The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration recently kicked off their “Stop. Trains Can’t” safety initiative.
BMW announced that its new M-series sports cars will feature a braking system that can be configured by the driver – a first-ever for the automaker.
Hitachi announced an automatic braking system assisted by a stereo camera with artificial intelligence, moving the auto industry closer to fully autonomous, self-driving vehicles.
Researchers in Toronto and Iran have found that mixing carbon fibers into polymer-based brakes is a way to create “self-lubricating” brakes. The Institution of Mechanical Engineers reported that this new development is “very important for the automotive and railroad industries.”
Lime, a major international electric scooter manufacturer, is warning riders to exercise extra caution when operating its two-wheeled devices.
How effective are the new automatic braking systems being offered on crossover SUVs? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety put them to a test.
For Tesla’s Model 3 to earn a passing grade, the braking system had to be patched and improved.
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 issues can strike anywhere – even in the high-performance world of Formula 1 racing. Drivers are reporting overheating brakes.
The market for counterfeit auto parts keeps growing.