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Automechanika 2018 – 5-7 June 2018 at the NEC Birmingham

By autotech-nath on March 13, 2018


See the latest repair tools in action, source the best technical support for your business, arrange training events at your workshop with big aftermarket brands and get aheads up on the latest OEM technology rolling off production lines… And don’t forget to visit Autotechnician Magazine in the workshop training hub for three days of FREE training and technical support!

Over 500 companies will exhibit in 2018 including HELLA, Delphi, Mann + Hummel, Bosch, Snap-On, Milwaukee Tools, Texa, Liqui Moly, Draper Tools, Dura, JHM Butt and Hofmann Megaplan.

A dedicated Garage Quarter is new for 2018 – an entire hall (Hall 19) filled with suppliers of tools, garage equipment, business services and technology for the benefit of technicians and workshop owners in all garage businesses, autocentres, bodyshops and tyre fitters.

Visitors will be offered show deals on tools and garage equipment, be able to see live demonstrations on new products and get plenty of technical and business advice for free! The Workshop Training Hub takes centre stage in the Garage Quarter this year, with Live Seminars in association with Autotechnician. The central arena will host a series of technical talks delivered by industry experts and training partners, while the interactive training demonstrations will take place in the surrounding space.


There will be several experts on-hand each day to deliver practical advice and insights on the latest technology.

James DillonOur very own diagnostic expert James Dillon will present Profitable Vehicle Diagnostics – The Golden Hour, giving practical tips for success in his dynamic and humorous presentation style.





Screen Shot 2017-04-26 at 19.12.58Frank Massey of ADS Automotive will focus on mechanical systems and chassis diagnosis, helping visitors gain a better understanding of the relationship between motion and mass dynamics.





Screen Shot 2017-04-25 at 18.18.49Andy Crook of GotBoost considers the changes in actuator control methodology – what has driven these changes and the test and measurement techniques suitable for accurate circuit diagnosis.





Live demonstrations will also take place each day, including Delphi on diagnostics, Hella will present the latest on ADAS, the IMI talk about the future of Hybrid & Electric Vehicles, Valeo will showcase the latest in clutch technology and Snap-on take on the topic of Alignment.


Tuesday 5 June: 09:30 – 16:30

Wednesday 6 June: 09.30 – 16.30

Extended hours: 09.30 -19.00 (Garage Quarter only)

Thursday 7 June: 09:30 – 16:00

Register for your free ticket at, using code AUT




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