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BendPak Introduces New Two-Post Lift

BendPak introduced its AP Series, a two-post lift with patent-pending features designed to make lifting internal combustion and electric cars, trucks and vans safer, easier and more efficient. The AP Series features a swing arm design that offers both greater under-vehicle clearance and better extension and retraction to enable technicians to reach the OEM-recommended lift

John Bean Releases 15k 4-Post Alignment Lift

John Bean has released its new 15k Four-Post Open Front Alignment Lift. Designed for big jobs, the John Bean 15k Four-Post Alignment Lift has open-front columns, 26-in. runways and integrated 100-in.-long rear slip plates. The lift can accommodate heavy-duty, dual-rear-wheel trucks, while also being suited to accommodate standard, four-wheel alignments on passenger vehicles, the company says.

QuickJack Announces New 6000ELX Portable Car Lift

The new QuickJack 6000ELX portable car lift offers a compact and affordable solution for lifting electric vehicles (EVs) for maintenance, service and detailing at a shop, at home or on the go, the company says. Industry experts expect global sales of electric passenger vehicles to surpass 10.5 million this year and project that EVs will make up

Atlas Automotive Equipment Offers ALI Certified Lifts

Atlas Automotive Equipment says Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) certification ensures that the safety standards for automotive lifts in the U.S. are met. Currently, Atlas says it has 11 automotive lifts that meet this comprehensive set of standards. The certification guarantees quality, strength, durability and overall safety of its lifts. ALI testing covers the structural integrity,

How Often is Lift Maintenance Needed?

Here’s the minimum you should do monthly for most two-post and four-post lifts.

Maintaining Tire Equipment During the Winter Months

When your shop goes to remove a wheel assembly that’s dripping wet with snow melting off, it’s important to take extra care of not only the assembly but also your tire equipment.

BendPak Introduces New QuickJack TL Portable Car Lifts

QuickJack lifts are compact, frame-engaging models with an open-center design for complete access to the vehicle’s undercarriage, BendPak said.

Hunter Engineering Introduces Lift Rack Integrated with Alignment Capabilities

Hunter Engineering has released its new RX14 Scissor Lift, which the company says provides massive capacity with a small footprint.

Hunter Engineering Alignment Lift Rack
Lift, Wheel Service Equipment ‘Works of Art’

The Rotary booth at the at the NADA Expo/ATD Show may resemble a trip to Paris more than a trip to a trade conference, thanks to the brands’ new augmented reality (AR) art gallery installation.

Coats Introduces New Lift Line

Hennessy Industries Coats brand is offering a new comprehensive automotive lift line. The new line ranges from commercial light and medium duty lifts, all the way to heavy duty and mobile columns in more than 60 models.

BendPak Supplying Products to Government

BendPak Inc. wins a contracted bid to provide municipalities and government buyers with lifts, wheel balancers, tire changers and brake lathes.

Lifts: Raising Vehicles and Expectations

If you’ve been in this business long enough, you’ve heard stories or have seen photos on the Internet of lifts that have given way, hurling a vehicle to the concrete shop floor. Too many times technicians are hurt in these scenarios. Every time it happens is going to cost the shop more than it saved