Improve Performance and Comfort, Try Replace Shock Absorbers in Your Car

Astra Otoparts as distributor of KYB shock absorbers in Indonesia, launched a new variant of KYB New SR Special and KYB Lowfer Sports technologically advanced that is claimed to be compatible with the characteristics of road contours in Indonesia.

KYB also promised both of these products to be the answer of the aspirations of customers to have shock absorbers, which offers a balance in terms of performance and driving comfort.
“When replacing shock absorbers, we usually have to choose, want to put forward the performance or comfort.With this KYB New SR shock absorbers, now we can get both with more balanced,” said Product Manager KYB Yandi Hermanto.

Yandi also said the two new variants have been tested capable of improving control function, cornering ability, and braking. So as to provide more sporty driving characteristics for customers.

KYB also introduced KYB Lowfer Sports designed not only to produce a more sporty ride, but also improve the appearance of the vehicle.

“KYB Lowfer Sports is also designed for those who like to modify the height of the car to be more flat.In addition KYB Lowfer Sports has Lowfer Sports Plus type, with a premium feature of four levels of damping tuning force for the back shock absorbers, in addition to improving the grip in control of the car, “said Yandi.

Currently most of the standard shock absorbers of Japan’s ATPM production cars in Indonesia are KYB products, even products in the replacement parts market are also dominated by KYB products.

But KYB promises to high performance shock absorbers, there is no brand that dominates in the Indonesian market, “said Chief Executive Marketing Astra Otoparts Rio Sanggau.

Both of these new KYB products are well placed to enter the high performance shock absorbers market, especially for car owners who are not satisfied with the standard performance of shock absorbers or those who want to improve the shock absorbing capabilities of their cars. “We are targeting cars in the premium segment as well as modified cars, especially those with improved engine performance, which require high-performance shock absorbers,” said Rio.

KYB parties also promise this product will offer easy installation on the cars that will be replaced shock absorbers. Because this part is developed according to the standard shock absorbers of car manufacturers in Indonesia. So it’s very easy to just plug and play, without any modifications in the car, and can be obtained Shop & Drive or specialty stores shock absorbers as well as the leading modification workshop throughout Indonesia.

Europe Requires All Cars Have Automatic Brakes

Auto brake feature is already equipped several cars. But, not all cars have safety features for now. In the future, auto brake feature would be a necessity. Especially in Europe.

According to the European parliament, all cars must be equipped with automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems. The decision will be announced in March 2018.

The decision came after the industry safety agency Thatcham Research – which has worked as part of the Euro NCAP safety trials since 2004 – revealed that 70 percent of new cars are not equipped with the feature. A number of additional safety devices have been created for new cars in recent years, but the European parliament wants to make auto brakes a standard feature for all new cars.

“We fully support the European parliament for the convenience of key automobile safety standards such as automatic emergency braking, automatic emergency braking can lead to a 38 percent reduction in collisions,” said Thatcham Research CEO Peter Shaw.

In addition to Europe, car manufacturers in the United States also agreed to apply automatic brake features as standard starting 2022.

The AEB system is designed to minimize road accidents. This feature is equipped with a camera, radar, control unit, and a very fine braking system.

Inside the cabin there will usually be an indicator light that warns the driver that there is an object in front that is dangerous. Alarms also give warning. If there is no reaction from the driver to brake, automatic brake system will be active to reduce the speed of the car.

Well, if there’s an automatic brake maybe no more cars hit the pole, huh? Before crashing the pole, the car is ripping itself.