Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE:SNA), a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics, equipment, software and service solutions for professional users, announced it recently won three 2012 MOTOR Magazine Top 20 Tools Awards for its Integrity Test Drive by John Bean, SOLUS Ultra ® scan tool and Ball Joint Remover for Subaru ® vehicles. The latest honors bring to 37 the total number of awards Snap-on companies have won since the competition began 21 years ago.
The winners were chosen by MOTOR Magazine’s technical editors from hundreds of entries as innovative products that help technicians diagnose and repair vehicles correctly – the first time. According to the editors, the continual development of such tools and equipment is essential so that automotive technicians can properly service today’s technologically advanced vehicles.
“We’re honored to once again be recognized by Motor Magazine for our innovative, productivity-enhancing solutions,” said Tom Ward, president – Repair Systems and Information Group. “We’re dedicated to providing our customers with the tools, diagnostics and equipment they need to perform better and more efficiently in the repair shop every day. Our goal is to make work easier for professionals and these products achieve that end.”
Integrity Test Drive by John BeanThe Integrity Test Drive by John Bean is a unique system that performs a complete vehicle inspection in a matter of minutes, including alignment, battery, brake efficiency, brake pad thickness, diagnostic codes, and generates a complete color coded report that highlights the results of each inspection. The vehicle condition report documents the inspection and helps the service advisor communicate the needed services to the customer, easing the sales process. The Integrity Test Drive combines several, productivity-enhancing products that work together, giving technicians the ability to quickly inspect more vehicles as well as to provide customers with a complete ‘health’ snapshot of their vehicle.