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Brake checking crash that went viral under investigation

Video footage of a crash caused by a driver suddenly braking in front of a car that was following too close caught the attention of police in Fox Valley, WI.

Harley-Davidson recalling 19k motorcycles over brake bolt corrosion

Harley-Davidson discovers a problem with corrosion in the banjo bolt on the front master brake cylinder, and has issued a recall for 19,015 motorcycles to address the issue.

Chrysler recalling 644k Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs over brakes [UPDATE]

UPDATE: An earlier version of this story contained language erroneously linking this recall action to a Jeep Grand Cherokee/Dodge Durango brake recall announced in March. According to Eric Mayne, a media relations manager at Chrysler, the two safety issues are unrelated. The text in the story below has been updated to reflect this information.

Mitsubishi recalling 14,700 i-MiEV, iON, C-Zero electric vehicles [UPDATE]

In what is likely the largest EV recall ever, Mitsubishi is recalling about 14,700 electric vehicles worldwide because of a braking issue, Reuters reports.

Honda recalling 410,000 Odysseys and Elements for brake problem

Honda Element – Click above for high-res image gallery

Does brake dust affect a car's quality? J.D. Power thinks so (w/POLL)

When wheels are covered with brake dust, the entire car looks dirty and in many cases, a basic wash will do little to rectify the problem. Most associate brake dust as a mere nuisance, but others actually see the sight of pad particles as a fundamental problem with the functionality of a vehicle's brakes. That may sound a bit strange to some, but J.D. Power seems to agree that brake dust is indeed a quality problem.

Ford recalling nearly 9,000 F-150 pickups over faulty brake lamps

2009 Ford F-150 - Click above for a high-res image gallery

Brembo lands Lexus IS-F brake deal

click above image for high-res pics of the Lexus IS-F