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Speakers for Tech Zone at Auto Trade EXPO announced

The Tech Zone at the Auto Trade EXPO this weekend at the Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin features a number of leading trainers from the UK and Ireland. Read on for the full list of speakers and the topics they will cover.techZone

Frank Massey

Frank Massey is one of the UK’s leading experts in vehicle diagnostics with over 40 years of industry experience.

Frank’s presentation will focus on the evolution of diesel emission regulation, understanding the control of diesel fuelling, and problems with incomplete combustion. It will also look at passive and active regeneration, simple and accurate test techniques using simple non-specific tools.

Frank will also speak on the theory of SCR NOX treatment, explaining the transition of UREA into ammonia and ascianic acid with advice in reducing problems with customer profiling and correct servicing technique.

James Dillon

James Dillon is a practicing Master Technician. He owns a specialist vehicle diagnostic workshop and is a world renowned seminar host and technical training instructor.

On the Saturday he will speak about CAN BUS and Modern Vehicle Technology and on Sunday he will speak on Vehicle Diagnostic Techniques

Philip Rutt

Philip Rutt is an Automotive Distribution and OEM Support Engineer with Pico Automotive.

Philip is giving a presentation on PicoScope testing diesel systems and battery testing.

He will discuss taking a proactive approach to extending the functionality and coverage of the diagnostic automotive kits including all aspects of software and accessories to increase market appeal.

Keith Walsh

Keith Walsh is partner in MKW Training, Bosch’s Training Centre for Ireland and MKW Motors Bosch Car Service centre in Dublin where he specialises in diagnostics, and carries out repairs to all makes and models. Keith will be giving two ‘live” diagnostics demonstrations on common fault finding.

Stuart Still

Stuart Still from European Exhausts and Catalysts is giving a talk on understanding diesel particular filters, fault finding and diagnosing catalytic converter related faults using a 4 gas analyser.

Ken Johnson

Ken has over 20 years experience in the Automotive Industry.  Ken is a mechanic by trade and is an expert in all diagnostic and garage equipment.

Malcolm Short

Malcolm is a Technical Services Manager with Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd. An Advanced Automotive Engineer and Member of the Institute of the Motor Industry, Malcolm Short is a familiar name to workshops across the UK and Ireland. Malcolm joined Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket in 2005 after spending several years in a variety technical and training roles at MG Rover.

Malcolm will give an introduction to LuK 2CT Double Clutch Technology.

LuK’s double clutch system (eg VW DSG / Renault DC4) is being adopted by an increasing number of vehicle manufacturers looking to take advantage of its many benefits.

As well as being compact and lightweight, the 2CT is engineered to provide the comfort of an automatic with the drivability of a manual.