Don't miss out!

Join Aftermarket and its team of trainers at Top Technician Live in May

Mercedes-Benz World

Published:  23 April, 2014

Overview of Friday May 30th at Mercedes-Benz World

Technicians and industry experts from across the UK will converge on Mercedes-Benz World at the historic Brooklands circuit in Surrey on Friday 30th May to share repair advice, discuss the issues affecting the trade and learn about the latest vehicle systems.

It is a full day, packed with technical presentations including one-hour sessions from our top notch contributors James Dillon and Frank Massey. The latest Stop/Start system from Jaguar Land Rover will be covered by tech trainer Rob Lewis and a few of our technical sponsors will cover topics including dual mass flywheel diagnostics and common repair trends.

After lunch, industry consultant Mike Owen, who has owned franchised dealerships and independent garages, worked for VMs and represented the industry at the EU, will host a Q&A session on stage with trade body figures and workshop owners. The panel will discuss upcoming EU legislation and how it will affect independent garages, the issue of licensing, access to repair information and any other issues raised by guests.

Top Technician Live concludes with the announcement of the winner of this year's Top Technician competition, who will be presented with the Top Tech trophy and a prize haul worth over £15,000.

Delegates will receive an information pack on departure which will contain technical and product information, along with training offers.

The schedule for the day will include:

? Frank & Dave Massey present a case study using new technology and cleaning procedures on the latest Diesel euro 5/6 DPF systems

? James Dillon will have an interactive presentation on diagnostic procedures to help you achieve faster fixes

? Rob Lewis on the dual battery Stop/Start system from Jaguar Land Rover

? Wayne McCluskey from Sachs/ZF on repairing dual mass flywheels

? Alan Markworth of Delphi investigates common repair trends

? Q&A panel hosted by Mike Owen to discuss licensing, access to information & more

? Networking lunch - sponsor stands in the exhibition space overlook the race circuit, providing guests with info on their latest products, technical support and training. Guests can have a go on Apec's full-size replica race car, try out tools and get one-to-one advice from technical staff.

? Jim Gilmour of Blue Print on electric power steering - how it works, what goes wrong and remanufacturing issues

? Top Technician 2014 winner announcement

Reserve your tickets now!

www.toptechnician.co.uk

Related Articles

  • IMI Outstanding Achievement Awards categories announced 

    The IMI is once again looking for the best candidates, professionals and centre in the industry to be recognised at the Outstanding Achievers Awards 2014.

  • Apprentice starts on the rise 

    Starts in automotive apprenticeships in England have seen their first increase since the start of 2010, according to research by the IMI.

  • Mike Harding wins Top Technician 2014 

    Mike Harding of Harding Auto Services in Woking, has been named the winner of Top Technician 2014.

  • Editor's Comment 

    This is the final newsletter of 2014 and this certainly has been a year of change. Companies have come and gone, technologies and emissions have been in the spotlight and the industry has had to adapt. Yet rather than look back, I'd like to look forward to what next year may bring.

  • Homework for the holidays 

    The annual Top Technician competition, which promotes and rewards the best repairers and workshops in the UK, invites fault-finders with at least three years’ practical experience to try out the initial online quiz over the Christmas break.


Search

Sign Up

For the latest news and updates from Aftermarket Magazine.


Poll

Where should the next Automechanika show be held?



Facebook


©DFA Media 1999-2016

Mentés