The options are specialism In a particular brand and picking the original equipment or buying multiple dealer diagnostic tools and dealing with the substantial prices for subscriptions and training.
Remote diagnostics will play a major part in bridging the gap, they are not a replacement for dealer tools. With Tools such as Osca, ODISo, Rade, GMTO, and Shaap which are all part of the jifeline network.
I see more And more of these networks arriving all having different specialisms. Such as keys, diagnostic assistance, dpf faults etc at Impact diagnostics we pride on being 100% independent and will always be known for the best tool for the job which isn’t always the most profitable for us but it is the correct tool for the job and in turn makes our customers the happiest.