EnTire Launches Aftermarket Tire Pressure–Monitoring SensorsNovember 3, 2006
Schrader-Bridgeport will market and sell EnTire's sensors and service kits to wholesalers and dealerships under its AirAware brand.
LAS VEGAS /PRNewswire/ -- EnTire Solutions, LLC, is pleased to announce the launch of two aftermarket tire pressure–monitoring (TPM) sensors and valve service kits to support current original equipment business. EnTire Solutions has entered into an agreement with Schrader-Bridgeport International Inc., which will market and sell EnTire Solution TPM aftermarket sensors and service kits to service wholesalers and dealerships under its AirAware brand.
The two EnTire Solutions sensors will service 11 different Honda, Acura, and Hyundai / Kia vehicles. Specifically, these sensors support the following vehicles:
- 2004-06 Acura MDX
- 2005-06 Honda Odyssey
- 2005-06 Acura RL
- 2005-06 Acura TL
- 2005-06 Honda Pilot
- 2005-06 Honda Ridgeline
- 2006 Hyundai Tucson
- 2006 Kia Sportage
- 2007 Honda Element
- 2007 Hyundai Tuscani
- 2007 Hyundai Sonata
EnTire Solutions, LLC, headquartered in Farmington Hills, MI, is a joint venture between Michelin and TRW Automotive, bringing together Michelin's tire and wheel expertise and TRW's expertise in radio communications and electronics to develop, market, and sell direct, driver-oriented TPM systems to vehicle manufacturers worldwide.
Schrader-Bridgeport, a Tomkins Company headquartered in Altavista, VA, has other facilities in Rochester Hills, MI; Brazil; Mexico; Northern Ireland; and France. Founded in 1844, Schrader Electronics invented the industry-standard tire valve with replaceable core in 1898. One hundred years later, Schrader Electronics introduced the industry's first valve-mounted pressure sensor on mass-produced vehicles in Europe. Today, Schrader is the global leader in tire pressure–monitoring systems. For further information, go to the company's Web site.
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