PARIS – High-performance carbon-ceramic disc brakes won’t be moving into ordinary cars anytime soon, but the promise of saving 55 lbs. (25 kg) of unsprung weight in a vehicle has Italian brake specialist Brembo SpA and its customers thinking about the idea. Ceramic discs are optional equipment on several exotic sports cars, such as Ferraris, Porsches and the Audi R8, due to their light weight and fade-free stopping performance compared with cast-iron discs. Approximately 20,000 vehicles ...

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