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Zimmermann offers complete brake kits for a variety of LCV

LCV Brake Kits Offered by Zimmermann

Source: Otto Zimmermann GmbH announcement SINSHEIM, Germany — With its proven original equipment (OE)-compliant quality, Zimmermann offers customers an optimal solution for light commercial vehicles (LCV). All common vans are covered by the range of equivalent spare parts. The rule…

The VW Areteon was recently named a 2021 IIHS Top Safety Pick

Arteon Named 2021 TOP SAFETY PICK by IIHS

Source: Volkswagen announcement HERNDON, Va. —The Volkswagen 2021 Arteon was named a 2021 TOP SAFETY PICK by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with LED headlights and the Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS) w/dynamic cornering lights, which are…

Mintex has begun 2021 by adding several new products to its range

Mintex Kickstarts 2021 with New Products

Source: TMD Friction announcement LEVERKUSEN, Germany – Leading aftermarket braking brand Mintex, a TMD Friction company, has launched five new brake pads, six brake discs and two brake shoe kits kickstarting its range extension plans for 2021. The new brake…

Empa engineer Daniel Schreiber in the Automotive Powertrain Technology lab where a sophisticated test for brake dust is being developed

Empa Developing Unique Brake-Dust Test

Source: Empa announcement DÜBENDORF, Switzerland – The broad introduction of particle filters reduced the emission of combustion-generated fine and ultrafine particles significantly. As a result, brake disc and tire abrasion are moving into the focus of public health experts and…

FLIR Systems thermal imaging technology

FLIR Systems, VSI Labs Improve AEB Systems

Source: FLIR Systems announcement ARLINGTON, Va. – FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced the results from recent automatic emergency braking (AEB) tests that examined how adding a thermal sensor and fusing the data with a radar, a visible sensor, and…

Tallano tamic® technology

Brake Dust: Clean Brake Innovations

Source: The following article about the overall brake-dust issue was posted by Deaglán Ó Meachair on BrakeBetter.com. WICKLOW, Ireland – In this article, we will revisit the topic of brake dust, and look at some of the devices that are…

Continental’s preassembled unit, consisting of a brake caliper and motor in OEM quality, simplifies repairs of electric parking brakes.

Continental Simplifies Repair of EPBs

Source: Continental announcement SCHWALBACH, Germany – The technology company Continental is expanding its product range for repairs of electric parking brakes in the independent aftermarket. Starting now, workshops and dealers can order both motors and preassembled caliper-motor units as original…

Volkswagen is recalling certain 2019 Arteons due to brake-system issues

Volkswagen Recalling 2019 Arteons for Brake Issue

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Volkswagen Group of America will be recalling certain 2019 Arteon wheel-drive and front-wheel-drive sedans due to issues surrounding the vehicles’ braking systems. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “The electronic brake booster pressure input rod…

Rein Automotive Brake Vacuum Pumps from CRP Automotive are designed as plug and play replacements for popular European makes.

Rein® Vacuum Pumps for Popular European Makes

Source: CRP Automotive CRANBURY, N.J. – RP Automotive, a leading source of OE-quality replacement and service parts, offers Rein® Automotive Brake Vacuum Pumps for popular Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Rolls Royce, VW, and Volvo applications. Rein Automotive Brake Vacuum Pumps are…

Rein brake vacuum pumps

CRP Has New Rein Brake Vacuum Pumps

Source: Modern Tire Dealer CRANBURY, N.J. – The new Rein Automotive Brake Vacuum Pumps from CRP Automotive for popular European makes are designed to improve braking power. The company says Rein Brake Vacuum Pumps provide vacuum power in vehicles that…

Chris McCormick, chief engineer, brake design engineering at ZF’s Active Safety Division

ZF’s Chris McCormick on the Brake Industry

ORLANDO – The BRAKE Report recently sat down with Chris McCormick, chief engineer, brake design engineering at ZF’s Active Safety Division in Livonia, Mich. McCormick has worked with the ZF Group and its predecessor companies for more than 30 years…