AKEBONO EURO WINS BEST PROBLEM-SOLVER FOR IMPORT VEHICLES AT AAPEX!

Farmington Hills, Mich. – November 9, 2021 – Akebono Brake Corporation has been awarded 2021 “Best Problem-Solver for Import Vehicles” by the Import Vehicle Community, Product and Marketing Awards held at AAPEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The winning entry was Akebono EURO® Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pads for 2012-2021 BMW Sedans and Coupes with Blue-Caliper/Performance Brake Package; EUR1880 (front) and EUR1656 (rear) brake pad kits.

AKEBONO RELEASES PROACT ULTRA-PREMIUM DISC BRAKE PAD KIT, FOR TOYOTA AND LEXUS MODELS INCREASING COVERAGE BY ALMOST 3.0 MILLION VEHICLES

Farmington Hills, Mich. – June 25, 2021 – Today Akebono Brake Corporation added front brake coverage for a variety of Toyota and Lexus vehicles in the ProACT Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line.  Kit also includes Premium 301 Stainless Steel Abutment Hardware.

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A complete listing of Akebono applications and the rest of our product offering can be found in our web-catalog linked on our website: akebonobrakes.com or directly here: akebonobrakes.mypartfinder.com

AKEBONO CHOOSES PROLIM TO DRIVE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Farmington Hills, Mich. – May 5, 2021 – Akebono Brake Corporation recently implemented PROLIM, Solid Edge® and Teamcenter X® software from Siemens Digital Industries to drive the digital transformation of product development, research and design for brake components in North America, where Akebono has been providing braking solutions for Domestic and Asian Automakers in North America for the last 4 decades.

AKEBONO BRAKE CORPORATION RECOGNIZED ON THE 2021 FORBES AMERICA’S BEST EMPLOYERS LIST

Farmington Hills, Mich. - March 23, 2021 – Akebono Brake Corporation has been awarded on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on February 9th, 2021 and can currently be viewed on the Forbes website.

AKEBONO BRAKE CORPORATION ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF MATTHEW KENEFICK TO EASTERN REGIONAL SALES MANAGER OF AFTERMARKET

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Farmington Hills, Mich. – December 10, 2020 – Akebono Brake Corporation is excited to announce the addition of Matthew Kenefick to the Aftermarket Team as Sales Manager for the Eastern Region.  Matthew joins Akebono with an impressive Aftermarket background, his most recent position of Regional Sales Manager at K&N Engineering.  Matthew obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration from Northwood University, with a focus in Automotive Aftermarket Management.

Akebono Calipers and Disc Brake Pads featured on Volvo’s XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered

Farmington Hills, Mich. – November 19, 2020 -  Akebono Brake Corporation is pleased to announce that Akebono 6-piston calipers and disc brake pads are featured on the front wheels of Volvo's high-performance SUV, the XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered, which became available in Japan on November 6th, 2020.

AKEBONO BRAKE CORPORATION PROMOTES MIKE ELDARD TO NATIONAL SALES MANAGER OF AFTERMARKET

Farmington Hills, Mich. – August 13, 2020 – Akebono Brake Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Eldard to National Sales Manager of the Aftermarket.

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AKEBONO RELEASES FOUR PROACT ULTRA-PREMIUM DISC BRAKE PAD KITS, INCREASING COVERAGE BY OVER 2.5 MILLION VEHICLES

Farmington Hills, Mich. – February 20, 2020 – Today Akebono Brake Corporation expanded its ProACT Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line by four part numbers.  Premium 301 stainless steel abutment hardware is included in the three kits that require it.

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A complete listing of Akebono applications for these parts and the rest of our product offering in our ALL-NEW web-catalog at akebonobrakes.com or directly via; https://www.partcat.com/akebono

AKEBONO RELEASES NEW USER-FRIENDLY WEB CATALOG

Farmington Hills, Mich. – January 9, 2020 – Akebono Brake Corporation is excited to start 2020 with the release of a new web catalog loaded with features for improved user experience and look-up accuracy.  With the new responsive design, you can find the Akebono brake parts you need from a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device with ease.

WINNERS OF AKEBONO’S “GUESS THE NUMBER” CONTEST AT AAPEX 2019 ANNOUNCED

Farmington Hills, Mich. – December 3, 2019 – Last month, the Akebono Team, put visitors of their “The Hardware You Need, with the Brakes You Trust” themed booth at AAPEX 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada guessing ability to the test; where we gave eligible participants an opportunity to guess the total quantity of premium 301 stainless steel pieces contained in the show-floor display.

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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.