TRW Automotive will open a second plant in the state of Queretaro, Mexico, to produce a range of advanced brake systems. The 150,000-sq.-ft. (13,950-sq.-m) facility will manufacture hydraulic control units for a variety of electronic-stability-control systems including TRW's Slip Control Boost system used in regenerative braking in hybrid and electric vehicles. The facility also will produce brake-actuation units including boosters and master cylinders. Output at the new plant is ...

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