Issue: Dec 2017


Continental Can Now Replace Over 279 OE TPMS Sensors with VDO REDI-Sensor



by Alan Tran

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket, manufacturer and supplier of OE-engineered aftermarket parts for HVAC and engine cooling, door systems, brake systems, tire pressure monitoring systems, engine management, fuel systems and instrumentation, has announced that its innovative, VDO REDI-Sensor™ Multi-Application TPMS sensor program can now replace over 279 OE TPMS sensors.

Only five REDI-Sensor sensor assemblies are needed to directly replace the OE sensors in a very wide range of domestic, Asian, and European cars, trucks, SUVs, crossovers and vans from 2002 to 2018.

Most versatile TPMS Sensor on the market As TPMS service grows more complex, service professionals can continue to count on VDO REDI-Sensor to bring simplicity, ease of installation, and better sales and profit potential to TPMS service. Unlike sensors that require programming, cloning, and the purchase of specialized programming tools, software or training, no additional purchases or training are needed to get started with VDO REDI-Sensor sensors because they are already pre-programmed from the factory and designed to follow existing OE vehicle relearn procedures.

Ready to install right out of the box

REDI-Sensor is ready to use right out of the box and works with all major TPMS scan tools. Auto parts retailers can deliver REDI-Sensor without worrying whether their customers have the necessary TPMS scan tools necessary to work with it. If a shop has the tools and know-how to service OE sensors, it’s ready for REDI-Sensor!

Continental is one of the industry’s leading innovators and manufacturers of complete Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, sensors, and service parts as well as passenger and commercial vehicle tires. All VDO branded TPMS replacement parts are made in ISO-certified facilities to the same quality standards as the parts Continental supplies to automakers worldwide.

For more information, visit: www.redi-sensor.com or contact: salessupport-us@vdo.com

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transport. In 2016, Continental generated sales of €40.5 billion and currently employs more than 233,000 people in 56 countries.

Information management in and beyond the vehicle is at the very heart of the Interior division. The product portfolio for different types of vehicles includes: instrument clusters, multifunctional and head-up displays, control units, access control and tire-information systems, radios, infotainment systems, input devices, control panels, climate control units, software, cockpits as well as services and solutions for telematics and Intelligent Transportation Systems. The Interior division employs more than 43,000 people worldwide and generated sales of €8.3 billion in 2016.

Within the 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, Galfer and Barum the Business Unit offers web based managed services, fleet management and tachograph solutions 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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