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 & 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

Want the best diagnostic training but can’t afford to close your workshop ??

Live Diagnostics Fed up with falling behind with the latest vehicle technology ? Missing opportunities by turning away profitable diagnostic work ? Want to train in the latest diagnostic techniques and equipment but can't afford to shut your workshop ?   At Auto-inform we understand and we have the solution.... With our unrivalled experience [...]

By | 2017-02-13T11:20:30+00:00 October 12th, 2016|News Articles|0 Comments

Autoinform Live 2016 line up!

We are very excited to announce this years Autoinform Live line up!  Autoinform is a  weekend of Live hands-on diagnostics, we will be showcasing the latest products, technology and equipment available in the aftermarket. This eventful weekend will offer live Training sessions, seminars and on vehicle demonstrations. Improve your business, learn new techniques and network [...]

By | 2017-02-13T11:21:36+00:00 September 6th, 2016|News Articles|0 Comments

You cannot have a steak for the price of a Big Mac

All garage friends must read this, too funny not to share. Email from Customer- Dave, After speaking with you yesterday and indicating that the replacement of the DPF on my NISSAN would be around £800 I called in this morning on the expectation of giving you the go ahead for the work to be done. [...]

By | 2017-05-11T12:01:09+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|News Articles, Workshop Blog|4 Comments

Autoinform Live weekend 2015

Autoinform Live is a hands-on training and networking weekend designed to bring together independent garages with tier 1 manufactures and Automotive trainers. The weekend covers everything from vehicle diagnostics, business development, selecting and fitting the correct parts and new technologies within the Automotive trade. I would like to say a massive thank you to all [...]

By | 2017-05-11T12:01:08+00:00 January 15th, 2016|News Articles, Workshop Blog|0 Comments

WPS500X- Technical Question

Technical question: WPS500X We recently had a customer question come through our Support desk, regarding the WPS500X pressure transducer. Steve Smith, our Automotive Applications Specialist responds: Q: Hi - Can you tell me if the WPS500X can be used for dynamic diesel compression measurements? A: Hi and many thanks for your question. The WPS500X pressure [...]

By | 2017-05-11T12:06:12+00:00 July 13th, 2015|News Articles, Workshop Blog|3 Comments