AKEBONO EXPANDS PRO-ACT® AND EURO® DISC BRAKE PAD OFFERING, SIX PARTS ADD COVERAGE BY OVER 2 MILLION VEHICLES.

Farmington Hills, Mich. – February 28, 2019 – Akebono Brake Corporation, a leader in automotive brake technology announced four Pro-ACT and two EURO disc brake pad kits.  All four of the Pro-ACT kits include premium stainless hardware, both of the EURO kits include required electronic wear sensor.

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

Akebono Brake Corporation Receives Outstanding Shipping Award From Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance

Farmington Hills, Mich. — Feb. 1, 2019 — Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc. (AAPA) awarded Akebono Brake Corporation its 2018 Supplier Award for Outstanding Shipping Performance.

AKEBONO KICKS OFF THE YEAR WITH SIX DISC BRAKE PAD KITS, EXPANDING PRO-ACT®, AKEBONO PERFORMANCE® AND EURO® LINES

Farmington Hills, Mich. – January 29, 2019 – Today Akebono announced three Pro-ACT, two Akebono Performance and one EURO part numbers, five of the six also include premium stainless hardware.

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

AFTERMARKET FIELD SALES FORCE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Farmington Hills, Mich. — January 2, 2018 — Akebono Brake Corporation today announced several organizational changes to the aftermarket field sales team.

AKEBONO ADDS 192 DISC BRAKE PAD KITS WITH HARDWARE TO PRO-ACT®, AKEBONO PERFORMANCE® AND EURO® OFFERING

Farmington Hills, MI – December 7, 2018 – Today Akebono announced it has created 192 new part numbers that include Premium Stainless Hardware;   93 Pro-ACT, 86 Akebono Performance and 13 EURO part numbers.

EIGHT NEW PART NUMBERS ANNOUNCED, EXPANDING PRO-ACT® AND EURO® LINES

Farmington Hills, Mich. – November 28, 2018 – Akebono added five Pro-ACT and three EURO part numbers in November, expanding vehicle coverage by over 3 million. These new parts fit various 2014-2019 vehicles from Audi, BMW, Buick, Chevrolet, GMC, Hyundai, Kia, Lexus, Mazda and Mini.

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

Akebono Brake Corporation Promotes Borise Cota to Aftermarket National Sales Manager

Farmington Hills, Mich. — November 27, 2018 — Akebono Brake Corporation announces the promotion of Borise Cota to National Sales Manager for the company’s North American Aftermarket Operations. For the last 18 years Cota has led the Western Region as well as oversaw the Canadian market.

AKEBONO BRAKE CORPORATION WINS AWARD FOR ITS “PEOPLE OF AKEBONO” CAMPAIGN

Farmington Hills, Mich. - Oct. 31, 2018 -  The Akebono team, led by Dr. Wilm Uhlenbecker, President and CEO, accepted the award Tuesday at the 2018 Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, NV.

AKEBONO LAUNCHES PARTS FOR MAZDA AND GM PERFORMANCE APPLICATIONS, EXPANDING 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.

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

Akebono Introduces Six New Part Numbers, Expanding Aftermarket Coverage for 1.7 Million Vehicles

Farmington Hills, Mich. – August 28, 2018 – Akebono Brake Corporation has recently introduced six new part numbers to its Pro-ACT® and EURO® Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pad lines, expanding vehicle coverage by 1.7 million vehicles. 

The part introductions add coverage to late model vehicles from five Ford and Lincoln models fitting almost 750,000 vehicles, as well as front brake pads for the Kia Sedona and Jeep Cherokee models adding another 700,000.

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