Car infotainment brand, Blaupunkt, has forayed in a new segment with the launch of Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) kit in India. The new kit, according to the company, will help to mitigate the risk of accidents caused by tyres in the country.
Blaupunkt claims that its TPMS system gathers accurate pressure data directly from the tyre valves via wireless sensors. It helps with flat tyre prevention, tyre wear reduction and contributes to high impact fuel savings, by ensuring that tyres operate in optimal conditions.
The TPMS kit includes a display unit along with four easy to install tyre sensors (including a locking mechanism to prevent theft).
Speaking on the occasion, Preeti Bakshi, Marketing Head, 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+ tyres and integration of the data into the head unit display, CAN network, smart phones etc. Stay tuned for more interesting developments from Blaupunkt in this space,.
In several international markets, tyre pressure monitoring is becoming a regulatory safety requirement for automotive
OEM's and therefore applicable to India OEM's exporting vehicles to these markets.