Watch: Shock absorber test bench in action

August 24, 2023 • News, Suspension, Technical Articles • Views: 320

Shock absorbers play a crucial role in ensuring the safety, stability and comfort of a vehicle. Technological evolution in the automotive industry has led to significant improvements in shock absorber components, allowing for more precise control of vehicle vibration and oscillations. A key aspect in the development and production of shock absorbers is the use …

Focus on suspension

December 6, 2021 • News, Suspension • Views: 448

The Ford Focus was introduced in 1998, and has proved to be very popular with its owners. However, it is also reported to be one of the most popular vehicle models visiting workshops for repair work. With this in mind, SWAG has identified some wear items that are of note when repairing the suspension system …

Schaeffler focuses on changes to steering and suspension systems

January 30, 2018 • News, Steering, Suspension • Views: 1482

Vehicles are more responsive than ever, and motorists expect their vehicles to perform. Schaeffler Technical Services Manager, Malcolm Short, tells Auto Trade Journal how steering and suspension systems are changing to meet demands and expectations. He explained: “More vehicle manufacturers are focusing on active and semi-active suspension systems. These chassis control systems include electronic magnetic …