City West Commercials leases two brake testers12 March 2021

South West Mercedes-Benz Truck and Van dealership group City West Commercials has recently added in-house brake testing at two of its workshops after taking advantage of lease hire options from Totalkare.

The Mercedes-Benz truck and van aftersales dealer, which has locations along the South West stretch of the M5, has introduced DVSA-approved mobile brake testers from Totalkare at their Avonmouth and Roche locations.

Able to test up to 16,000kg per axle as standard, Totalkare’s connected equipment-ready mobile brake tester is a flexible solution that can be deployed inside or outside the workshop – even on uneven ground. It comes supplied with computer, monitor, printer, cabinet and a handheld unit that makes it easy to conduct brake tests from the comfort of the driver’s seat.

It is available with single or bi-directional rollers and can be upgraded with extended on-ramps, tachograph calibration, axle load simulation and more.

Both mobile brake testers are supported by a repair and maintenance service contract from Totalkare which includes two calibration visits per year.

“For busy dealerships like ours, simply reducing the number of trips to test centres has already improved our workshop productivity, allowing us to sharpen our service offering to our customers,” observed Darren Sweet, dealer principal for City West Commercials.

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