Monday, 28 July 2014

Continental designs electric parking brake for cars with drum brakes

If you've ever wondered why your car is acting sluggish and has a burning smell only to discover that you've forgotten to release the parking brake, take heart. Automotive supplier Continental is developing an Electric Parking Brake (EPB) for drum brakes that's designed to bring this functionality out of the luxury cars and into the economy segment. As well as opening up new possibilities for car designers, it may also be integrated into driver assist systems that can remove the brake as you touch the accelerator... Continue Reading Continental designs electric parking brake for cars with drum brakes

Section: Automotive

Tags: Automotive, Safety

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