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Akebono introduces six disc brake pad kits

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 09:00
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Akebono announced three Pro-ACT, two Akebono Performance and one EURO part numbers, five of the six also include premium stainless hardware.

A complete listing of Akebono applications can be found in the web-catalog at or

“Today we added front and rear pad kits for some key passenger cars and CUV’s from General Motors, Mazda and Fiat-Chrysler, a great way to start out the year”  stated Kirby Pruitt, Product Development Manager, Akebono.   “It was important to begin the year strong, adding coverage for over 1.5 million late-model vehicles that are still in production means the sales potential and coverage for these parts will continue to grow for years to come.”

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

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

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