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2014-04-17 23:07:33

Large national service providers are experiencing rapid growth in Brake Fluid Exchanges over the last year due to Phoenix System's patented product, BrakeStrip. Saint George, UT (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Large national service providers are experiencing rapid growth in Brake Fluid Exchanges over the last year. This increase is due to Phoenix System’s patented product, BrakeStrip. Now, for the first time, they are making this product available direct to new car dealerships. Using the...

2014-04-04 08:20:14

DUBLIN, Apr. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4prggk/global_light ) has announced the addition of the "Global Light Vehicle OE Foundation Braking Market 2008 To 2028" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE foundation braking sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts. This global market study...

2014-02-27 23:23:57

RockAuto.com just made over 400,000 sets of “Wholesaler Closeout” brake pads and shoes available to customers. Madison, WI (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 RockAuto.com now has over 400,000 sets of “Wholesaler Closeout” brake pads and shoes available to customers. Name brand, premium brake pads that for some vehicles now cost less than $6 a set. Wholesaler closeouts might come from an auto parts chain that decided to switch the brand of brakes they sell. They might come directly from a...

2014-02-10 08:20:28

SINGAPORE, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems was awarded a contract to provide the Commonwealth of Australia upgraded wheels and brakes for their C-130 aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The new UTC Aerospace Systems C-130 wheels and brakes feature the latest in technology and industry-leading innovation. The carbon brakes use proprietary DURACARB® carbon heat sink material that provides eight times longer life...

2014-01-29 12:20:58

Award-winning truck equipped with Akebono foundation brake components featuring performance improvements FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akebono Brake Corporation congratulates General Motors on receiving the North American Truck of the Year award for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado. The award-winning truck is equipped with foundation brake components provided by Akebono, which improve brake performance, extend rotor life and reduce noise and vibration. "We...

2013-11-20 23:28:49

Coherix has developed a metrology solution that enables brake manufacturers to see and understand the full surface shape of their brake pads and backing plates with robust 3D measurements. This solution also depicts how both parts interact with each other - providing actionable results faster than ever. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 The importance of high quality and functional braking systems is not often questioned - it is a requirement that is indisputable in the automotive...

2013-10-22 12:20:53

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Halloween is one of the most anticipated times of the year for young children. To help keep trick-or-treaters as safe as possible, the Car Care Council reminds motorists to drive slowly, especially through neighborhoods, to be extra careful when entering or exiting driveways or alleyways, and to be car care aware by making sure their vehicle's brakes, lights and wipers are working properly. A vehicle's brake system is the most...

2013-08-01 12:21:15

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A properly operating brake system is critical to safe vehicle operation and control under a variety of conditions. Brake Safety Awareness Month in August, sponsored by the Motorist Assurance Program (MAP), is the ideal time to stop and make sure your brakes are working properly before the new school year and colder temperatures arrive. "When it comes to vehicle safety, the brake system is at the top of the list," said Rich...

2013-06-09 23:02:33

Hawk Performance, a leader in the performance braking industry announces the availability of the new bolt-on Performance Brake System, including rotors, pads and three piston calipers. Chino, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2013 Hawk Performance, a leader in the performance braking industry, announces the availability of the new Performance Brake System, including three-piston calipers, rotors and pads. This new system includes a matched set of precision components made to increase a vehicle´s...

2013-05-30 12:21:23

New Bendix POLICE Brake Pads Designed to Provide Performance under High-Demand Conditions Faced by Police Fleet Vehicles TROY, Mich., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Friction Materials announces the release of Bendix® POLICE, a new line of brake pads developed to meet the stringent demands put on law enforcement fleet vehicles operating under extreme conditions. The POLICE line of brake pads offer a longer wear life and higher fade resistance for police...