Blaupunkt India, headquartered in Germany and a world leader in car infotainment and sound has entered a new segment with TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems). TPMS solutions create a safe driving condition for passengers and drivers by providing real time information and customizable alerts on tire pressure and temperature conditions. This helps mitigate the risk of accidents caused by tires, a very common problem in India, particularly with increase in highway, freeways and vehicles operating at higher speeds, as stated by the copany in its press release.
Blaupunkt is the first company to launch a vehicle tire pressure monitoring systems of international standards in the Indian market. The TPMS system gathers accurate pressure data directly from the tire valves via wireless sensors. It helps with flat tire prevention, tyre wear reduction and contributes to high impact fuel savings, by ensuring that tires operate in optimal conditions, adds the statement.
The TPMS kit includes a display unit along with 4 easy to install tire sensors (including a locking mechanism to prevent theft).
In several international markets, tire pressure monitoring is becoming a regulatory safety requirement for automotive OEMs and therefore applicable to India OEMs exporting vehicles to these markets.
commenting on the launch of TPMS in India, Preeti Bakshi, marketing head of Blaupunkt said,“This is the first of several additional products that the company will launch in this emerging but important segment. Blaupunkt is leading the way with a range of TPMS solutions and technologies for retail and OEM segments, including passenger and commercial vehicles, where the companies TPMS solutions can monitor vehicles with 20+ tires and integration of the data into the head unit diplay, CAN network, smart phones etc.”