Cornering brake control
Cornering Brake Control or CBC is an automotive safety system introduced by carmakers BMW and Mercedes-Benz (ESP Dynamic Cornering Assist and Curve Dynamic Assist). It is a further development and expansion of the anti-lock braking system, designed to distribute braking force during braking whilst cornering.
It works by applying braking pressure asymmetrically despite physically difficult conditions (e.g. the car swerving towards the inside of the bend when the wheel load changes). By asymmetrically distributing brake pressure to the left- and right-side brakes or by reducing pressure (to the rear axle), even if the driver brakes outside the normal range of ABS.
- Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
- Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
- Electronic stability control (ESC, also known as electronic stability programme or ESP)
- Automobile safety
- Risk compensation
- Cornering Brake Control http://www.bmw.com/com/en/insights/technology/technology_guide/articles/cornering_brake_control.html?source=index&article=cornering_brake_control
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