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EuroBrake 2024: It’s about so much more than stopping

Martin Kahl reflects on the key topics discussed at EuroBrake 2024  There’s so much more to stopping than brakes—and there’s so much more to brakes than stopping. It’s an age-old adage, but it perfectly encapsulates EuroBrake. Indeed, we could go one further: there’s so much more to EuroBrake than…braking.  Where once brake system engineers focused on noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH)—developing high-tech solutions taken almost entirely for granted by drivers who just wanted to know their brakes worked perfectly, every time—they

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From 53 to Zero: Leveraging intelligent safety technology to protect vulnerable road users

From policy and planning to education and enforcement, there are many ways to reduce the number of road traffic fatalities and serious injuries, more than half of which involve people not in cars.  Martin Kahl, CTO at FISITA, looks at the role of intelligent safety technology in saving lives on the road to Vision Zero.  With over a million deaths on the roads globally each year, eliminating fatalities and serious injuries from road traffic incidents seems like a utopian ideal. But many

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