Continental says its future generation tire sensors will accurately detect the size of contact area and calculate the vehicle load
Continental's Tire Pressure Monitoring System is glued to the inner surface of the tire tread
Since installing your own personal weigh station in the driveway isn’t really practical, drivers basically have to guess whether or not they’re exceeding the vehicle’s maximum payload weight. For many, this probably comes down to whether or not the wheels are scraping the arches, but international automotive supplier Continental is set to offer a more accurate approach by developing tires with the ability to detect a vehicle’s weight.
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