Fleet managers can keep tabs on tyres in real time
Continental management system transmits real-time information to computers or mobile device
Tyre manufacturer Continental has expanded the capabilities of its ContiPressureCheck (CPC) tyre management system with the integration of a MiX Telematics platform that transmits real-time information on tyres to fleet managers. The advanced system can be integrated to an already fitted ContiPressureCheck, which is a continuous tyre pressure monitoring system that uses sensors fitted inside each tyre to provide drivers with information on tyre status via an on-board display. Through the MiX system, data and reports are available 24/7 from any internet-enabled computer or mobile device. This technology is aimed at minimising overall operating costs and risk by ensuring that all of the tyres are operating at their ideal pressures and temperatures, according to Darren Voges, business development manager for the truck business unit at Continental Tyre SA. “This helps lower fuel consumption, reduces the risk of tyre-related breakdowns or failures, reduces downtime and improves safety wh...