SONOMA, Calif. ATEQ presented the company’s highly anticipated VT56 TPMS Tool at ETI’s ToolTech 2014 event which was held in Somona, Calif., April 28-May 1.
The theme at this year’s ETI TechTool event was “The Connected Car Meets the Connected Shop," which focused on OEM and Aftermarket advanced vehicle technologies. “That’s where ATEQ fits in,” said Jim Chen, ATEQ national sales manager for the TPMS division. “With the focus on the many aspects of advanced vehicle technology, it was a great opportunity to present our newest VT56 TPMS tool.”
Chen demonstrated the many solutions ATEQ can provide to the OEM and Aftermarket with their line of TPMS tools, including the new VT56 TPMS diagnostic tool. Due to be released June 2014, the VT56 is packed with exciting innovative features including: a soft, eight-button ergonomic keypad, high-resolution 4.3-inch color display and a modern and easy sensor-triggering and programming experience, the company says. Attendees gave positive feedback to Chen. Other features attendees learned about the VT56 include: the tool’s ability to communicate wirelessly via internet or Bluetooth and transfer data into the vehicle ECU (OBD II interface option) as well as interact with the tire pressure sensor communicate with the vehicle.
Dave Spinney, ATEQ sales representative, also believes the VT56 was extremely well recepted by the crowd. “Tool demonstrations at ToolTech this year focused highly on wireless technology features. The crowd was excited for the option to purchase the VT56 OBDII kit which includes a wireless dock integrated printer to quickly print sensor results," he said.