types: continuing to optimize the combustion engine while also working on making e-mobility more widespread." At Stand A11/A20 in Hall 3.0, MAHLE will therefore present control and power electronics products as well as the MAHLE Group's new range of thermal management solutions that will be available from MAHLE Aftermarket as of 2020. "Now and in the future, thermal management will be strategically important for us. This is not only true in the OE segment but also in the aftermarket, regardless of the type of drive," stated Arnd Franz. "So being able to offer the full range of OE expertise for engine cooling and air conditioning to our aftermarket customers from 2020 will be a milestone for MAHLE."
Long-term CareMetix® study
The CareMetix® cabin air filter also helps to create a healthy and pleasant atmosphere within the vehicle. With its five specific filter layers, it minimizes the impact on the respiratory system of motorists and passengers. A recently completed long-term study shows that CareMetix® reliably filters out unpleasant odors such as ammonia, as well as pollutants such as sulphur dioxide, even over a long period of time.
MAHLE is a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry as well as a pioneer for the mobility of the future. The group's product portfolio addresses all the crucial issues relating to the powertrain and air conditioning technology-both for drives with combustion engines and for e-mobility. In 2017, the group generated sales of approximately EUR 12.8 billion with about 78,000 employees and is represented in more than 30 countries with 170 production locations.
About MAHLE Aftermarket
MAHLE Aftermarket, the business unit specializing in spare parts, uses the expertise from the series production of original equipment in its automotive aftermarket product range, and supplies trade, workshop, and engine repair partners. The portfolio also includes products developed by MAHLE Service Solutions for workshop equipment as well as comprehensive services and customized training programs. The full extent of this expertise is found in the MAHLE ORIGINAL, BRAIN BEE, BEHR, CLEVITE, IZUMI, KNECHT FILTER, and METAL LEVE brands.
MAHLE Aftermarket is represented at 25 locations and other sales offices worldwide, with around 1,600 employees. In 2017, the business unit achieved a global sales volume of over EUR 950 million.
For further information, contact: MAHLE GmbH Bettina Schlegel Corporate Communications/Public Relations Pragstraße 26-46 70376 Stuttgart/Germany Phone: +49 711 501-13185 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org