Mary DellaValle, Author at Tomorrows Technician
Lubrizol Wins SAE International Award

The award recognized Lubrizol for its development of a new testing method for copper corrosion in EV motors.

FCS Introduces 42 New Numbers in May

Complete strut assemblies, shock absorbers, shock absorber assembly kits and suspension struts for popular VIO applications are included.

Toyota Explores Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling

The joint research project seeks to utilize a new process for recovering critical battery materials.

Advance Auto Parts Offers Race Fans Once-in-a-Lifetime Trip

One winner and a guest will “Do the Double” by attending the Indianapolis 500, before traveling to Charlotte for NASCAR’s 600-mile race.

Honda to Establish EV Value Chain in Ontario, Canada

It will strengthen EV supply system and capability with an eye toward a future increase in EV demand in North America, Honda said.

BendPak to Debut Eight-Armed Car Lift Concept at NADA

Octa-Flex improves technician productivity, convenience and ergonomics, according to BendPak.

WiTricity Powers First Wirelessly Charged Electric Pickup Truck

With WiTricity’s magnetic resonance technology, consumers can charge their vehicle by simply parking over a charging pad, which draws power from a 240-volt household circuit.

ZF Aftermarket Product Introductions Cover 158.2M VIO

More than 770 new parts for passenger cars in North America were introduced by ZF last year.

TPMS Maintenance Minute: Best-Practice Rules To Follow

Every time a stem-mounted TPMS sensor is removed from a rim or is disturbed, it must be serviced – no ifs, ands or buts. This goes for sensors that are six months old to six years old. Do not reuse seals or stems. You are not doing the customer a favor by reusing old parts.

Addressing Potential Winter Visibility Problems

The most important safety system in a vehicle is the driver’s eyes. If the driver’s vision is impaired, it will have a direct impact on how the vehicle performs in emergency situations. Winter visibility is especially critical, no matter if you are in California or Alaska. As the days grow shorter and the weather patterns shift, being able to see clearly is critical.