ZF Aftermarket has released two new brake pad product lines under the TRW brand – TRW Ultra and TRW Pro.
While technological changes and advancements are in the works for future vehicles, such as electronic braking systems, we thought it best to discuss what’s happening at the current time, in terms of brake pad, rotor and fluid technology. Included in this article are comments from several brake system parts manufacturers.
Nucap Industries has added 57 SKUs to its North American-made NRS galvanized brake pad lineup to provide coverage for an additional 1,600 vehicle applications.
Bosch has added new parts coverage for more than 25 million vehicles in operation in North America. The new SKUs fit select vehicles including BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Hyundai, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota and more.
Bosch has added new parts coverage for more than 2.1 million vehicles in operation in North America. The new SKUs fit select vehicles including Audi, Chrysler, Honda, Lexus, Ram trucks and more.
Centric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies, is launching a promotion designed to give professional technicians the opportunity to try its next generation PQ Pro brake pads free of charge. The promotion, entitled PQ Pro “Experience the Best,” will begin on April 1, 2019, and conclude on May 31, 2019.
Centric Parts’ next generation PQ PRO Disc Brake Pads do not require a break-in period and are designed to eliminate brake fade, improve brake response and reduce excessive noise.
The newest Pro-Act and Euro disc brake pad kits from Akebono Brake Corp. come with hardware in the box.
Nucap Industries has launched a line of Galvanized NRS brake pads “which are galvanized and not painted and work seamlessly with all friction composites,” according to Montu Khokhar, CEO.
New friction material in the next-generation Meyle-PD brake pads is designed to minimize noise during sporty driving and ensure longer durability.
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