Automechanika Jhb 2022

The show this year was represented by a lot of the diagnostic suppliers which made it interesting to see what new models are out and what new features most of the manufactures were concentrating on. Little or no EV new items were shown except the Autel had the new two single and 3 phase chargers […]

Autocom Software Expired.

Invalid license = access deniedIt cannot be stressed enough. Keeping a valid license for your Autocom diagnostic software is very important. Invalid licenses on CARS and/or TRUCKS will mean that you lose access to several important functions in the software. The result for the workshop will mean losing valuable time, losing the ability to work […]


 Autodata Used in TPMSGET A GRIP – THE ULTIMATE TYRE BREAKDOWN FROM AUTODATA When it comes to routine maintenance, tyres are the vehicle component consumers feel most able to handle themselves. However, tyre condition is also an important and frequently nuanced part of any service. Spotting the warning signs of ageing or damaged tyres can be […]

Autocom Security Gateway

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Today’s vehicles contain huge amounts of electronic data and that information needs to be protected from potential cyberattacks and hacking. Illegal intrusion into a vehicle’s safety system can cause malfunctions and affect safety functions. Worst case, it could lead to fatal accidents on the roads. Many vehicle manufacturers have started protecting their vehicles with diagnostic […]



As a workshop owner, you know that technical training is an essential part of running your business. You also know that traditional face-to-face training can be inconvenient to attend, expensive and technicians often forget what they’ve learnt within a few days. There must be a better way! Introducing Autodata Training – high-quality, video-based technical training presented […]

New to Autodata CARS and Vans- February 2021


As a large part of Autodata’s ongoing development to continually reflect the demands of a modern workshop, we provide monthly updates to bring you the latest vehicle models, manufacturer updates of technical information, as well as Autodata’s newest modules and feature enhancements. NEW TO AUTODATA FOR CARS AND VANS 2021  1,156 technical updates were recently loaded to Autodata, including repair times, battery procedures, service schedules, Tyre Pressure Monitoring […]



Autodata typically sees most use of the Service Air Conditioning module from early May through to late August with a peak in late June. However, with the changing climate threatening to deliver higher temperatures throughout the year, the length of time customers will be keeping their air conditioning on is likely to increase – and […]