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    Continental rolls out ‘smart’ tire

    November 4, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Continental’s Conti HSR 3 regional steer tire can be spec’d as an “intelligent” tire, with a sensor installed to communicate tire inflation pressures and other parameters through various apps and tools, including a yard reader.

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    Continental upgrades tire system

    October 27, 2018 12:55PM by John G Smith

    Continental has updated its ContiConnect digital tire monitoring platform, linking related services directly with fleet operations. New features include the ability to customize tire pressure and temperature thresholds and alerts. For example, the original version of the platform set alerts

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    Many options with SingleViu gauges

    August 1, 2018 1:31PM by John G Smith

    Continental has unveiled a new line of round instruments for use in on-highway and off-highway applications. The VDO SingleViu instrument series features a dual input for digital CAN bus signals as well as analog signals. It comes in 74 variations

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    Is Autonomy Necessary? The answer might be ‘yes’.

    July 13, 2018 12:00AM by Rolf Lockwood

    How on earth can distracted human driving be the cause of a crash involving a vehicle under autonomous control? Sounds like a good question, doesn’t it? But that’s exactly what happened last March in the accident involving an Uber “taxi”

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    ELDs a hot topic at Mid-America

    March 27, 2018 12:00AM by Jim Park

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Mandated electronic logging devices were a hot topic on the floor of the Mid-America Trucking Show this year. Equipment editor Jim Park offers a wrap-up of Friday’s show offerings, ranging from ELDs to new discounts offered through

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    New Continental tech monitors tires

    October 6, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    ATLANTA, GA – Continental’s new ContiConnect digital tire monitoring platform gives fleets a tool to track tire pressure and temperature through a single web portal.

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    Second ContiLifeCycle plant opens in Western Canada

    May 4, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    LANGLEY, BC – DVC Enterprises of Vancouver has opened Western Canada’s second ContiLifeCycle commercial tire retreading plant.

  • VDO RoadLog meets ELD compliance requirements

    April 26, 2017 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    ALLENTOWN, PA – Continental has announced two of their electronic logging devices, VDO RoadLog ELD and VDO RoadLog ELD Plus, meet compliance requirements for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ELD Mandate which will come into effect this December.

  • Continental Opens Commercial Retread Facility in Saskatchewan

    September 9, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    SASKATOON, SK — Continental Tire has opened what it says is the first commercial tire retread facility in western Canada. The new location will operate as a ContiLifeCycle facility, which is the umbrella for Continental Tire’s retreading operations, according to Continental.

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    Navistar makes concrete deal

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WARRENVILLE, Ill. — Navistar International has acquired Continental Mfg. Company, the largest privately-held mixer manufacturer in North America.