How Commercial Vehicle Technology is Reinventing Tire Solutions

Fleet management requires coordination and the ability to pay attention to detail. Tire management technology can optimize your efforts, reduce human error and increase tire longevity.

Autonomous Truck Tires

These tires are designed to improve the performance and safety of self-driving vehicles. Autonomous truck tires have sensors that send data to vehicle controllers in real-time.

That includes:

  • Tire pressure
  • Tire temperature
  • Load
  • Tread wear
  • Braking stiffness
  • Rolling resistance
  • Road conditions

Consistent tire monitoring allows you to predict maintenance needs and address potential issues before they become costly problems.

Anti-Slip Technology

Anti-slip tire systems are placed on steering axles to enhance traction and stability on slick roads. They have traction control software that monitors wheel speed to determine if your tires are slipping.

An anti-slip system also includes tires made with unique compounds and special tread patterns to grip the road in ice, snow and rain. Your fleet could benefit from anti-slip systems if your drivers travel in inclement weather or over rough roads frequently.

Digital Tire Management

Digital tire management systems monitor and manage tire performance. You can integrate tire management systems into fleets of all sizes to improve safety and efficiency.

These systems include:

Tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS): A TPMS checks the pressure in your tires periodically and alerts your drivers of overinflation or underinflation.

Remote monitoring: Remotely access the latest details on tire health, pressure and temperature to keep your drivers safe.

Predictive analytics: That software collects data from tire sensors to predict maintenance needs, like rotations and alignments.

Tire Pressure Equalization Systems

A tire pressure equalization system evaluates and balances pressure between dual tires. The hardware mounts on both valves and air flows between the tires to maintain equal pressure.

The system can increase the longevity of your tires by decreasing rolling resistance and heat buildup caused by improper inflation. That also enhances fuel efficiency, stability and braking.

Automated Fleet Inspections

Automated fleet inspections use visual scanners to complete routine inspections on tires and undercarriage. Eliminating those time-consuming tasks allows you to complete more in-depth analyses to make appropriate service recommendations. Automate different tasks based on your standards and record the information to ensure consistent record-keeping.

AR Tire Imaging

Augmented reality technology assesses tire integrity to spot potential issues. You can also remotely inspect the condition of your fleet’s tires while they’re on the road. The imaging software produces a 3D model of your tire that includes size, structure, tread pattern and sidewall information.

AR tire imaging enriches online shopping for customers, too. The program generates digital schematics to show customers what a tire would look like on their vehicle, making it easier to find the right tire.

Why Should I Invest in Commercial Tire Technology?

Your time is precious and tire technology can help you make the most of it. Automated inspection and monitoring processes improve operational efficiency and provide in-depth information at your fingertips. That allows you to plan for preventative maintenance and to mitigate expensive repairs and downtime.

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