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Akebono released new ultra-premium pad kits

Akebono Releases New Ultra-Premium Pad Kits

Source: Akebono Brake Corporation announcement FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – This week Akebono Brake Corporation expanded its EURO Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line by five part numbers: EUR1692A, EUR1892A, EUR1892B, EUR1898 and EUR1898A and ProACT by one new part number: ACT2168.…

Akebono won a design award for its motorsports brake caliper

Akebono Caliper Wins Design Award

Source: Akebono Brake Industry announcement TOKYO — Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. announced that the NR22 brake caliper for endurance racing has received the FY2022 Good Design Award (organized by Japan Institute of Design Promotion). This is the first Good…

Akebono expanded its product range

Akebono Adds to Product Range

Source: Akebono Brake Corporation announcement FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Akebono Brake Corporation recently added front and rear brake coverage for a variety of Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Jeep, RAM and Toyota vehicles in the ProACT Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line;…

Akebono is supplying the front calipers for the CUPRA Formentor V25

Akebono Supplying Calipers for CUPRA CUV

Source: Akebono Group announcement TOKYO — Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. announced that Akebono’s products have been adopted by CUPRA, the unconventional challenger brand from Barcelona. Akebono is supplying 6-pot disc brake calipers for the front wheels of the “Formentor…

Carl Teiler joined Akebono Brake Corp.'s sales team

Akebono Names Tellier to Aftermarket Sales Team

Source: Akebono Brake Corporation announcement Farmington Hills, Mich. – Akebono Brake Corporation announced the addition of Carl Tellier to the aftermarket sales team. Tellier will fill the role of Eastern Regional Sales Manager, reporting to Mike Eldard, National Sales Manager.…

The Akebono Team at AAPEX 2021 where they conducted a Trivia contest

Akebono AAPEX 2021 Trivia Winners

Source: Akebono announcement FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The Akebono Team presented visitors of their AAPEX booth in Las Vegas, Nev. with trivia questions; testing their knowledge of the company and its products.  The contest was designed to bring awareness to…

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

Akebono Euro Wins AAPEX Award

Source: Akebono Brake Corporation announcement FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – 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…

The new Chinese Lynk 05+ SUV will have Akebono brake components

Lynk 05+ SUV to use Akebono Brakes

Source: Akebono Brake Industry Co. announcement TOKYO – Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. announced that its products have been adopted by Lynk & Co, a premium automotive brand owned by Geely Auto Group headquartered in China, for one of its…

AKEBONO motion for dismissal from asbestos case denied in California

IATF 16949 Certification Granted to Akebono

Source: Akebono Brake Industry announcement TOKYO – Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. has announced that all of the four Japanese factories which lost its IATF 16949 certification earlier this year, has regained this status. The company’s Akebono Brake Fukushima Manufacturing…

Willy Molina has been named Southeast District Manager for Akebono Brake Corporation

Molina Named Akebono Southeast District Manager

Source: Akebono Brake Corporation announcement FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. — Akebono Brake Corporation announced the addition of Willy Molina to the aftermarket sales team.  Molina will fill the role of Southeast District Manager reporting to Matt Kenefick Akebono Eastern Region Sales…

Akebono has added ProACT premium brake kits for certain Toyota and Lexus models

ProACT Kit for Toyota, Lexus from Akebono

Source: Akebono Brake Corporation announcement Farmington Hills, Mich. — Akebono Brake Corporation has 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…

AKEBONO motion for dismissal from asbestos case denied in California

PROLIM Chosen by Akebono for Digital Transformation

Source: PROLIM Corporation announcement PLANO, Texas — Akebono Brake Corporation selected PROLIM to deploy Solid Edge® software and Teamcenter® X software from Siemens Digital Industries Software to drive digital transformation. With more than 90 years of brake design and production…

AKEBONO motion for dismissal from asbestos case denied in California

Forbes Names Akebono Brake a Top U.S. Employer

Source: Akebono announcement FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Akebono Brake Corporation has been placed on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers 2021. This award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. Forbes…

Akebno admits to falsifying data

Japanese Supplier Akebono Admits to Falsifying Data

Source: Akebono announcement and NIKKEI Asia post TOKYO – Akebono Brake Industry, a major Japanese supplier of brake components to the automotive industry including clients like Toyota Motor and Nissan Motor, has admitted to falsifying data, including component-quality assessments, on…

Akebno admits to falsifying data

Lawsuit Against Akebono Can Proceed

LOS ANGELES – A California court of appeals denied a lower-court’s motion, thus allowing service of a personal-injury lawsuit asbestos-related filed last fall against Akebono Brake Industry Co. Ltd. and its wholly owned subsidiary Akebono Brake Corp. Akebono had argued…

Akebno admits to falsifying data

Organization, Personnel Changes at Akebono Brake

Source: Akebono Brake announcement TOKYO – Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. announced the following organization and personnel changes effective Jan. 1, 2021. To steadily implement the business turnaround plan and achieve future growth, organization changes will be implemented at the…

Akebono was named by Forbes as one of the 1,000 top American employers

Akebono to Dissolve U.K. R&D Subsidiary

TOKYO – Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd., has dissolved its research and development subsidiary in the United Kingdom, Akebono Advanced Engineering Ltd., according to a notice posted on its corporate Website. The reason mentioned in the notice for the closing…

Akebono Names Eldard Aftermarket Sales Manager

Source: Akebono Brake Corporation announcement Farmington Hills, Mich. – Akebono Brake Corporation named Mike Eldard national sales manager of the aftermarket. Prior Akebono roles held included Pacific Northwest District and Western Region sales manager as well as account manager for…