1967-05-15

Trends in Braking Techniques of the European Vehicles 670505

Disc brakes and modulating valves work together to improve the stability of a car during braking. This fact, as well as the increased possibility of braking control, comprise the main reasons for the tendency of European manufacturers to employ four disc brakes and modulating valves in their cars. Floating and fixed calipers are both used, but the first category has advantages which seem conclusive for the future. The next step could be the use of antiskid devices, the object of considerable research efforts, none of which has given any conclusive results to date.

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