Launch and Repairify Signed Global Remote Service Agreement


Launch has signed a global agreement with Repairify Inc., a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC.

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The agreement enables Launch to utilise Repairify’s global remote service centers to provide remote vehicle diagnostic through Smartlink, especial in Europe and North America in where Repairify’s sub-brand as Tech has operated vehicle remote service. Launch Smartlink Remote Diagnosis is able to perform auto fault diagnosis and repair without being on-site. It is not only a new auto repair model in the era of mobile Internet, but also a forward-looking technology to reduce auto maintenance costs.

The Smartlink remote diagnosis supports J2534, CAN, DoIP, CANFD, etc. which covers almost all vehicles. Meanwhile, the remote diagnostic capability depends on the remote diagnostic tools which can be X-431 scanners, OE tools and any third-parity scanners.The agreement enables Repairify to add Launch's technology, including its SmartLink remote diagnostic system, into its available product offerings. In addition, the agreement will allow Repairify to provide remote OEM and OEM-compatible diagnostic and parts programming services in even more countries.

Cris Hollingsworth, President of Repairify Holding is excited to enter into this agreement with Launch as it further validates the strength of their patent strategy and allows to delight more customers around the globe. With this agreement Repairify are well positioned to expand remote services while continuing to innovate and lead in their additional core areas of diagnostics, calibrations, and automotive intelligence.

Launch has been in operation since 1992 with more than 800 research and development engineers on staff, enabling the company to stay at the forefront of automotive diagnostics hardware. The agreement will bring more options to auto technicians to process complicated diagnostic issues without distance limitation. It will be a game changer in auto diagnostic industry.

About the author

Richard Wilson is a correspondent for The Tyreman. Since 2015, Richard has worked as a correspondent for all of the titles across the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group namely: Retreading Business, Tyre & Rubber Recycling, Commercial Tyre Business and Truck and Bus News. Richard has worked on/off from the age of 16 for the company and whilst gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Business Studies at Coventry University, he developed his writing skills at the University paper and more recently writing his own independent blog.


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