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Continental Previews 'Solid' 1Q Results

Continental AG will release its complete first-quarter results on Thursday, May 9. However, CEO Elmar Degenhart presented an early look at the numbers at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting, held recently in Hanover, Germany. And he was satisfied with what he called “solid” results.

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Monro Gains Access to Another $150 Million

The $600 million credit line Monro Inc. has with eight banks has been amended, and it gives the tire dealer and auto service provider access to an additional $150 million.  

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Former President Bush Will Speak at AAPEX

Former President George W. Bush will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) Grand Opening Keynote Session on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Figure 1: An exploded view of a valve-mounted sensor. Courtesy of Ford Motor Co.
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TPMS: Ford Econoline (E150-E450): 2010-18

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) of the 2010-2018 Ford Econoline (E150-E450) monitors the air pressure in the 4 road tires with wheel-mounted tire pressure sensors. The sensors transmit radio frequency signals to the smart junction box (SJB) approximately every 60 seconds when the vehicle speed exceeds 20 mph (32 km/h). If the vehicle is stationary for more than 30 minutes, the sensor will enter into a “sleep mode” and stop transmitting.

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