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    Official: Brembo breaks out $115M Michigan plant expansion

    Brembo has announced a major, $115-million investment in its Homer, MI factory (don't feel bad if you have no idea where Homer is, your author, a life-long Michigander, had to look it up on a map). The plant is about a 70-mile drive from Brembo's North American research and development ...

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    Video: Camaro Z/28 is so grippy GM had to find way to keep tires from slipping on wheels

    The 2014 Camaro Z/28 had a problem spinning its tires. Not doing traditional burnouts, mind, the rubber was actually rotating on the wheels. Well it did, until Chevrolet engineers noticed the vibration that it caused and fixed the flaw. Chevy observed the issue while it was running laps of the ...

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    Report: Brembo boss Bombassei becomes billionaire brake bigwig

    In the auto industry, running into a car with the familiar "Brembo" moniker on its brake calipers is not uncommon. Ford fitted a set to its last-generation Mustang, and the Nissan Z and Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution featured the company's stoppers for years. Combined with all the brakes Brembo ...

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    First Drive: 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe [w/video]

    It's What's Inside That Counts Long before we saw the Hyundai Genesis Coupe in the flesh, word of the vehicle's arrival flittered around the web with tantalizing persistence. Few rumors manage to get the enthusiast world licking its chops quite as well as one with a potent V6 in the nose of a ...

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    Video: ID Agency and Michael Chacon show off Ford Focus build

    Now that the dust has begun to settle after the SEMA explosion, we're discovering a handful of awesome videos that shed a little more light on some of our favorite cars from the show. That includes the ID Agency Ford Focus worked up with professional fixed-gear bike rider Michael Chacon. The ...

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    Video: Take a closer look at the Hyundai Genesis Hurricane SC

    There are few things in this realm or the next that can't be cured with the judicious application of forced induction. Just ask the engineers at the Hyundai Technical Center. They were able to take the Hyundai Genesis Coupe and wring more than 450 horsepower from the vehicle's 3.8-liter V6 ...

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    Report: BMW working on carbon-ceramic brakes for M5

    Word has it that BMW is working on some serious stoppers for its M5. According to Bimmerfile, Dr. Herbert Diess, a member of the BMW board of management, has confirmed that the company is currently testing carbon ceramic discs for the M5 and upcoming M6. Brake supplier Brembo has teamed up with ...

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    Take rate on Brembo package for 2011 Ford Mustang higher than expected

    2011 Ford Mustang GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As a general rule, the things that us car journalists typically enjoy – things like manual transmissions, no-frills interiors and wagon variants – don't necessarily sell well. The same can be said for expensive ...

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    Review: 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8 six-speed reveals its true character

    2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8 6-Speed – Click above for high-res image gallery
    This isn't our first sampling of the reborn Dodge Challenger. We've driven the SE, R/T and SRT8 variants before. However, this time it's different. We've secured a Challenger SRT-8 with a six-speed manual ...

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    Brembo aims to mass produce carbon-ceramic brakes with new joint venture

    New technologies always cost the early adopters big bucks. But higher demand leads to increased supply, and costs eventually go down to the level accessibly by the common man. So while carbon-ceramic brakes might be a big ticket item right now – often dipping into five figures as optional ...

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    Stop Time: Mecchanice Veloce and Brembo team up for carbon-ceramic watch

    Aluminum, titanium, stainless steel, vulcanized was only a matter of time before somebody made a watch out of carbon ceramic. And who better to do it than Brembo and Meccaniche Veloci? The former you'll know well as the most recognized name in brakes. The latter may be known to some of ...

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    Braking News: Brembo to temporarily lay off 1,800

    With fewer cars being produced and sold, automotive suppliers face the same challenges as automakers. Italy's Brembo, producer of some of the most delectable braking hardware, will be laying off more than 1,800 workers to cope with a fourth quarter loss. The cuts will more closely align Brembo's ...

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    2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe to start at $22,000

    ***UPDATE - Live photo gallery of the production Genesis Coupe added***

    Click to view a high-resolution gallery of the 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
    We've known rough performance numbers on the 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe for some time now: 0-60 in under six seconds, up to 30 mpg with the 2.0T, and so ...

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    Pirelli working with Brembo and Magneti Marelli on Cyber Tire

    Pirelli's Cyber Tire will provide real-time tire performance information via a chip/transponder setup in the tire tread. Operating temperature and pressures, typology of the road's surface, and vertical load exerted on the tire will be among the data collected and monitored. The system will work in ...

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    Pininfarina confirms Ferrari, Brembo and Sabelt as new shareholders

    Click for more images of the Pininfarina Sintesi Pininfarina has confirmed the three new shareholders who will take stake in the company as part of its 100 million euro capital increase. As we reported previously, Piero Ferrari, son of the late Enzo Ferrari and vice-chairman of the eponymous ...

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    All Ferraris to get carbon ceramic brakes starting in 2008

    When you build a car with as much velocity potential as a Ferrari, the ability to dissipate kinetic energy is just as important as the ability to accumulate it. Brakes work by transforming kinetic energy into heat energy, at least some of which is absorbed by the rotors and pads. As the temperature ...

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    Brembo supplying brakes to BMW

    It seems that BMW wants to join the Brembo club, so in an all-too-brief blurb, Reuters is reporting that the Bavarians will begin to equip their vehicles with Italy's famed stoppers. There's no indication about what particular models will be graced with Brembo setups, but in keeping with tradition, ...

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    Brembo buys up Hayes Lemmerz's North American brake facilities

    Consolidation of aftermarket brake manufacturers seems to be all the rage recently, with Centric consuming both PowerSlot and Stoptech, and now, Brembo has bought out all of Hayes Lemmerz's North American brake-components division. The Italian parts manufacturer dolled out a cool $58 million for ...

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    Brembo lands Lexus IS-F brake deal

    click above image for high-res pics of the Lexus IS-FWhen the Lexus IS-F debuted at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, it was wearing a set of black painted calipers branded with the Lexus name. When the car officially goes on sale in the second quarter of 2008, it will be wearing a set of gold painted ...

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    Enter the (pricing) rumormill: Nissan GT-R trim level and prices

    So, AutoExpress releases information today that says that the new GT-R will come in at £29,000... in Japan. We're not sure how that's going to equate in U.S. dollars (or yen, for that matter), but what was even more interesting was that they divulged the varying levels of trim that will be ...


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