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Carlisle Taxis Cumbria Limited Carlisle UK

A professional taxi company operating from Carlisle Cumbria UK.

Carlisle Taxis Cumbria Limited Carlisle UK

Taxis in Carlisle:
Based at Carlisle train station, Carlisle Taxis Cumbria have been helping its customers move from local to National on day to day basis.

Taxis in Carlisle is a part of Carlisle Taxis Cumbria Limited based in Carlisle. Carlisle Taxis Cumbria aims at providing qualitative service to its customers within the specific time as committed to its customers, thus promoting and achieveing business needs beneficial to both its customers and the company. We have regular taxis to Carlisle, Penrith, Whiteheaven…..from Local to National. We do have taxis to airport too.

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Carlisle Taxi Hire:
We have our super encouraging customers mainly from Carlisle. Our customers hire our taxis on day to day basis for stag nights, hen nights, week-end parties, long tours and airport transfers. Carlisle Taxis Cumbria aims to provide the rates that are competative in the market protecting its customers from paying exhorbitant prices.

Carlisle taxis have a wide range of vehicles starting from saloon which is a 4 seater. The other vehicles comprise of 6 seaters, 7 seaters and 8 seaters which are wheelchair accessible . Our happy customers book our taxis in advance and utilise the services we provide during their travel.

Card Payments:
In order to keep up to the modern trends Carlisle Taxis Cumbria provides its customer with the facility to pay by card without any extra charges. The card payment facility is available with the drivers which may be used on request.

Taxis in Carlisle:
There are many other taxi companies in Carlisle which provide a similar type of service. We encourage you to contact them too so that you can compare the prices. Some of the taxi company phone numbers are given below.

1. Carlisle Taxis Cumbria – 01228 900 800

2. Cumbria Cabs – 01228 527575

3. Carlisle Taxi Hire – 01228 42 42 42

4. 24/7/365 Taxis – 01228 247365

5. M&M Taxis – 01228 210200

Taxis near me:
All the taxi companies are approximately within 1-3 miles radius from the Carlisle train station. So you should be getting a taxi approximately within 15-20 minutes of time any day except Friday evening and Saturday evenings. You can book your taxis in advance to avoid standing in the long queue“s at the Carlisle train station or at warwick road

Book your taxi now:
Just call us on 01228 900 800 / 01228 900 888 and enjoy your taxi ride. We are just a call away.

Taxis in Carlisle is a part of Carlisle Taxis Cumbria Limited based in Carlisle. Carlisle Taxis Cumbria aims at providing qualitative service to its customers within the specific time as committed to its customers, thus promoting and achieveing business needs beneficial to both its customers and the company. We have regular taxis to Carlisle, Penrith, Whiteheaven…..from Local to National. We do have taxis to airport too.

Contact
Carlisle Taxis Cumbria
Raj Pereira
21, Ferguson Road Cumbr
CA2 6EG Carlisle
Phone: 07883024192
E-Mail: francyuk@gmail.com
Url: http://taxisincarlisle.co.uk

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SmartTOP additional convertible top control for Ford Mustang Convertible now available

As of now, the retrofit SmartTOP convertible top control from the company Mods4cars is available for the Ford Mustang Cabriolet. It allows the top to be opened and closed while driving with One-Touch.

SmartTOP additional convertible top control for Ford Mustang Convertible now available

SmartTOP additional convertible top control for Ford Mustang Convertible

Las Vegas, Nevada – May 9, 2018

The company Mods4cars is now offering its retrofit SmartTOP convertible top control for the 6th generation Ford Mustang Cabriolet. „We are pleased to now also offer a smart convertible top solution for the Ford Mustang Convertible,“ said PR spokesman Sven Tornow. SmartTOP modules are additionally installed into the vehicle to make the usability of the convertible top more comfortable.

After installation, the Mustang driver is able to open and close their convertible top while driving at a speed of up to 50 km/h with One-Touch. All you need to do is tap the interior button. The top movement is then carried out automatically. „This way the driver has both hands on the steering wheel faster,“ explains Sven Tornow.

In addition to this main function, the SmartTOP also has other clever features: You can configure it so that the top opens automatically after unlocking, without having to press additional buttons. Furthermore, it is possible, when starting the vehicle, for Sport Mode to automatically activate. Also starting and stopping the engine does not interrupt the current top movement.

All functions can be programmed according to personal wishes. Among other things, you can gradually select the speed at which the top movement can be carried out while driving. Thanks to an USB port attached to the module, configuration can easily be done via a PC/Mac. In addition, the USB port allows software updates and feature enhancements to be uploaded, which Mods4cars provides, free of charge.

For easy installation, the SmartTOP module comes with a plug-and-play adapter set. The specially developed adapter set has connectors in OEM quality and ensures a simple connection between vehicle electronics and SmartTOP module. No cables need to be cut through, therefore, a residue-free removal is possible at any time.

Since 2001, the company Mods4cars has been producing its SmartTOP additional top controls. From Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Maserati, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volkswagen to Volvo. All popular convertible and roadster models are supported.

The SmartTOP comfort control for the Ford Mustang Convertible is available for 249.00 euro + tax.

A product video can be viewed here:
http://youtu.be/jSixbnB86Qw

For more information:
http://www.mods4cars.com

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About Mods4cars:

Mods4cars was founded in 2002 from the idea to add a highly demanded feature to the otherwise almost perfect Porsche Boxster: Comfort One-Touch roof operation while driving at slow speeds. The resulting product offered not only that, but also allowed quick and easy installation by just swapping out a relay box, thus leaving no traces and no permanent changes on the vehicle. The first SmartTOP roof controller was born.

The success of their first products in Germany and Europe prompted them in late 2004 to move operations to the USA, to be able to serve the American market as well as all other English speaking countries such as Australia, UK and South Africa from one central location. Their business has grown to a full-fledged international corporation with an office in Las Vegas and a full line of innovative products as well as distributors and installation partners all over the globe.

Being highly specialized in the development and distribution of aftermarket roof- and comfort controllers since 2002 allows them to offer an unsurpassed level of competence and product quality. Their main goal is optimization of each individual product to a maximum in compatibility, usability and intuitive operation. They put greatest effort into development and quality checks of all their products to achieve this goal and meet all expectations of their customers.

The extraordinary success of their products is also based on the great communication with their customers, which usually already starts for each new product during the development and prototyping phase.

Contact
Mods4cars LLC
Sven Tornow
E. Flamingo Rd #3100 1350
89119 Las Vegas (NV) – USA
Phone: +1-310-9109055
E-Mail: tornow@mods4cars.com
Url: http://www.mods4cars.com

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SmartTOP additional convertible top control for McLaren 570S Spider now available

SmartTOP convertible top control by the manufacturer Mods4cars is now also available for the McLaren 570S Spider. The retrofit cabriolet module allows for the operation of the top while driving via One-Touch.

SmartTOP additional convertible top control for McLaren 570S Spider now available

SmartTOP additional convertible top control for McLaren 570S Spider

Las Vegas, Nevada – April 25, 2018

The company Mods4cars now also offers a retrofit SmartTOP top control for the McLaren 570S Spider. Models 12C and 650S are already supported. The SmartTOP top module is retrofitted to the vehicle and with clever additional functions, makes the everyday cabriolet life easier.

The comfort module allows for the operation of the top with One-Touch. The interior key no longer needs to be held down during the entire movement of the top. „A short tap on the button is enough and the top movement is executed automatically,“ explains PR spokesman Sven Tornow. „Thus our customers have both hands back on the steering wheel faster,“ Sven Tornow continues.

Additionally, the fully automatic operation of the top from a distance via the original vehicle key is made possible. Pressing a key combination on the remote control starts the top movement. This way, the roof can already be opened while the driver is moving toward their vehicle. A change to the vehicle key is not required for this function.

Like every SmartTOP, the comfort module for the McLaren 570S Spider also offers other useful additional functions: Windows can be opened and closed via the remote control. In addition, the One-Touch operation of the wind deflector is possible. If desired, the operating direction of the roof top button can be inverted. The current top movement is not interrupted by starting or stopping the engine. The module can be deactivated at any time.

All functions of the SmartTOP module can be individually programmed according to personal preferences. A USB port attached to the SmartTOP module allows connection to the home PC / Mac. This allows the roof module to be conveniently configured and makes it possible to install software updates, provided free of charge by Mods4cars.

The included plug-and-play adapter with OEM plugs, ensures for an easy installation. By simply plugging together, the connection between SmartTOP and vehicle electronics is established. No cables need to be cut, thereby, a trace-free dismantling is possible at any time.

The comfort control for the McLaren 570S Spider is available for 339,00 Euro + tax.

Mods4cars offers SmartTOP comfort modules for the following vehicle brands: Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Maserati, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volkswagen and Volvo.

A demonstration video can be viewed here:
http://youtu.be/GDasde3llcg

For more Information:
http://www.mods4cars.com

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About Mods4cars:

Mods4cars was founded in 2002 from the idea to add a highly demanded feature to the otherwise almost perfect Porsche Boxster: Comfort One-Touch roof operation while driving at slow speeds. The resulting product offered not only that, but also allowed quick and easy installation by just swapping out a relay box, thus leaving no traces and no permanent changes on the vehicle. The first SmartTOP roof controller was born.

The success of their first products in Germany and Europe prompted them in late 2004 to move operations to the USA, to be able to serve the American market as well as all other English speaking countries such as Australia, UK and South Africa from one central location. Their business has grown to a full-fledged international corporation with an office in Las Vegas and a full line of innovative products as well as distributors and installation partners all over the globe.

Being highly specialized in the development and distribution of aftermarket roof- and comfort controllers since 2002 allows them to offer an unsurpassed level of competence and product quality. Their main goal is optimization of each individual product to a maximum in compatibility, usability and intuitive operation. They put greatest effort into development and quality checks of all their products to achieve this goal and meet all expectations of their customers.

The extraordinary success of their products is also based on the great communication with their customers, which usually already starts for each new product during the development and prototyping phase.

Contact
Mods4cars LLC
Sven Tornow
E. Flamingo Rd #3100 1350
89119 Las Vegas (NV) – USA
Phone: +1-310-9109055
E-Mail: tornow@mods4cars.com
Url: http://www.mods4cars.com

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ZENEC’s Z-E2050 Infotainer for VW passes tough test

The new infotainment benchmark for Golf V/VI and its relatives ZENEC’s multimedia navigation system for VW, Seat and Skoda is awarded the „Highlight“ accolade from Car&Hifi magazine (03/2018).

ZENEC

ZENEC Z-E2050 for vehicles from VW

In 2008 the Swiss car media specialist ZENEC launched the first vehicle-specific permanently installed navigation system in the E>GO range. Now in 2018 the E>GO is already in the fifth generation. The flagship of the new models, the Z-E2050 infotainer for Golf V and VI platforms, has been put through a tough test by the well-known Car & Hifi trade magazine in issue 03/2018. And with resounding success: „With the ZENEC Z-E2050 you get a brand-name device with first-class features and brilliant performance that is really easy to use at an amazingly good price“, is the verdict of the testers about the Z-E2050, awarding it the ‚Highlight‘ accolade.

SPECIALISED FOR VW, SEAT AND SKODA
In the detailed test report Car & Hifi has particular praise for the perfect in-vehicle integration for which the ZENEC E>GO range is well known: „In terms of fit and electrical interfaces, including CAN bus adapters, the Z-E2050 is perfectly tailored to the Golf V/VI, and many other vehicles from the VW Group based on this platform.“
The latest ZENEC also integrates „perfectly with the VW on-board vehicle electronics“, according to the journalists. Depending on the original equipment of the vehicle, functions like steering wheel remote control, climate control, OPS parking radar, rear-view camera, and MFA+ are supported.

ATTRACTIVE FEATURES, ATTRACTIVE PRICE
ZENEC’s new brand-name device is a hit with the testers with its „extremely attractive price“ of 559 euros: „This puts the Z-E2050 almost at the price level of cheap Chinese imports, and that with a full guarantee and access to a well-known European distributor if servicing is needed“.
According to Car & Hifi ZENEC „really goes to town“ with the feature set – starting with the extraordinarily large 8-inch (20.3 cm) capacitive touchscreen. „In operation the display screen is brilliant and reacts promptly at the touch of a finger. Operation of all functions is smooth and trouble-free.“
Equipped with CD/DVD drive, microSD slot, two USB connections, and HDMI port, the Z-E2050 has all the multimedia tools on-board. Added to that is a receiver for DAB+ digital radio that the experienced testers certify as having „crystal clear noise-free reception“. The integrated Bluetooth unit also impresses these critical journalists: „Hands-free calling and music streaming function really well, offering every comfort.“

SMART RETROFIT NAVIGATION SYSTEM
What particularly impressed the testers is the how really easy it is to upgrade the Z-E2050 to a sat nav system. Available in the basic version as a moniceiver for 559 euros, the infotainer can be easily expanded with the Europe-wide navigation software Z-EMAP50 (139 euros): „Just insert the SD card, and the ZENEC becomes an integrated navigation system at what is nevertheless still a very attractive total price of 700 euros.“
Yet even without the navigation package you can use the ZENEC as a turn-by-turn sign post. „This is possible thanks to the SmartLink function“ say the trade journalists, „that allows any app, including navigation, of a connected Android phone to be used on the ZENEC display.“ This is done by simply connecting the Android phone to one of the two USB ports so that the apps can be controlled directly from the ZENEC.

SUMMARY
„The ZENEC Z-E2050 performed very well in our laboratory and field tests. And in the test lab too the ZENEC does not put a foot wrong“ is the final verdict of the testers regarding the performance of the new ZENEC device. „A big hit indeed!“ is how Car & Hifi summarizes it. „The Z-E2050 is the new infotainment benchmark for Golf V/VI and its relatives.“

The brand Zenec stands for pure in-car multimedia. Moniceivers, naviceivers, roof mount and universal monitors sum to a well rounded portfolio of in-car products. Added to that are accessory components like DAB+-tuners, rear view cameras and headphones. All Zenec devices are perfectly compatible with one another.
The Zenec multimedia range is perceived to follow the edge of technology, but also to stand out with an exceptional price/performance value. Yet, quality before quantity is the other important maxim given, Zenec is strictly adhering to.
In 2008, Zenec brought the first E>GO model onto the market, thereby immediately establishing a completely new category of device: the vehicle-specific naviceiver. E>GOs are a perfect fit – visually and technically – in the respective target vehicle, without additional bezels, adapters and hours of installation work. With the new line up 2017 there are E>GOs to fit into over 60 models of vehicle.
Few car media brands have ever started out as successfully as Zenec. Today, Zenec has established itself as undisputed market leader for multimedia navigation and spots – according to the Association for Consumer Research (Gfk) – in the German speaking territories a market share in excess of 35%.

Company-Contact
Zenec by ACR (engl.)
Denny Krauledat
Bohrtumweg 1
5300 Bad Zurzach
Phone: 0041-56-269 64 47
E-Mail: denny.krauledat@acr.eu
Url: http://www.zenec.com

Press
punctum, Lechner und Peter GbR
Michaela Lechner
Schönstedtstr. 7
12043 Berlin
Phone: 030-61403817
E-Mail: micha@punctum-berlin.de
Url: http://www.punctum-berlin.de

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Wear on ceramic brake discs? No problem!

Carry on braking with power – save money with Rebrake

Wear on ceramic brake discs? No problem!

More than 20 years: REBRAKE restoration service.

Dynamic driving, fast wear, high costs – this proportional order is mostly correct, and this simple equation will always put financial strain on fans of fast cars. If you don’t want to throw money down the drain, but don’t want to miss out on sporty driving and the fun of the race track, Rebrake’s efficient resurfacing of ceramic brakes discs are the ideal solution.
Manufacturers state that there is less wear than on standard cast iron brake discs, but it does still exist. This means that, after no more than 100,000 kilometres, even the best ceramic brake discs won’t brake the same as they did on their first day. Replace or renew? That is the question.

Rebrake resurfaces ceramic brakes discs by all car brands for all models

Race car body owners can breathe easy. Until now, exchanging ceramic brake discs could quickly add up to a four-figure sum, but now 1,050 EUR to 1,350 EUR plus VAT is all you need. Thanks to special resurfacing processes for ceramic brake discs with Rebrake, owners of high HP cars can save money without sacrificing safety or the comfort of their ceramic brake discs. FOXX Automotive Components has completed more than 850 jobs with what is most likely a world first in the efficient resurfacing of ceramic brake discs – in just three years.
„We’ve had no complaints so far. Quite the opposite in fact – vehicle manufacturers themselves are now among our customers. This is because we spent years developing our tried and tested process. We have more than 20 years of know-how in composite materials,“ summarises Wolfgang Dietz, founder of FOXX Automotive Components from Weßling, to the south-west of Munich.

Restoring ceramic brake discs: cheap and effective with a sophisticated process

Resurfacing brake discs – it might sound simple, but it’s a complex seven-step chemical thermal process. The idea behind it all is quite simple. „We asked ourselves how we could retain the expensive ceramic brake disc core and „only“ restore the top layer so that we could restore the composition and performance of the original. The result on CCM discs (e.g. as used by Ferrari) is even better than a brand new ceramic brake disc straight off the rack,“ explains Maximilian Heilmeier, one of the company’s owners. Rebrake has been a success. The process allows ceramic brake discs to be restored to brake just as effectively and tenaciously as they did on their very first day. At least!

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/

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SmartTOP convertible top control by Mods4cars is now available for Maserati GranCabrio

The SmartTOP additional convertible top control by the company Mods4cars is now available for the Maserati GranCabrio. The retrofit Cabriolet module allows for the operation of the top while driving with One-Touch function.

SmartTOP convertible top control by Mods4cars is now available for Maserati GranCabrio

SmartTOP convertible top control by Mods4cars for Maserati GranCabrio

Las Vegas, Nevada – April 5, 2018

The manufacturer, Mods4cars, announced that the retrofit SmartTOP convertible roof control for the Maserati GranCabrio is now available. „We are pleased to be able to offer a smart comfort module for the Maserati GranCabrio and thus support yet another exclusive vehicle brand,“ said PR spokesman Sven Tornow.

The SmartTOP roof module is retrofitted to the vehicle and with clever additional functions makes the everyday cabriolet life easier. With it, among other things, One-Touch operation of the top is made possible. Just a short tap and the movement of the top is executed automatically. The interior key no longer needs to be held down continuously.

Furthermore, the operation of the top from a distance via the original vehicle key is also made possible. By pressing a key combination on the remote control, the top can be opened and closed remotely. „This way our customers can open their top as they move toward their vehicle. Conversely, it is possible to remotely close the top, should it suddenly start to rain, for example.“ explains Sven Tornow further. A change to the vehicle key is not required for this function.

Like every SmartTOP, the comfort module for the Maserati GranCabrio also offers other additional useful functions. Programming of the front or all windows, as to whether they should close automatically after the top opens, is now possible. In addition, the windows can be opened and closed via the key fob remote. Starting or stopping the engine does not interrupt the current top movement. The module can also be deactivated at any time.

All functions of the SmartTOP roof module can be programmed according to personal wishes. A USB port attached to the SmartTOP module allows for connection to the home PC/Mac. This allows the roof module to be conveniently configured. It also makes it possible to install software updates which are provided free of charge, by Mods4cars.

The included plug-and-play adapter and easy access make it easy to install. By simply plugging together, the connection between SmartTOP and vehicle electronics is established. No cables need to be cut; thus a traceless dismantling is possible at any time.

The convertible top control for the Maserati GranCabrio is available for 339.00 euro + tax.

Mods4cars offers SmartTOP comfort modules for the following vehicle makes: Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Maserati, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volkswagen and Volvo.

The product video can be viewed here:
http://youtu.be/tlz_xSItJ1M

More Information at:
http://www.mods4cars.com

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About Mods4cars:

Mods4cars was founded in 2002 from the idea to add a highly demanded feature to the otherwise almost perfect Porsche Boxster: Comfort One-Touch roof operation while driving at slow speeds. The resulting product offered not only that, but also allowed quick and easy installation by just swapping out a relay box, thus leaving no traces and no permanent changes on the vehicle. The first SmartTOP roof controller was born.

The success of their first products in Germany and Europe prompted them in late 2004 to move operations to the USA, to be able to serve the American market as well as all other English speaking countries such as Australia, UK and South Africa from one central location. Their business has grown to a full-fledged international corporation with an office in Las Vegas and a full line of innovative products as well as distributors and installation partners all over the globe.

Being highly specialized in the development and distribution of aftermarket roof- and comfort controllers since 2002 allows them to offer an unsurpassed level of competence and product quality. Their main goal is optimization of each individual product to a maximum in compatibility, usability and intuitive operation. They put greatest effort into development and quality checks of all their products to achieve this goal and meet all expectations of their customers.

The extraordinary success of their products is also based on the great communication with their customers, which usually already starts for each new product during the development and prototyping phase.

Contact
Mods4cars LLC
Sven Tornow
E. Flamingo Rd #3100 1350
89119 Las Vegas (NV) – USA
Phone: +1-310-9109055
E-Mail: tornow@mods4cars.com
Url: http://www.mods4cars.com

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Multimedia and More – the New XZENT Infotainer X-422

Intelligent retrofit: From XZENT there is now a versatile 2-DIN moniceiver that can be easily expanded into a sat nav system for cars or for motorhomes.

Multimedia and More - the New XZENT Infotainer X-422

XZENT X-422: multimedia and navigation

XZENT has become one of the most successful brands in the car multimedia and navigation sector. With the X-422 XZENT now has a new 2-DIN DAB+ infotainer in its product range that not only impresses with modern entertainment functions, uncomplicated vehicle integration, and easy operation. The new XZENT is also an intelligent solution for those who want a versatile sat nav. With one of two navigation packages available as an option, the X-422 (retail price 399 euros) can easily be expanded to a well equipped naviceiver for cars (with X-MAP22FEU, retail price 99 euros) or motorhomes (with X-MAP22FEU-MH, retail price 199 euros).

MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT
For multimedia playback the X-422 offers two USB ports supporting all the usual audio and video file formats. In addition, there is an HDMI interface for the connection of multimedia devices or smartphones with an HDMI output. The integrated DAB+ tuner with DAB Service Following, MOT Slideshow and DLS text ensures clear, stable digital radio reception. All functions can be comfortably controlled using the large capacitive 16.5 cm/6.5″ touchscreen with its four sensor buttons, and a practical volume control.

SMARTPHONE SPECIALIST
The X-422 offers several options for using smartphones in the car in comfort – not just for making calls using the hands-free system or streaming music via Bluetooth. One of the two USB ports can also be used for connecting an Android smartphone. Via the Easy Connect function, apps installed on the Android smartphone including navigation apps can be mirrored on the display of the X-422 and controlled directly from the touchscreen. The second USB port provides for the connection of iOS based mobile devices, and supports the Made for iPod/iPhone functionality.

EXPANDABLE TO A NAVICEIVER
If navigating via an app is not enough you can easily upgrade the X-422 to a fully-fledged naviceiver. For this XZENT provides two different navigation software packages on microSD card: the X-MAP22FEU for normal cars, and the X-MAP22FEU-MH for motorhomes. Both packages offer maps with coverage of 47 European countries, more than 6.5 million POI, realistic 3D rendering and Auto-Zoom, a lane assistant displaying freeway traffic signs, as well as free map updates for one year.
The motorhome variant additionally has a camping POI package with 20,000 EU entries. To make navigation easier you can choose between different vehicle profiles. By setting the exact vehicle data such as height, width, length, and weight, routes can be precisely calculated, and unsuitable streets avoided.

XZENT is a young brand that is focused exclusively on the „In-car Navigation and Multimedia“ sector. XZENT is the specialist for multimedia and navigation systems. As regards build quality and the range of features XZENT moni- and naviceivers are second to none and, with their sensational price/performance, are convincing right down the line.
XZENT products are now firmly established in the market – this is also demonstrated by the many awards and impressive test reports appearing in the trade press in recent years for XZENT devices.
XZENT products are distributed worldwide exclusively through the extensive ACR AG dealer network, Europe’s largest car media specialists. Among the ACR dealers you will also find a large range of accessories for XZENT systems: rear-view cameras, DAB+ and DVB-T tuners, and monitors as well as speakers and amplifiers.

Company-Contact
Xzent by ACR
Denny Krauledat
Bohrturmweg 1
5330 Bad Zurzach
Phone: 0041-56-2696447
Fax: 0041-56-2696464
E-Mail: denny.krauledat@acr.eu
Url: http://www.xzent.com

Press
punctum, Lechner und Peter GbR
Michaela Lechner
Schönstedtstr. 7
12043 Berlin
Phone: 030-61403817
Fax: 030-61403819
E-Mail: micha@punctum-berlin.de
Url: http://www.punctum-berlin.de

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SmartTOP convertible top control from Mods4cars now available for McLaren 12C Spider

As of now, the retrofit SmartTOP convertible top control by Mods4cars is available for the McLaren 12C Spider. It allows the roof to be opened and closed while driving via One-Touch.

SmartTOP convertible top control from Mods4cars now available for McLaren 12C Spider

SmartTOP convertible top control from Mods4cars for McLaren 12C Spider

Las Vegas, Nevada – March 29, 2018

The company Mods4cars now has a SmartTOP top control for the McLaren 12C Spider. The retrofit cabriolet module is installed into the vehicle to make the operation of the roof top more comfortable. „We are pleased to announce that in addition to the McLaren 650S we can now also offer a SmartTOP module for the McLaren 12C Spider,“ explains PR spokesman Sven Tornow.

After installing the SmartTOP module, the McLaren driver is able to open and close the top while driving, with One-Touch. A tap of the console key is sufficient and the movement of the hood is carried out automatically. The driver therefore has both hands back on the steering wheel faster.

In addition, the soft top can be operated remotely via the existing vehicle key. A key combination on the vehicles remote control sets the hood in motion. „The SmartTOP customer can open their top as they move toward their vehicle and start their drive open. A time saver!“ continues Sven Tornow.

In addition to these two main functions, the SmartTOP has other additional clever features: windows can be opened and closed separately via the vehicle key. It can be adjusted as to whether only the front or all windows are to be closed after the roof opens. The rear window can be opened and closed by One-Touch.

Upon customer request, the function „button reversal“ was added. Thanks to it, the operating direction of the top button can be inverted. Starting and stopping the engine does not interrupt the current top movement. The SmartTOP module can be completely deactivated if required.

All functions can be programmed according to personal wishes. Thanks to a USB port attached to the module, the configuration is easily made via the PC / Mac. In addition, the USB port enables software updates and feature enhancements to be installed, which are provided, free of charge, by Mods4cars.

For easy installation, the SmartTOP roof module comes with a plug-and-play cable set. The specially developed adapter has connectors in OEM quality and ensures a simple connection between vehicle electronics and SmartTOP module. No cables need to be cut, ensuring a traceless removal is possible at any time.

Since 2001, Mods4cars has manufactured their SmartTOP roof controls. From Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Maserati, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volkswagen to Volvo, are all the common convertible and Roadster models supported.

The comfort control for the McLaren 12C is available for 339,00 Euro + tax.

A demonstration video can be viewed here:
http://youtu.be/n-kXW6_yJ0A

For more information:
http://www.mods4cars.com

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About Mods4cars:

Mods4cars was founded in 2002 from the idea to add a highly demanded feature to the otherwise almost perfect Porsche Boxster: Comfort One-Touch roof operation while driving at slow speeds. The resulting product offered not only that, but also allowed quick and easy installation by just swapping out a relay box, thus leaving no traces and no permanent changes on the vehicle. The first SmartTOP roof controller was born.

The success of their first products in Germany and Europe prompted them in late 2004 to move operations to the USA, to be able to serve the American market as well as all other English speaking countries such as Australia, UK and South Africa from one central location. Their business has grown to a full-fledged international corporation with an office in Las Vegas and a full line of innovative products as well as distributors and installation partners all over the globe.

Being highly specialized in the development and distribution of aftermarket roof- and comfort controllers since 2002 allows them to offer an unsurpassed level of competence and product quality. Their main goal is optimization of each individual product to a maximum in compatibility, usability and intuitive operation. They put greatest effort into development and quality checks of all their products to achieve this goal and meet all expectations of their customers.

The extraordinary success of their products is also based on the great communication with their customers, which usually already starts for each new product during the development and prototyping phase.

Contact
Mods4cars LLC
Sven Tornow
E. Flamingo Rd #3100 1350
89119 Las Vegas (NV) – USA
Phone: +1-310-9109055
E-Mail: tornow@mods4cars.com
Url: http://www.mods4cars.com

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How can ceramic brake discs be cheaply resurfaced?

Rebrake offers resurfaced ceramic brakes in all sizes from 1,050 EUR

How can ceramic brake discs be cheaply resurfaced?

High-tech materials are standard.

High-tech materials are standard in high HP sports cars. The problem: even the most high-end body includes consumable parts that must be renewed from time to time. Ceramic brake discs are some of the most effective yet most expensive consumable parts.
The company FOXX Automotive Components from Weßling to the west of Munich has developed a special process that not only matches the performance of the original carbon ceramic brakes, but exceeds it.
Rebrake offers an effective process for both types of ceramic brake discs as well as CCB and CCM disks, whereby the brakes“ original performance is restored. Put simply, the process restores the extremely robust surface, i.e. the thin top layer on the carbon ceramic brake disc.
To ensure that this is achieved, the much thicker core of the ceramic brake disc can be retained to reduce costs compared with completely replacing with a new ceramic brake disc. These can quickly add up to 5,000 to 7,000 EUR or more, depending on manufacturer.

From 1,050 EUR instead of 5,000 EUR for a fully restored ceramic brake disc

Ceramic brake discs come in two different types with different diameters. Rebrake offers a tried and tested resurfacing process for all variants. This restores the special surface of the ceramic brake disc, physically connecting this with the core to form one unit. This is achieved through chemical thermal processes, the most significant being „pyrolysis“. At 1,100 degrees Celsius, carbon polymers can be concentrated on the top layer of the ceramic brake disc.

Rebrake: resurfaced ceramic brake discs with a guarantee

Even if this layer is just a millimetre thick, it“s still very resistant to heat and abrasion. The ceramic brake discs with larger diameters are understandably more expensive to restore than smaller discs.
It is somewhat cheaper to resurface CCM discs from Aston Martins, Corvettes, Ferraris, Maseratis, McLarens and Nissans than the CCB brake discs used by Audi, Bentley, BMW, Lamborghini and Porsche. Depending on diameter, prices range from 1,050 EUR to 1,350 EUR plus VAT. Rebrake provides a 12-month guarantee for all resurfaced ceramic brake discs.

Rebrake is the specialists in refurbishing ceramic brakes. The company can used and worn ceramic brakes discs can be refurbished. REBRAKE gives refurbished brake discs the best properties.

Contact
FOXX Automotive Components UG
Wolfgang Dietz
Argelsrieder Feld 1a
82234 Weßling
Phone: +49 (0)8153 9015171
E-Mail: info@rebrake.de
Url: http://www.rebrake.de/

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Top Entertainer for the Car: XZENT Multimedia System X-222

All entertainment options in a single device: with the X-222, XZENT has brought out a versatile 2-DIN DAB+ moniceiver for easy retrofitting at a reasonable price.

Top Entertainer for the Car: XZENT Multimedia System X-222

XZENT X-222: 2-DIN multimedia system

Originally a hot tip, the XZENT moni- and naviceivers are now among the top sellers Europe-wide, and are awarded accolades by the trade press for their outstanding price/performance. With the X-222 (retail price 299 euros) XZENT has now brought out a new 2-DIN multimedia system. True to the slogan „high quality at an amazingly reasonable price“, the X-222 impresses with its great visual design, modern entertainment, uncomplicated in-car integration, and easy operation.

COMFORTABLE AND VERSATILE
That the X-222 is a really comfortable device to use, is revealed by the clear layout of the front, combining a large 16.5 cm/6.5″ touchscreen with four sensor buttons, and a practical volume control knob. The capacitive display reacts to just a light touch – a fingertip is enough. The strong brightness of the high resolution display, its crystal clear transparency, brilliant colors, and large contrast range ensure good readability even in difficult light conditions – a perfect platform for media content playback.

MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST
Beside the receiver for the analog FM radio, the X-222 has a DAB+ tuner for digital radio enjoyment. Equipped with DAB Service Following, DLS text, and the display of slideshows, the outstanding reception and great ease of use of this tuner make it convincing. For multimedia playback the X-222 offers two USB ports supporting all the usual audio and video file formats, including FLAC and WAV. In addition, there is a microSD card reader and an HDMI interface for the connection of multimedia devices or smartphones with an HDMI output.

SMARTPHONES – OPTIMAL USE
With the powerful Bluetooth unit of the X-222 you can not only phone safely while on the move but also stream music in comfort. And it gets even better. Android smartphones can be connected to one of the USB ports. The Easy Connect function mirrors the smartphone apps, including sat nav apps, on the display of the X-222 so that they can then be comfortably controlled via touchscreen.
The second USB port provides for the connection of iOS based mobile devices, and supports the Made for iPod/iPhone functionality.

SMART DETAILS
The X-222 has two RCA inputs for connecting two cameras (front/rear or rear/rear). A practical feature here is the CAM button at the front that enables a direct manual control access to the camera system. This enables you to quickly switch to the camera image when driving ahead. For optimal in-car integration the illumination of the four sensor buttons of the X-222 can be adjusted to match the color of the cockpit instrument illumination for the particular vehicle.

The brand Zenec stands for pure in-car multimedia. Moniceivers, naviceivers, roof mount and universal monitors sum to a well rounded portfolio of in-car products. Added to that are accessory components like DAB+-tuners, rear view cameras and headphones. All Zenec devices are perfectly compatible with one another.
The Zenec multimedia range is perceived to follow the edge of technology, but also to stand out with an exceptional price/performance value. Yet, quality before quantity is the other important maxim given, Zenec is strictly adhering to.
In 2008, Zenec brought the first E>GO model onto the market, thereby immediately establishing a completely new category of device: the vehicle-specific naviceiver. E>GOs are a perfect fit – visually and technically – in the respective target vehicle, without additional bezels, adapters and hours of installation work. With the new line up 2017 there are E>GOs to fit into over 60 models of vehicle.
Few car media brands have ever started out as successfully as Zenec. Today, Zenec has established itself as undisputed market leader for multimedia navigation and spots – according to the Association for Consumer Research (Gfk) – in the German speaking territories a market share in excess of 35%.

Company-Contact
Zenec by ACR (engl.)
Denny Krauledat
Bohrtumweg 1
5300 Bad Zurzach
Phone: 0041-56-269 64 47
E-Mail: denny.krauledat@acr.eu
Url: http://www.zenec.com

Press
punctum, Lechner und Peter GbR
Michaela Lechner
Schönstedtstr. 7
12043 Berlin
Phone: 030-61403817
E-Mail: micha@punctum-berlin.de
Url: http://www.punctum-berlin.de