Tag: TPMS

Magnum+ gains TUV approval

Magnum+ gains TUV approval

24th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Following the company’s recent acquisition of high-precision tyre balancing solution Magnum+, Martins Industries sent the system’s tempered glass beads to TÜV SÜD for testing. The tests were performed in December 2019 and the results that came later in January have confirmed that Magnum+ is approved for safety of the tyre, valves, TPMS.

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ATEQ releases VT36, VT46, VT55, VT56 software update

8th January 2020 | 0 Comments

ATEQ has released a software update for its VT36, VT46 (including branded versions), VT55 and VT56 models. The update includes new and updated vehicle models, OE-sensor and relearn information and new Aftermarket sensors:

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ATEQ appoints Agneta Ronceret

ATEQ appoints Agneta Ronceret

8th January 2020 | 0 Comments

ATEQ TPMS Tools has named Agneta Ronceret as EMEA TPMS manager for OEM, truck and industrial sales. Ronceret joined ATEQ TPMS tools division in France in 2015 as sales manager for TPMS tools in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia/New Zealand.

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ToughTech’s expansion supported by £100,000 NPIF investment

ToughTech’s expansion supported by £100,000 NPIF investment

13th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) firm ToughTech has received a £100,000 investment from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, managed by GC Business Finance and MSIF and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

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SRI: Remote TPMS to aid autonomous vehicles

SRI: Remote TPMS to aid autonomous vehicles

13th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI), the company behind the Falken tyre brand, has developed a solution to remotely monitor the tyre pressure of unoccupied vehicles such as self-driving cars. In a step towards ensuring the safety of Level 4 and above autonomous vehicles, SRI has successfully linked its tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) with an Autonomous Driving Control Centre.

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Autoparts Garage Equipment launches TPMS starter kit

Autoparts Garage Equipment launches TPMS starter kit

6th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Autoparts Garage Equipment (AGE) has launched a TPMS Starter Kit. With a high number of vehicles now fitted with tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), there is a requirement for TPMS sensors to be serviced regularly to prevent faults. Furthermore, a faulty TPMS sensor can result in an MOT failure.

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BPW offers AirSave tyre pressure system

BPW offers AirSave tyre pressure system

3rd December 2019 | 0 Comments

BPW is now delivering the AirSave tyre pressure system, claiming that it pays for itself in the first year. The effectiveness of the company’s intelligent tyre pressure control system saves costs was tested in practice with transport companies: "The purchase pays for itself astonishingly quickly", said Alfred Weyres, owner and managing director of Alfred Weyres Spedition GmbH. "The system ensures a permanently optimised roll resistance; fuel economy is clear – and added is the considerably longer tyre mileage. Because the fabric carcass is conserved, the system also optimises retreadability."

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Autogem invests in new mezzanine level

Autogem invests in new mezzanine level

22nd November 2019 | 0 Comments

Autogem has invested in a new mezzanine level at its headquarters/warehouse in order to provide “greater efficiencies and speed of product delivery to customers”. The expansion, which has taken place roughly two years after the company’s move to Autogem House in Abbey Road, North London, creates 400-pallets’-worth of additional space, which in turn allows the company to house more products.

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ATEQ introduces VT TRUCK tool update

18th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Proud finalist in the International Grands Prix for Automotive Innovation at the EquipAuto trade show in Paris, the Ateq VT Truck has recently been updated to include more than 20 new vehicle and sensor combinations. These include following new features and content.

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ATEQ TPMS Tools Promotes Eri Muca To Global Aftermarket TPMS Manager

5th November 2019 | 0 Comments

ATEQ TPMS Tools, has promoted Eri Muca to Global Aftermarket TPMS Manager. Eri Muca will be responsible for leading the aftermarket TPMS team for all markets worldwide with a focus on developing a global sales strategy to foster partner and distribution relations and increase market share worldwide.

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Hamaton releases new graphite valve

Hamaton releases new graphite valve

18th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Hamaton has expanded the valve stem range for its EU-Pro Hybrid 3.5 to include a graphite version. The new Graphite Clamp-In valve boasts the same features and benefits as its alloy and black counterparts.

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Tyrata: IntelliTread works in aircraft tyre lab tests

7th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Tyre sensor developer Tyrata reports that it has demonstrated that its patented IntelliTread Internal Tread Sensor (ITS) measures aircraft tyre tread depth in a laboratory setting. Next, Tyrata plans to carry out additional durability and in-tyre sensor field tests.

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How tyre telematics maximise fleet efficiency: Conti

How tyre telematics maximise fleet efficiency: Conti

18th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The augmentation of Continental’s tyre offer to commercial fleets with digital services is a natural focus for a corporation with divisions devoted to vehicle technology. For its commercial vehicle tyre business unit, the strategic route to solutions provider, matching the digital transformation of the transport industry, is a particularly clear one, with many of the newly available technologies to improve logistics performance already part of its corporate structure. The leading tyre and digital solutions provider is currently taking the ‘digital leap’ forward, increasing its innovative portfolio of digital capabilities to enhance efficiency across the commercial vehicle industry. This integration of tyre services into its truck and bus tyre business was signified with the establishment of Conti’s Fleet Solutions department in early 2019.

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Pirelli launches Track Adrenaline a Salon Privé

Pirelli launches Track Adrenaline a Salon Privé

6th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has launched its Track Adrenaline UHP tyre sensorisation and virtual tyre technician technology. The launch took place on 6 September at the exclusive Salon Privé supercar garden party at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. 2019 marks the fifth year running that Pirelli has sponsored Salon Privé. With Pirelli equipping more than 50 per cent of prestige cars all over the world, many of the vehicles seen at Salon Privé ran on the Italian rubber.

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Tyre monitoring: Agritechnica launch for Nokian Tyres Intuitu

Tyre monitoring: Agritechnica launch for Nokian Tyres Intuitu

4th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres says it has taken the first step towards digital, real-time tyre management with the launch of Nokian Tyres Intuitu. This new digital monitoring system combines sensor-equipped tyres with a mobile application that records the sensor data, keeping the user informed about vital tyre pressure and temperature. Intuitu will initially be available for agricultural and contracting tyres, however Nokian Tyres intends to extend the system to its entire commercial tyre range.

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