Brakes India partners ZF to make electric park brake technology

This is described as a ‘Made in India and Made for India’ EPB technology, which will help enhance brake system performance, driver safety and comfort, according to a statement.

Chennai, October 5



TVS Group company Brakes India with its joint venture partner ZF has announced the successful production of the first electric park brake (EPB) system with a global OEM.

This is described as a ‘Made in India and Made for India’ EPB technology, which will help enhance brake system performance, driver safety and comfort, according to a statement.

“Brakes India - with its strong joint venture partnership with ZF has been offering a range of technologies, including ABS, to the growing Indian market for several years. EPB localisation is in line with the ‘Made in India, Made for India’ strategy,” said Sriram Viji, Deputy Managing Director, Brakes India.

“India will continue to be dominated by small cars with rear drum brakes. The offering of a front EPB opens up a wealth of opportunity regarding EPB installation due to its architecture and performance benefits,” he added.

With a 50-year-long partnership, Brakes India and ZF plan to enhance their presence in the Indian market by introducing the latest braking technology and helping to take the safety of vehicles to the next level in one of the fastest growing markets in the world.

“We were the first to market globally with our EPB system in 2001 and have now produced more than 90 million units and are the world leaders in this technology. With our vast experience and global footprint, we are ideally positioned to bring the performance and safety benefits of EPB to all vehicles in all the regions,” said Manfred Meyer, Global Vice-President, Braking Engineering for ZF.

Published on October 05, 2017

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