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How to make the most out of trade shows –

How to make the most out of trade shows –

Courtesy SEMA show 2017 Trade shows are pretty much a way of life in nearly every industry, from consumer electronics to garbage collection. They are intended to be and, in fact, are, a terrific opportunity for manufacturers to reach many customers in a single place in a short period of time. Likewise, it is a […]

October 2018 | Reply Read More
Volkswagen Golf Trunk Floor Replacement

Volkswagen Golf Trunk Floor Replacement

The sectioning and replacement procedures for the trunk floor of a 2015 and newer Golf differ from those for prior year models. The new procedures take into account Volkswagen design changes that improve trunk floor reinforcement and corrosion protection. Here you’ll find our tips extracted from the factory-approved repair procedures.

June 2018 | Reply Read More
DoIP, Part 01 (Diagnostics over Internet Protocol)

DoIP, Part 01 (Diagnostics over Internet Protocol)

Diagnostics over Internet Protocol (DoIP) is a new high speed diagnostic/data transfer standard for modern automotive applications.

June 2018 | Reply Read More
Understanding Volkswagen and Audi Driver Assistance Systems

Understanding Volkswagen and Audi Driver Assistance Systems

What is here and now, but also what is in the future for many Volkswagen models. The same technology will, and is being used within the Volkswagen group that includes Audi, Porsche, Bentley and Lamborghini.

February 2018 | Reply Read More
derFix November 2017

derFix November 2017

In this issue: Audi Electro-Mechanical Parking Brake System; Audi Maintenance Tips; Porsche Coil Considerations; Porsche Engine Rebuild; VW Coding Mysteries; VW Wire Harness; VW A/C Lubricant & Refrigerant

November 2017 | Reply Read More
Audi Maintenance Tips

Audi Maintenance Tips

The most common reason for a customer’s visit is periodic maintenance.

November 2017 | Reply Read More
Water-based Paint Update

Water-based Paint Update

With a little help from the experts at BASF, we’ve collected tips about how ambient temperature and humidity affect your options of additives, spray application techniques, and drying methods.

November 2017 | Reply Read More
Water-Based Paint: Different Can Be Good

Water-Based Paint: Different Can Be Good

Understanding key performance differences between solvent and water-based coatings will afford you a more durable finish, more consistent color results, and more efficient production.

December 2015 | Reply Read More
The Volkswagen Genuine Parts Warranty

The Volkswagen Genuine Parts Warranty

Sure, there are some things you could get from the aftermarket, but nothing good happens if they fail. For a technician working in an independent repair shop, the feature he’s looking for most in replacement parts is confidence — confidence that the part will fit and function properly, that it will provide a long service […]

April 2015 | Reply Read More
Your Friend erWin: Volkswagen’s Tech Site

Your Friend erWin: Volkswagen’s Tech Site

Not only is www.erwin.vw.com easy to navigate, but you will be surprised at the vast amount of invaluable information that you can access, including TSBs, wiring diagrams, system operating principles and
much more.

July 2013 | Reply Read More
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