TyrePal Introduces Solar-Powered System
When using the Solar Colour, drivers can monitor the pressure of all four tyres simultaneously, with an option to monitor the spare wheel too. The new system is the first TyrePal product to be equipped with a colour monitor, making it more user-friendly for the driver. The system gives clear alerts for air loss, high or low pressure and high temperatures.
Solar Colour is equipped with new, state-of-the-art sensors, which are more reliable and efficient. The Solar Colour’s sensors can be screwed onto the tyre valves in the place of normal dust caps, making the installation process quick and simple for the user. It is charged continuously by solar power, preventing unnecessary usage of the vehicle’s battery. The Solar Colour also comes with a charging lead, if the device does need additional power.
“The Solar Colour is an essential tool for monitoring tyre pressure and managing fuel consumption,’ stated Louise Redford, customer service administrator at TyrePal. “Tyre pressure directly effects the rolling resistance of a vehicle. Correct tyre pressure can prevent the rolling resistance of a vehicle from increasing, which in turn can reduce energy consumption by up to 15 per cent.”