Q- Is the trend toward SUVs a boon for Brembo because bigger vehicles require bigger discs?
A- The heavier the car, the better for us, for two reasons: First, as you said, a heavier vehicle needs a stronger and more advanced brake. Second, carmakers look for ways to reduce weight, and we can help them do this.
Q- How is Brembo working on regenerative braking?
A- We already produce some parts, and we are developing an integrated system. The end solution will be a box with integrated brake management.
Q- Are any vehicles on the road with such systems made by Brembo?
A- Not in production yet. We are talking about brake-by-wire to various customers. When you touch a product that affects safety, you have to be careful.
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