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Most important advances in car braking systems

There have been several important advances in car braking systems over the years. Here are a few examples:

  1. Antilock braking system (ABS): This technology was introduced in the 1970s and became widely available in the 1980s. ABS prevents the wheels from locking up during braking, which can cause the car to skid and lose control. It does this by rapidly pulsing the brakes when it detects that the wheels are about to lock up.
  2. Electronic stability control (ESC): This technology, also known as electronic stability program (ESP), was introduced in the 1990s. It helps the driver maintain control of the car by detecting and correcting for oversteer or understeer. It does this by selectively applying the brakes to individual wheels and reducing engine power as needed.
  3. Brake assist: This technology was introduced in the late 1990s and is designed to help drivers get the most out of their brakes in an emergency situation. It detects when the driver is making an emergency stop and applies additional brake force to help bring the car to a stop more quickly.
  4. Regenerative braking: This technology is used in electric and hybrid vehicles to recapture energy that would otherwise be lost during braking. When the driver applies the brakes, the motor in the vehicle acts as a generator and converts the kinetic energy of the car into electricity, which is then stored in the vehicle’s battery. This helps to extend the range of the vehicle and improve its fuel efficiency.
  5. Carbon ceramic brakes: These are high-performance brakes that are made of a composite material consisting of carbon fibres and ceramic. They are much lighter and stronger than traditional steel brakes, and they are able to withstand much higher temperatures without fading or warping. They are typically found on high-end sports cars and are known for their excellent braking performance and long lifespan.

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Of course, braking is a very important part of your vehicle. So, I find it very important to save any of my bookmarks on this particular page. Obviously, it will be important to save my past braking blogs ! In case any of my readers need to look them up for future references.

Braking on modern cars is changing all the time. So, it is important to keep up with new brake posts. Especially on electric cars and regenerative braking on hybrid cars.

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