SmarTire to Supply TPMS to Optima Bus Corp
SmarTire Systems Inc announced that Optima Bus Corporation has selected SmarTire to supply tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) on its buses, including those units that Optima will manufacture for the Chicago Transit Authority. Optima is a leading manufacturer of medium-size mass transit buses, including the Opus Low-floor Bus and American Heritage Streetcar.
Dave Warkentin, vice president sales and marketing of SmarTire Systems, said: “The addition of Optima Bus to our growing list of bus OEM customers further enhances our leading position in the transit and coach bus markets. We look forward to working with the Optima Bus to provide advanced monitoring solutions for its vehicles.”
Doug Brehm, vice president of projects at Optima Bus, commented: “Optima has a reputation for quality, service and safety. Our corporate culture has a tradition of nurturing innovation and seeking ways to better serve the needs of each customer. SmarTire’s TPMS system will help us continue to achieve these goals.”