News Archive 2014

Chief Automotive Technologies' new Universal Structural Holding Clamp System lets shops upgrade existing frame racks from a variety of manufacturers to properly repair vehicles made with aluminum and high-strength steel.
SEMA Show attendees can stop by the Vehicle Service Group booth (#10339) to take advantage of show season promotions from Chief Automotive Technologies, Elektron and Chassis Liner.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Chief Automotive Technologies' newly redesigned website makes it easier for customers to find the collision repair equipment, data and training they need to repair modern vehicles.
Vehicle Service Group (VSG) has named Niclas Ytterdahl president. VSG is a global leader in the vehicle service industry. It is comprised of nine major shop equipment brands, including Rotary Lift, Forward Lift, Direct Lift, Chief Automotive Technologies and Elektron.
Chief Automotive Technologies and Elektron (booth #20021) will offer the tools and training needed to repair modern collision-damaged vehicles at NACE 2014, the International Autobody Congress and Exposition, July 30 through Aug. 2 in Detroit
Chief Automotive Technologies' new Structural Holding Package enables technicians to build a solid foundation for properly repairing vehicles built with aluminum and high-strength steels.
Learning how to use new collision repair equipment can take time.
Modern vehicles manufactured with aluminum and other "exotic" materials require an updated approach to collision repair.
One of the best ways to improve a collision repair shop's cycle times is to measure every vehicle that comes in and blueprint a specific repair plan for each one
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Elektron's new MultiMig 511 and MultiMig 522 MIG/MAG inverter welders are designed to help technicians weld aluminum as easily as they weld steel. 
The new Elektron MultiSpot M25 AL and M22 AL stud welders can be used to remove dents from aluminum body panels and hoods. The M22 AL is included in the Ford 2015 F-150 Collision Repair Program.

TrueAutoMode™, the collision repair industry's first fully automatic spot welding system, is available exclusively on the Elektron MULTISPOT™ MI-100control T inverter spot welder. TrueAutoMode automates the welding process to take the worry out of welding and provide perfect, OEM-approved spot welds every time.


Every Chief LaserLock Live Mapping system includes the redesigned Upper Body Bar for easily measuring collision damage on vehicle strut towers, radiator supports, fender supports, deck lid openings and roofs. 
Richard Perry, global repair product manager for Elektron parent company Vehicle Service Group (VSG), will lead the "Welding Techniques for Today's Shop: Using the Right Equipment for the Right Weld" webcast on July 17.

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