Schrader TPMS Solutions has launched two new bundles containing software upgrade bundles for its ST-1 TPMS programming tool and its 16 EZ-sensor GO. The TPMS specialist says these upgrade bundles are “created with workshops in mind” and allow users to unlock the ST-1 tool to programme other programmable sensor brands supported by ATEQ.
Enhanced safety, performance, and data insights are benefits that Sensata Technologies says vehicle and tyre OEMs can expect from its newest tyre mounted sensor. The company describes this Sensata Tire Mounted Sensor as the “next step in the evolution of tyre sensing.” Leveraging the tyre as the single point of contact between vehicle and road, Sensata promises that the sensor will “deliver new insights, beyond just pressure and temperature.”
Repairify is an advanced vehicle diagnostic and calibration technology company that includes the formerly separate brands asTech and Red. Speaking to Tyres & Accessories, company representatives explained how Repairify is “constantly researching the market, anticipating challenges, and acquiring new products to meet these requirements, and identifying opportunities to enable its customers to tap into potential new revenue streams.” In short, that means serving the market through current and future treads and new tools and software – including drive-over tread readers.
In November, Repairify’s US office, Repairify Inc, introduced plans to launch the Repairify Institute, a comprehensive technical training program for automotive professionals designed to ensure service readiness, in 2023.
Tyresure, a leading distributor of TPMS products, is now offering an aftermarket BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) sensor for Tesla vehicles. The aptly named T-Pro Hybrid BLE is a direct replacement for the Tesla OE sensor manufactured by Sysgration.
Autogem has completed its first report into TPMS expertise in the aftermarket and has created free ‘tune-up’ sessions in response to its findings. The 2021 and 2022 NTDA aftermarket supplier of the year is offering online tutorials devised following a data gathering exercise into technicians’ TPMS troubleshooting skills.
Northern Ireland’s public transport provider Translink is rolling out Wheely-Safe technology across its entire fleet in one of Wheely Safe’s largest fleet wins to date. As a result, the 1,400 buses and coaches will now use the in-motion wheel loss detection system, which combines brake and hub temperature monitoring with an intelligent tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS).
Upon officially launching its Adaptive Tire Management System (ATMS) at SIMA 2022 this week, Trelleborg comments that ATMS could “revolutionise today’s agriculture industry by increasing crop productivity while improving efficiency, alleviating the industry’s biggest challenge: feeding an ever-growing world.”
Within Europe’s tyre wholesaling business, Inter-Sprint is a name that needs no introduction. A key player within Global Automotive Investment Holding, Inter-Sprint offers Europe’s largest tyre stocks and employs some 425 people. And as testified by the new warehouses flanking existing buildings at the wholesaler’s main site in Moerdijk, the Netherlands, the company is still […]
As the world moves away from the pandemic period, businesses are working on ways of reviving themselves. For instance, the transport companies like Migway have been boosted by the tremendous growth of the e-commerce sector. Urbanisation has also contributed to the improvement of roads previously untraversable. At the same time, driver numbers are down, which means those qualified to drive heavy goods vehicles are in demand. And those factors have led to the labour market for drivers becoming increasingly attractive but also complex.
With TPMS legislation soon to include commercial vehicles, Hamaton is offering a commercial vehicle upgrade for ATEQ VT56 users. ATEQ VT56 users across Europe can purchase the upgrade, to enable them to read and diagnose TPM systems on all commercial vehicles.
Cambridgeshire haulier G.Webb is trialling Continental’s new tyre pressure monitoring system platform, ContiConnect 2.0, fitting the latest upgrade to the majority of its fleet. The bulk haulage specialist is a long-term user of Continental Digital Solutions, and fleet engineering director Paul Broker has declared himself “a fan of the ContiConnect platform from the outset.” The new platform moves to the next step by introducing predictive maintenance, while also adding additional options via the app.
The haulage industry is facing rising cost pressures and efficient fleet management is becoming an irreplaceable ingredient in many logistics firms’ recipes for success. Continental is now introducing an upgraded version of its ContiConnect tyre management solution that comes complete with a comprehensive tyre asset management offering. It says this system provides made-to-measure tools designed to make fleet management efficient, convenient, sustainable and future-focused.
Global supply chain specialist Bullet Express is undergoing a major fleet upgrade, adding 32 new trucks to its operation each equipped with Wheely-Safe’s intelligent tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS). Founded in 1990, the firm provides comprehensive supply chain logistics and storage solutions to customers throughout the UK, Europe and Worldwide.
New vehicles sold in the EU are now required to have various items of new equipment installed; among the most important is a black box, similar to that installed in aircraft. With the progress of homologations relating to constantly developing driving aids this new measure has been enacted in EU law. Thus, from 6 July 2022, all new vehicles are to be equipped with a black box that which will record various types of data during phases of driving; acceleration, speed, braking, seat belt use and the use of headlights and turn signals will be archived in the system for one minute. The black box joins a number of other connected systems that new cars are required to fit to maintain safety standards, among them tyre pressure monitoring systems.