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TOPDON®'s BT100 Named Editor’s Pick by AutoGuide

May 06, 2022 1 min read

Battery Testing Tool HighlightedFor Superior Price-To-Performance 
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TOPDON Hires Haakan Light

April 29, 2022 1 min read

Automotive Tech Company Hires New National Training and Development Manager
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TOPDON Releases Phoenix Max

April 22, 2022 1 min read

Automotive Tech Company Releases Their Flagship Scan Tool. A Heavy-Duty Scan Tool With Truck Tool Add-Ons And A 4-Channel Oscilloscope.
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TOPDON® Releases The JumpSurge3000

March 25, 2022 1 min read

Automotive Tech Company’s Releases Their Long-Awaited 3000 Peak Amp Jump Pack 
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TOPDON® Hosts Key Programming Class

March 11, 2022 1 min read

Automotive Scan Tool Company Sponsors and Hosts Auto Tech Class for Technicians 
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TOPDON's ArtiDiag800 BT: A Diamond In The Rough

January 28, 2022 1 min read

Scan Tool Offers Multiple Advanced Functions At A Fantastic Price Point
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TOPDON's Latest OE-Level Tool Updates

January 14, 2022 2 min read

TOPDON Updates It's OE-Level Scan Tools to Give Even More Capabilities to Tool Users. Learn More!
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Non-profit Fixes Cars with Scan Tool Donated by TOPDON

January 04, 2022 2 min read

The charity Jesus Driven has already put to use the two new tools that TOPDON USA has donated to the non-profit recently. The entity provides automotive repairs and other vehicle services to low-income individuals and families living in and near Goodhue County, Minnesota. TOPDON gifted Jesus Driven an ArtiPad, for more complex diagnostic and repair, as well as a BTMobile battery tester.  

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Phoenix Elite & Smart are among PTEN's TOP 10 Diagnostic Tools

January 04, 2022 2 min read

PTEN (Professional Tools & Equipment News) included TOPDON's new scanners in their "TOP 10 Diagnostic Products" list of 2021's 4th Quarter. Among the reasons why the publication decided to highlight the Phoenix Elite and the  Phoenix Smart are the tool's unmatched coverage and outstanding capabilities.   
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TOPDON USA Hires Robert Curtis

December 29, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON USA has hired Robert Curtis to be their new National Sales Director. After seeing Robert's impressive record, TOPDON recruited him as their head of National Sales to expand their US-based sales department. 
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TOPDON UPGRADES VARIOUS CAR PASSENGER SOFTWARE

December 29, 2021 0 min read

TOPDON announces a new upgrade to its Sprinter, Skoda, Volvo, Mercedes Benz,and Honda car passenger software. This latest upgrade includes and optimizes various functions and is already available for download onthe Phoenix & Phoenix Lite, Phoenix Pro, Phoenix Plus, Phoenix Elite, Phoenix Smart,ArtiPad, andArtiMini. The ADAS Report Function will be available for download on your Phoenix & Phoenix Lite tools later this week, while the Phoenix Plus, Elite, and Smart units should offer it at the beginning of 2022.

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TOPDON ANNOUNCES SOFTWARE UPGRADE

December 28, 2021 0 min read

TOPDON announces a new upgrade to its General Motors, Mazda, Nissan, Fiat, Honda, Subaru, BMW, Volkswagen, and Land Rover car passenger software.  The upgrade includes and optimizes basic & special functions on 2012-2021 vehicles and more. The new version of the software is already available for download onyourPhoenix & Phoenix Lite, Phoenix Pro, Phoenix Plus, Phoenix Elite, Phoenix Smart,ArtiPad, andArtiMini. 

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Phoenix Elite & Smart Arrive at TOPDON’s Warehouse

December 21, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON USA® Rockaway Office has a warehouse full of new Phoenix Elite and Phoenix Smart units. The company is fully stocked and ready to ship its latest diagnostic tools.

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TOPDON Upgrades Phoenix Plus & Chrysler Software

December 10, 2021 0 min read

TOPDON announces two new upgrades. One to the Phoenix Plus’ Software and another to the Chrysler passenger car software across all TOPDON scanners.

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TOPDON Announces Software Upgrade

December 10, 2021 0 min read

TOPDON announces an upgrade of its BMW, Honda & Mahindra passenger car software on the Phoenix Line of Diagnostic Scanners,  ArtiPad, and ArtiMini.  The update is already available to the public and applies to certain models.

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TOPDON Announces T Ninja 1000 Software Upgrade

December 10, 2021 0 min read

TOPDON announces an upgrade of its T NINJA 1000 software, adding new functions for 10 US, Euro, and Asian vehicle makes.
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TOPDON ANNOUNCES ARTIDIAG800 MAJOR SOFTWARE UPGRADE

December 10, 2021 0 min read

TOPDON Announces an upgrade of its ArtiDiag800 software, including 11 additional special functions. Now, the tool offers a total of 26 maintenance service functions.
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TOPDON Releases Tornado 8000

December 10, 2021 1 min read

The Tornado 8000, TOPDON’s newest basic smart charger, is expected to generate a lot of customer demand once it’s officially released in February 2022. This will be a must-have tool for the DIY community.  

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TOPDON Releases Tornado 30000

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON has improved their Tornado Series releasing a more powerful generation of battery chargers ideal for all customers. One of them is the Tornado 30000, the company’s newest upper-mid-level smart charger.

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TOPDON Releases BT600 

December 10, 2021 1 min read

The BT600 is TOPDON’s newest advanced battery tester for vehicles with 12V and 24V batteries. This multifunctional tool can measure the actual cold start current capacity of the car’s battery, its state of health and quickly analyze the starter and charging systems.​ It can also run cranking tests and charging tests to measure the cranking voltage, and voltage output.

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TOPDON® Releases ArtiDiags 500S and 600S

December 10, 2021 1 min read

To better serve mid-level technicians and skilled DIYers, TOPDON USA® is releasing its newest diagnostic scanners, the ArtiDiag 500S and 600S. Both tools offer a practical and versatile solution to perform analyses of the vehicle’s four main systems: Engine, Transmission, Airbag, and ABS.

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TOPDON Releases JumpSurge 3000®  

December 10, 2021 1 min read

The JumpSurge 3000 is packed with safety features, water-resistant, and housed in a rugged exterior to protect it from falling. However, the JumpSurge 3000 comes with some exciting new upgrades. 

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TOPDON Releases the Tornado 90000

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON announces their newest battery maintenance tool, the TORNADO 90000. This is a professional-grade smart charging tool suitable for all types of 12V and 24V lead-acid batteries, with a wide capacity range that goes from 5 to 90 amps.

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TOPDON Releases Phoenix Smart®

December 10, 2021 1 min read

The Phoenix Smart® is part of TOPDON’s new generation of intelligent diagnostic tools. It not only performs Cloud Based Programming and Coding but also allows its customer to access other advanced functions for various brands.

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TOPDON Releases Phoenix Elite®

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON® announces the release of the Phoenix Elite®,  its newest cutting-edge OE-level diagnostic scanner. Offering unparalleled functionality, this tool supports Cloud-Based Programming for nine vehicle brands, Online Coding for three different makes, and comes with an Updated Wireless VCI.  

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TOPDON® Launches New Products in 2022

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON USA® plans on launching a wide array of top-of-the-line products in 2022, meeting the demand of professional technicians and the DIY community. The list includes battery testing tools, OBDII code readers, as well as mid-level and highly advanced diagnostic scanners.  

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TOPDON Donates Scan Tool to Charity

December 10, 2021 1 min read

Jesus Driven is a Red Wing-based non-profit that provides automotive repairs and other vehicle services to low-income individuals and families living in and near Goodhue County, Minnesota. While performing their mission to serve those in need in their community, their growing job list required more tools and technology to make repairs on time. Upon learning this, TOPDON saw that they could help Jesus Driven give back by donating an ArtiPad tool to the organization.

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TOPDON Says Thank You AAPEX!

December 10, 2021 1 min read

AAPEX 2021 was a wildly successful show for TOPDON USA. The company’s eye-catching display stood out in the Automotive Diagnostics section, drawing many new faces to the booth. An estimated 800 attendees stopped by TOPDON’s booth, taking the catalogs, and watching demos of the newest products on display. 

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TOPDON® Launches Bi-Weekly Newsletter

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON USA® launches its bi-weekly newsletter “TOPDON INSIDER®” this month. The report will be distributed to the company’s vendors and distributors on Tuesday mornings, including the latest news and updates. 

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TOPDON Announces NACAT’s Partnership

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON USA has signed on as a partner of the NACAT (North America Council of Automotive Teachers). This is a nonprofit organization that represents automotive educators and works to facilitate the exchange of educational materials, training, and ideas, as well as to provide professional development.  

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TOPDON Supports Fire Department's Car Show

December 10, 2021 1 min read

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TOPDON Announces MACS Membership

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON has joined the Mobile Air Climate Services Association (MACS) due to its vast knowledge base, networking potential, and membership benefits. The association’s history of expertise, education, and pioneering was a strong draw for the automotive diagnostic tools company. 

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PTEN Recognizes TOPDON USA with Award

December 10, 2021 1 min read

PTEN (Professional Tool & Equipment News) recognizes TOPDON USA for its outstanding advertising. The publication identifies groundbreaking automotive devices and awards industry-leader companies for innovation, high-quality services.  

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TOPDON Praised For Customer Service

December 10, 2021 1 min read

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TOPDON Releases ArtiLink 400

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON has released several new products to the public, including the ArtiLink 400. This streamlined diagnostics tool sits between their Artilink 300 and ArtiLink 500. The company’s goals were to create a tool that is affordable, capable, and will be at home in any auto shop. 

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TOPDON® Expands Software Coverage to Include Tesla

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON® is expanding its software coverage including Tesla software in the latest upgrades for their Phoenix Series of diagnostics scanners. TOPDON will constantly update this new module to include the latest software options for US, Euro, and Asian vehicles.    

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TOPDON Upgrades Toyota Software on Diagnostic Products

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON announces an upgrade of Toyota’s passenger car software on the Phoenix Pro, Phoenix Plus, and Phoenix Lite, as well as the ArtiPad and ArtiMini. The update applies to certain models, especially newer ones (2019-2022), energy vehicles, and ADAS interactivity. 

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Volcano 1500 Offers Durability and Value

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON’s Volcano 1500 has proven to be the number one choice of end-users looking for an affordable jump-starter that will last for years. With heavy-duty copper clamps and thicker cables, this device offers unparalleled durability at an attractive MSRP of $99. 

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TOPDON Announces Limited Supply of Phoenix Lite

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON USA’s Phoenix Lite is a powerful and efficient smart diagnostics tool for professional technicians that has been a great success since it was placed on the market.  Selling over 10,000 units in total, demand has risen to the point that the company has announced a limited supply for the near future.  

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BT 500P is for Professionals

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON USA’s BT 500P is a high-quality, multi-functional battery tester with a built-in thermal printer. Its purpose is to provide an in-depth look into the state of the battery and to keep records, or supply them to customers by printing reports. 

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TOPDON Announces BCI Membership

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON USA announces its membership with Battery Council International (BCI), a not-for-profit trade association that has promoted the interests of the lead battery industry for over 90 years.  With this partnership, the automotive diagnostic tools firm can include BCI-based battery libraries in its products, such as the BT Mobile Pro and BT Mobile ProS.

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TOPDON Renews Another Year with PTEN

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON USA has renewed for another year with PTEN (Professional Tool & Equipment News), the must-have magazine for any shop owner or automotive technician.  The publication highlights the latest tools and equipment in the automotive industry, being the number one source for service/collision repair, and aftermarket distribution news.

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TOPDON Compares ArtiDiag 500 to ArtiLink 200

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON explains the differences and similarities of its ArtiDiag 500 and ArtiLink200. The automotive diagnostics company wants to make sure their customers have the right tools. 

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TOPDON Releases Phoenix ADAS Mobile 

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON USA releases its new ADAS calibration tool, the Phoenix ADAS Mobile. This product is creating interest because of its unmatched portability and exceptional coverage. For automotive technicians, this tool represents the capability to do meaningful work on modern cars – It may be one of the most significant tools to have. 
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TOPDON Set to Hire 30 Employees

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON announces its need to hire 20-30 employees over the next few years. The automotive diagnostics tool company confirms it will recruit all their needs from their new Rockaway, NJ office.   
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TOPDON Spotlights Phoenix Pro

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPON USA’s flagship diagnostic scanner is the Phoenix Pro. Offering comprehensive and sophisticated, capabilities, this tool is meant for professional automotive technicians to provide the ultimate in service to their clients.  

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TOPDON Spotlights Car Diagnostic Scanner: Phoenix Plus

December 10, 2021 1 min read

When TOPDON USA, an automotive diagnostics company, anticipated a growing need for advanced-level diagnostics, they released the Phoenix Plus to provide more technicians with the tools they would need to diagnose and fix automobile computer problems. 

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TOPDON Compares Battery Jump Starter/Tester: Volcano2000 ProS

December 10, 2021 2 min read

The Volcano2000 ProS has been getting a lot of attention in the market. This device offers the ultimate solution for battery jump-starting and testing in one single product. Its competitive price (MSRP $199) and impressive features make this a must-have tool for shop owners and independent automotive technicians.  

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TOPDON USA Is Proud to Hire U.S. Military Veterans

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON USA announces its decision to employ US veterans. Drive, competitiveness, and determination are values the growing company sees in US veterans. To meet its hiring goals for Rockaway, NJ, their recent new office location, the company is proud to add US veterans to its Human Resources policies.  

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TOPDON Hires Chad Schnitz

December 10, 2021 1 min read

TOPDON USA has hired Chad Schnitz as their Vice President. The emerging car diagnostics company and seasoned executive are a powerful combination that aims to significantly impact the industry. 

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