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Auto Industry Challenges New Braking Rule

Auto Industry Challenges New Braking Rule

The auto industry’s main lobbying group is requesting the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to reconsider its recent rule requiring all vehicles sold in the US to have advanced automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems. The group contends that the…

the semi-autonomous vehicle market is about to explode

Automatic Emergency Braking Explained

Source: This is an excerpt of a comprehensive Motor Trend post by Alex Leanse explaining automatic-emergency braking (AEB) in layman’s terms. The entire post can be viewed by clicking HERE. LOS ANGELES – You can probably think of a time…

Lapinus: brake-pad formulations differ around the globe

Lapinus on Automotive Braking Trends

Source: Lapinus This is the first of a series of Lapinus blogs highlighting the most important trends facing the manufacturers of cars, brake systems and brake pads. The entire blog can be read by clicking on this sentence. You can’t…

Transport for London is having automatic-braking systems instralled on its trams as the result of an accident wihch killed seven

Automatic Braking Introduced on London Trams

Source: BBC LONDON, England – London’s trams are being fitted with automatic-braking systems three years after a derailment killed seven people. The safety measure – automatic braking – is one of 15 recommended by the Rail Accidents Investigation Branch (RAIB)…

Nissan Automatic Emergency Braking Lawsuit Filed

Source: CarComplaints.com Franklin, Tenn.— A Nissan automatic emergency braking (AEB) lawsuit alleges all 2017-2019 vehicles equipped with the systems are at risk of sudden collisions caused by malfunctions of the technology. Nissan’s forward emergency braking/automatic emergency braking technology uses radar…

Lapinus on trends in braking

Trends in Automotive Braking

Source: Lapinus Lapinus recently posted an extensive look at trends in the automotive braking industry. The following is a peek at the first part of the story; the entire article, including images, can be found by clicking on this sentence.…

GMC Terrain

Terrain Adds Automatic Braking for 2020

Source: TheCarConnection.com The smallest GMC crossover – the Terrain – is getting a big safety bump. When it goes on sale this year, the 2020 Terrain will include on every model a suite of active safety features that includes automatic emergency…

Japan Weighing A Mandate for Automatic Braking Systems

TOKYO, Japan–Governments often try to create social, safety and environmental reform through regulation and mandate. Safety-belts, taxes on gasoline, subsidies for electric vehicles, congestion taxes and city driving fees. Japan is dealing with its aging population and traffic safety by…

London Tram

London Trams to Get Automatic Braking System

London’s trams are to be fitted with automatic braking systems in response to safety recommendations made following the fatal crash in Croydon. The decision was among 15 safety recommendations after an investigation into the November 2016 crash. Seven people died and…