On August 29-30, 2007, in Moscow at the premises of the city’s largest hotel complex “Cosmos”, the Third annual international Forum “AutoTransTech” took place.
In the course of two days experts in AT repair and diagnostics were able to exchange experience, get a lot of new and valuable information, discuss some technical issues of AT repair, establish important business contacts.
Representatives of a number of Russian and foreign companies took part in the Forum, among them: "Sonnax", "Transtar Industries", "Newco Autoline", "Seal-e-Zee", "Precision International", "Alto Product Corp.", "Automatic Choice", "Transparts", "Tahoe Transmission", "TransKit", "Autoraid", "Petro-Lyub" and others.
In the course of the Forum, a technical seminar on "Design, repair and diagnostics of automatic transmissions" was held, which drew over 50 representatives of car service centres from Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Moldova, Kazakhstan.
The following Russian and foreign specialists in automatic transmission diagnostics and repairgave their lectures and presentations at the seminar: William Henney (Midland Automatic Transmissions, the UK), Joe Log (the USA), Mike de Felice (Sonnax, the USA), Mike Halston (Alto Product Corp., the USA) and others. The "Autoraid" company (Novosibirsk, Russia) gave a presentation of "Lubegard" products – one of the world’s top manufacturers of AT fluids and lubricants.
Car service professionals learned a lot of valuable information on High Performance friction materials, the new generation of special fluids from Lubegard, the design of the DSG mechatronic unit, valve body rebuilding, the design and repair of AW 55-50SN and other topics. Also, the forum website www.autotranstech.ru was presented at the seminar.
For the first time in the Forum’s history, a trade show of companies producing spare parts and equipment for AT diagnostic and repair was held. At the trade show, specialists in AT repair had an opportunity not only to familiarize themselves with the most recent developments of the transmission industry, but also purchase various reference materials, CDs with relevant data, manuals and technical guides on AT repair, as well as do some networking and establish new contacts.
Upon completion of the forum, the ceremony of awarding certificates of participation in the seminar and trade show "AutoTransTech 2007" took place, followed by the closing banquet.