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Drew Technologies - California OBD2 Smog Test is Certified

Press release date: June 23, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - On June 20(th), 2014 the California Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) officially certified the Drew Technologies IMclean DAD for use in California inspection stations. The certification allows smog shops use the wired or wireless OBD2 "DAD" device from Drew Technologies to perform smog inspections on model year 2000 and newer vehicles. This new system, known as BAR-OIS, will replace existing BAR97 equipment for 2000 and newer vehicles. The new system offers significantly reduce test times and lower equipment costs.

The certification process took over 9 months and consisted of three phases of testing. During the final phase of certification Drew Technologies setup BETA 50 stations in California and set out to test a minimum of 20,000 vehicles. In the end, over 100,000 cars were tested at the BETA sites and DrewTech achieved a 99.97% rate for successful communication.

The IMclean DAD is available now from and thru DrewTech distributors. DrewTech's IMclean device is also sold as a part of complete systems thru Banalogic and ESP. For more information, visit

Drew Technologies

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