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Braking system

In modern vehicles the braking system is a complex system not just devoted to stop or decelerate the vehicle but even aimed to assist the driver in several critic situations like driving in the corners or with ice, mud and general instable floor condition. Car maker are replacing traditional pure mechanical and hydraulic braking systems with new ones where electronic and electro-mechanical technologies are largely used.     

ABS

Anti-lock braking systems (ABS) are today a standard safety feature in any passenger road vehicle, even in entry level cars designed for emerging markets. To support manufacturers meet their design targets, we have an extremely wide offer that includ
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Brake-by-wire (BBW)

Today's automotive brake-by-wire (BBW) technology is a promising braking control system that enables many new driver interfaces and enhanced performance without a mechanical or hydraulic backup. Consisting of electro-mechanical actuators and communic
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Electric brake booster

Designed to reduce the amount of pedal pressure needed for braking, electric brake boosters, which use a sensor in the brake pedal to read a driver's actions, are progressively replacing mechanical vacuum brake booster systems.  Increasingly used by
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Electric parking brake (EPB)

Providing an additional level of safety in today’s vehicles,  electric parking brake (EPB) systems also improve the driver convenience by ensuring driver-assist functions including automatic brake release when moving off and a hill-hold function for
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Electronic stability control (ESC)

Electronic stability control (ESC) systems are designed to detect and reduce loss of traction to prevent skidding. By applying the brakes to the vehicle's wheels individually, ESC systems counter over- and under-steering to help ensure the comfort an
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Technology advantages

This new technology offers several advantages over traditional ones:

  • Improved safety: Fail-safe by design, new systems ensure that brakes will always work, even in the event of a system failure. Braking systems can also be programmed to assist drivers in avoiding collisions and other hazardous situations.
  • Improved reliability: With fewer moving parts, braking systems are generally more reliable than conventional hydraulic systems and are less prone to leaks and other failures.
  • Improved stability: using electronic control it is possible to enhance the performance in terms of vehicle stability during the braking and the driving in during the corners or in tough conditions like with ice or mud on the floor,
  • Improved fuel efficiency: By eliminating the need for hydraulic components, we significantly reduce the weight and complexity of the braking system, leading to an improved carbon footprint and lower maintenance costs.
  • Improved integration: Easily integrated with other electronic vehicle systems, braking systems ensure a more seamless integration with existing sub-systems and may provide additional functionalities.