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New ways to help your trucks maintain the proper tire pressure – Part II

In the second part of this two-part series, we take a look at some of the new products that are helping trucking companies get the most ROI out of their tires.

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Continental expands eHorizon predictive driving technology

Continental has expanded its eHorizon predictive driving technology with its new Dynamic eHorizon. The latest generation of the electronic horizon optimizes the performance and safety in commercial vehicle applications based on real-time data related to traffic conditions.

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Continental offers MultiViu Professional cluster-style displays for truck dashboards/cockpit

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket (CVAM), a business unit of Continental, has released its Continental MultiViu Professional instrument cluster-style displays for a range of truck dashboard and cockpit design applications.

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Continental releases solid-state 3-D Flash LIDAR for commercial vehicles

Continental has developed and is shipping samples of its new and advanced automotive-grade solid-state LIDAR to the commercial vehicle market. The HFL110 3D Flash LIDAR enhances Continental’s existing ADAS sensor suite or radar and 2D color sensors for automated driving.

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Continental details new intelligent truck tire offering

Conti HSR 3, Continental’s newest steer tire, is a regional steer tire delivering excellent mileage with scrub resistance. It will replace the HSR2 in regional steer usage, delivering higher mileage than the predecessor. The Conti HSR 3 is built on the Conti 3G casing for improved durability and retreadability, essential elements for delivering the lowest

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Choosing the right truck tire for the right application

Tires are increasingly being made to fit specific applications, and fleet managers should take notice when spec’ing new tires––there’s a lot to take in.

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Continental renames Urban Waste Transport Tires

Continental has renamed its commercial waste transport tires and retreads for improved clarity. The new nomenclature spells out vehicle classification, axle configuration and application.

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Advances in tire-monitoring technology help mitigate premature wear

The well-known benefits of tire pressure monitoring and automatic tire inflation systems have lead to their steady adoption by fleets.

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Continental’s ContiPressureCheck TPMS integrates with Truck-Lite Co.’s Road Ready trailer telematics

Continental has integrated the ContiPressureCheck tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) with the Road Ready trailer telematics system from Truck-Lite Co., the companies announced. Road Ready’s SmartBridge Integrator now broadcasts data from Continental’s ContiPressureCheck TPMS to the cloud, where it can be seen on the Road Ready user interface. This allows integration of tire pressure and temperature

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Making effective drive tire choices for everything from linehaul to severe service vehicles

“Fleets want the best of both worlds, so the latest features and technologies being designed in new drive tires are providing industry-leading mileage and even wear,” says Sharon Cowart, director of product marketing at Michelin North America Inc. “Construction features such as dual compound treads allow the tire to be built with a top layer

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Continental announces Apple OS compatibility for VDO RoadLog ELD

Continental has announced that its VDO RoadLog Office Solo Electronic Logging Device (ELD) software is now compatible with Apple computers and laptops. VDO RoadLog Solo customers can now perform USB key synchronization on modern Apple computers and laptops having macOS Sierra (version 10.12 or higher), Apple Computer’s Mac OS X operating system for Macintosh desktop, laptop,

Continental celebrates opening of Mississippi Employee Training Center

Continental Tire the Americas recently hosted the grand opening for the company’s new Employee Training Center in Clinton, Miss., on Nov. 8, in a ceremony attended by Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant. The total investment for the Continental manufacturing site under development in Mississippi is $1.45 billion. The Training Center is equipped with classrooms, computer labs