Changing a licence plate light: How it works

Changing the licence plate light differs in detail from vehicle to vehicle. Therefore, consult your vehicle manual before starting to replace the light. Here we will now explain the basic procedure and give you useful tips on how to replace the light most easily.

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New MANN-FILTER transmission oil filter for the e-axle

Ludwigsburg, June 28, 2022 – Contrary to some opinions, the majority of electric vehicles have a transmission that is housed in what is known as the e-axle. This e-axle is a compact solution for the electric drive of battery electric vehicles and applications in hybrid vehicles. Electric motor, power electronics and transmission are combined into one compact unit, which directly drives the vehicle axle.

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High-voltage battery diagnostics with the mega macs

The high-voltage battery is considered the heart and most expensive component of a battery electric vehicle (BEV). Crucial factors such as performance, range and overall value of the vehicle are directly dependent on the capacity of the lithium-ion drive battery. The power packs, made up of up to 120 battery cells, are part of the e-vehicle underbody and are not easily replaceable. Thus, knowledge of their state of health (SoH) is of significant interest to retailers, workshops, insurers, banks, fleet operators and, last but not least, vehicle owners.

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Repairing headlights: what you have to keep in mind

You might have noticed while driving home in the evening that you have a defective headlight. The darker it gets, the worse your visibility becomes – which not only can be tiring for you as a driver, but it can also be dangerous for both you and other road users. You cannot always carry out repairing headlight lenses yourself; sometimes the only thing that helps is a trip to the workshop.

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Panel technology: HELLA develops new design concepts for the vehicle front end

Lippstadt, 24 March 2022. Soft, flowing, futuristic - if there's one feature by which you can immediately recognize an electric car, it's the design of the front end. Unlike a conventional car with an internal combustion engine, an electric vehicle does not require active engine cooling. "This means that the classic radiator grille can be dispensed with.

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Now even more recycled fibers in air filters from MANN-FILTER

Working with resources sustainably goes without saying for leading global filtration expert MANN+HUMMEL. For example, one contribution to sustainability is the improved MANN-FILTER air filter C 24005, with its renewed filter medium made from recycled synthetic fibers. "One square meter of filter medium now contains plastic from up to six 1.5-liter PET bottles.

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High-voltage and low-voltage measurements with the mega macs X diagnostic device

Ιhringen, 7 March 2022. The DoIP-capable (Diagnostics over Internet Protocol) multi-brand diagnostic device mega macs X was developed by Hella Gutmann with the ultra-fast communication standards of future vehicles in mind. It can also be flexibly adapted to the needs of a workshop at any time – for example, for expansion to high-voltage vehicles.

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