Farmington Hills, Mich. – August 8, 2019 – Akebono Brake Corporation's National Sales Manager and longtime CAWA Member Borise Cota presents a scholarship to Benjamin Hart a student at Cuyamaca College, where he is studying automotive technology.

The award was presented to Mr. Hart at his current place of employment, Pro-A-Line & Brakes of El Cajon, California, www.proalineandbrakes.com  where Ben makes many quality repairs and professionally installs Akebono’s Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pads.  To learn more about the scholarship program please visit: www.automotivescholarships.com

CAWA is a non-profit trade association representing automotive aftermarket parts manufacturers, jobbers, warehouse distributors and retailers in California, Nevada, and Arizona. The Association was formed in 1955 and serves as the voice of the aftermarket parts industry in the West, to learn more about the CAWA visit: www.CAWA.org


Edward Gerhardt
Akebono Brake Corporation
(248) 489-7418


Jennifer Lajcaj
Akebono Brake Corporation
(248) 994-7796


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.