Dana Incorporated has released Rhombus TireAnalytics Ver. 3.0 with new capabilities to help large fleets reduce tire costs.
The third generation of the technology provides new cost-per-mile (CPM) analysis capabilities and best practice solutions that enable commercial-truck owners and fleet maintenance managers to make better data driven decisions for each application, the company says.
The CPM tire comparisons, which can be determined by application or by axle type using the fleet’s actual miles-per-tire data and tire cost, provide situational analyses utilizing a fleet’s real-life data. The new release also includes enhanced user authentication for stronger security and more flexibility in how users secure access to the platform, Dana says.
Rhombus TireAnalytics 3.0 also includes a new install-and-rotate capability for the mobile application, which is quickly accessible for technicians servicing a vehicle anywhere in the terminal. Dana says the feature saves technicians time recording more complex patterns that involve, for example, rotating a set of tires while matching pairs of dual tires at the same time.
“Rhombus TireAnalytics directly addresses one of the top expenses for a fleet, and this latest version continues our mission to provide data-driven solutions, allowing fleets and truck owners to predict and optimize tire spend in order to maximize a vehicle’s operational effectiveness,” says Mark Wallace, president, Dana Commercial Vehicle Driveline Technologies.
“This enhancement also takes into consideration critical customer feedback, allowing maintenance professionals to better assess their tire management strategies and ensure operational efficiency for this critical area of maintenance,” Wallace says.