Product News: Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Sensor Kit facilitates TPMS service for automotive shops.

Press Release Summary:

Sep 24, 2013 - Addressing needs of automotive technicians, VDO REDI-Sensor Installer Kit comes with 1 of each of 3 REDI-Sensor sensor assemblies and 4 sensor service kits. REDI-Sensor Multi-Application TPMS Sensor Program let technicians cover 85% of TPMS-equipped vehicles without waiting for parts delivery. Tackle box has adjustable compartment trays to help shops store and organize REDI-Sensor TPMS replacement sensors and service kits, ensuring all components are readily accessible.

Continental Automotive Systems - Auburn Hills, MI

Original Press Release

New VDO REDI-Sensor Installer Kit Simplifies TPMS Service for Shops

Press release date: Sep 01, 2013

• Kit enables immediate TPMS Service without waiting for parts delivery

Allentown, PA — Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket, one of the industry’s leading manufacturers of OE Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, OE-engineered TPMS replacement parts and the maker of the VDO REDI-Sensor™ Multi-Application TPMS Sensor, has introduced the VDO REDI-Sensor Installer Kit for automotive technicians.

The new kit comes with one of each of the three REDI-Sensor sensor assemblies and four sensor service kits. The REDI-Sensor Multi-Application TPMS Sensor Program allows technicians to cover 85% of TPMS equipped vehicles without waiting for parts delivery. All of the components in the kits are included in a special tackle box. The tackle box has adjustable compartment trays to help shops easily store and organize all of their REDI-Sensor TPMS replacement sensors and service kits, so everything is right at hand and easily accessible.

VDO REDI-Sensor Multi-application TPMS sensors replace over 140 OE sensors, and is designed to follow OE vehicle relearn procedures, and works with all major TPMS scan tools, including those from ATEQ, Bartec, OTC / SPX, K-Tool (T.I.P.S.) and Snap-on. Overall coverage includes: Acura, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hummer, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn, Scion, Suzuki, Toyota and Volkswagen.

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With sales of Euros32.7 billion in 2012, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Continental is also an expert partner in networked automobile communication. Continental currently has almost 175,000 employees in 46 countries.

The Automotive Group with its three divisions Chassis & Safety (sales of approximately Euros7.0 billion in 2012, 34,500 employees), Powertrain (sales of approximately Euros6.1 billion in 2012, 31,000 employees) and Interior (sales of approximately Euros6.4 billion in 2012, 33,000 employees) achieved sales of approximately Euros19.5 billion in 2012. The Automotive Group is present in more than 170 locations worldwide. As a partner of the automotive and commercial vehicle industry, it develops and produces innovative products and systems for a modern automotive future, in which cars provide individual mobility and driving pleasure consistent with driving safety, environmental responsibility and cost-efficiency.

Within the Continental Interior Division the Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket Business Unit accommodates the specific requirements of the commercial vehicle, special vehicle and aftermarket sector. A global network of sales and service companies ensures proximity to local customers. Covering the product brands Continental, VDO, ATE and Barum the Business Unit offers electronic products, systems and services for commercial and special vehicles, a broad selection of products for specialized workshops and spare parts for the Independent Aftermarket and the Original Equipment Services after end of series production of the vehicle manufacturer.

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VDO REDI-Sensor TPMS Installer kit comes equipped with one of each of the three REDI-Sensor sensors and four sensor service kits, enabling TPMS service without waiting for parts.

Contact for journalists:
AnnaMaria Blose
Director, Marketing Communications
Interior / Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket
6755 Snowdrift Road
Allentown, PA 18106
Tel:(610) 289-0488 ext. 4002