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Continental’s intelligent tires: Top 10 of 2019

December 17, 2019 by John Smith

Every tire can tell a story if you know how to read the patterns in tread wear. But Continental has developed a steer tire and line of construction tires that will deliver direct information about temperatures and pressures thanks to an integrated sensor.

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Continental rolls out ‘smart’ tire

November 4, 2019 by John Smith

Continental’s Conti HSR 3 regional steer tire can be spec’d as an “intelligent” tire, with a sensor installed to communicate tire inflation pressures and other parameters through various apps and tools, including a yard reader.

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Continental updates instrument series

August 1, 2018 by John Smith

Continental has unveiled a new line of round instruments for use in on-highway and off-highway applications. The VDO SingleViu instrument series features a dual input for digital CAN bus signals as well as analog signals. It comes in 74 variations […]

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Is Autonomy Necessary? The answer might be ‘yes’.

July 13, 2018 Rolf Lockwood

How on earth can distracted human driving be the cause of a crash involving a vehicle under autonomous control? Sounds like a good question, doesn’t it? But that’s exactly what happened last March in the accident involving an Uber “taxi” […]

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Continental unveils round instrument line

March 29, 2018 by John Smith

Continental’s new line of front-mountable round instruments, the VDO SingleViu, features a dual input that supports analog signals as well as digital CAN bus connections. Providing all of the functions found in the VDO WWG, ViewLine, and CANcockpit instrument lines, […]

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CB re-imagined as an app

March 29, 2018 by John Smith

Continental’s VoicR app is re-imagining the CB radio in the form of a real-time, voice-and-location-based digital social network.

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ELDs a hot topic at Mid-America

March 27, 2018 by John Smith

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Mandated electronic logging devices were a hot topic on the floor of the Mid-America Trucking Show this year. Equipment editor Jim Park offers a wrap-up of Friday’s show offerings, ranging from ELDs to new discounts offered through […]

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Truck-Lite’s Road Ready gets SmartBridge

March 8, 2018 by John Smith

Truck-Lite has added a new SmartBridge Integrator (SBI) to its Road Ready trailer telematics system, integrating with existing trailer devices. “The new SmartBridge functionality effectively creates the second generation of the system by integrating existing trailer devices with the Road […]

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New Continental tech monitors tires

October 6, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA – Continental’s new ContiConnect digital tire monitoring platform gives fleets a tool to track tire pressure and temperature through a single web portal.

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New Continental tech monitors tires

October 6, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA – Continental’s new ContiConnect digital tire monitoring platform gives fleets a tool to track tire pressure and temperature through a single web portal.

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Cell-based compliance reporting

August 15, 2017 by John Smith

Continental’s VDO RoadLog Office Advanced gives fleet managers the power to automatically send and receive data to and from the VDO RoadLog ELD Plus, wherever there’s a cellular connection.

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Second ContiLifeCycle plant opens in Western Canada

May 4, 2017 by John Smith

LANGLEY, BC – DVC Enterprises of Vancouver has opened Western Canada’s second ContiLifeCycle commercial tire retreading plant.

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VDO RoadLog meets ELD compliance requirements

April 26, 2017 by sehui

ALLENTOWN, PA – Continental has announced two of their electronic logging devices, VDO RoadLog ELD and VDO RoadLog ELD Plus, meet compliance requirements for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ELD Mandate which will come into effect this December.

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Extreme-duty poly V-belt

March 28, 2017 by John Smith

Continental has unveiled a new extreme-duty poly-V belt available in eight-, 10- and 12-ribbed profiles for Class 6-8 trucks.

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RoadLog installation kit

February 15, 2017 by Rolf Lockwood

An installation kit portfolio with a new range of 9-pin green connectors allows VDO RoadLog owners to run a single platform in mixed fleets