Category: Brakes

HOW DOES REGENERATIVE BRAKING WORK?

June 23rd, 2021 by

Regenerative Brakes Explained Did you know that the first electric car was invented about the same time as the internal combustion engine?  Both were created in the 1870s, yet the gas-powered engine has become the automotive industry standard for the past century. Braking systems have been using the same friction based model, but engineers have

What are The Main Vehicle Brake Components?

September 29th, 2020 by

High School Revisited:  Your Vehicle’s Brake Components What were you paying attention to in high school?  Never mind.  We know.  It was likely girls/boys, weekend plans, and the latest “news” (which wasn’t found on CNN).  Chances are, physics lessons and any mechanical knowledge mentioned in driver’s ed aren’t your favorite memories from high school, but

5 Signs You Need Brake Repair

February 5th, 2020 by

Check Your Brakes Before They Fail you Brake maintenance shouldn’t be put off. If your car is giving you these signals, it’s time to have your brakes checked before they need major brake repair. Brake Light On Most late-model cars have indicator lights when something is wrong with the brakes. If the brake light comes