Bridgestone launches three-in-one digital maintenance solution for fleet managers
FleetPulse comprises a mobile app, centralised website and tyre pressure monitoring system hardware
Bridgestone has launched FleetPulse, a three-in-one solution comprising a mobile app, centralised website and tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) hardware. FleetPulse has been developed to improve transparency of vehicle health that significantly reduces the likelihood of unexpected, costly and potentially dangerous breakdowns, thus ensuring high safety standards. By automating roadworthiness checks, FleetPulse also helps fleets simplify their operations and reduce maintenance costs.
FleetPulse combines vehicle checks, booking services, fleet management and TPMS in a single platform, while enabling real-time communication between drivers, technicians and fleet managers via the cloud. FleetPulse can be used anytime, by any driver, across all tyre brands, and is available on Android devices.
The FleetPulse app and TPMS hardware has been available on the market from September 2018, with a free trial period. The TPMS hardware will be available online as well as from selected retailers. Based on internal data, field evaluation and tests conducted with Bridgestone’s research and development facilities, a typical tractor and trailer combination running at optimal tyre pressure can save, on average, up to 1,100 euros per year in fuel, tyre and breakdown costs.
Paolo Ferrari, CEO and President of Bridgestone EMEA, said: “At Bridgestone, we’re dedicated to understanding and addressing the real, daily challenges that drivers and fleet managers face. Digitalisation gives us new and exciting ways to do precisely that, and I’m proud that Fleetpulse is our latest example. Our pioneering use of data and technology, alongside our leading investments in R&D and our relentless focus on the customer, mean we’re rapidly realising value from mobility solutions that deliver greater-than-ever efficiency, convenience and sustainability.”