TIMELINE – UNIPART AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE TEST CAUSES FRICTION IN THE AFTERMARKET

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Unipart Automotive’s study into the comparative performance of its brake pads against five other manufacturers has caused quite a stir.

TMD Friction has issued a rebuttal of the results and instructed lawyers, while others are considering their positions.

We’ll put every development at the top of this timeline so you can see at a glance what the latest twist or turn might be. Things are likely to develop quickly and we will add them as and when they happen.

Unipart-AutomotiveUnipart respond

Unipart Automotive has issued a short response to TMD Friction actions which can be read here. It has also said that it intends to respond to each point outlined in TMD’s report.

tmd_nissh_blackTMD instructs its lawyers

TMD lawyers ask Unipart Automotive to retract its test findings. The full statement can be viewed here.

tmd_nissh_blackTMD Friction’s rebuttal

TMD report says there are flaws with the tests.

Unipart-AutomotiveUnipart brake test

Unipart carries out a comparative study of its braking products and those of five competitors with Quay Brake Testing. It concludes its products are the best overall in the nine tests carried out – read more here.

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  1. you can argue all you like TMD but at the end of the day every manufacturer was subject to the same indep. test….your product failed to match up….end of story