Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Choosing the right ELD provider: A checklist

With the ELD mandate coming up, many fleets and owner/operators have questions about what this means for their fleet, and what the best route to compliance is. For this reason, Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket has provided the following seven-point checklist for fleets in advance of the mandate. 1. Does your supplier have ELD experience? In

Continental highlights VDO RoadLog thermal printer

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket highlights the thermal printer built into all VDO RoadLog ELDs and ELD Plus units, which will eliminate the possible need to dismount the ELD and hand the device to an inspection officer outside of the cab, according to the company. According to Alexis Capelle, Continental Corp.’s ELD program manager: “Having

Continental expands VDO OEM direct parts program

Continental Commercial Vehicles andd Aftermarket has expanded its recently launched VDO OEM Direct Parts Program to include new water pumps and flex fuel sensors. The program also includes air actuators, electronic throttle valves, fuel injectors and fuel modules as well as MAF and MAP sensors. VDO temperature controlling water pumps are designed to provide precise engine

Logging in: The ins and outs of the ELD mandate

The long-awaited final rule on Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) is expected to be published by the end of October. The rule has been undergoing review by the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) since late July. Approval from the OMB is the last step before a final ELD rule can be published. We

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Continental offers VDO blower motors for HVAC systems on late model commercial vans

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket, suppliers of OE-engineered aftermarket parts for HVAC and engine cooling, door systems, brake systems, tire pressure monitoring systems, engine management, fuel systems and instrumentation, now offers a comprehensive line of VDO blower motors for direct replacement on modern utility vans. Continental’s VDO HVAC system blower motors line offers exceptional model coverage

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Continental adds VDO RoadLog installation kits for Volvo, Mack trucks

Continental Commercial Vehicles and Aftermarket has expanded its VDO RoadLog ELD vehicle application coverage with additional OBD II installation kits. The new kits cover light through medium duty trucks as well as 2014 and up Volvo and Mack vehicles. Continental now offers several different VDO RoadLog ELD installation kits to fit a wide variety of the Class

VDO Redi-Sensor optimizes website for mobile devices

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket launched a mobile-optimized website for its VDO Redi-Sensor TPMS sensor. The new website continues to deliver all of the features of the previous website, but has been optimized for easy viewing on all types of devices. The website automatically adjusts to any screen size and makes its easier for users

VDO RoadLog ELD software updated to restart rule revision

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket will release a free VDO RoadLog ELD software update to address the FMCSA’s decision to temporarily suspend the 34-hour restart rule revision instituted in July 2013. The update will be available Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. The software updates are free and automatically available online to registered VDO RoadLog owners. On Dec. 16,

Continental names new head of aftermarket—NAFTA

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket has named Howard Laster as head of aftermarket—NAFTA Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket. Laster is responsible for overall business strategy, product quality and performance, as well as development of effective sales and marketing activities in North America for the Continental and VDO brand of products sold to the automotive aftermarket.

Continental releases glossary of TPMS terms

Continental Commercial Vehicles and Aftermarket released a glossary of industry terms for TPMS service. The 10-page glossary includes definitions and descriptions for over 93 industry-wide TPMS service related and parts terms. “The new glossary was developed to help both parts suppliers and professional technicians better communicate and understand the complexities of TPMS service and the

VDO RoadLog capabilities expanded with online convenience and mobile connectivity

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket has expanded its VDO RoadLog portfolio with a range of new products and services that bring innovations in logbook automation and fleet management. These new technologies have grown the VDO RoadLog platform into a complete family of log automation and fleet management products. Now, the VDO RoadLog portfolio has expanded

VDO TPMS Catalog features expanded REDI-Sensor multi-application TPMS coverage

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket released its new VDO 2014 TPMS Replacement Parts Program catalog. This catalog has been expanded to include the latest application validations for the VDO REDI-Sensor Multi-Application TPMS sensor service solution, which now provides extensive coverage for domestic, Asian and European vehicles in North America with just four sensor SKUs. The overall

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