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NRS Brakes added 22 part numbers

TBR Drives Through 52 Vehicles in 2021

CHATHAM, Mass. – The year just concluded brought 52 disparate vehicles for a TBR Drive, from a Mini Convertible to a Nissan Frontier mid-size pickup to a Ford Transit commercial van, all of which featured automatic-emergency braking (AEB) and a…

Honda and Ford are the latest to meet NHTSA's AEB goals early

Honda, Ford Reach AEB Goal Early

Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announcement ARLINGTON, Va. — Twelve automakers are ahead of schedule in meeting a voluntary pledge to equip nearly all the light vehicles they produce for the U.S. market with automatic emergency braking (AEB). Ford/Lincoln…

Toyota is recalling certain Camry sedans which might have a faulty power-brake booster

Camry Sedans Recalled for Brake Issue

Toyota put out the following announcement about a voluntary recall covering certain 2018-2019 Camry sedans which might lose power-brake assist due to a faulty vacuum pump. PLANO, Texas – Toyota is conducting a safety recall involving certain 2018-2019 model year…

Textar expands its range with new brake disc references and eight additional expanding lock kits for handbrake shoes as its range expands

Range Growth for Textar Products

Source: TMD Friction announcement LEVERKUSEN, Germany — TMD Friction, via its Textar brand, has launched two new brake disc references and eight additional expanding lock kits for handbrake shoes as part of its commitment to launching new-to-range products, first to…

The 2022 Genesis GV70 and G70 just earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick+

GV70 Compact SUV Another Hit for Genesis

CHATHAM, Mass. – Genesis has continued its assault on the premium-vehicle market with this year’s launch of the GV70 compact sport utility (SUV), which aggressively takes on the likes of – and meets them head on — Volvo, BMW, Lexus,…

Willy Molina has been named Southeast District Manager for Akebono Brake Corporation

Molina Named Akebono Southeast District Manager

Source: Akebono Brake Corporation announcement FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. — Akebono Brake Corporation announced the addition of Willy Molina to the aftermarket sales team.  Molina will fill the role of Southeast District Manager reporting to Matt Kenefick Akebono Eastern Region Sales…

Bendix's latest tech tips can help prepare for winter weather

Bendix Product Lines Add Brake Products

Source: MAT Holdings announcement Long Grove, Ill. – MAT Holdings, Inc. has announced new automotive brake coverage across their Bendix® product lines, including Bendix® Premium, Fleet MetLok® and Stop by Bendix, for more than 63 million vehicles since the beginning…

NRS Brakes has added galvanized brake pads for the Tesla Model Y to its portfolio

Model Y Gets NRS Brakes Treatment

Source: NRS Brakes announcement TORONTO – NRS Brakes has recently expanded its line of premium brake pads for the fully electric Tesla Model Y. With galvanized brake pads designed exclusively for electric vehicles (EVs), NRS Brakes offers the efficiency, versatility…

Google Maps has a new feature which can minimize hard braking while using its navigation

Google Maps Helps Reduce Hard Braking

Source: androidcentral post MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google Maps is one of the most popular services in the world. It is used for many different uses. From travel to information gathering, even helping to figure out what’s for dinner. Well,…

Ford will recall 51 F-150 pickup trucks to repair a brake issue

Hybrid Ford F-150 Powerful and Frugal

CHATHAM, Mass. – Ford is on top of its game. The all-new 2021 Ford F-150 is a superb vehicle which just happens to be both a full-size pickup truck and the cornerstone of America’s best-selling range of vehicles, the Ford…

First Brands Group products, including Raybestos brakes, featured on Military Makeover

Luxury Marques Added by First Brands’ Raybestos

Source: First Brands Group announcement MCHENRY, Ill. – First Brands Group™ has recently expanded its line of premium quality Raybestos® brake components by adding more than 200 new part numbers to its catalog, including increased coverage for luxury vehicle applications…

INFINITI QX50 Puts Luxury and Tech in Mid-Size SUV

CHATHAM, Mass. – Quiet, comfortable, powerful and loaded with the latest technology, the INFINITI QX50 exerts itself as solid member of the luxury wing of the competitive mid-size SUV/CUV (sport utility/crossover utility vehicle) segment. Nissan created the INFINITI brand in…

Motor Trend examined the 10 safest SUVs for 2020 including the Mazda CX-9

Motor Trend: What Are the Safest SUVs for 2020?

Source: Motor Trend post As The BRAKE Report continues to highlight vehicle-safety systems and achievements, we offer the following post by Motor Trend. The iconic automotive publication evaluated the federal National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Insurance Institute for…

The next subject of TBR Drive is the Lexus UX250h

TBR Drive Moves to Monday

The TBR Drive column is moving to Monday beginning Oct. 21. The next vehicle coming under our scrutiny will be the Lexus UX250h, the compact crossover providing outstanding comfort and luxury in a modern package.