Tag Archives: TPMS

Advanced commercial vehicle safety systems on show

WABCO is attending the Automotive Engineering Exposition in Yokohama with its range of advanced safety systems for commercial vehicles. Taking place between 25th and 27th May, the Automotive Engineering Exposition 2016 will be held this year in the Japanese city …

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Pothole test track helps with suspension innovation

Ford has created innovative protective suspension systems to mitigate pothole damage with the help of a new proving ground located in Belgium. Potholes and other rough road surfaces have become an expensive problem for motorists around the world with pothole …

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Motorcycle navigation systems with TPMS

New features are included on the Garmin Zumo navigator models for motorcyclists including trip recording, links to cameras and tyre pressure monitoring. Garmin has released the new zumo 395LM and zumo 595LM motorcycle navigators. The rugged, weatherproof models offer Garmin …

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Trailer telematics reduce tyre-related failures

Michelin is offering fleets a trailer telematics and support package with guaranteed reductions in tyre breakdowns on articulated vehicle trailers. With German breakdown organisation, ADAC citing tyre related problems being the cause of nearly a third of all HGV breakdowns …

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Tyre pressure monitoring app for Android smartphones

A new app has been developed for Android and Windows smartphones that monitors tyre pressures on Bridgestone equipment. Users of the Bridgestone Capture Pack Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) for fleet vehicles can now make use of a new Android …

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Advanced safety package added to Land Cruiser

Toyota has added its Safety Sense P active safety package to the company’s flagship Land Cruiser model in Japan. Japanese automotive manufacturer, Toyota, is continuing to roll out its active safety and advanced driver assist systems with its latest announcement …

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Nissan Sentra picks up top US safety award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has bestowed its coveted Top Safety Pick rating on the latest Nissan Sentra model. The inclusion of the latest passive safety technology and some Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) on the 2015 model of …

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Three reasons for maintaining correct tyre pressures

Online tyre supplier provides advice on correct tyre pressures and why their maintenance is important for cost and safety. With most motorists aware of the legal restrictions on tread depth and the dangers of running a vehicle on damaged tyres …

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Latest Subaru models crash tested for Australian market

The 2015 model Subaru Outback and Liberty have received 5 stars after performing well in ANCAP crash tests for the Australasian market. The Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP) has released the results of testing on two Subaru models due …

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New generation of run-flat tyres offer smoother ride

Fleet operators can now benefit from the safety and cost benefits of run-flat tyres without compromising on ride comfort. Previous reservations fleet managers had about the use of run-flat tyres on their vehicles concerning ride comfort have now been eliminated …

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