Continental develops new tire pressure sensors  [ Germany ]

Continental AG has developed new tire pressure sensors, which will be able to detect when a tire change is necessary due to insufficient tread depth. The sensor's software deduces tread depth from gradual changes in tire rolling characteristics. The new feature is tentatively slated to be available as of 2017 in new vehicle models equipped with direct tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) fro...
<May 07, 2014>