Category Automotive

FMSI added two new members

FMSI Adds Two New Members

Source: FMSI announcement AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – FMSI begins 2023 with the addition of two new members, Brakes India and Motor Car Parts America. “Despite global consolidation in the brake industry our membership continues to grow,” said President Frank Oliveto,…

Bosch introduced 74 aftermarket brake parts in 2022

Bosch Added 74 Brake Parts in 2022

Source: Bosch announcement Oak Brook, Ill.  – Robert Bosch, LLC announced it has added 212 automotive aftermarket parts to its portfolio in 2022, covering nearly 64 million vehicles in operation across North America — reinforcing the company’s commitment to offering…

Ring Automotive is supplying test equipment for TMD UK's new training facility

TMD UK, Ring Automotive Join for Training

Source: TMD Friction announcement SEATON ROSS, U.K. — Ring Automotive has partnered with TMD Friction UK to support with the training of technicians at the braking specialist’s new state-of-the-art facility. Personnel attending the research and development facility in Seaton Ross,…

Report on the overall brake market for the next decade

Brake Market During Next Decade

Source: Quince Market Insights announcement PUNE, India — The Automotive Friction Brake System Market by Type, End-user, and Geography – Forecast and Analysis 2023-2032 research report represents major insights on the current growth dynamics as well as the primary revenue…

Waupaca Foundry named Todd Pagel VP of operations

Waupaca Foundry Names Pagel VP Operations

Source: Waupaca Foundry announcement WAUPACA, Wis. — Waupaca Foundry, a leading supplier of gray and ductile iron castings globally, named Todd Pagel vice president of operations. Pagel is a 30-year veteran of Waupaca Foundry serving in positions as diverse as…

SENSIFY™ received a Gold Award in the chassis forward-looking category for its extraordinary strength, on the occasion of the 7th Lingxuan Awards Ceremony.

SENSIFY™ Wins Chinese Industry Award

Source: Brembo announcement NANJING, China — SENSIFY™, the pioneering intelligent braking system of Brembo, received a Gold Award in the chassis forward-looking category for its extraordinary strength, on the occasion of the 7th Lingxuan Awards Ceremony. The Lingxuan Awards (China…

VW was found liable in a fatal brake-dust case

VW Liable for Fatal Cancer-Causing Brake Dust

Source: Consumer Attorney Marketing Group announcement SPOKANE, Wash.– A King County Jury has found Volkswagen AG of Germany and its American subsidiary Volkswagen Group of America (VW) liable for exposing Thomas Sorrentino to carcinogenic asbestos through his work as an…

Genesis G80 EV earned IIHS Top Safety Pick+

G80 EV Earns IIHS Top Safety Award

Source: Genesis announcement FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced that the first-ever 2023 Genesis Electrified G80 has been designated as TOP SAFETY PICK+. With this award, the Electrified G80 joins GV60, GV70, GV80, G70…

The carbon brake rotor market will double by 2032

Carbon Rotor Market to Double by 2032

Source: Future Market Insights announcement LONDON — The demand for automotive carbon brake rotors is estimated to grow at a moderate compound-annual-growth rate (CAGR) of 7.6 percent by 2032. This market is estimated to grow from $5.5213 billion in 2022…

Meneta is celebrating its 25th anniversary

Meneta Celebrates 25 Years of Shims

ODENSE, Denmark — Meneta is celebrating a quarter century of reducing brake noise through the brake shims it has supplied to the automotive industry’s original equipment (OE) manufacturers. The Odense, Denmark-based company is posting the following Linkedin notice to acknowledge…

John Keyes named Eastern Regional Mgr. of ProMax

Keyes New ProMax Eastern Regional Manager

Source: ProMax announcement BRAMPTON, Ont. — ProMax announced the newest member to the ProMax Team: John Keyes has been appointed as the Eastern Regional Manager. Keyes comes to ProMax with a wealth of industry knowledge, contacts, and experience. Related post:AAR…

NHTSA has opened an investigation into Cruise vehicles

NHTSA Investigating GM Cruise Vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has begun an investigation of General Motors’ Cruise LLC-built self-driving vehicles following incidents of hard braking and vehicle immobilization, at least two of which resulted in injuries. The vehicles in…

Seinsa undertook an analysis comparing the U.S. and European aftermarket

U.S. vs. Euro Aftermarket: a Comparison

Source: Seinsa Group announcement MADRID — Seinsa Corporation, with a presence in more than 85 countries, has analyzed the differences between the U.S. and European market within the scope of spare parts, reconstruction and distribution of brake systems, as well…

The Rivian R1T has earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award

Rivian R1T Earns Top IIHS Award

Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announcement ARLINGTON, Va. – The new all-electric 2022-23 Rivian R1T pickup truck has earned a 2022 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick+ award, the highest one the organization presents. To earn…

ICER Brakes was recognized for sustainable practices

ICER Brakes Wins Sustainability Award

Source: ICER Brakes announcement MADRID – ICER Brakes General Manager Rubén Llander, on behalf of the company, was presented with the Award for Commitment to Sustainability in the Aftermarket, organized by the Spanish national associations Sernauto and Ancera during a…