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.

AV Market to Add 62 Million Units by 2030

AV/self-driving market to grow by 62 million units by 2030

Source: MarketsandMarkets announcement CHICAGO – Autonomous (AV)/self-driving cars market size is projected to grow from 20.3 million units in 2021 to 62.4 million units by 2030, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.3 percent, during the forecast period,…

Haidar Joins UTIL as GM of North America

Haidar named GM of North America for UTIL Group

VILLANOVA D’ASTI, Italy – UTIL Group announced the addition of Hatem Haidar to the company’s senior leadership team, specifically in the role as General Manager for North America. He brings experience in industrial operations, corporate development and finance to the…

OPC Parts Launches TorqStop™

OPC Parts launched TorqStop brakes at HDAW '23

Source: OPC Parts announcement GRAPEVINE, Texas — HDAW’23 was the biggest one yet and was full of surprises – one of the most notable being newcomer OPC Parts, LLC. Founded by brake-industry-veteran Don Orrell, co-owner and CEO, OPC Parts made…

Dellner Expands Czech Plant


Source: Dellner Bubenzer announcement STAŇKOVICE, Czech Republic — Heavy-duty brake manufacturer Dellner Bubenzer Group recently expanded its Czech facility, specifically used to manufacture products for on and offshore wind turbine applications across Europe. Dellner Hydratech Czech Republic s.r.o. is strategically…

TMD Friction Aids Students in Pan Euro Rally

TMD Friction's Mintex brake pads will be Rallysport Engineering Academy's entry in pan European rally

Source: TMD Friction announcement HARTLEPOOL, U.K. — TMD Friction is supporting a bid by Essex-based Rallysport Engineering Academy to complete the Two Ball Banger London-Lisbon Rally, raising funds for the local air ambulance. TMD Friction’s renowned Mintex brand will supply…