The Brake Report

The Brake Report

The BRAKE Report is an online media platform dedicated to the automotive and commercial vehicle brake segments. Our mission is to provide the global brake community with the latest news & headlines from around the industry.

Designing Vehicles for Pedestrian Safety

Designing Vehicles for Pedestrian Safety

Vehicle design plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety of not just drivers and passengers but also pedestrians, cyclists, and other road users. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is actively researching vehicle improvements to enhance safety in…

Jeep Wagoneer Leads IIHS Safety Tests

Jeep Wagoneer Leads IIHS Safety Tests

The Jeep Wagoneer emerges as a standout in the latest Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) tests, outperforming its peers in safety ratings. While the Chevrolet Tahoe and Ford Expedition lag behind, the Wagoneer secures a 2024 TOP SAFETY PICK…

Akebono Increases Vehicle Coverage

Akebono Increases Vehicle Coverage

Akebono Brake Corporation has expanded its ProACT and Severe Duty Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line by 11 new part numbers, increasing coverage by over 17 million vehicles. This addition includes premium stainless steel abutment hardware for kits that require it,…

FREMAX Expands Brake Rotor Production

FREMAX Expands Brake Rotor Production

Frasle Mobility, a Brazilian leader in sustainable mobility solutions, is expanding its FREMAX brake rotor production capacity in Joinville, SC, Brazil. Starting in 2025, the production will increase by 20%, reaching a total of 6 million brake rotors annually. This…

Bosch Innovates Vehicle Motion Control

Bosch Innovates Vehicle Motion Control

Bosch’s Vehicle Motion division introduces groundbreaking solutions enhancing safety, dynamics, and driving pleasure. Their hardware-agnostic software, Vehicle Motion Management, controls vehicle motion in all directions, simplifying vehicle architectures and enabling innovative functions. The division’s portfolio includes act-by-wire solutions and an…

Lincoln Nautilus Secures Top Safety Pick+

Lincoln Nautilus Secures Top Safety Pick+

The 2024 Lincoln Nautilus, a midsize luxury SUV, has been awarded the TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This accolade reflects its outstanding performance in several key safety tests, emphasizing both front and rear passenger…

BrakeLine – April 2024

BrakeLine - April 2024

Draining the Fluid from Braking Like so much of the world in which it exists, the automotive industry is accelerating through changes which will have profound impacts on both the consumers who use these vehicles, and the organizations involved in…

Icer Brakes and Beser Partnership

Icer Brakes and Beser Partnership

ICER BRAKES is pleased to announce the appointment of Beser Balatacılık as the new official distributor of ICER Brand PC and LCV products in Turkey.  This partnership will improve the availability and distribution of ICER’s high-quality brake components across the Turkish market.…

Sangsin Brake America Unveils Updated Website

Sangsin Brake America Unveils Updated Website

Sangsin Brake America, a renowned leader in the braking industry, has recently launched an updated website, bringing a fresh, user-friendly experience to its North American customers. With over 50 years of expertise in manufacturing the safest, quietest, and most dependable…

PAGID Racing Partners for Endurance Cup

PAGID Racing Partners for Endurance Cup

PAGID Racing has announced a new partnership with CREVENTIC and Porsche Motorsport to become the sole supplier of racing brakes for the inaugural 992 Endurance Cup, scheduled for September 6-7. This collaboration aims to enhance the performance and credibility of…

AsiaBrake 2025: Call for Papers

AsiaBrake 2025: Call for Papers

AsiaBrake 2025 invites experts from academia and industry to submit papers for its upcoming conference on February 17-19, 2025. This premier event in Pattaya will delve into the latest friction industry advancements, covering friction materials, tribology, brake systems, environmental sustainability,…

Alcon’s Innovative Brake-By-Wire for Defense

Alcon's Innovative Brake-By-Wire for Defense

Alcon has launched its latest Brake-By-Wire technology at Eurosatory 2024, targeting defense vehicle applications. This new generation of braking systems, derived from motorsport products, promises enhanced safety, reliability, and autonomy for defense vehicles. Alcon will showcase their solutions in Hall…