Dana unveils Rhombus TireAnalytics Solution to deliver insights for lowering tire costs

March 1, 2017
The Rhombus TireAnalytics solution provides insights into the condition of tractor and trailer tires that help identify and analyze tire wear trends, predict maintenance issues that can be addressed preemptively to minimize truck downtime and more.

Dana Incorporated is unveiling its new Rhombus TireAnalytics solution, a cloud-based platform that enables commercial-truck owners and fleet maintenance managers to identify best practices for tire maintenance and optimize tire lifecycle management. The technology is being showcased at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Exhibition.

The Rhombus TireAnalytics solution provides insights into the condition of tractor and trailer tires that help identify and analyze tire wear trends, predict maintenance issues that can be addressed preemptively to minimize truck downtime, and establish optimal timeframes for scheduled replacement. For larger fleets, it also facilitates the implementation of straightforward, standardized tire inspection and maintenance practices across terminals.

Available now in the United States and Canada, the Rhombus TireAnalytics system integrates portable communications and computing platforms, advanced data collection and analysis, information sharing, and dashboard technologies through a cloud-based solution. Truck owners can use the system with their existing mobile, tablet, and desktop assets, eliminating the need for any additional hardware purchases.

“Customer centricity is fundamental to everything we do at Dana, and it drives our long-standing commitment to innovation and best-in-industry quality and durability. It also provides the foundation for the commercialization of new technology – a key element of our enterprise strategy,” said Mark Wallace, executive vice president of Dana and president of Dana Commercial Driveline Technologies. “Today’s launch of the Rhombus TireAnalytics solution is our next step in developing world-class, data-driven solutions and customer experiences that address the top issues in the industries we serve.”

Rhombus TireAnalytics is the latest in a series of intelligent solutions from Dana for vehicle owners. At Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in January, Dana announced a comprehensive e-commerce platform that streamlines the identification process of the company’s automotive and commercial-vehicle replacement parts portfolio and connects service technicians around the world with Dana’s aftermarket parts distributors.

Dana is also developing Spicer Smart Suite technology for off-highway applications. This platform of fully integrated, connected-vehicle features converts operating data from the drivetrain into actionable insights for enhancing productivity, improving operator and machine safety, reducing maintenance costs, and decreasing total operating costs.

“Over the lifetime of a truck, tire maintenance is a top spend item and a leading cause of over-the-road truck-down incidents that drive roadside assistance costs and late delivery penalties,” said Tim Farney, vice president of global sales for Dana Commercial Vehicle Driveline Technologies. “The Rhombus TireAnalytics solution is a first-to-market, easy-to-use solution that enables truck owners to thoroughly assess the success of their tire management strategies, establish operational excellence for this critical area of maintenance, and utilize Big Data and 21stcentury cloud-based software to predict and optimize tire spend.”

TMC attendees may visit Dana in booth No. 1334 to learn more about the Rhombus TireAnalytics system and Dana’s comprehensive suite of solutions for commercial vehicles. More information is also available at RhombusTire.com

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