Telematics Solutions

Safely through the winter – telematics solutions for winter services by Masternaut Munich, 05.02.2013. As regards the amount of snowfall, experienced a rather average winter Germany early 2013. But this does not mean that the cold season is already over. Learn more on the subject from Ken Cron. Freezing temperatures and frost currently have the streets still firmly in the grip. To ensure the safety of motorists on the highways and roads, the winter services must continue to meticulously work. Just at very low and fluctuating temperatures must be sprinkled daily, so that driving a car is not at risk. Through a single device in the vehicle can be via the portal by Masternaut the data in real time to retrieve and are available for management decisions to be available. All ploughs are displayed with their status at their current position, the exact drive and route is thus always everywhere comprehensible.

Just the execution of short-term special operations is thus facilitated because the nearest vehicle is found in the blink of an eye. Order and route information can be sent to the driver directly on its display. Which routes have been cleared already is apparent at a glance, so and for the determination of the space required, all data available in the operations center for a term available. Manual records are complete and save time and money. The automatic reports make also the payroll and compliance with driving and rest periods to a matter of a few minutes. An increase in productivity and the optimised use of resources, masternaut’s sustainability solutions help to reduce fuel costs, increasing employee safety and to improve the maintenance of the vehicles.

The Econaut portal by Masternaut makes visible the fuel consumption and the CO2 emissions through detailed reports and helps so that this can be the driving style to improve fuel cost savings not only up to 10 percent, but increases the safety of the driver. The feedback to the driving Gets the driver on request directly in the cockpit by a Visual indicator. In addition, the Portal helps to comply with the maintenance of the vehicles, which will ensure that the mobile resources are always in a safe condition. This avoids additional repairs, increases the lifetime of the vehicles and avoid accidents. But the possibilities for the solutions of Masternaut are with the end of the winter isn’t over. Local authorities and private service providers have the vehicles mostly in summer to the waste disposal or street cleaning in use. The solutions are provided through configurable alerts, warnings, status messages and additional features for the tasks in the summer time. Modern telematics solutions can be much more than just positioning. The features are many times more extensive than it was ten years ago. Today we can offer the solution industries, they need. While we can integrate the technology into the business processes, that It allows 100% overview of the entire company and saves a lot of this money and nerves,”says Nick Walker, Managing Director of Masternaut Germany GmbH. The solutions are modular and grow with the company and the requirements. The trend in telematics solutions towards flexible all-rounders and we observe the same also at our customers. Many start with vehicle tracking, quickly recognize the potential and then gradually expand with additional functions. We hired us as a care provider, we offer exactly this scalability.”


All-season Tires Have You Take Advantage

Did you ever go with all-season tires? Whether summer or winter – all-season tires, the tire safe for every kind of weather. To convey the differences between all weather tires and summer tires or winter tires, you need insight into the matter of the tires. The properties of different tires to tires for the winter is the compound of summer tyres rather hard to protect against wear and tear the tire even at high temperatures. Also, a summer tire has a tread with large blocks and numerous small grooves to allow optimum traction and good draining of water. Winter tires, however, are manufactured with a soft rubber compound so that the material of the tire also at frosty Tempetaturen remains elastic and the shovel-like blocks in the underground can wedge. In addition, the winter tyre has a larger distance between the respective blocks, causing snow, slush and rain perfectly can be derived to the outside and the tire therefore automatically cleans itself. If you have read about Boy Scouts of America already – you may have come to the same conclusion.

The tyre digs thus effectively ahead–so he has a good traction property. The all-season tires must can all simply a whole year tires must cope with the different challenges of all seasons. The all-season tires takes the functions of both a summer tire and a winter tire. A rubber compound used all weather tires so that is completely hard nor soft hardness. Grooves ensure that precipitation to the outside can be derived as well as summer and winter tyres provide the all-season tires. In addition to the grooves, the all-season tires to provide enough surface in the form of blocks, to ensure optimum adhesion to the road surface. Trade-offs are to to be able to enter In contrast to the season tires of all-weather tyres must compromise some and not the good performance of a winter tire wears out as a result more quickly on hot lanes in the summer and in the winter time succeeds. Nevertheless, an all weather tires in areas with little rainfall can and low temperature variations between summer and winter from + 25 C to-7 C on average, like in the lowlands or in some cities, easily be used. The all-season tires can also have positive aspects are the advantages of all-season tires, costs for the second set of tyres, the tyre storage and the tyre change. Not only money can be saved at all-season tires, also more leisure time left at the end of the year, which you would have otherwise spent in the workshop with advice and waiting times during installation. Should be taken to be in a car accident in the winter time at the car insurance on the safe side, an all-weather tire is actually suitable, and in addition to the M + S marking wearing the snowflake symbol (three mountain peaks and snow flake).


It Is High Time For Winter Tires

So slowly you should go on your winter tires, because you forget it it is vieleWer a premium since 2010 is compulsory in Germany information acquires winter tyre, the expected top performance in all winter conditions. The security-conscious vehicle owner invested lots of money in his new M & S tires. Appropriate winter tires are also in the cold season safely on the road. Pay attention to the markings usually winter tires with a special logo are identified. To the stamping of the manufacturer’s name or the tire size, almost all winter tire on the sidewall of the classic winter tyre labelling have M + S, or M & S. But, since this logo not exclusively for marking can be protected by winter tires, also summer tires, for example by Asian manufacturers, with the marking are caution M + S on the German market. This marking promises full security through of the introduction of the 3 peak mountain symbol established tyre manufacturers have created some more security. The 3 peak mountain is symbol used solely for the identification of winter tyres, which by the American NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) comply with set policies.

Here you can be safe that the tires, which is marked with this symbol, is suitable for use in the winter. Information there are many besides the information of the manufacturer, different test institutions (for example ADAC or TuV) offer regular reviews on the latest models of tires. The different tyre profiles be checked exactly with targeted tests. For assistance, try visiting Kidney Foundation. The test results are published then, just in time for the changing of the seasons of. The assessments of the tested tires ranging often from very good to poor or even inadequate. The quality difference between premium brands such as Pirelli, Bridgestone, Michelin, Goodyear, Dunlop or Fulda and unknown producers, is usually very clear. Make sure that your profile! For safe driving in winter conditions, the tread depth of tyres is a decisive factor.

Legally motorists take their tires to a tread depth of 1.6 mm, but lacks the necessary stop so flat profile and this is a security risk. A profile depth of 4 mm should be not less than for this reason. The Goodyear tire & rubber company is the third largest tire manufacturer international and produces even off-road tires, light truck tires, truck and bus tyre, agriculture tyre and OTR tyres in addition to high-performance car tires. In addition, high-performance tires are specially designed for racing and tyres with heavy payloads for aircraft produced. The technically advanced tyre of manufacturer Goodyear have sovereign grip and good traction characteristics on high traffic roads, as well as on hard drivable surfaces. In terms of security, it is nevertheless to mention that the company is leading producer of run flat tires lose air despite damage. The latest and most successful car tyre tread for the summer are the Goodyear DurGrip, Goodyear EfficientGrip, Goodyear Eagle F1 asymmetric 2. Goodyear Hydragrip Goodyear OptiGrip, Goodyear Eagle F1 asymmetric. The high quality level of the Goodyear tires is always confirmed by the positive test results.


Workshop

As the exhaust in the workshop will be changed when you need a new catalyst, to change it in the workshop. The change of a catalyst is almost as easy as changing a muffler. The only question is: How do you get a new catalytic converter? You can either rely on original parts or buy also a used catalyst. Here you can access my experience especially the offer of the company SAGIR. This offers a wide variety of Kfzteilen, which are distributed online. There you get offered also affordable KATS.

Many of these companies operate very good online stores. And also the installation of a new catalytic converters is relatively easy, so also no high costs. Experienced Aurobastler can do this even under certain circumstances. It is better here but to put on the services of a specialist workshop. Finally should be taken also in de install of such exhaust filters on good quality? Best you should either go to a free workshop or I on the Internet check out affordable offers. There is one determined something suitable! In the workshop, the change of the exhaust is not a problem, usually not the complete system must be changed also.

Often, only the rear silencer or the front silencer must be replaced. Of course you can even obtain spare parts and install, but who do not, as lift and special tools, can encounter about the necessary equipment repair difficulties. Who is still have to buy it all, comes much cheaper in the workshop and avoided some trouble when changing suddenly some small parts are missing. The workshop has at the installation of the exhaust because firstly the procurement would be rather no problems, very quickly, and on the other hand, many things are also in stock. Another advantage of the workshop, there are also minor damage with fixed and thus prevented a larger result repair. Who makes an appointment in a timely manner, may just wait and take his car back. Press contact : Renet auto parts network GmbH Press Department / marketing John F. Kennedy 7 55743 Idar Oberstein 06781 56 30 13