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Global brake market to hit $28 billion by 2027

Brake Market to Reach $28 Billion by 2027

Source: ResearchAndMarkets.com announcement DUBLIN — The brake system market is projected to reach $28.1 billion by 2027 from an estimated $22.2 billion in 2022, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.8 percent during the forecast period, according to…

All new 2023 HondaHR-V SUV earned IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

HR-V Earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+

Source: Honda announcement TORRANCE, Calif. — The all-new 2023 Honda HR-V compact SUV has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) highest accolade, the 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+ (TSP+) rating. The new HR-V, Honda’s smallest SUV available in North…

Genesis GV60 earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award

GV60 Earns Top U.S., European Safety Awards

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – The Genesis GV60, the first battery-electric vehicle from the premium Korean brand, has earned top safety ratings in both the United States and Europe. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) just announced the Genesis GV60…

AEB life-saving capability increased when fused with thermal cameras

AEB Fused with Thermal Can Save Lives

Source: Teledyne FLIR post WILSONVILLE, Ore. – Teledyne FLIR recently posted the results of a study it had performed on the combination of thermal cameras with automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems. The results of this study – such a combination…

ŠKODA AUTO EMPHASIZES PEDESTRIAN SAFETY

ŠKODA EMPHASIZES PEDESTRIAN SAFETY

Source: ŠKODA AUTO announcement/post Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic. – Pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists need extra protection on the road, which is why in all stages of vehicle development, ŠKODA AUTO pays particular attention to pedestrian protection. “The safety of pedestrians…

VW ID.4 RWD awarded top safety rating by NHTSA

ID.4 RWD Earns Top NHTSA Safety Rating

Source: Volkswagen of America announcement Herndon, Va. — Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced that the ID.4 RWD has earned a 5-Star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which runs the government’s New Car Assessment Program…

New research released by Bosch yesterday revealed the potential of AEB to significantly improve road safety

AEB Could Cut Serious Crashes by a Third

Source: Bosch announcement PLYMOUTH, Mich. – New accident research released by Bosch yesterday revealed the potential of Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) to significantly improve road safety. According to Bosch’s findings, when AEB is present in all vehicles, the technology could…

ZF’s Mid-Range Radar has launched in series production with Dongfeng in China

Mid-Range Radar Launched by ZF in China

Source: ZF announcement SHANGHAI — ZF has launched its next generation mid-range radar to support advanced ADAS safety functions and enhance the available ZF coASSIST semi-automated system on the Dongfeng Aeolus Yixuan MAX in China. ZF’s mid-range radar is a…

The redesigned 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross achieved a 5-Star Safety Rating in recent NHTSA tests

Eclipse Cross Achieves NHTSA 5-Star Safety Rating

Source: Mitsubishi Motors North America announcement FRANKLIN, Tenn. —  Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) announced the redesigned and sporty 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has received a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This…

Top up or down, the 2022 MINI John Cooper Works Convertible is the most driving fun anyone can have on four wheels

Driving Fun is a Four-Letter Word: MINI

CHATHAM, Mass. – Automotive efficiency might have been the inspiration when the original MINI was designed in the 1950s, but today the pint-sized British import inspires spirited motoring and flat-out driving fun! A week under the ever-changing Cape Cod skies…

Pollution control now means mor than tailpipe emissions as brake dust comes under scrutiny

Pollution Control Turns to Brake Dust

Deaglán Ó Meachair filed the following post, “Inside the eye of the dust storm,” on BrakeBetter.com concerning the evolution of vehicle-emission management from exhaust-pollution control to include that of brake systems. The post is excerpted with emphasis on the braking…

ZF and Mobileye will partner to provide ADAS for upcoming Toyota automobiles

Mobileye, ZF Safety Tech Chosen by Toyota

Source: ZF announcement FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany/Jerusalem – ZF and Mobileye, an Intel company, have been chosen by Toyota Motor Corp. to develop and supply advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) for use in multiple vehicle platforms starting in the next few years.…

HELLA has now started series production of the latest 77GHz radar technology, a part of its expanded radar range

Expanded Radar Offerings from HELLA

Source: HELLA announcement LIPPSTADT, Germany — With more than 90 million 24GHz sensors in the field, HELLA is one of the world’s largest suppliers of radar sensors. With the introduction of the 77GHz radar sensors, the company has expanded its…

Continental used the Shanghai auto show for several global premiers of software and hardware systems

Premiers by Continental at Shanghai Show

Source: Continental announcement SHANGHAI — Under the slogan “Mobility. Our Heartbeat for 150 Years,” Continental is profiling itself as a technology company in the field of sustainable and connected mobility with several premiers at the 19th Shanghai International Automobile Industry…