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YouTubers Try Brakeless Driving Because Science Needs a Challenge Once in a While
YouTubers Try Brakeless Driving Because Science Needs a Challenge Once in a While

27 Nov 2022, 16:14 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / Performed on a closed circuit by a team of professional vloggers, the “drive without touching the brakes” is as pointless as it sounds

 
OUCH, That Hurt! 1,300 HP Mercury Comet Crashes Into A Minivan Due To Brake Failure
OUCH, That Hurt! 1,300 HP Mercury Comet Crashes Into A Minivan Due To Brake Failure

11 Jul 2022, 05:15 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / Twenty-three years and $208,000, gone in seconds. Cruising down the sunny streets of SoCal in a Mercury Comet never ended this badly

 
This Spectacular Timepiece Was Crafted From Peugeot 9X8 Endurance Brake Pads
This Spectacular Timepiece Was Crafted From Peugeot 9X8 Endurance Brake Pads

12 Jan 2022, 17:03 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Lorige has recently teamed up with Peugeot Sport to create a stunning timepiece. Called the BL-Endurance Hyperblack, the watch comes with something unique

 
Wireless Brake Assistant Stops Your Kid's Balance Bike From a Distance of Over 300 Ft
Wireless Brake Assistant Stops Your Kid's Balance Bike From a Distance of Over 300 Ft

12 Jan 2022, 11:06 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / A German company developed a remote brake assistant for balance bikes, allowing parents to stop the two-wheeler even if they're 300 ft. away

 
How to Brake Like a Professional Racing Driver
How to Brake Like a Professional Racing Driver

13 Jun 2014, 11:11 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / In the world of motorsports, out-and-out horsepower or big team budgets are worth naught if the driver doesn't master a handful of braking techniques. Developing a few basic techniques into som...

 
2013-2014 Shelby GT500 Gets Brake Upgrade from Ford Racing
2013-2014 Shelby GT500 Gets Brake Upgrade from Ford Racing

28 Aug 2013, 12:56 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Ford Racing Performance Parts has announced the introduction of new front brakes upgrade for the 2013 and 2014 model year Shelby GT500, which includes 15-inch rotors and 6-piston calipers. The ne...

 
Toyota Land Cruiser Gets Big Brake Kit from Tarox
Toyota Land Cruiser Gets Big Brake Kit from Tarox

6 Aug 2013, 09:25 UTC · By: Gabriel Brindusescu / The popular Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5 V8 J200 model can be equipped with some big over-engineered brakes recently introduced by Italian brake manufacturer Tarox. The new brake kit was engineered to...

 
Ford Introduces Electronic Brake Light System
Ford Introduces Electronic Brake Light System

22 Jun 2013, 09:03 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Ford Europe is working on a new Electronic Brake Light system which will use car-to-car communication technology to help prevent accidents. Designed to warn drivers when a car ahead of them is ab...

 
Virtual Driving With Trackstar 6000 USB
Virtual Driving With Trackstar 6000 USB

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Racing games are usually a real pleasure for most of us but playing them without the appropriate equipment may alter the game experience, especially for gaming fanatics who are looking for the best ...

 
How to Prepare Your Car for Winter
How to Prepare Your Car for Winter

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Since winter is quickly approaching in most 4-season countries, drivers from all around the globe start looking for information on how to get their cars ready for the cold season. “How should ...

 
2013 Ford Escape Recalled
2013 Ford Escape Recalled

16 Jul 2012, 12:38 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / The 2013 Ford Escape is a brand new vehicle, only a few months old in the US marketplace, so it’s surprising to hear that issues have already arisen with the compact crossover. But Ford has...

 
Kia Recalls 8,000 Sorentos for Faulty Rear Brakes
Kia Recalls 8,000 Sorentos for Faulty Rear Brakes

9 Dec 2010, 16:33 UTC · By: Andrei Costea / South Korean manufacturer Kia announced it will be conducting a recall of certain 2011 Sorento vehicles due to brake issues. The vehicles involved were manufactured from September 14, 2010 through O...

 
Potential Brake Issue in 6.2M GM Cars
Potential Brake Issue in 6.2M GM Cars

6 Apr 2010, 13:19 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Just after American manufacturer GM announced it will make available on all its models a brake override system, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced it has opened a p...

 
Brembo Confirms Vettel's Failure Was Not Brake Related
Brembo Confirms Vettel's Failure Was Not Brake Related

30 Mar 2010, 13:07 UTC · By: Ovidiu Panzariu / The fact that Sebastian Vettel's problems in the 2010 Australian Grand Prix have not been brake-related, as initially believed, is no news to anyone, as it had emerged shortly after the race ha...

 
CHP Supports Runaway Prius's Driver Claims
CHP Supports Runaway Prius's Driver Claims

18 Mar 2010, 11:37 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The battle to find out the truth behind James Sikes' claims that his Prius experienced an unintended acceleration episode on a California highway took another turn yesterday, after a written ac...

 
Brake Override Systems Explained
Brake Override Systems Explained

10 Mar 2010, 15:40 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / At a time when the automotive industry is hit by one of the largest recalls ever, automakers are trying to develop new and safer technologies that would be able to prevent all kind of problems that ...

 
How Toyota Brake Override Works
How Toyota Brake Override Works

5 Mar 2010, 08:27 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / In an attempt to put to rest increasing concerns that the fix to be implemented in the millions of vehicle recalled due to unintended acceleration, Japanese carmaker Toyota decided to detail how its...

 
Toyota Recall Expands to Tacoma, Venza, Sequoia
Toyota Recall Expands to Tacoma, Venza, Sequoia

23 Feb 2010, 07:34 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / In a move which screams "better safe than sorry", Japanese carmaker Toyota announced yesterday it will install a brake override feature on an expanded range. Officially dubbed a measure to...

 
Toyota to Modify Stop Start Button
Toyota to Modify Stop Start Button

15 Feb 2010, 09:18 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Faced with serious concerns over its vehicles in recent months, Japanese carmaker Toyota is not only trying to find solutions to the problems which caused the recall of some 9 million cars, but appa...

 
Toyota Starts UK Recall
Toyota Starts UK Recall

11 Feb 2010, 09:52 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / After announcing an over-8-million-car recall worldwide, Toyota has a lot of fixing to do. The Japanese automaker needs to address the accelerator pedal problems and the breaking issues on the Prius...