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2014-08-21 08:21:38

WILMERDING, Pa., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has acquired Dia-Frag, a leading manufacturer of friction products in Brazil. Based in Monte Alto, Brazil, Dia-Frag has annual sales of about $40 million. Dia-Frag manufactures friction products for various markets, with a focus on motorcycle braking equipment. The company's capabilities include mixing and molding highly differentiated disc brake pads and drum brake shoes, and precision machining and...

2014-08-20 23:02:39

Phoenix Systems releases BrakeShot to revitalize and enhance brake fluid to a higher level of quality and safety. St. George, UT (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Phoenix Systems introduces BrakeShot, the new brake fluid enhancer designed to fight corrosion that is caused by the harmful effects of copper. This liquid brake fluid enhancer instantly combats copper corrosion by restoring and strengthening old brake fluid. BrakeShot helps protect the vehicle's brake system by transforming average...

2014-08-19 12:21:16

LAC-MÉGANTIC, QC, Aug. 19 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) investigation into the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MMA) train derailment in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, concluded that a multitude of factors led to the accident which left 47 people dead. The TSB is now calling for additional physical defences to prevent runaway trains, and for more thorough audits of safety management systems to ensure railways are effectively managing safety. On the...

2014-08-05 12:21:22

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During Brake Safety Awareness Month in August, the Car Care Council reminds motorists that routine brake inspections are essential to safe driving and maintaining your vehicle. "When it comes to vehicle safety, the brake system is at the top of the list, so have your brakes checked by an auto service professional at least once a year," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. "Knowing the key warning signs that...

2014-07-01 23:04:05

Asia-Pacific Disc Brake Market can be segmented on the basis of applications and geography. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-disc-brake-5928999852.html (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The global disc brake market is estimated to grow at a rate of 8.1%, over the period 2013 to 2018. Increasing national and international regulations towards vehicle safety, regulations for vehicle stopping distance, and changing customer orientation in the direction of personal safety, would...

2014-06-25 12:25:23

BEDFORD PARK, Ill., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Stop, LLC's "1-Click Brake Kits" will be featured June 27-29, 2014, scheduled around TV's most cutting-edge automotive aftermarket program, MAV TV's Two Guys Garage. The Brenton Productions show stars Kevin Byrd and Willie B, two passionate car guys with an enthusiasm for virtually every aspect of vehicle repair, customization and restoration. The feature will shed light on Power Stop's remarkably simple brake kits, which the...

2014-06-11 23:01:34

Brake fluid wears down over time leaving your brakes vulnerable to corrosion. BrakeStrip tests for traces of copper according to MAP established guideline, determining the copper level of the brake fluid in 60 seconds. St. George, UT (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Brake failure accounts for 5% of car accidents every year in the United States. Brake fluid is the key to stopping your vehicle; it is the lifeblood of your braking system. In response, Phoenix Systems has launched Project Stop Safe to...

2014-06-04 08:20:29

ZHEJIANG, China, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (NASDAQ: SORL) ("SORL" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of automotive brake systems as well as other key safety-related auto parts in China, announced today that it is supplying its three-pedal braking system to the new model M3000 heavy-duty vehicles produced by the Shaanxi Automotive Group ("Shaanxi"). The new braking system required conjoined frame molds, a challenging procedure, using a...

2014-05-07 08:21:40

TROY, Mich., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) and Brakes India, Ltd. today announced the signing of a Licensing and Technology Assistance Agreement for the manufacture and sale of Meritor ELSA air disc brakes in India. The agreement, which expands on an existing licensing agreement for B-frame hydraulic disc brakes, air drum and air disc brakes, builds on the long-term, successful cooperation between both companies in the Indian market. More than 5 million...

2014-04-28 23:10:55

Coherix Inc. and Link Europe GmbH debut the ShaPix 1510 at EuroBrake 2014 with solutions to support manufacturers in their effort to save energy and improve safety in their braking systems. The results can be measured in their improvements with components, such as; high-tech brake pads, carbon ceramic rotors and other lightweight design concepts. Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 At EuroBrake 2014 at booth 53 in Lille, France Link Europe GmbH, a subsidiary to Link Engineering in...


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