Goodyear Brakes Introduces Expanded Offering of Premium Rotors

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FDP Virginia Inc., which develops and sells Goodyear Brakes, announced today that it is introducing 89 new parts numbers to its line of premium rotors.  The new additions add over 344 unique year, make, model applications totaling over 59 million U.S. vehicles in operation The comprehensive line of Goodyear Brakes, a licensee of the Goodyear … Read more

Can You Change Brake Rotors Yourself

Resources Many people change the brakes on their car or truck these days. It’s a common do-it-yourself (DIY) automotive repair. You can find a lot of information about how to replace brake pads, brake calipers, and brake rotors for almost any vehicle. For rotors, some can be difficult to remove and replace, but many are … Read more

How Brake Rotors Stop a Vehicle

Resources Brake rotors (also called discs) are one of the three critical components needed to stop a vehicle. The rotor works with the brake caliper and brake pads to create friction against the wheels and tires, slowing them down. Transforming Energy According to physics, energy cannot be destroyed, only transformed. The process of stopping a … Read more

Brake Rotors | Brake Discs History

Resources Brake discs or rotors came into wide use by American car manufacturers in the mid-1970s. However, as with other automotive innovations, the brake rotor is much older. The first mechanical brake disc system arrived in 1898. It was fitted to the front wheel of an American electric vehicle built by Elmer Ambrose Cleveland. Fredrick … Read more