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NRS Brakes highlights proper brake pad selection as EV sales rise

NRS Brakes noted that brake pad selection is of the utmost importance as reports of increased EV sales skyrocket. A recent report noted that sales of electrified vehicles hit a record in Q3 2022. With sustainability investments being made by consumer and commercial entities through the procurement of EVs, NRS Brakes is focused on providing

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Three reasons why brake pad selection is important in EVs

Thinking that EV regenerative braking means you don’t have to focus on proper brake pad selection and maintenance would be a critical flaw in EV maintenance. While regenerative braking–an EV motor-driven speed reduction system–can save some wear and tear on the braking system, the threat to brake pads still remains. Here are the three reasons

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NRS Brakes highlights important features for harsh weather driving

With the winter weather coming in and road conditions worsening, now is the time to evaluate the state and durability of vehicle components. Brake health is an essential upkeep to be maintained as slush and ice begin to cover the roads. NRS Galvanized Brake Pads are able to withstand even the harshest of conditions through

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Brake pads you can be grateful for

As we make our way into the season of thanks and gratitude, we find ourselves appreciating the things that may frequently go unnoticed in day to day life. If you flip a lightswitch, the bulb comes on. And when you turn on the faucet, clean water flows from the tap. If you hit your brakes,

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Three scary threats to your vehicle’s brake pads

This is the time of year when the shadows stretch a little longer, the wind blows colder and an unsettling feeling puts your nerves on end when you apply the brake pedal. The squeal or skittish stop are portents of service issues that could mean increased operational costs, for there are dangers lurking in the

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NRS highlights important brake pad features to face winter weather challenges

Proper braking system operation is always important, but doubly so in winter weather when snow and ice can present poor driving conditions. A brake pad that is crumbling due to corrosion is both a safety issue and cost liability. Ahead of winter weather, NRS noted several key replacement brake pad features that are important to

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Stock up on brake system seasonal maintenance tips

None of us want to think about it, but winter is coming, and the chemical slurries that coat the road cling to your vehicle’s undercarriage and gnaw away at any intrusions. This causes rust and premature failure of components like brake pads. “But I just replaced those pads!” you yell, cursing Jack Frost. The question

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NRS discusses service changes demanded by electric vehicles

NRS Brakes, manufacturer of NRS Galvanized Brake Pads, recently discussed the ways that increased EV usage could impact the vehicle service process. Most notably, technician training and proper equipment were two of the biggest considerations. But the more things change, the more some service aspects remain the same–high-quality brake pad replacement demands will continue to

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Two ways that EVs will change vehicle maintenance, and one major way it won’t

There’s no doubt that the increased market penetration of new EV sales will impact the service process once EVs begin to age. While there’s much to be said about the potential of reduced cost of ownership related to EVs, they will still need serviced regularly. To make sure your shop is prepared, here are two

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How brake pad selection impacts your sustainability efforts

Consumers and commercial interests alike are turning toward greater sustainability, especially in transportation, which impacts climate change. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 27% of Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the U.S. come from transportation making it the country’s largest contributor of GHG emissions. Between 1990 and 2020, GHG emissions in the transportation sector

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NRS Brakes highlights environment-friendly brake pads

With the growing concern of transportation’s impact on the environment and the need for increasingly sustainable solutions, NRS Brakes noted that its NRS Galvanized Brake Pads are more environmentally friendly than the competition due to less brake dust generated, and they are produced without copper or lead. They are also corrosion resistant, contributing to longer

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NRS Brakes highlights EV brake pad key feature

NRS Brakes, manufacturer of high-quality brake pads, noted that proper brake pad selection is still of the utmost importance as car and light truck manufacturers begin producing electric vehicles (EVs). The braking safety systems on EVs typically remain unchanged from current ICE vehicles and brake pads are susceptible to the same threat of corrosion, NRS

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