Continental introduces Generation 5 regional truck tires, new winter tire offering
The Continental Generation 5 regional all-position truck tire comes with improved traction and tire wear.
Continental introduces ContiConnect Live, new second-generation tire sensors
The cloud-based solution allows for real-time digital tire monitoring to support prompt servicing.
The widening reach of wide-base truck tires
Here’s where wide-base tire adoption stands with trucking fleets.
Continental announces new head of U.S. market replacement truck tire
Continental recently announced a promotion for its truck tires business in the Americas region, which is comprised of medium/heavy commercial tires. Renato Sarzano, head of truck tire the Americas, recently announced that Shaun Uys was promoted to head of U.S. market replacement truck tire including responsibility for truck tire U.S. key accounts management (KAM) fleets. Uys
Continental’s Make Power Smart app upgrade its user experience
The new version of Continental’s Make Power Smart app will include updates and enhancements for the user. Updates and improvements include: User Registration: Allows users to sign up, manage drive systems properly for a better customer experience. Multiple Languages: The App is now available in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian. Belt ID: Allows forselection of the belt category
Air spring maintenance tips
Air springs are vital in the proper operation of your heavy-duty trucks. To avoid excessive wear and premature failure, it is important to keep a close eye on the system and perform regular maintenance checks. Keep these tips in mind the next time you perform preventative maintenance on your air spring systems. 1. Fully extend
ContiTech premium air springs connects globally under Continental brand
In order to harmonize brand presence for consumers, ContiTech premium air springs has announced it will officially transition to the worldwide brand name Continental. The change to a stronger, well-known name better connects to Continental’s technology brand, the company noted in a recent press release. The only change customers will see first-hand is the transition
Continental highlights camera options to improve driver vision, safety
Continental Platform AHD Camera systems make operations safer and easier so drivers can easily navigate tight spots such as warehouse loading docks, busy streets, shipping facilities, and staging areas, the company noted in a recent product release. Available with rear, front, and side view cameras, the systems features two-mega pixel cameras with high image clarity
Continental highlights Ultrasonic Back-Up Sensor Kit
Continental, a global supplier of systems, components, and tires to automobile, truck, and agriculture/construction equipment manufacturers, now offers an Ultrasonic Back-Up Sensor Kit that can be retrofitted to or incorporated as OEM for virtually any vehicle including commercial vehicles, RVs, and off-highway, agricultural, material handling equipment, the company noted in a press release. Out of
Main causes for premature failure of air springs
Let’s look at the main causes for premature air spring failure and how you can prevent it from happening to your trucks. Over-torque Over-torque can cause damage to threads or break original fittings. The use of grease or lubrication on the threads can also affect the performance of the torque. To avoid this, it’s important
Continental highlights heavy-duty wiper blades
Make sure your fleet’s windshield wipers stand up to any type of weather conditions your drivers encounter. Continental ClearContact Commercial Duty Wiper Blades are engineered to provide all-weather durability and reliability. Designed for fast and easy installation, they are available in four blade designs and lengths from 10 to 40 inches. ClearContact wiper blades feature
Continental touts Turn Assist monitors blind spots in trucks
Continental now offers a new technology for commercial vehicles and RVs that makes roads safer for pedestrians and cyclists by actively monitoring the vehicle’s blind spots during right-hand turns. Continental says Turn Assist makes right-hand turns safer and easier and reduces driver stress by warning the driver with audible and visual alerts when pedestrians, cyclists