Automotive tools

Image 1: An Xhorse Super Chip, which can be used for cloning or origination of a large number of different automotive transponders
Automotive tools

Transponder Update 2022

Sept. 19, 2022
Universal key programming is the latest trend when it comes to key generation for locksmiths.
Image 1: The 2020 Nissan Sentra. Avoid making keys for this vehicle if you can until a reliable solution comes out.
Automotive door, ignition & trunk locks

Nissan’s New Security System

Aug. 22, 2022
Adding a gateway has made its vehicles more difficult to program.
Image 1: The WedgeCo lineup of new tools
Automotive tools

Auto Lock Pick Innovation

WedgeCo has developed a series of tools that are comfortable to hold and easy to use.
Image 1: The Dolphin menu in the Xhorse Key Tool Max

Get the Max from the Xhorse Key Tool Max

May 17, 2022
Knowing all of the essential commands will help automotive locksmiths to unlock this potentially powerful tool.
Images courtesy of Steve Young
Along with knowing how to program transponder keys, automotive locksmiths these days also have to be surgeons, knowing what pieces go where when performing work.

ALOA’s New Automotive Division Ready to Serve

May 12, 2022
IAAL President Ed Woods discusses the new group’s direction and what’s ahead for locksmiths.