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Braking

The brake system is one of the pivotal safety systems on a car. Improvements in brake materials and brake components can mean the difference between having and avoiding an accident. Manufacturers and researchers are experimenting with autonomous braking systems to help prevent and mitigate accidents while regenerative braking is also becoming important for helping to increase the range of EVs.

Contributor: Automotive IQ
Posted: Thu, 02/15/2018
autonomous drive
The purpose of this questionnaire is to gather data on the top trends, challenges and investments, when it comes to autonomous drive. It will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. Please take some time to reflect on each question addressed, and try to be as precise as possible. Your individual answers will remain confidential and they will be... Full Content »
Contributor: Jürgen Stockmar
Posted: Fri, 01/02/2015
Jürgen Stockmar
The brakes are one of the most important pieces of safety equipment on a vehicle. Not surprisingly, braking is an exciting area for development within the automotive industry with a number of technologies competing to improve safety and overall efficiency. "New brake systems and the electrification of all auxiliary drives in the vehicle will make... Full Content »
Contributor: Carmen Rodarius
Posted: Fri, 10/10/2014
Carmen Rodarius

Carmen Rodarius works as a scientific research engineer at the Integrated Vehicle Safety department of TNO. Within this group she has worked on various passive and active vehicle safety related items on customer as well as European projects like APROSYS, ASSESS or AsPeCSS.

Automotive IQ spoke with Ms. Rodarius about the AsPeCSS project as... Full Content »
Contributor: Will Hornick
Posted: Wed, 07/23/2014
Will Hornick

Coming from the U.S., the name 'Nýrburgring' holds an almost mythical quality to it as most of us have never been there. Anyone who is a car enthusiast and certainly fans of motorsport know of this legendary track. The Nordschleife has its own reputation and so many people compare the times set by production cars on the full circuit (though... Full Content »
Contributor: Will Hornick
Posted: Fri, 05/23/2014
Will Hornick

Last month, an amendment to the Vienna Convention on Road Traffic was agreed upon which changed the language to the convention. Essentially it will allow a vehicle to be operated without the driver having full control. It seems like this amendment did not generate much attention in the mainstream media. I found one article from Reuters written a... Full Content »
Contributor: Will Hornick
Posted: Wed, 02/05/2014
Will Hornick

Each year, companies spend their marketing budgets in a competition over 'the best Super Bowl ad of the year' and this year's Big Game left the ads as the main attraction. The auto industry usually comes up with some winners.

After watching all of the auto ads that debuted during 'The Big Game,' the Automotive IQ team picked our three... Full Content »
Contributor: Peter Els
Posted: Thu, 11/21/2013
Peter Els

With more vehicles on the road and ever dwindling natural resources, there is a renewed focus on safety and energy conservation. Braking systems may have lagged behind other system development, but they’re now being thrust into the spotlight.

Autonomous Emergency Braking systems

With several OEMs already offering Autonomous Emergency... Full Content »
Contributor: Automotive IQ
Posted: Mon, 08/12/2013
Automotive Braking Survey

Automotive IQ is sponsoring the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Braking this November in Frankfurt, Germany. In preparation, we would appreciate if you could provide your insight about the market by taking our brief survey below. It will take less than 3 minutes to complete and individual responses will be completely anonymous. Thank... Full Content »
Contributor: Rebecca Maschke
Posted: Wed, 11/21/2012

Dr. Koppers defines brake squeal as a problem as old as the disc brake. IQPC asks if there are any developments coming up to solve the problem. Full Content »
Contributor: Automotive IQ
Posted: Thu, 02/15/2018
autonomous drive
The purpose of this questionnaire is to gather data on the top trends, challenges and investments, when it comes to autonomous drive. It will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. Please take some time to reflect on each question addressed, and try to be as precise as possible. Your individual answers will remain confidential and they will be... Full Content »
Contributor: Jürgen Stockmar
Posted: Fri, 01/02/2015
Jürgen Stockmar
The brakes are one of the most important pieces of safety equipment on a vehicle. Not surprisingly, braking is an exciting area for development within the automotive industry with a number of technologies competing to improve safety and overall efficiency. "New brake systems and the electrification of all auxiliary drives in the vehicle will make... Full Content »
Contributor: Carmen Rodarius
Posted: Fri, 10/10/2014
Carmen Rodarius

Carmen Rodarius works as a scientific research engineer at the Integrated Vehicle Safety department of TNO. Within this group she has worked on various passive and active vehicle safety related items on customer as well as European projects like APROSYS, ASSESS or AsPeCSS.

Automotive IQ spoke with Ms. Rodarius about the AsPeCSS project as... Full Content »
Contributor: Will Hornick
Posted: Wed, 07/23/2014
Will Hornick

Coming from the U.S., the name 'Nýrburgring' holds an almost mythical quality to it as most of us have never been there. Anyone who is a car enthusiast and certainly fans of motorsport know of this legendary track. The Nordschleife has its own reputation and so many people compare the times set by production cars on the full circuit (though... Full Content »
Contributor: Will Hornick
Posted: Fri, 05/23/2014
Will Hornick

Last month, an amendment to the Vienna Convention on Road Traffic was agreed upon which changed the language to the convention. Essentially it will allow a vehicle to be operated without the driver having full control. It seems like this amendment did not generate much attention in the mainstream media. I found one article from Reuters written a... Full Content »
Contributor: Will Hornick
Posted: Wed, 02/05/2014
Will Hornick

Each year, companies spend their marketing budgets in a competition over 'the best Super Bowl ad of the year' and this year's Big Game left the ads as the main attraction. The auto industry usually comes up with some winners.

After watching all of the auto ads that debuted during 'The Big Game,' the Automotive IQ team picked our three... Full Content »
Contributor: Peter Els
Posted: Thu, 11/21/2013
Peter Els

With more vehicles on the road and ever dwindling natural resources, there is a renewed focus on safety and energy conservation. Braking systems may have lagged behind other system development, but they’re now being thrust into the spotlight.

Autonomous Emergency Braking systems

With several OEMs already offering Autonomous Emergency... Full Content »
Contributor: Automotive IQ
Posted: Mon, 08/12/2013
Automotive Braking Survey

Automotive IQ is sponsoring the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Braking this November in Frankfurt, Germany. In preparation, we would appreciate if you could provide your insight about the market by taking our brief survey below. It will take less than 3 minutes to complete and individual responses will be completely anonymous. Thank... Full Content »
Contributor: Rebecca Maschke
Posted: Wed, 11/21/2012

Dr. Koppers defines brake squeal as a problem as old as the disc brake. IQPC asks if there are any developments coming up to solve the problem. Full Content »
Contributor: Will Hornick
Posted: Wed, 07/23/2014
Will Hornick

Coming from the U.S., the name 'Nýrburgring' holds an almost mythical quality to it as most of us have never been there. Anyone who is a car enthusiast and certainly fans of motorsport know of this legendary track. The Nordschleife has its own reputation and so many people compare the times set by production cars on the full circuit (though... Full Column »
Contributor: Rebecca Maschke
Posted: Wed, 11/21/2012
Automotive IQ Portal
Dr. Koppers defines brake squeal as a problem as old as the disc brake. IQPC asks if there are any developments coming up to solve the problem. Full Podcast »