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Are You Taking Care of Your Car’s Computers? The Zeus Diagnostic Tool

Are You Taking Care of Your Car’s Computers? The Zeus Diagnostic Tool

  Zeus Display / Copyright Snap-On According to USA Today, standard vehicles run on up to 10 million lines of code and high-end luxury cars can run on up to 100 million lines of code. This is much more than even a Boeing 787 Dreamliner! It is no surprise that misdiagnosis is a common concern for vehicles in the Bay Area because there are so many vehicle types and models available. In some cases, some vehicles aren’t even properly diagnosed after three or four shops. When you come to Dana Meyer Auto Care for servicing, we use state-of-the-art tools for comparisons and diagnosis of your vehicle. We recently upgraded to Snap-On’s Zeus Diagnostic tool because it’s the most sophisticated tool on the market. Your car is full of impressive technology – we take care of it on your behalf. What is the Zeus Tool? Dana Meyer is one of the first automotive repair shops in the San Francisco Bay Area to have the Zeus Diagnostic option. This tool accommodates all vehicle ... read more

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The Future of the Automotive Industry: What’s Powering Tomorrow’s Cars?

The Future of the Automotive Industry: What’s Powering Tomorrow’s Cars?

Whether you’re in the market for a new vehicle, are thinking of entering the automotive industry, or are just plain curious, you may be wondering what will power tomorrow’s cars? Hydrogen Power With air quality getting worse, oil production on the decline, and the ever fluctuating rate of gasoline car manufacturers are looking to alternative fuels. The leading contestants are hydrogen, electrical, and bio-fuels. Hydrogen is used in space crafts due to it being much more energy rich than any other fuel on the market, but the downside is it’s very expensive to produce and store. Since hydrogen needs to be compressed, the actual volume needed is very high. For instance, to go the same amount of miles that a car with a gas tank that holds 10 gallons of gasoline, it would need to hold 45 gallons compressed at 340 times the atmospheric pressure. This hasn’t stopped Toyota from looking at the bigger picture of the automotive industry’s future. They’ve acc ... read more

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