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.
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?