Madison, Ind. – New Shockwave™-equipped Rotary Lift SmartLift® inground lifts and two-post surface lifts have been approved by leading vehicle manufacturers including: Acura, Audi, Chrysler, Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar/Land Rover, Lexus, Kia, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, VW and Volvo. As a result of these approvals, dealers can buy the lifts through the official OEM-sponsored equipment programs.
With lift times of just 25 seconds up and 19 seconds down, Shockwave-equipped lifts are the world’s fastest lifts™. Their overall speed is further enhanced by the patent-pending Spotline™ laser spotting guide and a variety of quick-set superstructure choices that make Shockwave-equipped lifts faster and easier to set up, as well.
Faster equipment in the service bay helps technicians be more efficient and productive. In fact, Shockwave-equipped lifts save technicians up to a minute or more per vehicle, letting them complete more jobs in a day and conduct more thorough vehicle inspections to sell additional work. A recent time and motion study found that Shockwave-equipped lifts can generate at least $3,259 in additional profit per bay annually. Dealers can calculate their own Shockwave ROI using the interactive calculator available online at www.rotarylift.com/shockwave.
New SmartLift inground lifts or SPOA family two-post lifts can be ordered Shockwave-equipped. A Shockwave retrofit performance package is also available to upgrade existing SmartLift inground lifts. The retrofit kit includes new hydraulic cylinders, a battery power unit and controls, and Spotline laser.
“The Rotary Lift SmartLift inground lift and SPOA10 two-post lift are two of the best-selling lifts on the market,” says Mark Fitzpatrick, Rotary Lift OEM account manager. “They have been approved by all of the leading vehicle manufacturers and included in their dealer equipment programs for as long as I can remember. The new Shockwave package builds on the reliability and proven performance of these products to provide even more productivity for dealers.”
Shockwave-equipped lifts are battery-operated, with built-in chargers that run on 110V current. This patent-pending approach eliminates the need for expensive 230V wiring, reducing installation costs by more than 80 percent. Because the lift uses less electricity, daily operating costs are also lower.
Rotary Lift two-post and SmartLift inground lifts accelerated by Shockwave have been third-party tested by ETL and ALI certified to meet ANSI safety and performance standards.
For more information about Shockwave, contact your local Rotary Lift distributor, visit www.rotarylift.com/shockwave, or call (800) 640-5438. You can also find Rotary Lift on Facebook, www.facebook.com/RotaryLift; Twitter, www.twitter.com/RotaryLift and YouTube, www.youtube.com/
About Rotary Lift
Rotary Lift is the leading brand of vehicle lifts and equipment designed to increase technician productivity. Founded in 1925 by the inventor of the first automotive hydraulic lift, Rotary Lift offers the broadest line of lifts for use in professional automotive service, commercial truck and transit, and enthusiast/residential customer segments. There are more Rotary Lift products used in vehicle repair shops around the world than any other brand.
With an uncompromising commitment to product quality, testing and safety, Rotary Lift’s products have achieved the reputation as the world’s most trusted lifts. A founding member of the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI), Rotary Lift is also the only North American lift manufacturer certified to ISO 9001 quality standards.
Rotary Lift is a Vehicle Service Group (VSG) brand. VSG comprises eight major vehicle lifting and collision repair brands: Rotary Lift, Chief™ Automotive Technologies, Forward® Lift, Direct-Lift®, Hanmecson®, Revolution® Lift, Blitz® and nogra®. Based in Madison, Ind., VSG has operations worldwide. VSG is part of the Engineered Systems segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV), a multi-billion dollar, global producer of innovative equipment, specialty systems and value-added services.