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TIRE-PRESSURE MONITORING

Posted: August 1, 2014

WABCO has announced the availability of its new IVTM technology for the North American market. Its “new and improved” Integrated Vehicle Tire Pressure Monitoring system provides drivers with real-time tire pressure information, helping maintain tire inflation at optimum levels and thus reduce fuel consumption up to 2% while increasing tire life up to 20%.

It also detects slow leaks which contribute to heat build-up, the cause of most tire failures.

It fits all wheel sizes and all types of light, medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles with up to 20 wheels.

The IVTM system uses external wheel-mounted sensors to constantly measure tire pressure and wirelessly transmit this information to an electronic control unit. The ECU alerts the driver to tire-pressure changes either through the factory-installed dashboard display or via an easily mounted dedicated display.

It’s the latest generation of technology pioneered in 2003 in collaboration with Michelin. IVTM is a trademark of Michelin.

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