WORKSHOP PRO 10

Latest Brake Testing Equipment to keep you safe in 2023  The beginning of a New Year is a good time to reassess what’s in your toolkit and check you have everything ready for the year ahead. For anyone who works in Automotive Industry, testing equipment is a priority and in this article, we look at Workshop […]

Correct calibration matters

CORRECT CALIBRATION MATTERS  In the modern workshop many “Tools” are electronic in nature and require different maintenance and calibration procedures. How do we know they are REALLY working accurately? Today, quality workshops use several electronic instruments, particularly if it is conducting roadworthy testing. These instruments might typically include: Brake-fluid tester. Battery tester. Brake tester/decelerometer. Windscreen-tint […]

Is your Brake Tester Compliant?

THE LATEST HEAVY-VEHICLE BRAKE REGULATIONS: NEW AUSTRALIAN STANDARD As 35450:2021 Earth- moving machinery- Wheeled or high -speed rubber machines- Performance requirements and test procedures for brake systems (ISO 3450:2011, MOD) The new standard adopts ISO 3450:2011 supersedes as 2958.1-1995 with modifications for Australia. This specifies the minimum performance requirements and test procedures for the service, […]

Brake Maintenance is Crucial

Regular car maintenance means more miles and a longer lifespan for a vehicle. Owing to the complexity of the internal combustion engine and vehicle structure in general, however, some parts require more attention than others. Brakes, for example, are not prone to common problems and repairs, which is why some vehicle owners do not make […]

Workshop Pro 10 brake meter can now be used in NSW

ADMM Magazine article cover image with article from AutoTest

As featured in Australian Diesel Mechanic Magazine (ADMM) August 2022 Transport for NSW has approved the AutoTest Workshop Pro 10. This means the product is compliant in every state and territory of Australia for conducting brake testing. HOW DOES IT WORK? AutoTest Workshop Pro 10 with brake-meter app is designed to be an easy-to-use electronic […]

AutoTest State-of-the-Art Testing and Diagnostics

ÀutoTest Product is featured in Business View Oceania Magazine

As featured in Business View Oceania July/August 2022  With early research and development starting in 1983, AutoTest Products (AutoTest) is Australia’s only quality accredited roadworthy equipment manufacturer- and they are totally Aussie-owned and operated. Born out of Managing Director David Jenkins’ involvement in the design of federal engineering standards for roadworthy compliance and safety legislation […]

The Brake Triangle – Brakes, Brake Fluid and Shock Absorbers

UPS Magazine article cover image with article from AutiTest

  As featured in Undercar Parts Services magazine (UPS)  – August 2022 One of the most important but overlooked areas in vehicle safety is the ‘brake triangle’, which is made up of the following three components: Brakes Modern vehicles are full of nearly unimaginable complexity and thousands of parts work together to ensure a safe, […]

The Challenges of Car Battery Testing

AutoTest Battery System Tester for accurate battery testing and health check

As featured in AAAA Magazine – July 2022 The key problem lies in the difficulty of testing batteries, and this applies to repair shops, retail outlets, and service garages. There is a significant shortfall in a reliable method of estimating the state-of-charge, which is based mostly on voltage and charge counting. Assessing capacity, is the […]

Tackling Diesel Air Pollutants

As featured in Australian Diesel Mechanic Magazine (ADMM) June 2022 Road transport is a source of air pollutants which can have adverse effects at various scales. The air pollutants which are currently causing greatest concern in terms of local air quality, primarily because of their impacts on human health, are airborne particulate matter (PM), nitrogen […]

Accurate Brake Fluid Testing

AAAA Magazine article cover image with article from AutiTest

As featured in AAAA Magazine – June 2022 The most popular product AutoTest demonstrated at the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Expo was their Brake Fluid Tester. Brake fluids must have certain characteristics and meet certain quality standards for the braking system to work properly. Brake fluid is subjected to very high temperatures. It must have a […]