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Diagnostic Training Australia with Frank Massey

Australia Vehicle Diagnostic Training Tour Having just spent three weeks touring New South Wales, whilst delivering two training events, firstly in Sydney then Canberra I thought it would be interesting to compare how our two different, but same markets operate. Planning the trip The visit began several months ago with an invitation from a good [...]

By | 2018-12-18T14:18:03+00:00 December 18th, 2018|Workshop Blog|0 Comments

Battery Testing

Battery testing & evaluation By Frank Massey Batteries are one of the very first electrical components fitted to vehicles, because of this there is an element of complacency with testing and evaluation. My college days remind me that it’s a chemical cocktail storage device, converting chemical energy into electrical energy. Today however it’s a fully [...]

By | 2018-12-18T10:26:16+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Pico Blogs, Workshop Blog|0 Comments

International Diagnostic Training

Trip 1- Italy May 2018  PCB automotive, expert training Modena Italy 2018 by Frank Massey I have just returned from delivering a two-day advanced technical training seminar to 21 of Italy’s top independent technicians. Travelling from across Italy and beyond attending PCB’S international training program, focusing on gasoline direct injection and common rail diesel. The [...]

By | 2018-10-17T14:45:57+00:00 October 17th, 2018|News Articles, Pico Blogs|0 Comments

The future of DPF servicing?

DPF Servicing Two months from now will bring my tenure in the motor industry to 49 years! I would like to think I have evolved in keeping up with technology, enabling me to provide a professional service, enjoying customer respect and integrity. The focus on my part has been one of a technical challenge, with [...]

By | 2017-09-19T12:35:34+00:00 September 19th, 2017|News Articles, Workshop Blog|0 Comments

Autoinform Live 2017 Show- Automotive Training

The weekend show will feature some of the very best tier 1 suppliers & Automotive training experts delivering the very best in vehicle diagnostics, mechanical systems knowledge and future technologies. The Autoinform Live 2017 Show will be held on 25th & 26th November 2017. Location- GTG Training academy Wolverhampton- Midlands This state-of the art venue [...]

By | 2017-08-30T08:40:08+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Workshop Blog|0 Comments

Automotive diagnostic training for your business

Autoinform are very proud to offer the very latest in Automotive diagnostic training to the vehicle industry. Over the past 15 years our trainer Mr Frank Massey has developed a complete set of vehicle diagnostic practical courses. These courses have been specially designed to offer the very latest industry information with the very best tools [...]

By | 2017-08-29T15:22:37+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Workshop Blog|0 Comments

Pressure School- PT1

As automotive technology marches relentlessly on, the demand for equally advanced test equipment and measurement techniques has increased in direct proportion. PicoScope automotive scopes are one such example. They sit alongside any Scantool to support the diagnostic route taken by a technician to an accurate and cost effective conclusion. Integrating the scope throughout the diagnostic [...]

By | 2017-08-02T12:25:37+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Pico Blogs, Workshop Blog|0 Comments

Autoinform & Pico evening

On Thursday 6th July we hosted a small free Diagnostic evening at ADS Automotive. The evening showcased the Pico 4 channel oscilloscope and Pressure transducer kit. Our very own Frank & David Massey provided hands-on practical seminars within the workshop whilst Jon & Phil from Pico hosted a theory session in our classroom. The evening [...]

By | 2017-07-17T15:48:01+00:00 July 17th, 2017|News Articles, Workshop Blog|0 Comments

FREE Technical Diagnostic evening

ADS Limited & Frank Massey have teamed up with Pico Automotive to host a FREE diagnostic evening on Thursday 6th July in Preston Lancashire. Places are extremely limited so a deposit of £50 must be left to secure your place that will be refunded in full on attendance. Date- Thursday 6th July Location- ADS Automotive, [...]

By | 2017-06-21T08:41:17+00:00 June 21st, 2017|News Articles, Workshop Blog|0 Comments

Pico Technology celebrates 25th anniversary

Pico celebrates there 25th anniversary In July 2016 Pico Technology celebrated an incredible 25 years of business. Pico oscilloscopes, signal generators and dara loggers are used by mechanics, scientists and technicians around the world. Pico automotive diagnostics branch have enabled a huge amounts of vehicle technicians to diagnose complex electronic, hydraulic and mechanical systems, keeping cars [...]

By | 2017-05-23T08:46:06+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|News Articles|0 Comments