At the International Automotive Fair Automechanika, Schaeffler is presenting its future-proof repair solutions for internal combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. The company that prepares the independent automotive aftermarket for tomorrow's technologies; E-Axle RepSystem-G made it to the finals in the Automechanika Innovation Awards "Parts and Innovative Technologies" category with its repair solution.
Automotive and industry supplier Schaeffler will showcase its entire product portfolio and future-proof repair solutions for internal combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles at Automechanika Frankfurt, which will take place between 13-17 September 2022. The Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket division will use the slogan “Your business, our focus” at the fair. In line with this slogan, the company, which will exhibit many new products under the brands of LuK, INA and FAG, will focus more closely on the daily repair routines of repair shops as well as the mobility of the future. Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket division made it to the finals of the Automechnika Innovation Award with its E-Axle RepSystem-G, e-axle repair kit, which will be showcased for the first time at the fair.
Making statements on the subject, Jens Schüler, CEO of Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket, said, “Schaeffler; is ready to meet the increasing repair needs of hybrid and electric vehicles. So far every zamAn has transferred the new technologies it has developed in the field of original equipment and the expertise it has acquired to the independent automotive aftermarket. We have clearly demonstrated our determination on this issue this year and have started face-to-face meetings again. With our smart repair solutions and digital services, we help workshops meet the growing challenges they face in the fields of e-mobility and digitalisation. same zamAt the same time, we ensure that they can also professionally repair conventional internal combustion engines. In this way, repair shops will be able to continue to provide full service to their customers.” said.
Market Driven: Solutions for repairs today and tomorrow
This year, at Schaeffler's stand in Agora open space A02; There are three divisions: Market Focused, Customer Focused and Future Ready. The “Market Oriented” section includes repair solutions covering the needs of customers and the repair needs of garages today and in the near future. Among the highlights of the section are; There is the LuK C0 release clutch repair kit for hybrid vehicles, the second generation INA Thermal Management Module for vehicles with an automatic start-stop system or hybrid drive, and the latest generation of wheel bearings from the proven FAG WheelSet series.
Schaeffler, the same zamIt will also present the latest technologies in vehicle development. visitors; They'll get a chance to check out the 800-Volt three-in-one e-axle, the latest TriFinity wheel bearings or the intelligent mechatronic rear-wheel steering system (iRWS). All of these products will sooner or later be used in garages, and Schaeffler has solutions for the independent automotive aftermarket. zamwill be supplied instantly. For example, the company's E-Axle RepSystem-G solution is the only product on the market that allows garages to repair electric axles rather than replace them entirely. Schaeffler's independent automotive aftermarket specialists will demonstrate the real-life viability of these solutions in a live presentation on the Volkswagen E-Golf at the booth.
Customer Focused: Schaeffler creates added value
In addition to repair solutions, one of the company's priorities at the booth is technical support. For this reason, it will highlight its service brand, REPXPERT, in the customer-focused segment. REPXPERT, which gathers the services of the company in the independent automotive aftermarket, in one place, does not compromise on one-to-one communication while providing fast and digital support to independent repair shops. The online portal currently has more than 200.000 users. REPXPERT provides the best possible service through countless channels, from catalog data to part identification, from e-trainings to live or remote support.
Visitors to Schaeffler's booth at the fair zamwill also have the opportunity to try Schaeffler OneCode, the company's practical-to-use digital service solution, which is currently used with the QR code found in LuK, INA and FAG boxes. Using OneCode, workshops can access all information about the part in their possession in seconds, check the authenticity of the product and collect REPXPERT bonus points. For this, they just have to scan OneCode on their smartphone or tablet camera or enter the code manually via the REPXPERT app and online portal.
Ready for the Future: Sustainable mobility of tomorrow
Schaeffler devotes a large part of its work at the fair to the mobility and sustainability of the future. Schaeffler Group's “Trackline” takes the stage in this episode. Featuring a space-saving, scalable vehicle architecture, this chassis is designed for cable-controlled, quad high- or low-voltage hub drive and wheel-steering (self-driving vehicle). Finally, Schaeffler uses an interactive application to inform about the sustainability activities of the Group and its Aftermarket division.
Stating that they are investigating how they can support the group to achieve its sustainability goals in the Automotive Aftermarket department, Schüler said, “Our solutions already extend the service life of vehicles. Working in close cooperation with the Automotive Technologies division, we are bringing e-mobility to the independent automotive aftermarket with many solutions such as the new E-Axle RepSystem-G product. Thanks to our innovative digital tools, we prevent the waste of valuable resources by responding to the real needs of the market.” he said.
When it comes to sustainability, the Schaeffler Group has ambitious goals. Schaeffler will present its future-oriented solutions and climate-friendly mobility at the special show “Innovations14Mobility” that will be held on the stage at booth B11 in Hall 30 at 3.0 am on 98 September.