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CAS 25 Year Celebration

CAS 25 Year Anniversary Contest Announcement

Times change but quality stays the same.

Over the last 25 years, CAS of New England has been focused on providing great products and service to the auto industry.

This tradition of excellence continues today with OEM and aftermarket scan tools plus the multiple ADAS calibration kits that CAS offers.

This year, CAS is celebrating 25 years in  business with 25% cash rebates & a grand prize of $25,000!

Entering our 25th Anniversary contest is easy!

  • Place an order for products or services with CAS in 2020
  • Each month, two customers will win a 25% cash rebate on one order placed that month. A total of 24 cash rebates will be awarded!
  • At the end of the year, one lucky customer will win the grand prize of $25,000 in CAS merchandise credit!
  • The grand prize winner will be selected from all customer orders placed in 2020.

So if you’ve placed 10 orders during the year, that’s 10 chances to win $25,000. Good luck!

For more information, you can view our Press Release here, and the Contest Flyer here.

Windows 7 Support Ending

Windows 7 Support Ending, Time to Upgrade?

Microsoft has announced that they are ending Windows 7 Support, along with ceasing security updates on this platform. For many of your computers, updates will be required, and the deadline is approaching.  

Two options are:

  • Update to a minimum software requirement of Windows 10
  • Consider a new laptop, with a minimum requirement of Windows 10 software and in-built Solid State Drive hardware

For a compatible laptop, CAS recommends the Panasonic CF-54 Toughbook; we carry and support this hardware.  CAS is currently fighting to get the Panasonic Toughbook in stock fast enough to meet the high demand for this model. 

It has a great keyboard, a convenient carrying handle, and a durable impact/wear-resistant shell. 

Here are the Toughbook’s specs:

  • Thinner design
  • 14” notebook with HD or Full HD display
  • Structural strength from honeycombed bonnet/hood and magnesium alloy
  • Optional VGA and true serial ports
  • Additional configurations:  2nd LAN, dedicated GPS, 4th USB 2.0, rugged USB
  • Optional DVD drive, PC card, 2nd battery, contactless SmartCard reader, fingerprint reader configuration
  • Shock mounted removable Hard Disk Drive/Solid State Drive storage with built-in heater
  • Spill proof across complete inner surfaces
  • 5th-generation Intel® Core™️ i5 vPro™️ processor
  • Bluetooth, WiFi, 4G LTE
  • 11 hour main battery life


Upgrading from a Dell?  CAS is offering a Promotional trade-in Allowance for our customers currently using Dell products. Contact our team to learn more.

For more on the Panasonic Toughbook CF-54, watch here:

AAPEX 2019

Visit us at AAPEX 2019 from Nov. 5-7 in Las Vegas

The CAS team will be at AAPEX 2019 next week in Las Vegas, Nevada!

Visit us at the Sands Expo Center, at  from Nov. 5-7 to meet our team and learn more about our automotive service product lines and technical support solutions.

This annual event is one of the most valuable for both attendees and vendors, as there’s so much opportunity to learn about from industry experts and peers and view new automotive technologies.

CAS of New England is located at booth 876, and you can visit our vendor web-page here.

And you can learn more about the trade show here.

Ready to speak with someone from Connected Automotive Solutions? You can contact our friendly team of automotive specialists here.

Scan Tools at OEMTools.com

Resources at OEMTools.com

Our team is here to help!

CAS of New England customers get to utilize all of our online resources, such as Technical Support, and our Customers Only web-pages with useful information on proper operation and optimization of diagnostic scan tools.

And, our customers are also subscribed to our “Tech Alert” email newsletter and are notified when new updates are available, along with instructions to get them live.

At CAS, we are trained and qualified automotive specialists, with ASE certification, typically L1 level. We are committed to bringing our customers the “Best in Class” tools, information, and reprogramming to the general aftermarket.

Knowledge about the products one sells, technical support after the sale, repair service when things go wrong, service loaners and the ability to remotely access and service a shop’s laptop application are all ‘minimum acceptable’ services to us.

We also provide initial training on delivery, free loaners on all tools, warranty registrations on all sales, and 100% money back guarantee!

Ready to speak with someone from our staff? To get more information, give us a call, or contact us online.


Updates at CAS of New England

You may have noticed some changes here at OEMTools.com!

For starters, we’ve launched a brand new website recently. We hope that this new site helps our customers find what they need easier, get in contact with us, and provide more resources as needed for their automotive scan tools.

You may have also noticed that CAS of New England is now on social media. We’re now on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. We hope that these additional digital avenues help us provide better service and connect with our customers as well as share our automotive diagnostic expertise with an even wider audience.

Lastly, this post is the first of many to come, as we are integrating our news, press releases, and company updates all in our Company News page. Here, we will be providing product and scan tools updates as well, in order to keep our customers up-to-date on the most recent information available.

If you’d like to get more information as it becomes available in your email inbox, you can also sign up for our company newsletter here.