Wegmann automotive GmbH has acquired the tire valve division of Alligator Ventilfabrik GmbH.
Josh Lopez is the new western regional sales manager for Hamaton Inc., the U.S. division of tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) and valve manufacturer Hamaton Automotive Technology Co. Ltd.
In Lexus RX Series vehicles (2016-2019), a tire pressure warning valve and transmitter (equipped with a tire pressure sensor and a transmitter) is installed in each tire and wheel assembly.
Schrader TPMS Solutions has introduced 18 new original equipment (OE) replacement sensors to increase vehicle coverage since January 2019.
Consumers with flat tires may be surprised to find they were stopped in their tracks by a spoon. Or wrench. Or pair of pliers. But finding kitchen utensils and tools in flat tires is not a surprise to automotive service professionals.
The new Adjustable Angle Autel 1-Sensor has 15 degrees of flexibility.
The MaxiSys MS906TS from Autel Intelligent Technology Corp. Ltd. combines advanced diagnostics with tire pressure management system (TPMS) functionality.
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.
Continental has expanded its vehicle coverage with a VDO REDI-Sensor clamp-in TPMS sensor (Part No. SE10003A).
Autel Intelligent Technology Corp. Ltd. has released a diagnostics cable for communicating with new Chrysler vehicles.
Even the most straightforward service – mounting aftermarket winter tires that are the same size as the original tires – has the potential to create tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) issues.
Bartec USA LLC is combining the capabilities of its Tech200Pro tool with software provider TCS Technologies. It’s the first time Bartec has integrated any of its tools with a software company, and Bartec believes it will help tire retailers talk to consumers about the condition of their tires and tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS).
W. Rippetoe, the senior technical lead for Schrader Performance Sensors, a part of Sensata Technologies Inc., will be sharing his tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) expertise with attendees of both the 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX).