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.
The world of braking is going through major changes as automation ramps up and new standards emerge.
There are a host of problems that can lead to costly and dangerous brake assistance faults. Here are just a few recent examples.
Hyundai instituted a recent brake recall affecting, over 30,000 cars.
Ford and Mercury may soon have a brake-based recall to deal with. The NHTSA is investigating.
Buick recalled over 300 luxury SUVs for potential brake line problems.
A recent recall affecting Volvo trucks has to do with an air system fault that could compromise the brakes.