According to Bendix, a tyre that is under-inflated by as little as 10% can result in a 1.5% drop in fuel economy, which may increase fuel spending by up to US$1,000 per year for a single truck. Under-inflation by 20% results in a 30% reduction in tyre life. In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with Jon Intagliata, product manager for tyre pressure monitoring systems at Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems.