Schrader Awarded TPMS Contract
Schrader Electronics Ltd, part of Tomkins Industrial and Automotive Division, has been awarded the contract to supply remote tyre pressure monitoring systems (“RTPMS”) to Mercedes starting in 2006. The RTPMS system is designed to allow drivers to monitor their vehicle’s tyre pressure by using electronic sensors attached to the tyre valves to transmit pressure data from each wheel to display on the dashboard or rear view mirror.
In response to the news, Stephen McClelland, managing director commented: “This strategic win further strengthens Schrader Electronics’ position as the leading supplier of tyre pressure monitoring systems and confirms the company’s reputation for innovation in design and supplying leading edge technologies to the automotive industry.”
Schrader Electronics also supplies to manufacturers Renault, Peugeot, Nissan, Ford, GM and DaimlerChrysler.