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Advan Sport OE on New Audi S8

(Clacton, U.K./Tyres & Accessories) Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd., has announced that the company’s Advan Sport (V103S) tyre has been approved by Audi AG for original equipment on the new S8 model.

Following AC system service, how much oil is needed?

Learn how to determine the correct amount of oil to add when replacing the compressor in an AC system.

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So, you just got the parts in for an AC job. You’re replacing the compressor, and now you’re wondering how much oil should be added to the system?

This has confounded some technicians for decades because it’s really unknown how much is already in the system and on most vehicles, it’s not going to be on that label underneath the hood. The key is to look up the quantity of oil for the system and also what components you’re replacing. Depending on the manufacturer, you may have to add only two ounces of oil if you’re replacing an evaporator, three ounces for replacing the condenser. In some cases, you may have to use four ounces when you replace the compressor, but this is going to change depending on the vehicle.

Akebono names new regional sales manager

Erick Kinnunen joins Akebono with more than 40 years of experience in aftermarket sales, training and management.

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How succession planning sets your shop up for success

Just like it’s smart to plan ahead before taking a road trip, your shop should be prepared to plan for the next steps.

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Apollo Tyres launches Vredestein Ultrac Pro UUHP summer tire

The Vredestein Ultrac Pro is 13% lighter than its predecessor, comes in 18- to 24 in. sizes, and caters to a diverse array of vehicles.

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Yokohama Tire releases the GEOLANDAR A/T4 G018 tire

Over 50 LT-metric sizes are expected to be available by year end and more than 130 Euro-metric and LT-metric sizes are planned.

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The promotion is active through Aug. 31.

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Everything you ever wanted to know about Formula E tires

Learn how tire technology affects the highest level of all-electric racing from three different perspectives: The president of Hankook Tire North America, a tire engineer, and a Formula E driver.

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Vogue Tyre adds two new sizes to its custom built radial lineup

New sizes include the 275/50R22 Custom Built Radial SCT2 White/Gold and the 245/40R19 Custom Built Radial White/Gold.

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Hanook’s iON evo to be OE on the Porsche Taycan electric sports car

Hankook said it succeeded in increasing the iON evo’s sustainability without having to compromise tire safety and performance.

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