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May 16th, 2017 AutoEnginuity Giotto (15.2) Release
Giotto 15.2 introduces more BMW-specific Service Functions for diesel / petrol engines / electric machine motors as well as the ADAS Service Functions (SWW / KAFAS / STML). For Nissan / Infiniti camera calibration and Freeze Frame Data (FFD) was added with a host of new Work Support functions. Finally, Chrysler / Dodge includes a dozen new service functions.

February 21st, 2017 AutoEnginuity Giotto (15.1) Release
Giotto 15.1 introduces more collision-specific support for BMW, Honda / Acura, and Toyota-family vehicles. With this update the technician can now calibrate cameras, radar solutions, sonar, and other collision prevention devices. Other collision specific updates include odometer and timestamps for trouble codes. Also, with this release we add any missing Honda / Acura and Ford-family system tests.

November 6th, 2016 AutoEnginuity Giotto (15.0) Release
Giotto 15.0 introduces '16 support for all enhanced makes. Also, with this release we introduce chassis ID model selection for BMW to improve accurate model and coverage support for global models, half-years, and cross model production years.

November 16th, 2015 AutoEnginuity Giotto (14.0) Release
Giotto® 14.0 highlights include support for 15MY, a new firmware for VCI+ / VCI+ WIFI that includes broadcast mode. Broadcast mode offers us important features such as improved Ford Power Balance by speeding up data rates as much as four times as fast, and added GM TP and APP support for early models. Finally, with this release we offer more complete Ferrari / Maserati system coverage by adding Body Computer, Climate Control, Driver and Passenger Door, Hella Headlamps Leveling, Parking Brake System, Parking System, Steering Assistance, and TPMS Beru.

November 2nd, 2015 AutoEnginuity Giotto® (13) Release Wins Motor Top 20 Tools
We are proud to announce the recent awarding of the Motor Top 20 Tool award for the Giotto® scan tool family. After fourteen years of tool design and manufacturing we now have won every diagnostics tool industry award.

September 8th, 2015 AutoEnginuity Giotto® (13.3) Release
Giotto® 13.3 release improves Windows® 10 support, includes touch support (Windows® 8 and 10 equipped devices only), and other minor fixes.

June 2nd, 2015 AutoEnginuity Giotto® (13.2) Release
Giotto® 13.2 release adds improved data rates for Mercedes and Nissan / Infiniti powertrain and transmission controllers

March 25th, 2015 AutoEnginuity Giotto® (13.1) Release
Giotto® 13.1 highlights include full coverage for the BMW i3, i3 Rex, and i8, Kia Soul EV, and Prius PlugIn; more Mercedes late-model support; and finalizing the 14MY coverage

November 26th, 2014 AutoEnginuity Giotto (13.0) Release
Giotto® is a first-of-its-kind touch-based Windows® scan tool. Giotto® highlights include support for 14MY, custom sensor calculations (i.e., formulas), histogram support, and smarter vehicle selection process with our new Quick List®.

June 30th, 2014 AutoEnginuity ScanTool 12.2 Release
ScanTool 12.2 release adds new features and fixes. Highlights to new coverage include enhanced Ferrari 458 Italia / California engine, gearbox, suspension, ABS (includes Steering Angle Calibration), airbag, parking distance, instrument cluster (includes Service Reset) support.

April 7th, 2014 AutoEnginuity ScanTool 12.1 Release
ScanTool 12.1 release includes new updates to the 13MY coverage and fixes minor issues.

October 15th, 2013 Jay Horak driving the AutoEnginuity Pro Mazda Wins Expert Championship
Jay Horak wins the Pro Mazda Championship series Expert class for the 2013 season. Title sponsors for the car include AutoEnginuity and Soyko Industries. Overall the season included four third place finishes, three seconds, and two first places. “It was very professional and difficult. I am glad to have had the opportunity to compete at this level. The Road to Indy is the premier racing challenge for open wheel racing in North America—bar none”, says Jay Horak.

November 27th, 2013 AutoEnginuity Service Reset Tool for BMW / MINI
We are pleased to announce the release of a Service Interval Reset (SIR) / Conditional-Based Service (CBS) Oil Service reset tool. Additionally, it also can perform the Battery Replacement Registration for late-model BMW / MINIs. It is field-updatible and does not require a personal computer for operation.

November 14th, 2013 AutoEnginuity ScanTool 12.0 Release
ScanTool 12.0 introduces 13MY coverage.

October 15th, 2013 Jay Horak driving the AutoEnginuity Pro Mazda Wins Expert Championship
Jay Horak wins the Pro Mazda Championship series Expert class for the 2013 season. Title sponsors for the car include AutoEnginuity and Soyko Industries. Overall the season included four third place finishes, three seconds, and two first places. “It was very professional and difficult. I am glad to have had the opportunity to compete at this level. The Road to Indy is the premier racing challenge for open wheel racing in North America—bar none”, says Jay Horak.

September 2nd, 2013 AutoEnginuity ScanTool 11.2 Release
ScanTool 11.2 brings new coverage for European models and refines late-model coverage for US carmakers. Toyota has more specific support for late-model vehicles by reading the coverage matrix from the vehicle memory. BMW, Jaguar, and Nissan diesel support is vastly improved. GM received more precise coverage improvements for bitmapped sensors.

April 19th, 2013 Jay Horak Interviewed for MotorAge eNews
Peter Meier interviews Jay Horak for the April 2013 addition of "In the Workshop". Click here for the interview.

March 22th, 2013 AutoEnginuity ScanTool 11.1 Release
ScanTool 11.1 finalizes the release of all 12MY coverage and includes support for the new ProLine VCI.

December 21st, 2012 AutoEnginuity ScanTool 11.0.1 Release
ScanTool 11.0.1 fixes small issues and resolves coverage gaps for the BMW / MINI family of vehicles.

December 19th, 2012 Vehicle Service Pros Podcast
Vehicle Service Pros interviews Jay Horak of AutoEnginuity about the products diesel capabilities. Click here for the article and the podcast link.

November 26th, 2012 Vehicle Service Pros Lists AutoEnginuity ScanTool as a Top 100 Most Wanted Tools
Vehicle Service Pros lists ScanTool Version 11 as one of the Top 100 Most Wanted Tools. In fact it was in the top 25 entries. Click here to read the Top 100 Most Wanted Tools article.

November 19th, 2012 AutoEnginuity ScanTool 11.0 Release
ScanTool 11.0 introduces 12MY enhanced support.

October 1st, 2012 AutoEnginuity ScanTool 10.0 Wins 2012 PTEN Innovation Award
The ScanTool 10.0 release has won the Scantool category for the 2012 PTEN Innovation Awards. We are all very proud to be honored with this award. Thanks to all our customers and supporters. Click here to read the 2012 PTEN Innovation Awards winners.

August 15th, 2012 Version 10.3 of ScanTool Release
ScanTool 10.3 finalizes the Euro 11MY enhanced support.

April 3rd, 2012 MotorTrend invites AutoEnginuity to take part in upcoming MPG article
Jay Horak was sent to the Hyundai Proving Ground in California to work with Kim Reynolds of MotorTrend to help data log and compute MPG from vehicles. The upcoming article takes several approaches to determining vehicular MPG. Click here to read the 40 MPG Comparison article.

April 1st, 2012 AutoEnginuity on Truck U
AutoEnginuity is featured on the April episode of the Truck U show. Check it out on SpeedVision.

March 23rd, 2012 Version 10.1 of ScanTool Release
ScanTool 10.1 finalizes the 11MY enhanced support.

November 30th, 2011 Version 10.0 of ScanTool Release
AutoEnginuity releases version 10.0 of the ScanTool software. ScanTool 10 introduces the 11MY enhanced support, more hybrid support (Chevy Volt, Ford Fusion/Milan/Zephyer HEV, Kia Optima HEV, Hyundai Sonata HEV, Mazda Tribute HEV, Prius 10MY+), J2534 hardware support, improved actuation model, actuation support for late-model Jaguar, Land Rover, and Ford of Europe, a new security model, an improved user-interface, Mercedes and Honda trouble code retrieval from all systems, improved European support adding Ford of Europe model additions, Toyota of Europe models, and Hyundai/Kia euro-specific models and diesel engines, and Audi and VW trouble code library now supporting over 15,000 UDS trouble code descriptions.

June 13th, 2011 AAPEX Show
AutoEnginuity will be showing our new products at the AAPEX Show in Las Vegas. Come see us at booth 1173.

March 10th, 2011 Version 9.1 of ScanTool Release
AutoEnginuity releases version 9.1 of the ScanTool software. The ScanTool 9.1 release introduces TPMS registration support for makes that support using a scan tool (i.e. Toyota, Honda, etc.). Other important features include expanded GM body trouble code descriptions, Ford Pneumatic Test, Accurate Trim Test, and Ride Height Calibration, and Mercedes SBC activation and deactivation.

February 2nd, 2011 NASTF News Spotlights Aftermarket Tool Manufacturing Challenges
Bob Cabot writes about the October NACE conference where Jay Horak of AutoEnginuity, Inc., Charlie Gorman of ETI, and Tom Trisdale of Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. discuss the challenges of developing tools for our aftermarket service industry. The article is called Is Anybody Listening?in the February NASTF News.

January 2011 Underhood Service
In the "Courage Under Misfire" article, Glen Beanard, Master Technician, uses the AutoEnginuity ScanTool to demonstrate advanced techniques at resolving misfires with vehicles.

November 17th, 2010 Version 9.0 of ScanTool Release
AutoEnginuity releases version 9.0 of the ScanTool software. This release adds support for 10MY, Ford Power Balance graphing, and GM Global A vehicle support.

Oct. 21th, 2010 AutoEnginuity in Underhood Live Webcast
Jerry Truglia from Automotive Technician Training Service used the AutoEnginuity ScanTool BMW expansion to train in his latest Webcast.

Oct. 11th, 2010 Jay Horak is a Guest Speaker at NACE
Jay Horak had the privilege of speaking about the future of aftermarket scan tools at the NACE conference. Other panelists included representatives from Toyota, ETI, and Right to Repair.

August 27th, 2010 Version 8.4 of ScanTool Release
AutoEnginuity releases version 8.4 of the ScanTool software. This update encompasses resolving any missing support from European-specific models (i.e. diesel variations). In the case of enhanced BMW and GM, more controllers were brought up to complete coverage. Finally, this release also introduces enhanced Opel / Vauxhall support.

August 26th, 2010 AutoEnginuity Goes to Bimmers
For the 2010 show, AutoEnginuity will be exhibiting. We hope to see you all there.

June 29th, 2010 Version 8.3 of ScanTool Release
AutoEnginuity would like to announce the release of the 8.3 version of its popular ScanTool software.

This version focuses on completing our port of enhanced expansions (i.e., Jaguar and Land Rover) to the ProLine hardware. The ProLine hardware provides functionality previously impossible to support such as MCAN body controllers for Jaguar and Land Rover, RCM support for older Jaguars, and removing the requirement for a pigtail for Land Rover body controllers. Other software improvements include Porsche Cayenne 08+ SDI and DFI and 997 Turbo TOP DME coverage, BMW R50/R51/R53 adaptation resets, and full Mercedes Sprinter (906) '07 - '09 support.

This release also features a full Subaru bi-directional control update.

June 20th, 2010 AutoEnginuity Goes to AAPEX
For the 2010 show, AutoEnginuity will be exhibiting. Our booth is #1473. We hope to see you all there.

April 7th, 2010 Version 8.2.1 of ScanTool Release
AutoEnginuity releases version 8.2.1 of the ScanTool software. This version is a minor update with fixes and improvements. Of note, is that the enhanced Jaguar expansion is now ported to the ProLine hardware (with the exception of a few System Tests).

March 12th, 2010 Version 8.2 of ScanTool Release
AutoEnginuity releases version 8.2 of the ScanTool software. This version finalizes the Ford, Mazda, and Toyota support with the ProLine hardware. Other key features include Saturn KWP controller support, more Mazda CAN bi-directional support, Ford 6.4L diesel bi-directional support, Toyota Prius HV ECU Information Data # reporting, improved Mercedes diesel connectivity, more Chrysler system tests, and improved trouble code libraries for Audi and VW, BMW DMEs, Honda SRS, and Mercedes diesel controllers.

January 19th, 2010 Version 8.1 of ScanTool Release
AutoEnginuity releases version 8.1 of the ScanTool software. This version includes the Ford and Mazda support with the ProLine hardware, Ford CAN bi-directional controls, Ford and Mazda MCAN controller coverage, Ford EVAP Test support for CAN-model vehicles, Chrysler CCD support (biased networks), improved Audi and VW sensor naming and sensor information, and more Honda ABS support. Finally, the Nissan DDL1 (AC06) adaptor cable is now available for DDL1 14pin interfaces.

November 16th, 2009 Version 8.0 of ScanTool Release
AutoEnginuity releases version 8.0 of the ScanTool software. This version includes the model year 2009 support for all enhanced expansions.

A key feature is support for all Asian enhanced expansion to operate with the ProLine hardware. Using the ProLine hardware for these Asian expansions will allow for more coverage (i.e., Toyota TPWS and Air Conditioning unavailable with the OBDII hardware); more electrical interfaces (OBDI Nissan DDL1 for late model AT controllers); no pigtail requirements (i.e., Hyundai/Kia); and, finally, faster connections by no longer requiring an OBDII connection for even enhanced controllers (i.e., Nissan late models will connect ten seconds faster).
Other key features, Windows 7 support, and for our customers who choose to develop their own software, we now are offering a programming interface for the ProLine hardware.

Finally, this update will also include the new, revised, SpeedTracer 4.2. This new version includes support for the ProLine hardware, more Vehicle Profiles, and improved MPG support.

October 27th, 2009 Scotty Kilmer Reviews AutoEnginuity
Emmy-award winning mechanic Scotty Kilmer does a video review of the AutoEnginuity product line. Click here to view the video review: YouTube Video

October 14th, 2009 Autobody News Spotlights AutoEnginuity
The October issue (Vol. 27 Issue 10) of Autobody News spotlights AutoEnginuity's ProLine in the PC-Base Diagnostics Equipment article. For more information take a look at www.autobodynews.com.

September 4th, 2009 Version 7.4 of ScanTool Release
This version finalizes the European coverage efforts we've been working on for the last year. We sent engineering to dozens of european dealerships in the United States and the United Kingdom to ensure that our coverage was the most complete in the industry.

AutoEnginuity at AAPEX
Come see us in Las Vegas at the AAPEX show Nov 3rd - 5th. We are booth 454 on the main floor. We hope to be able show off the first glimpse of the 8.0 version of the ScanTool software.

June 8th, 2009 Version 7.3 of ScanTool Release
This adds more European coverage for Audi, BMW, and Mercedes.

May 12th, 2009 Version 7.2.1 of ScanTool Release
This version improves on European support released with the 7.2 release. For example, the enhanced BMW support improved by completing the port of the older BMW to the new ProLine hardware thus no longer requiring the pigtail adaptor and speeding up the data rates, it also adds more Audi and VW trouble code support and adds Bentley models, and it also improves the Mercedes coverage to include more bi-directional controls and more earlier EGS support, to name just a few.

April 16th, 2009 Auto Atlantic features AutoEnginuity in "Silent Warriors" Article
The May 2009 issue of Auto Atlantic magazine features an article by John Cannell entitled "The Silent Warrior: PC Based Test Tools and Diagnostics". In that article he highlights PICO and AutoEnginuity. Click here to read the article: The Silent Warrior: PC Based Test Tools and Diagnostics

April 15th, 2009 Version 7.2 of ScanTool Release
This version is the long awaited update to our enhanced European coverage. Enhanced Porsche now updates to include live data and bi-directional support for 60+ controllers. Enhanced BMW adds 40+ new controllers for the E6X and E9X up to '07 models support. Enhanced Mercedes and Audi and VW are released with the most competitive after-market implementations yet. Finally, last but certainly not least, GM transmission data stream has been completed and we are the first to introduce the GM single-wire CAN body systems.

April 2nd, 2009 Professional Tool and Equipment News Feature AutoEnginuity
The April 2009 issue of PTEN features AutoEnginuity's ScanTool European expansion in their Tools of the Month.

April 1st, 2009 AutoEnginuity Goes to AAPEX
For the 2009 show, AutoEnginuity will be exhibiting. We'll have the booth information when we are given our lot. We hope to see you all there.

March 20th, 2009 Professional Tool and Equipment News Reviews AutoEnginuity ScanTool
The March 2009 issue of PTEN magazine reviews the AutoEnginuity ScanTool 7.0 release. Click here to read the review: Professional-Tool-and-Equipment-News March Tool Reviews. See the video here: Video Review.

March 14th, 2009 MotorAge Features AutoEnginuity ScanTool for OBD-II Article
The March 2009 issue of MotorAge magazine features an article by Peter Meier on OBD-II and it's nine modes. The author used AutoEnginuity to highlight each of OBD-II modes.

March 4th, 2009 Version 7.1 of ScanTool Release
The ScanTool 7.1 release carries on the tradition of closing any remaining gaps in our Domestic and Asian coverage. Coverage now includes Subaru body systems, Toyota now supports body and chassis controller update rates as much as 10x faster, Honda System Test descriptions are now provided as is support for the Crank Pattern Clear and Learn test, and Aston Martin added the DB9 and Vanquish model support.

November 7th, 2008 Version 7.0 of ScanTool Release
The ScanTool 7.0 release introduces our '08 MY support for all enhanced expansions. Also released is support for the SAE 1979 May 2007 update which includes the 2010 diesel sensor support and new Mode 6. Finally, the Honda expansion completes it's coverage of the chassis controllers.

September 5th, 2008 Version 6.2 of ScanTool Release
The ScanTool 6.2 release focuses on implementing European diesel model support and finalizing new model CAN system coverage for Ford, Nissan, Chrysler, and GM for the newer models. The Nissan/Infiniti expansion will now have support for 19 new CAN systems to include the ADP, LDW, TPMS, HVEC, and HVAC. The Chrysler expansion saw improvements in the VPW-based systems finalizing any missing coverage and added 517 CAN-based system tests. The GM expansion now includes the body/chassis dual wire CAN full system support. Finally, some European diesel model support was added for the BMW, Ford, and Jaguar expansions.

August 1st, 2008 AutoEnginuity in Bentley Publishing's Toyota Pruis Edition
Bentley Publishing has released the Toyota Prius edition and mentions AutoEnginuity in the diagnostics section. It's available online at www.bentleypublishers.com.

July 3rd, 2008 Version 6.1 of ScanTool Release
The ScanTool 6.1 release introduces our enhanced Isuzu and Mitsubishi '96 - '07 coverage, faster Mode 6 reporting with even more translations, improved trouble code reporting model by reporting controller network status, and improved data logging playback by allowing the pre-selection of sensors to view.

Mar 3rd, 2008 Version 6.0 of ScanTool Release
The ScanTool has gone through another revolution in both coverage and innovation. Now supporting high-resolution 32-bit virtual buffered graphing for full pan and zoom capabilities, '07 factory-level coverage upgrades, improved DTC retrieval times, and dozens of new Honda systems to name a few.

Feb 28th, 2008 AutoEnginuity's ScanTool Nominated for PTEN Innovation Award
The PDA ScanTool was nominated for the Professional Tool and Equipment Innovation Award. The PDA ScanTool, with it's support for 38 factory-level data streams is an unprecedented amount of coverage for even hand-held devices. Yet all this coverage can be put into any Mobile 5.0/6.0 cell phone/PDA.

Jan 29th, 2008 3D Telemetry to Operate with AutoEnginuity's ScanTool
3D Telemetry (http://www.3dtelemetry.com/) introduces a GPS software package to allow for outputting AutoEnginuity ScanTool vehicle telemetry to Google Earth maps.

Nov 15th, 2007 Version 5.4 of ScanTool Released
The 5.4 introduces enhanced Porsche trouble code retrieval and clearing support for '96 - '08 models, With the enhanced Porsche, trouble code retrieval can be done on systems such as Tiptronic, airbags (POSIP), ABS, Alarm, Seat Memory, PASM, HBA, Transfer Case, Level Control, and 44 other body, chassis, and powertrain systems. Other highlights include enhanced Honda CAN systems support, added ABS Type 1 bi-directional controls, and added Toyota Prius '01 - '03 HV ECU and Battery systems support.

Nov 12th, 2007 Porsche Club America Charity Auction
Thanks to the PCA for allowing us to come out and show off our coming enhanced Porsche coverage at the annual charity auction.

Sept 21st, 2007 Version 5.3 of ScanTool Released
The 5.3 introduces enhanced Subaru powertrain and ABS support for '99 - '07 models and enhanced Honda ABS and airbag support for '96 - '06. Other important upgrades include more Chrysler transmission support for early '96 - '00 models, Hyundai/Kia ECM, BCM, ABS, and airbag support for the '05 - '06 model years, engine VIN decoding support for Ford and Chrysler, added steering angle sensor calibration and sensor support for supporting Nissan models, and improved Toyota bi-directional controls.

July 1st, 2007 Version 5.2 of ScanTool Released
ScanTool 5.2 adds Jaguar factory-level coverage to our enhanced European line-up. Coverage will include sensors, bi-directional controls, system tests, and trouble code retrieval and clearing for '95 - '07 models on body, chassis, engine, and transmission controllers. 5.2 also is our first installment of our enhanced Chrysler and GM improvements. Finally, Ford PATS programming is now complete for '96 - '06 vehicles and Powerstroke 6.4L has been introduced.

June 3rd, 2007 Mobile 6 Supported
ScanTool 5.1 is now released with Windows Mobile 6 support. This includes support for PDA phones supporting the full Windows Mobile 6 operating system such as T-Mobile's Wing.

May 9th, 2007 Version 5.1 of ScanTool Released
ScanTool 5.1 improves the enhanced BMW coverage with five new Z4 E85/E86 systems, adds new Honda system tests and bi-directional controls, adds more Mazda TCM sensors, and improves Ford vehicle model coverage to name a few.

April 15th, 2007 Version 5.0 of ScanTool Released
ScanTool 5.0 introduces powerful new user-interface features such as the ability to change systems with a single key-stroke, more powerful vehicle selection with color-coded fields to assist in proper model selection, now with full text translation of state and mode sensors, and printing of any live data stream. Finally, new additions to the enhanced coverage includes enhanced Honda powertrain, enhanced Chrysler body and chassis support, full enhanced Land Rover support, and Hyundai/Kia ABS and airbag.

April 11th, 2007 Motor features ProLine in "Diagnostic Equipment Roundup"
The April issue of Motor magazine includes the AutoEnginuity ProLine ScanTool in their "Diagnostic Equipment Roundup".

January 16th, 2007 AVI Conference
Thanks to all the attendees of the AVI Annual Training conference for making this event such a success. This was our first sponsorship for this event and can say that we not only enjoyed the time--but we'll be back!

November 19th, 2006 Version 4.4 of ScanTool Released
The 4.4 release primarily focuses on completing our Toyota and BMW coverage. Our engineering team went into the field for thirty days connecting to BMW and Toyota vehicles. They were able to completely test all existing coverage and add missing coverage. Now with new BMW features such as MKIV and MK20 ABS controller PIDs support, adding dozens of BMW FC descriptions for body and chassis controllers, and BMW status byte support. Also, with new Toyota support for the '06 model year, full text descriptions of all state and mode PIDs, dozens of new system tests, and improved bi-directional control support.

October 16th, 2006 Technical Support now Offered in Spanish
We are proud to announce our technical support is now offered in Spanish. Helping us offer this new support is Manuel Vergara. We'd like to welcome Manuel to our team. He will now be taking over our technical services department.

September 12th, 2006 PTEN includes the ProLine as a "Tool of the Month"
The September issue of Professional Tool and Equipment magazine includes the AutoEnginuity ProLine ScanTool as a "Tool of the Month".

August 31st, 2006 Version 4.3 of ScanTool Released
Another significant upgrade to our ScanTool line was released today. With this release we now offer a fully enhanced BMW/MINI '95 - '06 option, added full enhanced Chrysler CAN support, 29-bit CAN support, GM module availability testing, some PATs programming for Fords, Nissan CAN body module configuration capabilities, and increased our Ford, Nissan, Kia, Toyota, GM, Chrylser and Mazda coverage for just a few of the new improvements. As with all releases, we include bugs fixes and improvements to the product functionality such as easier feature activation and GM PID dropout fixes to name just a few.

Aug 5th, 2006 We've Moved
Thanks for all your patience as we moved to a larger facility. Our new address is 3715 E. Palm ST., Mesa, AZ 85215.

May 29th, 2006 Version 4.0 of SpeedTracer Released
Version 4.0 introduces MPG (current and running average), Boost Pressure computations, better metric support, and more vehicle profiles.

May 5th, 2006 Version 4.2 of ScanTool Released
Version 4.2 introduces enhanced Nissan/Infiniti coverage for engine, A/T, BCM (non-CAN), ABS, airbags, 4WD, and Locking Differential systems for all '00 - '06. Coverage includes bi-directional controls and system configuration functions such as Ignition Timing Advance Adjustment and Idle RPM Adjustment. Finally, with this release comes faster ISO connection times, Ford of Europe Falcon Ba support, Nissan VIN decoding, and Toyota ABS Air Bleed, Singal Check, and Reset Memory system tests, to name only a few of the new features.

April 19th, 2006 Roundel includes AutoEnginuity in BMW tool line-up
The May issue of Roundel magazine includes the AutoEnginuity ScanTool in a BMW tool comparison. Even though we don't have our enhanced BMW coverage available, we are still a tool of choice for BMW DIYers.

March 31st, 2006 Version 4.1 of ScanTool Released
With this release comes the much anticipated GM chassis and DPID support. Let's not forget all Mazda systems 02 - 06, Hyundai/Kia engine and transaxle from '98 - '04, and complete Toyota/Lexus/Scion engine/transmission/body/chassis up to '05. Now no other PC/PDA-based scan tool in the world has more OBD-II or manufacturer specific coverage.

November 25th, 2005 Version 4.0 of ScanTool Released
This release introduces our completely re-designed user-interface. Now the ScanTool can resized, windows and toolbars can be docked, and all are completely customizable. With this release we introduced more '05 and '06 Ford model year coverage. Noteworthy in the update is the fact that the GM enhanced interface no longer requires sensor auto detection and the addition of several thousands sensors and dozens of bi-directional controls. Last, but not least, Chrysler enhanced now supports model years '01 - '05.

October 19th, 2005 Crank It Up with Scotty Kilmer Spotlights AutoEnginuity
KHOU (CBS) Crank It Up with Scotty Kilmer spends some time talking about AutoEnginuity and fixing cars. Click here for a complete look at the video.

September 29th, 2005 Version 3.6 Releases
Version 3.6 expands our Chrysler and Toyota enhanced coverage. Our Toyota enhanced now supports vehicles up to the model year of 2005; while adding 1K new trouble code descriptions, and dozens of more sensors and actuator commands. Chrysler enhanced now has full support for the entire '96 - '01 engine series; also, giving us Cummins diesel support. Those are just a few of the new features.

September 28th, 2005 TEAM AVI Uses AutoEnginuity's ScanTool in Mode $06 Training Video
Automotive Video, Inc. ("TEAM AVI") has created a Mode $06 instructional video to teach the intricacies of one of the most misunderstood aspects of the OBD-II. Instructed by John Forro Jr., who has written on the topic of Mode $06 and has taught it nationally. This new video incorporates the AutoEnginuity ScanTool as a teaching tool. The video will be a great asset for any AutoEnginuity ScanTool owner who wants to learn how to fully utilize Mode $06. For more details, click here.

August 19th, 2005 USB, Chrysler, Mazda enhanced and 3.5 Version of ScanTool Released
In one of the largest releases to date, AutoEnginuity now offers support for a completely Plug-n-Play USB OBD-II connector, enhanced Chrysler and Mazda options, and version 3.5 of the ScanTool product. Version 3.5 will be available in English, Spanish, and German.

July 20th, 2005 Spanish and German Versions of ScanTool Released
Version 3.4 of the ScanTool has been professionally translated into Spanish and German. The Spanish and German versions include fully translated documentation and are available for free with all future AutoEnginuity versions.

July 3rd, 2005 3.4 Released
Version 3.4 adds more significant GM light truck enhanced support, DTC status bit decoding, enhanced Freeze Frame support, and more Ford system tests (KAM Reset and Service Bleed for example), to name just a few of the features.

July 1st, 2005 Motor Magazine Spotlights Scan Tools
The June issue of Motor Magazine discusses professional scan tools and discusses AutoEnginuity's ScanTool. The article is entitled, "Scan Tool Assessment" and is written by the very knowledgeable Bob Pattengale.

June 8th, 2005 AutoEnginuity Reviewed in DSport Magazine
DSport Magazine takes a look at the ScanTool and SpeedTracer products in the July 2005 issue.

June 7th, 2005 AutoEnginuity Signs Agreement with Diagnostic Hotline
With the growing DIYer market requiring a diverse set of vehicle information as much as they require a good scan tool, AutoEnginuity is partnering up with Diagnostic Hotline to provide that last crucial component. Should you need help, or require more information, during the repair of your vehicle, knowledgeable professional mechanics can help provide that.

Diagnostic Hotline
1-800-260-9377
www.Diagnostichotline.com

June 6th, 2005 Boston Globe (Hack Your Car)
AutoEnginuity was spotlighted in a feature article about automotive technologies and diagnostic tools. Download a copy here: Boston Globe (Hack Your Car).

May 25th, 2005 PC SpeedTracer 3.0 Released
Version 3.0 now offers new graphs with anti-alias lines and zooming, support for multiple plots per graph, saving graphs with labels, volumetric efficiency computations, coast down and Cd computations, and dozens of new vehicle profiles.

April 15th, 2005 3.3 Released
Version 3.3 is the "BIG" GM upgrade we've all been talking about. After a full year of work, we are pleased to announce the addition of GM body and transmission, and more light trucks powertrain to our enhanced GM support option. Also added to the ScanTool was VIN decoding, a Grid data view, Hot Keys, a more customizable and newer user-interface, and sporting connection times 2x as fast to name a few of the key features.

January 31st, 2005 3.2 Released
Version 3.2 adds full active command support for our enhanced interfaces, CAN 6x support, custom support for the non-compliant BMW '01 - '05 M3, more Subaru support, to name just a few key features.

December 20th, 2004 3.1 Released
In keeping with our customers' many needs, we released a version specifically to answer their requests. Now supporting CAL, CVN, and ECM id reporting, more Mode 6 translations, preserving the vehicle last selected, and color-coded Mode 6 completion states to name only a few of the new features. Like all of our downloads, 3.1 is free on our website. Special thanks to all of the iATN contributors for their insight and expertise in making this tool better.

September 21st, 2004 Toyota Enhanced Interface Released
With Toyota/Lexus as the current leader of Japanese import vehicles, doing an enhanced interface was imperative for our customers. AutoEnginuity is proud to have completed that work. Our Toyota/Lexus enhanced interface contains 112 powertrain sensors to help you to better service these vehicles.

September 13th, 2004 AutoEnginuity Releases Version 3.0
Version 3.0 is a revolution in the Scan Tool line. Now with features such as playback, printing and saving of DTC and IM reports, a new user-interface, more trouble codes, fully translated Mode 6 data, and an improved Ford enhanced inteface to support all 66 systems and 2800+ sensors.

August 11th, 2004 AutoEnginuity Featured on NBC 1190
Jay Horak was asked to come on NBC radio (1190AM) to talk about AutoEnginuity OBDII products and the automotive electronics industry. Download the audio file here: NBC Interview with Jay Horak.

June 29th, 2004 AutoEnginuity Receives Top Pick from Handheld Computing
Handheld Computings (www.hhcmag.com) reviewed the Palm version of Scan Tool and gave it a Top Pick with an overall rating of "A". You can read all the details in the the August 2004 issue.

June 9th, 2004 AutoEnginuity Goes European
AutoEnginuity took their technical team to Europe to get hands on EOBD training. With the next major release Scan Tool and SpeedTracers will include improved EOBD (3 and 4) support and they will also be translated into French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

May 26th, 2004 Scan Tool Used in 101 Projects for Your BMW 3-Series
Scan Tool and SpeedTracer are featured in the 101 Projects for Your BMW 3-Series book due for release in December 2004. This is the third edition to this renowned book series by Pelican Parts owner, Wayne R. Dempsey. This prolific author has written several books on project cars and automotive technical articles. You can find his work in your local bookstore and on the www.101projects.com website. AutoEnginuity would like to also announce that Pelican is now a reseller for the Scan Tool product line. Read about us here: Reading OBDII Fuel Injection Systems.

April 28th, 2004 Scan Tool Reviewed in Pen Computing Magazine
Scan Tool and SpeedTracer recently were reviewed for the May issue of Pen Computing Magazine. You can purchase Pen Computing Magazine at your newstand or download the review here. PCM051_ScanTool.pdf

April 11th, 2004 GM and Ford Enhanced Interfaces Released
Adding to our long list of features is now the ability to communicate directly with your Ford or GM vehicle through non-OBDII protocols. With the new enhanced interfaces you can now access as many 500+ sensors with the GM version and 400+ sensors with the Ford version.

Feb 23rd, 2004 2.1 Released
We are pleased to announce the release of Scan Tool version 2.1. Version 2.1 adds the wireless support you have been hearing so much about. Utilizing the newest and best suited technologies for the task: Bluetooth and 2.4 Mhz RF. Solutions are available for all our customers needs and budgets. With this new release you'll never have to be tethered to your vehicle again.

Feb 2nd, 2004 CAN Released
The CAN hardware was ready for several months and many of our customers pre-ordered. We have now completed our software support for the CAN interface.

January 5th, 2004 Version 2.0 Released
We are pleased to announce another feature-rich release. Now supporting the new OBDII extended sensors (to include wide-band oxygen sensors). Some of the other major features are: 1) better serial connection information for more robust description of the connection status; 2) new color-coded meters replacing the grid; 3) VIN support; and 4) dozens more trouble code descriptions; and, 5) an animated GIF logo to show a heartbeat while connecting. Download the newest version today.

December 11th, 2003 Palm Scan Tool Released
AutoEnginuity has successfully ported the popular Scan Tool to yet another platform. Now all the features that you have come to love in the PC-based Scan Tool can be found on Palm devices. Special thanks goes to Jason Blackston on our development team for hitting all of our schedules and delivering yet another solid version of the Scan Tool.

We here at AutoEnginuity, would like to take the time to announce another coming release from Jason and his wife, Lisa. This is one release we will ask Jason not to rush. Congratulations you guys.

November 21st, 2003 SpeedTracer Released
We are pleased to announce that SpeedTracer has released. We spent a considerable amount of time evaluating how the OBDII port could be used to facilitate performance analysis. SpeedTracer is a culmination of that effort. Thanks to Pete Catsulis and TechnoDyne Racing for all of their input and dynamometer time.

October 12th, 2003 Extended Warranty Period
We are pleased to announce that we are extending our warranty period to one full year for our OBDII connector. The terms of the warranty will remain the same. This warrranty will retroactively apply to all our customers.

October 1st, 2003 Version 1.2 Release
With the new 2003 and 2004 vehicles around the corner, we ramped up our development to implement more support for new trouble codes and vehicle ECUs. Now with better support for ISO vehicles, faster connection times, and a battery voltage readout. Of course the User Guide was updated to include more Hard-To-Find Vehicle DLCs and more information on drive cycles. Version 1.2 is now available for free download for both the Pocket PC and PC platform. AutoEnginuity would like to thank the newly enlisted beta sites for all their great help with another successful release.

August 28th, 2003 Pocket PC Release
AutoEnginuity is proud to announce that our acclaimed software has been successfully ported to the Microsoft Pocket PC (2002-2003) platform. Although the Pocket PC is smaller in its form factor, it's not smaller in its features or support. Not only is the feature set the same as the PC, but we implemented the same interface our customers have come to love; while retaining the user interface nuances of the Pocket PC.

August 1st, 2003 Version 1.1 Release
The PC version of Scan Tool is getting more DTCs and fixing some connection issues with Nissan ECUs. This release adds multiple ECU support and an Oxygen Sensor dedicated window.