Category Automotive

BMC Summer Meeting 2024 Overview

BMC Summer Meeting 2024 Overview

The MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers Brake Manufacturers Council (BMC) is set to convene at the Brake Weekend in Naples, FL on May 31, 2024. The upcoming summer meeting promises an in-depth look at the latest trends and regulations in the brake…

New NAPA Truck ABS Sensor Rings

New NAPA Truck ABS Sensor Rings

NAPA Truck, a leading commercial vehicle aftermarket manufacturer, has recently expanded its product line in the United Kingdom by introducing a new range of ABS Sensor Rings. These components are essential for enhancing the performance of safety systems including ABS…

Zimmermann Innovates Automotive Aftermarket

Zimmermann Innovates Automotive Aftermarket

Otto Zimmermann GmbH, a leader in the production of automotive components, remains dedicated to delivering high-quality spare parts to the automotive aftermarket. Known for their meticulous attention to customer needs, Zimmermann proactively engages with independent garages to refine their products…

DMA Expands BrakeMaster Lineup

DMA Expands BrakeMaster Lineup

DMA has enhanced its BrakeMaster collection, introducing over 400 new SKUs for an array of vehicles, including popular models from Ford, Chevy, Toyota, Lexus, Acura, and Audi. This expansion not only broadens the BrakeMaster’s market reach but also strengthens DMA’s…

Brake Booster Recall Hits Mercedes

Brake Booster Recall Hits Mercedes

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC has initiated a recall of certain models from the 2006-2012 lineup, including ML, GL, and R-Class vehicles, due to a serious issue that might impair braking performance. This recall concerns an estimated 15,604 vehicles which could have…

The 2024 Genesis GV60 Performance sparks the EV world

GV60 Performance More Than a Name

CHATHAM, Mass. – Smooth operations, quiet comfort and supercar performance – in a five-passenger, all-electric subcompact sport-utility (SUV) package – characterize the 2024 Genesis GV60 Performance. The all-wheel drive (AWD) GV60 represents the peak of the brand’s electric-vehicle (EV) range…

Wilwood Launches New Pedal Assemblies

Wilwood Launches New Pedal Assemblies

Wilwood Disc Brakes has introduced new single pedal assemblies designed for use with its Tandem Master Cylinders, catering to both floor and swing mount applications. These innovative assemblies are engineered for simplicity and versatility, ensuring an easy installation process that…

Juratek Achieves Premier Supplier Status

Juratek Achieves Premier Data Supplier Status

Juratek, a leader in automotive braking technology, has recently been awarded the ‘Premier Data Supplier’ status by TecDoc, the preeminent spare parts catalogue system in the independent automotive aftermarket. This accolade comes in response to Juratek’s steadfast commitment to providing…

Effortless Auto Repair with MAXX55 Calipers

Effortless Auto Repair with MAXX55 Calipers

ProMax Auto Parts introduces its latest advancement in vehicle maintenance, the MAXX55 brake calipers, crafted specifically to enhance the auto repair experience by eliminating the traditional core return requirement. These state-of-the-art calipers are designed not only for ease of use…

ZF-Foxconn JV Enhances Car Chassis

ZF-Foxconn JV Enhances Car Chassis

ZF Friedrichshafen AG and Hon Hai Technology Group (“Foxconn”) solidified their partnership by establishing a joint venture focused on passenger car chassis systems. This collaborative effort resulted in Foxconn acquiring a 50% stake in ZF Chassis Modules GmbH, heralding a…

NHTSA Enacts AEB Safety Standard for 2029

NHTSA Enacts AEB Safety Standard for 2029

In a major development in automotive safety, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced a significant policy change that mandates automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems in all new passenger cars and light trucks by September…

MEMA Campaigns for Repair Act Support

MEMA Campaigns for Repair Act Support

MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers is spearheading a new campaign to support the Right to Equitable and Professional Auto Industry Repair (REPAIR) Act. This legislative proposal aims to enhance access to essential vehicle repair and maintenance information, ensuring that aftermarket suppliers and…

Draining the Fluid from Braking

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 their production. Government legislation along…

Otscon Shuts Columbia Plant After 36 Years

Otscon Shuts Columbia Plant After 36 Years

Otscon, Inc., a prominent player in the automotive industry known for manufacturing parking brakes, has decided to close its Columbia facility. Operational since 1988, this facility has been integral to the local economy for over three decades. The closure is…