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Alignment checks should be an MOT essential for ADAS vehicles

Alignment checks should be an MOT essential for ADAS vehicles

MOT, News, Wheel and body Alignment
Absolute Alignment, suppliers of OEM-approved Bluetooth and 3D wheel alignment equipment, champions Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) best practice – recommending that four-wheel alignment checks should now be part of the standard MOT for any ADAS-equipped vehicle. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems have been around for some time now – including lane change warnings, adaptive cruise control, autonomous braking and brake control. ADAS sensors rely on correct rear thrust angle, hence four-wheel alignment is now an even more important factor in road safety as a millimetric misalignment can result in ADAS errors. The public impression has traditionally been ‘the steering took a knock so the tracking should be checked’ but with ADAS it goes deeper than that. If any part of a vehicle
Absolute Alignment announces motorsport sponsorships

Absolute Alignment announces motorsport sponsorships

Motorsport, News, Wheel and body Alignment
Wheel alignment firm Absolute Alignment has announced two new motorsport partnerships, and will be represented in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) and the British GT Championship. Absolute Alignment’s 2018 racing calendar features a total of five motorsport disciplines, and more than 40 race meetings, taking the Farnborough-based outfit to no less than 19 race tracks all across the country, into Europe and the USA. New for this season, the company has become an Official Technical Partner to Power Maxed TAG Racing in the BTCC, and will be supporting Academy Motorsport’s Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT4 entries in British GT. This is in addition to Absolute Alignment’s existing partnerships with Welch Motorsport in the highly-competitive Porsche Carrera Cup, and
Shoot and go from Absolute Alignment

Shoot and go from Absolute Alignment

Products, Wheel and body Alignment
Absolute Alignment has introduced the Shoot and Go extension pack for the Bluetooth Pro or Bluetooth 3D wheel aligner. This speeds up car recognition and reduces errors. Either photograph the car with your tablet or type in the registration number manually, and our sophisticated system will find the full specifications from a huge international database. Shoot & Go links your aligner to the DVLA database via the internet, This then interacts with the database stored in the Bluetooth Pro to display the vehicle specification in seconds, giving the information you need to carry out alignment quickly and without error. For more information, visit www.absolutealignment.co.uk or call the team on 01252 758413