The EU states that under inflation of tyres account for 20 million litres of additional fuel consumed globally and account for 2 million tonnes of CO2 emissions. The safety aspect of TPMS systems is paramount. According to road safety reports incorrect tyre pressure in vehicles accounts for 9% of accidents including fatalities and 41% of accidents involving injury.

Benefits to vehicle owner

  • Improved fuel efficiency
  • Decreased tyre wear
  • Improves driver safety
  • Reduces breaking distance
  • Lower CO2 emissions
  • Improves vehicle handling

Due to the new legislation and new MOT regulations there will be a natural requirement to maintain, repair and service TPMS systems. Workshops need to be aware of the advantages of this new technology:

Benefits to workshops

  • Increased importance of specialised services
  • Quick installation times
  • Additional income from the service, fitting and maintenance of the systems
  • Gives workshops and garages a competitive advantage