Farmington Hills, Mich. – December 9, 2022 – This week Akebono Brake Corporation expanded its EURO Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line by three new part numbers: EUR1850, EUR1850A and EUR1850B and Akebono Performance by one new part number: ASP1718. Electronic wear sensor and Premium stainless steel abutment hardware is included in the kits that require it.
A complete listing of Akebono applications for these parts and the rest of our product offering in our web-catalog at akebonobrakes.com or directly via;
This week’s release includes EURO brake pads with premium stainless hardware and electronic wear sensor for BMW 530e, 530e xDrive, 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, 745e xDrive, 840i Gran Coupe, 840i xDrive Gran Coupe, M550i xDrive, BMW X3 M40i, X3 sDrive 30i, X3 xDrive 30e, X3 30i, BMW X5 M50i, X5 sDrive 40i, X5 xDrive 40i, X5 xDrive 45e, X6 M50i, X6 sDrive 40i, X6 xDrive 40i, X7 xDrive 40i. Akebono Performance brake pads add coverage for Cadillac ATS V, Chevrolet Camaro SS and Corvette.
“We are thrilled to announce that today’s release of three new EURO and one new Akebono Performance part numbers which include significate late-model coverage for BMW and GM in which VIO (vehicles in operation) is above 640,000. All of these parts are in-stock and ready for shipment” stated Jennifer Lajcaj Marketing Specialist at Akebono Brake Corporation.
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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.
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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.
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