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Firestone Airide debuts remote and smartphone functionality with air command onboard compressor kits

Jan. 16, 2024
The initial debut of Air Command and the new Bluetooth control technology at King of the Hammers 2024 will showcase the application for the community.

Firestone Airide, a subsidiary of Bridgestone Americas, recently announced Firestone Air Command dual-path control for air helper springs at the 2024 King of the Hammers. Air Command allows users to control air helper springs wirelessly from either a physical remote or smartphone app for iOS and Android and is designed to help make towing and hauling easier, safer, and more comfortable.

The Air Command lets users control air helper springs from a Bluetooth-based smartphone app or wireless remote. Live system monitoring and adjust-on-the-fly capabilities are just a screen tap away, including single- and dual-path controls. When optioned adequately with dual-path control, Air Command can inflate left- and right-hand air helper springs individually, helping to level out uneven loads.

“With remote and app-based wireless dual-path controls and robust product offering, Airide will change the way people think about towing and hauling,” said Justin Monaghan, president of Firestone Airide. “We are excited for heavy-load towers and haulers, like the racers and spectators at King of the Hammers, to test out Air Command for themselves.”

See also: Bridgestone rolls out new Firestone FD694 drive radial tire

Leveling out the vehicle’s suspension while towing and reducing sag has more than visual benefits. Leveling the suspension helps increase steering control, levels headlights, enhances ride comfort, balances heavy loads, prevents cargo from bottoming out, and can add trailer braking efficiency. 

Air Command is designed to complement air helper springs for most ½-, ¾- and 1-ton trucks, SUVs, vans, and Class A RVs, whether they’re hauling a camper, landscaping equipment, horse trailer, boat, and beyond. The initial debut of Air Command and the new Bluetooth control technology at King of the Hammers 2024 will showcase the application for the off-road and toy-hauling community of enthusiasts.

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