Akebono Brake Corporation has recently introduced Pro-ACT® ACT1846 and Akebono Performance ® ASP1474 Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pad lines, expanding vehicle coverage by almost one million vehicles.

Farmington Hills, Mich. – September 27, 2018 – Akebono Product expansion adds coverage for the popular Mazda CX-5 CUV and GM Applications with factory performance brakes; Cadillac CT6, CTS & ELR, Chevrolet Camaro, Corvette & SS models.

A complete listing of Akebono applications can be found in the web-catalog at akebonobrakes.com or showmetheparts.com/akebono.

“This product expansion now gives us complete front & rear coverage for the Mazda CX-5 a popular CUV and with the addition of the Akebono Performance Pads for GM’s performance offerings, we add a low-dust, low-noise, rotor friendly solution with excellent braking performance, on hot or cold stops” said Edward Gerhardt, Catalog & Data Services Manager, Akebono. "Technicians can learn more about Akebono's product line up at this year's AAPEX 2018 where we will be showcasing Pro-ACT®,  Performance®, and EURO® Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pad lines"

Visit us at booth #843 on October 30 - November 1, 2018 at the Automotive Aftermarket Parts Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, NV to learn more about Akebono Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pads.

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About Akebono Brake Corporation

Akebono Brake Corporation is a leader in advanced brake and friction material development and production, with a focus on noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) analysis and control. Akebono manufactures a wide range of brake friction materials and foundation brake assemblies, including disc brake calipers and drum brakes. The company’s commitment to innovation, process improvement, quality control and customer service has positioned it as a key resource for leading OEMs, Tier I brake suppliers and the automotive aftermarket. 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. Akebono has been supplying and jointly developing brake systems with the McLaren Formula 1 team since 2007. For more information, visit www.akebono-brake.com/english/.

Contact

Chelsea Komblevicz
The Quell Group
(248) 649-8900
ckomblevicz@quell.com

Edward Gerhardt ​

(248) 489-7418 
Akebono Brake Corporation

Edward.Gerhardt@akebono-usa.com

 

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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.