Comprehensive 10-page glossary available free at
Allentown, PA (June 2014) - Continental Commerccial Vehicles & Aftermarket, one of the industry’s leading manufacturers of complete OE Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS), OE-engineered TPMS replacement parts and the maker of the VDO REDI-Sensor?? Multi-Application TPMS Sensor, has just released a valuable glossary of industry terms that was recently developed for TPMS service. The new 10-page glossary includes definitions and descriptions for over 93 industry-wide TPMS service related and parts terms.
According to Continental Product Manager, Steve Landis, the new glossary was developed to help both parts suppliers and professional technicians better communicate and understand the complexities of TPMS service and the wide variety of industry terminologies used in this rapidly expanding automotive service category.
The new glossary is available for free on the VDO REDI-Sensor website at and can be downloaded for easy reference as a PDF. The glossary has also been indexed by Google for easy search.
The VDO REDI-Sensor multi-application sensor program has recently added a new sensor variant to bring even greater coverage for European, domestic, and Asian vehicles.  REDI-Sensor is the multi-application TPMS sensor service solution created to simplify all TPMS service needs.  It now replaces over 200 OE sensors with only four sensor SKUs.
Continental is one of the industry’s leading manufacturers of Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, replacement parts and passenger and commercial vehicle tires, worldwide. All VDO TPMS replacement parts are made in ISO-certified facilities to the same quality standards as the OE parts supplied to automakers. For more information, visit:, or contact:
With provisional sales of around €33.3 billion in 2013, Continental is one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers. As a provider of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires, and technical elastomers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Continental is also an expert partner in networked automobile communication. Continental currently employs around 182,000 people in 49 countries. The Automotive Group with its three divisions Chassis & Safety (sales of approx. ?77.3 billion in 2013, roughly 36.500 employees), Powertrain (sales of approx. ?6.3 billion in 2013, roughly 32,400 employees) and Interior ((sales of approx. ?6.6 billion in 2013, roughly 34,400 employees) achieved sales of approximately ?20 billion in 2013. The Automotiive Group is present in more than 170 locations worldwide. As a partner to the automotive and commercial vehicle industry, it develops and produces innovative products and systems for a modern automotive future in which cars provide individual mobility and driving pleasure consistent with driving safety, environmental responsibility, and cost-efficiency. Within the Continental Interior Division the Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket Business Unit accommodates the specific requirements of the commercial vehicle, special vehicle and aftermarket sector. A global network of sales and service companies ensures proximity to local customers. Covering the product brands Continental, VDO, ATE and Barum the Business Unit offers electronic products, systems and services for commercial and special vehicles, a broad selection of products for specialized workshops and spare parts for the Independent Aftermarket and the Original Equipment Services after end of series production of the vehicle manufacturer.