CARS & TRUCKS – Release News 1/2013

Published on Fri Mar 15 14:07:01 2013

We are now updating our softwares CARS & TRUCKS

Here are some of the news in CARS:

New models

Volvo V40 (-12), Volkswagen Up, Seat Mii and Skoda Citigo are new models added in 2013 release 1. Another news in models are two electrical vehicle from Renault. The all new Twizy and the Kangoo ZE covers basic functions in most systems.

New functionality

Land Rover and Jaguar has been updated with new functionality across the model range.

New types in the Vehicle selection

There is an addition of three new system types in the vehicle selection in the software. There has been a restructure of system types to easier find the system you are searching for. Suspension, Heating/Cooling and Electrical Vehicle has from now on separate system types.

Firmware

The firmware which is loaded in the VCI is from this release splitted into smaller sections to enable faster update of the VCI.

Many additions...

The 2013 Release 1 offers a large number of new diagnostic functionality. More than 1100 systems in over 300 models has been updated with basic functions like fault code reading and erasing. Also more enhanced functionality like programmings and parameter settings are implemented.

GENERIC OBD

There has been an addition in the advanced mode with the functionality to read the IUPR (In-Use Performance Ratio) parameter in Diesel engines.

And here are some of the news in TRUCKS

New structure

In 2013 Release 1 there has been an addition in the vehicle selection. You can now select Generic Truck to access common systems sorted by manufacturer of the system rather than sorted by brand of vehicle.

New brand

Diagnostics for KAMAZ trucks has been added. This covers Engine, Brakes and Suspension systems. There are new additional cables to access these systems.

New cables

A total of 5 new cables will be available from 2013 Release 1. 4 of those are for Wabco and Knorr systems in Generic Truck and Kamaz. The final new cable is for Generic Bus, gearbox and door systems.

Trailer

The ECU-exchange function for Wabco TEBS is added in the database. This function read the parameters in the existing ECU and configure the new ECU the same.

New types in the Vehicle selection

There is an addition of three new system types in the vehicle selection in the software. There has been a restructure of system types to easier find the system you are searching for. Suspension, Heating/Cooling and Electrical Vehicle has from now on separate system types.

Firmware

The firmware which is loaded in the VCI is from this release splitted into smaller sections to enable faster update of the VCI.