AKEBONO RELEASES PROACT AND EURO ULTRA-PREMIUM DISC BRAKE PADS; EIGHT PARTS INCREASE COVERAGE BY ALMOST FOUR MILLION VEHICLES

Farmington Hills, Mich. – May 30, 2019 – Today Akebono Brake Corporation expanded it Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line by eight; three ProACT and five EURO part numbers.  Premium stainless hardware is included in the five parts that require it and four of the EURO kits include an electronic wear sensor.

Bulletin AK216

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“Today’s release included ProACT brake pads for several Honda, Hyundai and Kia models, including the new CR-V, Optima and Sonata, but most importantly was a continued expansion of our award-winning EURO Line; adding coverage for BMW X1, X2, Land Rover Range Rover, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Mini Cooper and Volvo S, V and XC90.”  Stated Kirby Pruitt Product Development Manager, Akebono Brake Corporation “With this release, we added coverage to an additional 3.8 million vehicles; all late model vehicle coverage.  Last month we released front pads for several Land Rovers; this month we added coverage for the rear”.

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

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