MILFORD, MI – If General Motors Corp. engineers have anything to say about it, the definitive advantages of carbon-ceramic brake rotors won’t be available only to buyers of quasi-exotic sports cars anymore. GM engineers here say the company is developing ceramic composite matrix (CCM) – often generically referred to as carbon fiber – brake rotors for select future production vehicles. Carbon fiber brake rotors currently are used by Ferrari SpA and Porsche AG for some production models. ...
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