BRAKEDOWN: an ongoing collection of briefs from around the global braking industry

Baer Brakes has brought back the original Baer Claw Brake System that started it all, the Classic Series.


Tesla has released Autopilot software update to better use regenerative braking for higher efficiency.


Link Engineering to host an upcoming webinar. Open to all current V-Max customers and prospective customers interested in standardizing any custom on-road vehicle test cycle and learning about LINK’s V-Map Add-In.


LEED Brakes, a leading manufacturer of aftermarket brake systems for domestic classic cars and trucks is growing their sales team by adding 30+ year industry veteran, and Buffalo native Pat Infantino to the position of Wholesale Sales Manager.


Surface Transforms achieved the significant milestone of 1000 days without a lost-time accident/injury or RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations) incident.


Dayton Parts LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dorman Products Inc., announced the launch of its air disc brake application guide at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week ’22 (HDAW).


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