Tag: TPMS

Trelleborg debuts Phoenix TPMS

Trelleborg debuts Phoenix TPMS

12th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Visitors to this year’s Bauma construction and mining machinery trade fair are amongst the first to see Phoenix TPMS, a new cloud-based system for construction tyres from Trelleborg Wheel Systems. Trelleborg claims its Phoenix TPMS will “enhance productivity in critical applications and to make the operator’s life easier in the most demanding environments.”

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NIRA to supply TPMS for London Taxis

NIRA to supply TPMS for London Taxis

11th April 2019 | 0 Comments

NIRA Dynamics has won a contract to deliver indirect TPMS to LEVC, formerly known as London Taxi Company. And TPI (Tyre Pressure Indicator) has already been installed in the first electric taxi vehicles in London.

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Pirelli’s Track Adrenaline pitched at ‘petrolheads only’

5th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Track Adrenaline is a new product from Pirelli’s Cyber Technologies department, which was launched at the Geneva Motor Show roughly a month ago. Pirelli says this system is aimed at “absolute petrolheads only”, which is why – for the time being at least – it is only available on P Zero Trofeo R tyres.

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ETRMA welcomes EU General Road Safety Regulation

2nd April 2019 | 0 Comments

The ETRMA has welcomed the endorsement of the new General Safety Regulation compromise agreement of 25 March by EU co-legislators. The European Parliament IMCO Committee endorsed the proposal for revising the General Safety Regulation on 2 April 2019. This regulation updates existing rules on vehicle safety by introducing new important elements into EU legislation, such as the tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) for light and heavy commercial vehicles, trailers and buses.

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Texense’s new active wheel speed sensor

Texense’s new active wheel speed sensor

22nd March 2019 | 0 Comments

Texense, the motorsports and aeronautical sensor specialist, has recently released two new differential Hall Effect (DHE) wheel speed sensors t ensure “highly accurate and extremely durable motorsports wheel speed measurement”.

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Dana releases new TireAnalytics version

Dana releases new TireAnalytics version

19th March 2019 | 0 Comments

On 13 March Dana Incorporated released version 3.0 of its Rhombus TireAnalytics system, in the USA. According to company, the latest version comes with new capabilities to help large fleets reduce tyre costs. The third generation of the technology provides new cost-per-mile (CPM) analysis capabilities and best practice solutions that enable commercial-truck owners and fleet maintenance managers to make better data driven decisions for each application.

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John Oates Horseboxes fits Wheely-Safe to address major industry safety issue

John Oates Horseboxes fits Wheely-Safe to address major industry safety issue

14th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Midlands-based John Oates Horseboxes is introducing a new retrofit technology on both its new and used vehicles to address the issue of tyre under-inflation, which the company’s Head of Sales James Haddock describes as a “major problem in the market”. The bespoke horsebox manufacturer has teamed up with official Michelin licensee Wheely-Safe to offer the Michelin Tyre Pressure Management System (TPMS) Light Fleet across all its horseboxes.

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Baolong and Huf Launch BH SENS TPMS joint venture

Baolong and Huf Launch BH SENS TPMS joint venture

21st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Shanghai Baolong Automotive Corporation (Baolong) and Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst GmbH & Co. KG (Huf) founded the BH SENS joint venture in China, Europe and the USA in January 2019. The goal is to use the joint venture to integrate the experience and capabilities of Baolong and Huf in the TPMS sector. As a result BH SENS will be one of the world’s largest suppliers of both Original Equipped (OE) and Independent After Market (IAM) TPMS solutions, meeting the diverse demands of customers in passenger vehicle, commercial vehicle and Off the Road markets.

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Transense takes order for 50 iTrack II systems

18th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Transense Technologies Plc, which provides sensors systems to the industrial, mining and transportation markets, is pleased to announce that “a customer” has placed an order for 50 iTrack II units for installation in mines in North America.

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Wills Brothers trials Wheely-Safe Michelin TPMS Light Fleet

Wills Brothers trials Wheely-Safe Michelin TPMS Light Fleet

15th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Cornwall-based Wills Brothers has become one of the first farms in the UK to fit a patented new safety system designed to protect machinery and trailers from the risk of tyre under-inflation. Arable Manager Tom Wills specified the Michelin Tyre Pressure Management System (TPMS) Light Fleet – pioneered by UK technology firm Wheely-Safe, an official licensee of Michelin – after seeing the product on show at Lamma.

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Goodyear to debut Omnitrac mixed service OTR tyres at Bauma

Goodyear to debut Omnitrac mixed service OTR tyres at Bauma

11th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear will feature its flagship products and solutions for construction fleets at the 2019 Bauma exhibition in Munich (8-14 April 2019). These will include the recently-announced Goodyear Omnitrac mixed service tyre range, which makes its exhibition debut at the show. The manufacturer will also showcase its Goodyear Proactive Solutions TPMS Heavy Duty, EMTrack tyre management system and the TL-4A OTR tyre. The manufacturer will be on Stand 224 in Hall A6 at the Messe München.

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The thinking behind Bridgestone’s TomTom Telematics acquisition

The thinking behind Bridgestone’s TomTom Telematics acquisition

29th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone’s successful acquisition of TomTom Telematics follows earlier reports that both Michelin and Bridgestone were vying to buy the Telematics business unit from Netherlands-based company TomTom. In addition, according to Dutch financial daily Het Financieele Dagblad, Michelin was one of four in the running. For its part, Michelin was allegedly aiming to add the business into its Michelin Solutions portfolio. Clearly, in order to maintain its original plans and to compete with Bridgestone, Michelin will now have to find an alternative way of moving forward.

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Michelin TPMS – Bike launched to protect riders from risk of tyre failures

Michelin TPMS – Bike launched to protect riders from risk of tyre failures

28th January 2019 | 0 Comments

British technology firm Fit2Go TPMS, a global licensee for Michelin, has launched its first tyre pressure monitoring system for motorcycles, mopeds and scooters – introducing new levels of safety for riders for whom tyre condition is critical. The Michelin TPMS – Bike is a ‘plug & play’ retrofit kit that comes as standard with a magnetic display mount, inductive charger and two sensors, replacing the original valve caps. It brings the same direct TPMS technology already launched for the passenger car and commercial vehicle markets to two-wheels for the first time.

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Young drivers are more familiar with emojis than tyre warning lights

Young drivers are more familiar with emojis than tyre warning lights

17th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Research conducted in the USA and commissioned by Goodyear Auto Service and Just Tires found that while 88 per cent of young drivers can correctly identify the eye-roll emoji, only 51 per cent recognized the TPMS warning symbol.

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Hankook: 73% of US drivers want self-inflating tyres

11th January 2019 | 0 Comments

In December Hankook Tire USA released its latest quarterly Gauge Index Survey. Regarding tyre technology it found that 73 per cent of Americans would like to see future tyres self-inflate as part of a smart self-regulating Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). Further, 44 per cent of respondents expressed interest in a self-repairing tyre.

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