Champion Develops Brake Fluid for EVs and Hybrids


Source: Champion Brands

CLINTON, Mo. – Champion Brands, LLC; a major player in the global lubricants market, has developed a special DOT 3/4 low-viscosity brake fluid for electric and hybrid vehicles.

Champion EVOLVE SERIES X DOT 3/4 Brake Fluid is specifically developed for the needs of electric and hybrid vehicles. When these vehicles’ batteries are full, the brake system cannot take advantage of regenerative braking, leaving the brakes without support from engine braking and putting more demand on brake fluids. 

Electronic stability control, driver assist and other automation technologies also require quick and precise brake response, especially at low temperatures.  These technologies perform best with a low viscosity fluid, with high dry and wet boiling points that also provides enhanced brake system corrosion protection.

Due to the electrical currents found near the brake system, lower conductivity brake fluid is needed to better protect against corrosion. 

Champion understands recent developments in ABS, ESP, AD, and ADAS vehicles will put greater emphasis on brake cycle time and frequency, creating needs for specialized brake fluids with lower viscosity and higher lubricity.

Champion will offer Evolve packaged in quarts and will also offer the product in private label for interested companies.

Champion Brands, LLC is a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for more than 60 years. Champion also produces and blends more than 350 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the racing, automotive, heavy truck, agricultural, industrial, and specialty markets. For more information go to http://www.championbrands.com.

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