TyreWatch.com\RL Capital have taken delivery of their new state of the art field service technical support vehicle from Marshall Group - Mercedes Benz. The vehicle has all the latest equipment onboard for onsite quick installation of our Tyre Telematics including diagnostics etc.
The vehicle has come specified with Mercedes Benz latest onboard vehicle telematics including TPMS called “Mercedes Pro Connect” which we can connect our TyreWatch.com VanSmart platform for remote digital tyre management, thus creating the fully connected vehicle
Fred Sherwood Group which includes Bulk Freight (Midlands) have adopted TyreWatch TrailerSmart in partnership with Vaculug Technologies Tyre Management. Their 300+ trailer fleet operate specialist waste collection services nationally across the UK.
In May this year they also became Field Industrial Partners in the development of our AutoAlign platform in conjunction with Innovate UK. AutoAlign is a connected technology designed to continuously monitor wheel alignment to minimise tyre particulate emissions. A number of their new Volvo tractor units have been installed with AutoAlign test units ready for extensive field trials to start in Q4.
The Go Ahead Group are one of the UK's largest PSV operators. In April they joined our Field Industrial Partnership to develop our connected wheels and tyres platform – real-time measuring of tyre pressure & temperature, wheel security and wheel alignment – across a wide range of Brighton & Hove public service vehicles.
This initiative will involve various trials with both current and evolving technologies throughout 2020.
Day Aggregates are leading-suppliers of sand, aggregate and recycled mineral products to the building, construction and leisure sectors. Operating extensively across the South of England, Days were original adopters of TyreWatch in 2016 and today our technology forms an integral part of their overall vehicle compliance management.
In November 2018, Day Aggregates won the prestigious MPA Award for Transport Initiatives – for increasing vehicle safety through its use of wheel telematics across its fleet. Today, Scania South East specify TyreWatch with every Scania Truck supplied to Days on a comprehensive R&M maintenance package.
We are proud to announce the development of AutoAlign – a connected technology to continuously monitor wheel alignment – in conjunction with Aston University, University of Chester, McLaren Applied and Dynamon.
Tyre Industry Research concludes that on the UK roads today there are 18.7 million vehicles operating with incorrect wheel alignment. This misalignment is simply a consequence of routine day to day use, but often goes undetected for months until the problem is identified at scheduled maintenance or legislative testing. The consequential excessive tyre tread abrasion is widely recognised as a major contributor to vehicle particulate emissions (PM2.5 and PM10) by the World Health Organisation. For business it adds costly overheads of increased fuel consumption and premature tyre replacement.
AutoAlign is being engineered to detect all three alignment issues (toe-in/toe-out, camber and caster) as accurately as existing workshop technology. Significantly, it will identify the issue in real-time while the vehicle is operating on the road. AutoAlign is designed to promote fast correction therefore minimising emissions and improving vehicle efficiency.
McLaren Racing has one single mission: to win Grand Prix and World Championships. Their logistics fleet is essential for the European leg of the F1 circuit which sees the Team travel to nine countries.
TyreWatch are proud to be the official supplier of connected tyre technology across the entire McLaren fleet. The renowned race team rely on TyreWatch to continuously monitor every commercial tyre to ensure their vehicles arrive on schedule.
With just days between races, the fleet must cover long distances within intensive time constraints; often requiring non-stop travel with triple manned drivers. McLaren have recently invested in 24 state-of-the-art Volvo FH trucks combining all the latest technology to enhance drivability. These power a fleet of 25 bespoke HGV trailers providing the ever-changing logistical requirements for the race cars, technical support and hospitality operations.
Simply Waste Solutions are a recycling-led waste management company for businesses based across London, the home counties, Oxford and Bristol. They are responsible for around 24,000 collections a week, managing more than 120,000 tonnes of waste and recycling with a service success rate of over 99%.
To achieve this, Simply Waste rely on a modern fleet of over 50 vehicles across their sites. Scania Heathrow supply their vehicles on a full R & M contract covering all scheduled maintenance and tyres. However, with daily operations across waste recycling and transfer stations their tyres naturally experience a higher frequency of damage. To help control this avoidable and unnecessary cost, Scania Heathrow selected TyreWatch continuous tyre monitoring to provide real-time visibility of every tyre issue and to maximise vehicle uptime.
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