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Audi, Volkswagen Brake Settlement

Audi, Volkswagen Brake Settlement

A recent settlement will return money to Audi and Volkswagen drivers who allegedly paid for automatic emergency braking (AEB) system repairs due to a manufacturer defect. The settlement covers owners and lessees of specific Audi and Volkswagen vehicles, addressing claims…

Telsa is recalling 55,000 2021-2023 Model X SUVs for brake-fluid issue

Tesla Recalls Model X for Brake Fluid Issue

AUSTIN, Texas – Tesla, Inc., has agreed to recall certain model-year 2021-2023 Tesla Model X sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) that might have an issue with the brake fluid-level indication system. The 54,676 vehicles within the recall population might have been produced…

The Haldex TEM®+ (Trailer Emergency Module) valve control ensures the maximum amount of operational safety for trailer

Haldex TEM®+ Improves Trailer Brake Safety

LANDSKRONA, Sweden – The Haldex TEM®+ (Trailer Emergency Module) valve control ensures the maximum amount of operational safety for trailers, by efficiently actuating the trailer parking brakes, while at the same time imposing minimal operational complexity on busy drivers. In…

An emissions expert will be part of the EuroBrake 2023 Stategy panel

Euro 7 Strategy Panel at EuroBrake

STANSTEAD, U.K. – EuroBrake Strategy Panel 2023: Effects of the Euro 7 (EU7) regulation on brake system development and homologation will be a major program at the upcoming EuroBrake 2023 Sept. 12 – 14 in Barcelona. The new Euro 7…

ZF introduced the TRW Electronic Brake Booster into the aftermarket

TRW Electronic Brake Booster for EVs

VERNON HILLS, Ill. — ZF Aftermarket is rapidly expanding its range of spare parts for electric cars. The latest product for the independent aftermarket is the Electronic Brake Booster from its TRW brand. This system is an integral part of…

BRAKEDOWN

BRAKEDOWN – December 24, 2021

BRAKEDOWN: an ongoing collection of briefs from around the global braking industry Tesla has started releasing an update designed to address a problem known a “Phantom Braking”. Phantom braking is a term used to describe when an advanced driver-assist system…

Continental discussed its MKC2 brake-by-wire system in the future of brakes article

Future of Brakes from Continental

FRANKFURT, Germany – Continental recently posted a three-part series of articles on its website providing its vision of future braking systems. Below is part one: The Future of Brakes – Brake Systems of the Future Brake systems are becoming increasingly…

Mercedes-Benz Brake Assist was introduced 25 years ago

MB Brake Assist Celebrates 25th Birthday

Source: Mercedes-Benz announcement STUTTGART, Germany — Emergency braking can save lives. However, many drivers then step on the brake pedal quickly but not forcefully enough – this is what Mercedes-Benz engineers discovered in the early 1990s during tests in the…

Subaru Forester for 2022 gets automatic emergency steering in models from Premium and above

Automatic Emergency Steering Added to 22 Forester

Source: Subaru of America announcement CAMDEN, N.J. —  Subaru of America, Inc. announced pricing on the 2022 Forester compact SUV, its most popular model, as well new variants, new convenience features and new safety features, including available Automatic Emergency Steering…

Nissan Adds Rear-Disc Brakes to 2021 Kicks

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Nissan has made four-wheel disc brakes standard on the SV and SR trims of its entry-level crossover Kicks range. Base S models continue with a front disc/rear drum setup. Additional standard equipment for 2021 includes the Nissan…

Brake-by-Wire: the History of the Future

Source LSP post 2005 TO 2010: PIONEERING WORK WITH IBS 1 UNTERFOEHRING, Germany – The Brake-by-Wire brake system was designed back in 2005 for e-vehicles and was the first with autonomous driving functionality The pioneering work of LSP that began in…

Bendix pad wear sensing technology for all versions of the industry-leading ADB22X® air disc brake has earned a place on Heavy Duty Trucking’s 2019 list of Top 20 Products. It is the sixth Bendix innovation in the last eight years to receive the distinction.

Brake Suppliers Invest in Sensing Technology

Source: Transport Topics post ARLINGTON, Va. – Integrating braking systems with sensors and telematics can enable more timely maintenance, reduce unplanned downtime and optimize component life while supporting “brake health.” Such integration also is necessary to continue development of advanced…

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…

Ford is recalling certain Expedition (above) and Lincoln Navigator models for nonfunctioning brake warning light

Ford Recall for Brake Warning System Faults

Source: Ford Motor Company announcement DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Motor Company is issuing three safety recalls in North America including one for certain Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator models which might have a malfunctioning brake warning system. Select 2020 Ford…