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Latest Global Automotive Brake Friction Materials Market Report 2019 to Talk about Historical Development (2014-2018) and Estimated Forecast (2019-2025) - Editorials 360

It mainly includes brake liner (brake disc) and clutch surface (clutch plate).Brake pad for braking, clutch plate for transmission The market trend is Emergence of copper-free brake friction materials.

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The global Automotive Brake Friction Materials market is valued at xx million US$ in 2018 is expected to reach xx million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of xx% during 2019-2025.

This report focuses on Automotive Brake Friction Materials volume and value at global level, regional level and company level. From a global perspective, this report represents overall Automotive Brake Friction Materials market size by analyzing historical data and future prospect. Regionally, this report focuses on several key regions: North America, Europe, China and Japan.

Key companies profiled in Automotive Brake Friction Materials Market report are Akebono Brake, Robert Bosch, Carlisle, Itt, Nisshinbo Holdings, Abs Friction, Bendix Commercial Vehicles Systems, Brembo, Bremskerl Reibbelagwerke Emmerling, Fras-Le, Gama, Icer Brakes and more in term of company basic information, Product Introduction, Application, Specification, Production, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2014-2019), etc.

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Table of Content

1 Automotive Brake Friction Materials Market Overview

2 Global Automotive Brake Friction Materials Market Competition by Manufacturers

3 Global Automotive Brake Friction Materials Production Market Share by Regions

4 Global Automotive Brake Friction Materials Consumption by Regions

5 Global Automotive Brake Friction Materials Production, Revenue, Price Trend by Type

6 Global Automotive Brake Friction Materials Market Analysis by Applications

7 Company Profiles and Key Figures in Automotive Brake Friction Materials Business

8 Automotive Brake Friction Materials Manufacturing Cost Analysis

9 Marketing Channel, Distributors and Customers

10 Market Dynamics

11 Global Automotive Brake Friction Materials Market Forecast

12 Research Findings and Conclusion

13 Methodology and Data Source

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Why Asbury Automotive Group Inc ($ABG) Is Moving (2019-11-08) - WCX19

REPORTING FOR 2019-11-08 | WCX19.ORG: We have done an in-depth analysis of how NDP has been trading over the last 2 weeks and the past day especially. On its latest session, Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc. ($NDP) opened at 3.93, reaching a high of 4.02 and a low of 3.92 before closing at a price of 3.92. There was a total volume of 88118.

VOLUME INDICATORS FOR TORTOISE ENERGY INDEPENDENCE FUND, INC. ($NDP): We saw an accumulation-distribution index of 17.67111, an on-balance volume of -3.92, chaikin money flow of 1.22222 and a force index of 0.0108. There was an ease of movement rating of -0.00089, a volume-price trend of -0.76778 and a negative volume index of 1000.0.

VOLATILITY INDICATORS FOR TORTOISE ENERGY INDEPENDENCE FUND, INC. ($NDP): We noted an average true range of 0.1404, bolinger bands of 3.92914, an upper bollinger band of 3.90086, lower bollinger band of 3.92, a bollinger high band indicator of 1.0, bollinger low band indicator of 1.0, a central keltner channel of 3.95667, high band keltner channel of 3.86667, low band keltner channel of 4.04667, a high band keltner channel indicator of 1.0 and a low band keltner channel indicator of 1.0. There was a donchian channel high band of 3.92, a donchian channel low band of 3.92, a donchian channel high band indicator of 1.0, and a donchian channel low band indicator of 1.0.

TREND INDICATORS FOR TORTOISE ENERGY INDEPENDENCE FUND, INC. ($NDP): We calculated a Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) of -0.00022, a MACD signal of -0.00012, a MACD difference of -0.0001, a fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator of 3.92, a slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator of 3.92, an Average Directional Movement Index (ADX) of unknown, an ADX positive of 20.0, an ADX negative of 20.0, a positive Vortex Indicator (VI) of 1.0, a negative VI of 1.0, a trend vortex difference of 0.62663, a trix of -9.53289, a Mass Index (MI) of 1.0, a Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 66.66667, a Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO) of 0.99502, a KST Oscillator (KST) of -202.44459 and a KST Oscillator (KST Signal) of -202.44459 (leaving a KST difference of -0.50865). We also found an Ichimoku rating of 3.975, an Ichimoku B rating of 3.975, a Ichimoku visual trend A of 4.7975, an Ichimoku visual trend B of 4.5224, an Aroon Indicator (AI) up of 4.0 and an AI indicator down of 4.0. That left a difference of -4.0.

MOMENTUM INDICATORS FOR TORTOISE ENERGY INDEPENDENCE FUND, INC. ($NDP): We found a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 50.0, a Money Flow Index (MFI) of 34.57625, a True Strength Index (TSI) of -100.0, an ultimate oscillator of -11.17295, a stochastic oscillator of 111.11111, a stochastic oscillator signal of 111.11111, a Williams %R rating of 11.11111 and an awesome oscillator of 0.00133.

RETURNS FOR TORTOISE ENERGY INDEPENDENCE FUND, INC. ($NDP): There was a daily return of -20.24446, a daily log return of -0.25543 and a cumulative return of -0.2551.

What the heck does all of this mean? If you are new to technical analysis, the above may be gibberish to you, and that’s OK (though we do advise learning these things). The bottom line is that AS OF 2019-11-08 (if you are reading this later, the analysis will be out of date), here is what our deep analysis of technical indicators are telling us for Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc. ($NDP)…

DISCLAIMER: We are not registered investment advisers and the above analysis should be taken at face value only. We strongly advise against buying or selling Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc. ($NDP) based solely on our analysis above, and are not responsible for any losses that you may incur if you choose make any investment decisions based on the above.

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Heat sensor frustrates Bloodhound land speed car - BBC News

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Engineers working on the new British challenge to the land speed record will spend the weekend chasing down a sensor issue on their Bloodhound car.

The arrow-shaped racer was targeting 550mph (885km/h) on Friday's latest run across the Kalahari Desert, but driver Andy Green was forced to lift off the throttle early.

He'd received a cockpit warning that Bloodhound's engine bay might be overheating.

The top speed was 481mph (774km/h).

That's a little slower than the 501mph (806km/h) reached on Wednesday.

The "firewire" system had tripped on that occasion too, but it had occurred at the end of the run - not, as on Friday, at the fastest point along the 16km track.

Stuart Edmondson, Bloodhound's head of engineering operations, said the problem could be like the "dodgy indicator" in a family saloon; the light comes on for no good reason. But in a land speed record car, such sensors can't be ignored.

"We can't keep losing runs because of this kind of thing, so we just have to bite the bullet and do a full examination of everything to do with that indication system," he told BBC News.

This means taking the fin off Bloodhound, opening its upper chassis and removing the car's Eurofighter-Typhoon jet engine.

The engineers can then take a close look at the sensor, which is essentially two parallel wires running though a plastic sheath. This wiring criss-crosses the engine bay.

When it gets too hot, the plastic melts and the two wires touch, triggering an alarm. It may simply be that a section of wiring has degraded or been crushed somehow.

Image caption Andy Green had been hoping to hit 550mph on Friday

If engineers can identify the cause and fix it in a timely fashion then it's possible Bloodhound could be back out on its dry lakebed track on Monday morning.

Although it's disappointing and frustrating not to see this six-tonne car go faster yet again, there's an acceptance in the team that they're on a learning curve.

Bloodhound is a one-of-a-kind - a prototype; and part of the road to a new world record above 763mph (1,228km/h) involves getting to know and understand all the car's quirks.

Only then will the team be able to achieve the slick and repetitive operations needed to reach the very highest speeds.

Image caption The Hakskeen Pan horses made their usual morning trek across the lakebed floor Image caption The team has a couple more weeks in the desert

Stuart Edmondson said: "When we come to do a land speed record, our opportunities to run will inevitably be limited by factors such as the weather and the wind, so we don't want any unnecessary interruptions.

"And also not least because we'll have the public here and there'll be expectations.

"The firewire is bugging us and frustrating us and will only continue to do so unless we get in there and see what's going on."

Image caption Andy Green walks back down the track to inspect his braking

Friday had started out with high expectations.

The wind, which can push the car offline, was light and blowing directly down the track.

The temperature was benign too at 24C and the Rolls-Royce Eurofighter engine develops its thrust much faster in cool conditions.

Andy Green planned to hold his foot to the floor for about 45 seconds, making a 550mph speed very attainable.

But when it was reported back over the radio that Bloodhound had come to a stop at the 9km marker and not the anticipated 11km point - it was obvious there'd been a hitch.

Andy Green was unperturbed by the firewire hassle, however. He lauded changes that had been made to the parachute brake to make it deploy smoothly on the run. And he'd got to test the limits of the steel wheel brakes at the end also.

"I'm braking as hard as I can; remember there's no anti-lock braking on this car," he explained.

"It's all about how hard I can put the brakes on in an emergency. We'd been increasing it on previous runs and today we wanted to find the absolute limit. If I lock the wheels up, it will dig trenches in the track - but more importantly while the wheels are locked, they're more prone to damage."

The 90cm-diameter, 90kg, solid aluminium wheels have been one of the big successes out here. It was expected they'd suffer a much greater degree of scuffing and rutting. On the contrary, their surfaces are resisting the abrasion of the desert's sand and grit exceptionally well.

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Media captionThe supercar designed ultimately to go 1,000mph

The current land speed record of 763mph (1,228km/h) was set in 1997, also by Wing Commander Green.

In doing so, he became the first person in history to take a wheeled vehicle beyond Mach 1, the speed of sound.

The speeds posted here by Bloodhound on Hakskeen Pan make it the third fastest British car of all time, behind Thrust2, which broke the land speed record in 1983; and Andy Green's 1997 car, Thrust SSC.

The Bloodhound team would like to claim a speed in excess of 600mph (965km/h) before these trials end in a couple of weeks.

621mph would give a nice round 1,000 in km/h.

The idea is to come back to Hakskeen Pan in 12 or 18 months with a rocket fitted to the car in addition to its jet.

The extra five to six tonnes of thrust on top of the nine tonnes from the Eurofighter power plant could conceivably take Bloodhound beyond 800mph (1,290km/h).

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Why An Abandoned Car Sat For 6 Weeks In Front Of A South Sacramento Elementary School - CBS Pittsburgh

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Why has an abandoned car been sitting in front of a south Sacramento elementary school for six weeks?

Neighbors have filed complaints with the city, but nothing’s been done.

This car has been in front of Barbara Comstock Morse Elementary for weeks, collecting dust.

Nearby neighbor, Dean Dal Ben, has called south Sacramento home for almost 30 years. “I was born and raised in Sacramento,” he said.

He says he’s filed multiple code complaints to the city about the abandoned car. He walks by all the time, but nothing’s been done.

“I saw this car parked just on the correct side of the no-parking sign. I noticed the bumper torn-off, the windshield broken, and the car was just sitting there,” he said.

READ: Two Arrested For North Sacramento Double Homicide

He says it’s just one of many cars that sit dismantled on city streets, broken down and waiting for someone to do something.

“It’s a bad thing. This is parked directly in front of an elementary school that is seen by children Monday through Friday and nothing is done,” he said.

Sacramento city code says you can’t park on the street in the same location for more than 72 hours.

CBS13 asked the city, how has this car managed to stay in front of the school for six weeks? The city says, the car was moved after the owner was notified, so it is in compliance.

“We closed the case five days after we received it because it moved, it’s in compliance,” said Jose Méndez, a Code Enforcement Manager with City Code Enforcement.

Méndez says the car is registered to the neighborhood, and it’s in use. He said the owner moved the car and then moved it back. But, he says the city can’t just tow every car, sometimes they are a person’s lifeline.

“It’s a balance because the vehicle has a car seat in it, so obviously it belongs to someone. It’s a car that they just don’t use regularly. It’s that balance of ensuring we are responding to complaints, but not taking cars that are ultimately used,” Méndez said.

City Code Enforcement says this isn’t a hazard to the community, so there is not an immediate need to remove the car.

Méndez also says the city is ramping up its vehicle abatement program. They’ve recently added more staff, so they are hoping to be more proactive in getting abandoned cars off the road.

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Cars frontman Ric Ocasek cut Paulina Porizkova out of will for abandonment: report - New York Daily News

Cars frontman Ric Ocasek cut Paulina Porizkova out of will for abandonment: report  New York Daily News
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