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MAY 2021 CONTENTS

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COVER STORY

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As ADAS technology's prominence continues to grow, shops of
all sizes will need to be equipped with the most up-to-date ADAS
tools and equipment.

Positive industry trends have shops looking forward
to an uptick in 2021.

18	2021 PTEN Innovation Awards Nominees, Part 1
The Innovation Awards return with 137 new products
introduced last year.

16	 Most Wanted

The top requested products from technicians and shop
owners, based on inquiries from PTEN magazine.

30	 In Focus Products

28	 Go Sell Something

*	Autel MaxiSYS Ultra
*	Prevost Pneumatic Industrial Strength Spray Gun
*	AIRCAT 115 Degree Angle Die Grinder, No. 6295
*	Thinkcar Platinum S10

A little curiosity can increase your personal brand and bank account.

34	 Diagnostic Tech

Vehicles fresh off the assembly lines may present data access
challenges; prepare to minimize roadblocks during repairs.

38	 Driving Sales

42	 Tales from the Road

Body Shop & Collision Repair

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12	 Sneak Peek

Details on brand-new products from INFICON AST,
Milwaukee Tool, Matco Tools, and more.

FEATURES

@VehicleSrvcPros

DEPARTMENTS
4	 Editor's Note

EXCLUSIVE

TWITTER

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The ABCs of ADAS

Head to
VehicleServicePros.com/
distributors for exclusive
information on how to make
your mobile tool business
better. We feature distributor
profiles on how others like
you handle business, sales
tips, an extensive online
product guide, and video
demonstrations.

This independent distributor serves his customers by hitting the
road and delivering the equipment they need.

Article

Guest Blog

This year's Cornwell
Tools National Rally
was held virtually
on a platform
made in-house to help keep vendors and
mobile dealers close despite the distance
between their screens. To read more, visit
VehicleServicePros.com/21214621

As vehicle technology
changes, even a task that
used to be simple and
straightforward, like changing
a vehicle's battery, just isn't that easy any longer.
To read more, visit
VehicleServicePros.com/21212955

Video
In this video, Mayhew Tools demonstrates how to use their Screw Pliers, No.
95685. Made from industrial-quality tool steel, these heavy duty 8 " pliers are
used to remove damaged, corroded, rusted, painted over, or tamperproof
screws, nuts, and bolts. To view this video, visit
VehicleServicePros.com/21212650
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of may2021

Editor's Note: Positive industry trends have shops looking forward to an uptick in 2021
The ABCs of ADAS
Sneak Peek
Most Wanted
2021 PTEN Innovation Awards Nominees, Part 1
Go Sell Something: Educate your customers to sell more
In Focus Products
Diagnostic Tech: The impact of vehicle security on service operations
Driving Sales - Body Shop & Collision Repair
Tales from the Road: Special delivery
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may2021 - 2021 PTEN Innovation Awards Nominees, Part 1
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