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An overview of the TPMS and ATIS offerings

There is a wide variety of tire inflation technology available, both in TPMS and ATIS form. Let’s take a quick look at some of the offerings.

Continental offers Trade In, Trade Up promotion for ELDs

Continental has announced the VDO RoadLog Trade In — Trade Up Promotion, which gives a $100 rebate to existing ELD owners who make the switch to the VDO RoadLog ELD. “In spite of the fact that there are a lot of ELD options on the market, many ELD owners are dissatisfied and downright frustrated with

Not too high, not too low: The importance of keeping your truck tire inflation levels just right

A fleet manager’s job is focused on the little things. A tenth of an MPG here, an extended maintenance cycle there—across a fleet, these seemingly small points can add up to significant profits. The same goes for truck tire inflation: a few PSI in the right direction can go a long way, while a few

Continental highlights Smart Air Springs for trucks, trailers

Continental Corp. highlights its Smart Air Springs for heavy-duty truck and trailer applications. The air spring system is specially developed for trailers and enables the effective and reliable damping of the chassis over its entire service life. This, the company says, can help avoid breakdowns caused by faulty or worn shock absorbers, eliminate oil leaks

Continental offers VDO RoadLog Office Advanced compliance, fleet management tool

Continental offers the VDO RoadLog Office Advanced online tool for compliance reporting and fleet management. The system is designed to allow fleet managers to automatically send and receive data to and from the VDO RoadLog ELD Plus, whenever there’s a cellular connection. Features described by the company include: Offers near real-time Track & Trace for

Continental invests a majority stake in Zonar

Continental has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in fleet management technology provider Zonar. The contract has been signed but remains subject to final approval of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice. Zonar, headquartered in Seattle, Wash., employs a staff of more than 300. With the investment in Zonar by Continental, the

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Continental to offer new line of silicone hose elbows

Continental Corp. is now offering SAE certified silicone hose elbows that exceed OE specifications for the North American market. “Engine temperatures in newer heavy-duty engines can run extremely high,” said Brent Lloyd, the heavy-duty channel manager for Continental division ContiTech. “These Continental hose elbows compliment what we already offer on SAE radiator hose products and

Easing ELD concerns

While the implementation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic logging device (ELD) rules will usher in significant changes for our industry, there are many potential benefits. Despite the startup costs and learning curves, fleets may be poised to see significant improvements. “As fleets adopt various solutions, one of the biggest areas of concern

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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The ins and outs of implementing an EOBR solution

Electronic onboard recorders (EOBRs), also known as electronic logging devices (ELD), are devices that are commonly used to automate hours-of-service (HOS) record keeping and help fleets maintain equipment to meet the CSA compliance model, reduce violations and improve driver efficiency and safety. Many service providers, including Pedigree Technologies,XRS, PeopleNet, Omnitracs, Rand McNally, Continental Corp., and J.J.Keller & Associates offer these systems. Package