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December 16, 2020 Best Brake Pad SetsNeed brake discs to go with the pads? Check out SureStop® front and rear OE replacement brake disc and pad kits. SureStop® is a leader in high-performing yet affordable replacement brakes that meet strict OE quality standards for the ultimate in safety and performance. These brakes are bolt-on ready and December 15, 2020 The Copper-Free Brake Initiative: How the New Laws Will Impact YouCopper is often used in brake pads because it dissipates heat quickly, thereby improving braking performance. But copper is also highly toxic to fish and other aquatic life. As the brake pads wear down, the copper from the brake dust gets washed into streams and rivers, harming the wildlife that December 10, 2020 Good Brakes vs. Bad BrakesBrakes work by creating friction in order to slow down or stop a moving vehicle. For brakes to generate friction, a braking material is pressed against a secondary material that rotates along with the wheel. This secondary material may come in two forms: brake drums and disc brakes.
November 06, 2020 Price of Toyota Camry Safety Tech Closes in on BMW 3 TerritoryOne example is the Toyota Camry XLE Hybrid, which was awarded the Top Safety Pick+ by the agency. This trim of the Camry has a starting price of $33,715 for the base model and goes up to $39,185 when equipped with features that received a nod from IIHS such as December 10, 2020 The Most and Least Efficient Cars in the US TodayIn the category for performance-based vehicles, the 2021 Toyota GR Supra and BMW Z4 topped other two-seaters with 2 mpg, while the Mini Cooper SE Electric led electric vehicles with its 108 MPGe that made it the most efficient subcompact.
The Volvo Polestar 1 was among the most efficient mini-compact December 03, 2020 GM No Longer Fighting California’s Emissions LawsAsked about GM’s recent announcement, EPA says it is “interesting” to see the automaker changing its stance. Biden, meanwhile, expressed delight, saying it is “encouraging to hear” that the manufacturer is open to working with the new administration.
President-elect Joe Biden said it is “encouraging to hear” GM is