AKEBONO ADDS FOUR NEW ULTRA-PREMIUM DISC BRAKE PAD KITS, IN THE PROACT AND EURO LINE; COVERAGE INCREASES BY 1.2 MILLION VEHICLES.

Farmington Hills, Mich. – August 27, 2019 – Today Akebono Brake Corporation expanded it’s Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line by four; three ProACT and one EURO part number.  Premium stainless steel abutment hardware is included in the two ProACT kits that require it and the EURO kit includes electronic wear sensor.

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A complete listing of Akebono applications can be found in our web-catalog at akebonobrakes.com or directly via, showmetheparts.com/akebono

“Today’s release included ProACT brake pads for several popular GM’s, Buick LaCrosse & Regal and the Chevrolet Malibu, as well as a couple front and rear Mazda applications.  The award-winning EURO Line adds coverage for the popular, Mercedes-Benz CLA250 & GLA250.”  Stated Edward Gerhardt Marketing and Data Service Manager, Akebono Brake Corporation “I am really glad to get these parts released in the month of August because of the popularity of the vehicles these parts fit.  I expect we will start seeing field inventory build and replacement demand, very soon.  I also wanted to take this time to talk about our full-line inclusion of abutment clip hardware.  We are preparing some exciting things very soon, so keep your eyes open and if you are fortunate enough to attend the AAPEX 2019 Show in Las Vegas, be sure to stop by our booth, # 843 to learn what new and maybe even win a prize or two! ”

 

Edward Gerhardt
Akebono Brake Corporation
(248) 489-7418
Edward.Gerhardt@akebono-usa.com

Jennifer Lajcaj
Akebono Brake Corporation
(248) 994-7796
Jennifer.Lajcaj@akebono-usa.com

 

About Akebono Brake Corporation

Akebono Brake Corporation, North America’s leading supplier of advanced braking systems and pioneer of ceramic friction technology.  A leader in ceramic friction material development and production, with a focus on noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), analysis and control.  Akebono sells Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pads, Made in the USA for the Automotive Aftermarket under the brands ProACT, EURO and Akebono Performance.                                           

For more information, visit www.akebonobrakes.com

 

About Akebono Brake Industry Co, Ltd.

Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. (TSE: 7238), founded in 1929, is a world leader in advanced brake and friction material development and production. The Akebono Group operates R&D centers and manufacturing facilities worldwide, including in Japan, the United States, Europe and Asia.  For more information, visit www.akebono-brake.com/english/index.html.

Proudly Made in the USA

Akebono Brakes are trusted by manufacturers globally, delivering superior braking power, quiet performance, and longer rotor and pad life. As a pioneer of ceramic friction technology, Akebono is proud to manufacture 100 percent of its aftermarket brakes in the USA. Enjoy a smoother ride and clean wheels with Akebono Brakes.