The local Italian newspaper L'Eco di Bergamo published on Wednesday 8 February the article "Pastiglie dei freni con il cemento. E' progetto del mese" ("Cementitious brake pads. It is the Project of the Month"). The articles particularly mentions its arrival in the Brembo Friction Department of the prototype press which will be used to produce the brake pads, which will be then validated on road. Finally, the article, by quoting te Ministry of the Environment website deidcated to the COBRA Project, acknowledges the environmentally-friendly side of the project and its great innovation capacity.