ContiConnect, a new digital tire monitoring platform, uses Vodafone’s Internet of Things (IoT) SIM technology to collect tire pressure data for commercial vehicle fleets every time the vehicles return to the fleet terminal. The data is displayed in a mobile-friendly web portal that can be accessed from anywhere and can be made available to all fleet staff members.
The technology can potentially eliminate manual pressure checks in the fleet yard, according to Continental. ContiConnect monitors a fleet’s tires every time the vehicles return to the terminal, in an effort to help prevent tire blowouts on the road. Additionally, the web portal can send text message and email alerts if a tire issue is identified.
CATalert will sound the horn if any attempt is made to remove the catalytic converter or disable the alarm system.