Tag: TPMS

Pirelli Cyber Fleet available in UK from Q1 2019

Pirelli Cyber Fleet available in UK from Q1 2019

18th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Back in September 2018 Pirelli announced that the system it had developed for the monitoring and management of tyres had been renewed. As a result, the company launched two technological solutions at the IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover - Cyber Fleet Smart and Cyber Fleet Gate – both of which represent the company’s latest engagement with the digital revolution.

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EU requiring TPMS compliance on SUVs and light trucks

30th November 2018 | 0 Comments

The European Union is advancing plans to broader the coverage of type approval provisions that mandate the installation of tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) in new vehicles. For some time the type approval rules have required that TPMS is fitted in new passenger cars, but some arguably borderline vehicles such as SUVs and pickup trucks have been exempt from the rules.

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Wheely-Safe introduces wheel & tyre solution for heavy fleets

Wheely-Safe introduces wheel & tyre solution for heavy fleets

28th November 2018 | 0 Comments

UK technology company Wheely-Safe has launched ‘Michelin Wheel Security and Tyre Pressure Management System Heavy Fleet’, a solution aimed at truck, bus, coach, trailer and heavy plant operators and designed to tackle the issues of wheel loss and brake and hub overheating. Wheely-Safe says this patented solution is the world’s first in-motion driver alert system that detects the onset of wheel loss before detachment; it also warns the driver of potential brake or hub issues that could lead to a fire if unchecked, as well as tyre over- or under-inflation.

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Transense supplying Peru copper mine

19th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Transense Technologies PLC’s trading division Translogik has won a contract to supply 24 iTrack II mining tyre monitoring systems including the full suite of data analytics for large haul trucks at Southern Copper’s Cuajone mine in Peru. These systems are to be supplied on a subscription model basis.

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Tesla patents tyre inflation technology

Tesla patents tyre inflation technology

19th November 2018 | 0 Comments

At the end of October, electric vehicle pioneer Tesla announced that it had patented its own tyre inflation technology.

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Breedon Cement first to install Goodyear OTR Proactive Solutions

Breedon Cement first to install Goodyear OTR Proactive Solutions

1st November 2018 | 0 Comments

Breedon Cement has become the first UK Off-The-Road (OTR) or earthmover fleet to install Goodyear Proactive Solutions. According to the company, the TPMS Heavy Duty system allows data to feedback from sensors fitted inside the tyres, assisting customers to maintain and prolong the life of their tyres, through real-time monitoring.

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TecAlliance checklists designed to help workshops optimise tyre changing process

TecAlliance checklists designed to help workshops optimise tyre changing process

30th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Despite the fact that here in the UK and Ireland there is not a culture of changing from summer to winter tyres at the end of the season, tyre related problems do increase during the colder, wetter months. In order to help workshops to be ready to tackle these potential issues, TecAlliance has developed a tyre change checklist that provides optimal support and offers customers maximum transparency. Another important issue is the installation and configuration of tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), for which it now offers even more comprehensive information.

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Fleet successes point to ‘bright future’ for Michelin TPMS Light Fleet

Fleet successes point to ‘bright future’ for Michelin TPMS Light Fleet

20th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Bri-Stor Systems, the UK’s largest manufacturer of light commercial vehicle conversions and van storage, will have fitted more than 1,000 Michelin Tyre Pressure Management System Light Fleet kits throughout a number of major fleets by the start of 2019.

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Continental presents ContiConnect Live at IAA

19th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Continental has presented the latest development of its digital tyre monitoring platform. ContiConnect Live, available from the second quarter of 2019, informs operators of truck and bus fleets immediately if there is a problem with the temperature or pressure of a tyre, even when the vehicle is on the road. The data is transferred to the servers and the web portal by the ContiConnect Driver app, which is also new. Before the end of this year, the app will be able to show tyre information on Daimler Fleetboard and TomTom Telematics devices as well as other Android devices, such as smartphones and tablets, initially in the driver’s cab. With ContiConnect Live, Continental presented a further development of the portfolio that has already been successfully launched in 15 markets as ContiConnect Yard, which works using a yard reader station in the fleet yard.

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Pirelli launches Cyber Fleet and Cyber Gate solutions

Pirelli launches Cyber Fleet and Cyber Gate solutions

19th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has renewed its Cyber Fleet solution, launching the latest version at the 67th edition of the Hannover IAA Commercial Vehicle show. The new edition of the system focuses on two technologies - Cyber Fleet Smart and Cyber Fleet Gate. According to the company, these solutions have been designed to optimize management costs, increase safety and efficiency when it comes to tyres, reduce both vehicle downtime and CO2 emissions.

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Bridgestone launches FleetPulse digital maintenance solution

Bridgestone launches FleetPulse digital maintenance solution

19th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has launched FleetPulse a three-in-one solution composed of a mobile app, a centralised website and tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) hardware. FleetPulse reportedly improves transparency related to vehicle health in order to significantly reduce the likelihood of costly and potentially dangerous breakdowns, thus increasing time on the roads while ensuring high safety standards. FleetPulse, which automates roadworthiness checks, will also help fleets to simplify their operations and reduce maintenance costs – two other key challenges for fleets.

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Schrader introduces new heavy-duty OE replacement TPMS sensors

Schrader introduces new heavy-duty OE replacement TPMS sensors

10th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Schrader Performance Sensors has announced the launch of two new heavy-duty OE replacement sensors. The new valve-mounted sensors are already available for sale with the following part numbers: #3700 for Daimler trucks and #3702 for DAF trucks.

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DriveRightData offering tyre-connected car parc data

22nd August 2018 | 0 Comments

DriveRightData is promoting its parc data as “the ultimate forecasting tool for the tyre professional”. According to the company, the strength of its system is that it matches “accurate and comprehensive reports on the number of vehicles in a territory…to DriveRightData’s unique tyre information”. Available in 77 countries and collated from national registration databases, the combination is only said to be supplied by DriveRightData.

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New Hamaton catalogue available online

New Hamaton catalogue available online

20th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Hamaton has compiled its complete collection of products in a new, comprehensible Valve and Accessories Catalogue that is now available for customers to download via the firm’s website.

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HSS Hire rolls out Michelin’s Wheely-Safe Light system after trial demonstrates fuel savings

HSS Hire rolls out Michelin’s Wheely-Safe Light system after trial demonstrates fuel savings

26th July 2018 | 0 Comments

HSS Hire is expanding its use of newly launched tyre pressure management system (TPMS) Wheely-Safe Light across 250 vans after seeing improved fuel economy and reduced tyre wear during a four-month trial.

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