The latest brake market data indicates that disc brakes are rising in prominence compared to drum-based models.
From cars to motorcycles and Germany to the U.S., brake recalls are a worldwide constant.
From leaking brake lines to computer bugs, potential issues with cars’ brakes run the gamut. This recent sampling shows a few of these problems.
Braking for heavy and medium-duty trucks is advancing in several interesting directions at once.
The march of progress is continual in the automatic emergency braking sector. Automakers’ progress is running ahead of earlier promises.
What kinds of braking priorities are on the minds of commercial fleet owners today?
The mainstreaming of automatic emergency braking is an ongoing process, affecting commercial and consumer markets, and encompassing vehicles of all types.
A variety of parts and brands were affected by recent recalls – from 50 vehicles to over 50,000, these brake problems run the gamut.
In a further update to the standardization of automatic braking, these features could potentially become part of the the 5-star crash safety rating.
Braking issues can strike anywhere – even in the high-performance world of Formula 1 racing. Drivers are reporting overheating brakes.