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Three more automakers hit AEB target early

AEB Target Hit by Three More Companies

Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announcement ARLINGTON, Va. — Mitsubishi, Nissan/Infiniti and Stellantis installed automatic-emergency braking (AEB) on more than 95 percent of the vehicles they produced between Sept. 1, 2021, and Aug. 31, 2022, joining 12 automakers that…

All new Honda Accord features extensive ADAS and safety features

New Accord Features Safety Systems

Source: Honda announcement TORRANCE, Calif. — America’s best-selling car over the last five decades, the all-new 2023 Honda Accord will re-energize the midsize sedan segment with an elegant and sophisticated design, and an available advanced hybrid-electric system that’s more responsive…

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…

ZF Aftermarket will have a presence at AAPEX and SEMA 2022

ZF Aftermarket Set for Vegas Shows

Source: ZF announcement NORTHVILLE, Michigan – ZF is all-in for the Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) and Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) shows, November 1-4 in Las Vegas. ZF Aftermarket will feature its extensive portfolio of products and tailored services…

ADVICS launched 44 new brake pad SKUs

ADVICS Launches 44 Pad SKUs

Source: ADVICS announcement TORRANCE, Calif., – ADVICS, a leader in advanced braking technology and member of the AISIN Group of companies, announced that it is expanding coverage of its brake pad product line by adding approximately 24 million to its…

AAA study showed AEB systems are flawed

Braking Bad: AEB Absent When Most Needed

Source: AAA East Central announcement PITTSBURGH – Automatic emergency braking (AEB) is standard equipment in most new cars sold in the United States. Over the years, AEB has successfully stemmed rear-end crashes which can result in injuries, property damage, and…

NRS Brakes added 22 part numbers

NRS Brakes Expands Range

Source: NRS Brakes announcement TORONTO — NRS Brakes, part of the NUCAP family of technologies,  recently added 22 New part numbers for 2017-2022 Tesla, Ford, GMC, Dodge, Mazda, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi and Jeep vehicles, covering 10-million vehicles in its…

First Brands Group introduces new Centric brake parts

First Brands Launches New Centric® Parts

Source: First Brands Group™ announcement MCHENRY, Ill. – First Brands Group™ has expanded its line of Centric® Parts brake components to include 86 new friction and rotor parts covering popular cars, light trucks and SUVs. The just-released Centric part numbers…

PIIHS study showed AEB less-effective at night

IIHS: AEB Less Effective at Night

IIHS: AEB Less Effective at Night Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announcement ARLINGTON, Va. — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is introducing a nighttime test of pedestrian automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems to address the high percentage of…

Honda introduced the 6th generation of the CR-V with upgraded ADAS

CR-V Updates ADAS, Safety in New Version

Source: Honda announcement TORRANCE, Calif. – The introduction of the sixth-generation of the Honda CR-V, the top-selling sport-utility/crossover vehicle (SUV/CUV) in the United States, brings an upgraded set of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and safety features along with numerous other…

First Line Ltd. added brake parts to catalog

First Line Adds New Parts, Including Braking

Source: First Line Ltd. announcement OXFORDSHIRE, U.K. — Automotive aftermarket supplier, First Line Ltd., has expanded its product offering with 78 new references including braking. First Line Ltd.’s constant innovation is delivering a larger product offering than ever before, with…

Raybestos® released a new catalog at AAPEX 2022

Raybestos® Adds Vehicle Coverage

Source: First Brands announcement MCHENRY, Ill. – First Brands Group™ has introduced new part numbers to its premium quality Raybestos® line in the categories of brake friction, rotors, calipers, master cylinders, and brake cables.  More than 100 new Raybestos® part…

Hyundai Motor Group received the most TOP SAFETY PICK, TOP SAFETY PICK+ from IIHS for 2022

TOP SAFETY PICK+ WINNERS RISE IN 2022

Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announcement ARLINGTON, Va. — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is recognizing 65 models with the 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, as improved headlight offerings boost more vehicles into the top tier. Another 36…

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…

Hitachi Astemo admitted two decades of quality inspection fraud

Hitachi Astemo Admits to Quality Issue

Source: Hitachi Astemo announcement and media report TOKYO – An auto-parts operation within Hitachi Ltd. yesterday admitted to more than two decades of skirting inspections and cheating on quality tests of brake and suspension systems. The company, Hitachi Astemo Ltd.,…

GALFER has been named a primary sponsor for two major motocross series

GALFER to Sponsor of Major Motocross Series

Source: Galfer announcement BARCELONA — GALFER, the brake systems specialist and leading manufacturer and dealer of disc brakes and pads for the two-wheeler market, will be an official sponsor for the world’s foremost Motocross championships — FIM Motocross World Championship…

The 2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited Hybrid AWD sets a standard for compact SUVs

Tucson Brings Hyundai Advances to Compact SUV

CHATHAM, Mass. – The completely redesigned and reengineered 2022 Hyundai Tucson puts the Korean automaker into the top echelon of compact sport utility (SUV) producers. And at $38,600 for the extremely well-equipped Tucson Limited Hybrid AWD (all-wheel drive) I spent…

The 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line is a true sport sedan

N Line Turns Sonata into a Real Sport Sedan

CHATHAM, Mass. – Building a world-class sport sedan means starting with a solid, competent platform which Hyundai has done in transforming the 2021 Sonata into a terror by giving the four-door its N Line treatment. The high-performance, race-track bred N…