Mike Geylin

Mike Geylin

Mike Geylin is the Senior Editor for The BRAKE Report. Geylin has been in automotive communications for five decades working in all aspects of the industry from OEM to supplier to motorsports as well as reporting for both newspapers and magazines on the industry.

Hyundai Faces Australian Suit over ABS Fires

Hyundai facing class action suit in Australia due to ABS ECU fires

MACQUARIE PARK, Australia – The potential of vehicle fires caused by faulty anti-lock (ABS) electronic-control units, which have resulted in global recalls of Hyundai (and Kia) vehicles, has now spooned a class-action suit in Australia. Media reports indicate the suit,…

Mintex Trophy Trial Celebrates 40 Years

Mintex Trophy celebrates 40 years of crowning youth champs

Source: TMD Friction announcement HARTLEPOOL, U.K. — Braking friction specialist TMD Friction’s renowned brake brand Mintex, and Yorkshire-based Richmond Motor Club, are celebrating more than 40 years of racing excellence in the Mintex Trophy Trial, a demanding motorcycle trial event…

Equinox is Chevy’s Solid Compact SUV

2023 Chevrolet Equinox Premier AWD is a solid compact SUV

CHATHAM, Mass. – The 2023 Equinox provides Chevrolet with a solid, well-equipped entrant in the highly competitive compact sport-utility (SUV) segment. The Premier AWD (all-wheel drive) version which we piloted around Cape Cod last week fits in with other top…

ZF Unveils New Executive Management Team

the newly formed ZF Board of Management

Source: ZF announcement FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany/LAS VEGAS, — The technology company ZF has started the year with a newly formed Board of Management team. Dr. Holger Klein has been Chief Executive Officer of the company starting January 1. Michael Frick, Chief…

Sienna Shines for its Silver Anniversary

The 2023 Toyota Sienna hybrid is a solid minivan with great fuel economy

CHATHAM, Mass. – Once upon a time the original Toyota Sienna was the ugly duckling of minivans. Now, in its 25th year, it has evolved into a beautiful all-wheel-drive, hybrid-only thoroughly modern swan amongst automotive people movers. We spent a…

Tesla Again Sued for Phantom Braking

Tesla was again sued for phantom braking issue

AUSTIN – Two North Carolina Tesla owners filed a class-action lawsuit Jan. 9th against the Texas electric-car maker claiming incidents of phantom braking affecting their Model 3 and Model Y vehicles. The company was involved in a similar suit last…

G90 a True Luxury Flagship Sedan

The 2023 Genesis G90 is a true luxury flagship

CHATHAM, Mass. – “I don’t think any car is worth $100,000 . . . but at least this one rides like a $100,000 car.” My partner who is underwhelmed by today’s automotive technology, of which the 2023 Genesis G90 3.5T…

23 Bolt EUV Proves Less is More (Value)

The 2023 Chevrolet Bolt EUV is better value than the 2022 model

CHATHAM, Mass. – The 2023 Chevrolet Bolt EUV, one of the best values within the pantheon of electric vehicles offered to the American consumer, is an even better choice than last-year’s model as the list price has dropped by $6,300.…