Who invented ABS brakes?

Answer The technology for the Antilock Braking System (ABS) was first invented by Teldix in 1970; it was known as ABS 1. The ABS 1 technology was acquired by Bosch in 1975 and refined, perfected and offer... Read More »

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Who invented car brakes?

Wilhelm Maybach invented the first version of the drum brake in Germany in 1901. Frenchman Louis Renauld is given credit for inventing the modern drum brake in 1902, since his version included the ... Read More »

When were air brakes invented?

George Westinghouse, designed and developed the first air brakes for trains. He founded the Westinghouse Air Brake Company in 1869. The air brake entered widespread use when made compulsory on all ... Read More »

Who invented hydraulic brakes?

Hydraulic brakes were invited in 1918 by Malcolm Lougheed. However, hydraulic brakes were not applied to an automobile until 1921, when they were used on the Model A Duesenberg. Lougheed later chan... Read More »

Who invented the air brakes for trains?

George Westinghouse is credited as the inventor of the automatic compressed air brake system. He submitted the patent for his fail-safe system on March 5, 1872. The air brake was first successfully... Read More »