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Akebono Brake Corporation Delivers The Essence Of Braking®

Akebono Brake Corporation Delivers The Essence Of Braking®

With more than 90 years of brake design and production expertise, Akebono provides the automotive industry with superior stopping power, quiet performance, longer pad and rotor life, and advanced braking and noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) solutions. Enjoy a smoother ride and clean wheels with Akebono, the pioneer of ceramic friction technology.

Low Copper, High Performance

Low Copper, High Performance

Since their introduction, Akebono EURO® and Akebono Performance® Ultra-Premium Brake Pads have met low-copper regulations. And now, Akebono ProACT® Ultra-Premium Brake Pads meet low-copper requirements, too. These products still offer the same longevity, performance and durability you’ve come to expect from Akebono.

Explore ‘The Road Ahead’

Explore ‘The Road Ahead’

Sign up to receive product introductions, tech tips, updates and industry insight directly from Akebono. The Road Ahead keeps distributors and installers informed about Akebono aftermarket brake pads. We’re committed to your success, so we’ll share vital information about our company and our industry.

The Hardware You Need, with the Brakes You Trust

The Hardware You Need, with the Brakes You Trust

Akebono Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pads are now available with hardware, across the line

Award-Winning

Award-Winning

Euro Brakes Named "Best Import Product"

The Choice of OEMs

The Choice of OEMs

For Manufacturers Everywhere. For Stopping Power Anywhere.

Brakes

Brands

Akebono manufactures ceramic brake pads in three distinct brands, each specifically formulated for domestic and Asian, European, or performance vehicles. Discover more about our brands below.

News Room

AKEBONO RELEASES PROACT AND EURO ULTRA-PREMIUM DISC BRAKE PAD KITS FOR BUICK, CHEVROLET, AUDI,…

Oct 26, 2022

AKEBONO RELEASES PROACT ULTRA-PREMIUM DISC BRAKE PAD KITS FOR BUICK, CADILLAC, CHEVROLET, GMC,…

Sep 16, 2022

AKEBONO BRAKE CORPORATION ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF CARL TELLIER TO AFTERMARKET SALES TEAM AS…

Mar 21, 2022

WINNERS OF AKEBONO’S TRIVIA CONTEST AT AAPEX 2021 ANNOUNCED

Jan 14, 2022

Buy Akebono

Visit one of our authorized online retailers, local distributors or service centers to get the safety, reliability and performance that only a global leader in braking can provide. You’ll discover that Akebono truly is The Essence of Braking®.

Installing Breaks

Product Segments

Akebono makes brake pads for a variety of vehicles. Explore our product segments to learn more.