Akebono is a global leader in braking solutions and technology leader in North America, with significant market share in foreign and domestic nameplates, and is factory installed on 400+ models. It is our innate understanding of vehicle dynamics and braking requirements that enable us to provide the best brake solution for any vehicle, and it is what has made Akebono one of the largest OE brake providers in North America.

Leveraging our definitive noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) technology, Akebono develops, tests and manufactures a range of advanced automotive brake friction materials and components that meets the needs of OEMs and drivers throughout North America.

A Global Commitment to Quality Brake Products

Our growing commitment to the North American automotive industry is best illustrated by our world-class R&D facilities, combined with a relentless focus on quality and unmatched manufacturing capabilities. Together, these enable us to provide products that meet the diverse performance requirements of today's vehicles. Customer satisfaction drives everything we do.

Akebono Brake Products: Trusted by Original Equipment Manufacturers Worldwide

Akebono's OEM customers include: General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Chrysler, Honda, Toyota, Mitsubishi Motors, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru and Isuzu. Akebono is proud to provide innovative braking solutions for these manufacturers, and we back our products with unparalleled service and support.


Akebono’s advanced friction formulations are used to manufacture the best brake disc pads and linings in the world.


Akebono’s range of brake products includes front calipers, rear calipers with or without integral parking brakes, and drum brakes for both service and parking applications.


Akebono’s success lies in our ability to deliver quality friction and brake products that exceed our customers’ expectations.

Browse these links to learn more about Akebono original equipment products and services, then visit www.akebono-brake.com/english/index.html to bring Akebono quality to your line of vehicles.

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.