For Tesla’s Model 3 to earn a passing grade, the braking system had to be patched and improved.
This year’s CVSA focused on the need for more education for brake technicians, as well as for drivers and manufacturers.
The following examples show the various systems associated with brakes that may experience dangerous failures.
The move toward autonomous brakes sometimes focuses on the consumer side of the market – but what about professional fleets?
Here are a few looks at parking brake technology – where it’s going and its current state.
This tour of offbeat vehicles with braking issues shows that there is no limit to the number of problems that can occur, or the types of manufacturers that need to be careful.
The following are a few views of the current state of the braking industry, encompassing commercial deployment, actuation systems and the ongoing switch from drum to disc models.
The following three brake issues led to either huge recalls or high fines.
Automated brakes are a hot topic among researchers, automakers and consumers.
The latest brake market data indicates that disc brakes are rising in prominence compared to drum-based models.