From a purely mechanical service brake, the brake system in modern passenger cars has now matured into a complex mechatronic system. Since the introduction of ESC, it has also been possible to implement driver-independent, wheel-specific brake interventions. In addition to the ESC interventions to stabilise the vehicle, the brake is also used today to specifically influence driving dynamics and driving characteristics in the normal driving range.

The next generation of braking systems, as they will soon be used in electrified vehicles, offer new potential for the development of driving dynamics functions.


Based on the state of the art of brake-based vehicle dynamics functions, new concepts are to be developed to improve the driving experience for the customer.


On the basis of a complex vehicle model, the effectiveness of new functions is first simulated and their actuation and power requirements are examined.

This is followed by implementation and testing in the test vehicle.