EnTire Solutions, LLC Tire Pressure Monitoring System Fitments
FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 14 The Auto Channel reported that EnTire Solutions, LLC which launched its first TPM system as standard equipment on the 2004 Acura MDX and currently supplies several U.S., European, and Asian manufacturers with direct TPM systems. A list of these fitments includes:
* 2004 Honda Odyssey * 2005 Acura RL * 2005 Acura TL * 2005 Honda Pilot * 2005 Honda Ridgeline * 2006 Hyundai Tucson * 2006 Kia Sportage * 2006 Alfa Romeo 159
The EnTire Solution direct tire pressure monitoring system employs a battery-powered pressure sensor mounted on the valve stem inside the wheel. The sensor communicates tire pressure and temperature information to a vehicle-mounted receiver via a radio signal. Two versions of the system exist: a basic and an enhanced, more driver-oriented system.
EnTire Solutions, LLC, (http://www.entire-solution.com/ ) headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, 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.
The world's largest tire maker, Michelin (http://www.michelin.com/ ) manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks, motorcycles and the space shuttle. The company also publishes travel guides, maps and atlases covering Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America employs 23,000 and operates 20 plants in 17 locations.
With 2004 sales of $12.0 billion, TRW Automotive ranks among the world's leading automotive suppliers. Headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, USA, the Company, through its subsidiaries, employs approximately 60,000 people in 24 countries. TRW Automotive products include integrated vehicle control and driver assist systems, braking systems, steering systems, suspension systems, occupant safety systems (seat belts and airbags), electronics, engine components, fastening systems and aftermarket replacement parts and services. All references to "TRW Automotive," "TRW" or the "Company" in this press release refer to TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. and its subsidiaries, unless otherwise indicated. TRW Automotive news is available on the internet at http://www.trwauto.com/ .