Akebono Adds 27 Part Numbers in First Half


DETROIT, Mich.–Akebono closes out the first half of 2019 with a total of 4 new part number announcements, comprising of 27 part numbers; 11 Pro-ACT®, 13 EURO®and 3 in the Akebono Performance® line.

The new parts cover various late-model applications from Buick, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Fiat, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Ram and Volvo. When applicable, premium 301 stainless steel hardware is included in the Pro-ACT and Akebono Performance kits, this also holds true for the EURO line; many of which also include electronic wear sensors.

In December Akebono launched almost 200 new disc brake kits, enhancing existing applications with new part numbers that add hardware to ALL of our most-popular applications. More information found here.

To get the latest news and information, visit our website; www.akebonobrakes.com or to receive new part notifications as they occur, please contact Edward Gerhardt at [email protected]. Akebono’s complete offering, by application, can be found in our dedicated Akebono web catalog.

Akebono’s Literature Library Receives Complete Refresh

Akebono updated and published a complete set of new sales flyers and tri-fold brochures for Pro-ACT®, EURO® and Akebono Performance® lines as well as a new corporate brochure, which highlight all 3 brands and updated “OE Charts” now with over 400 application references. All of the above material includes the latest test data, illustrating performance and competitive comparisons, including, but not limited to:

  • Dust and noise
  • Stopping power
  • Pad and rotor wear
  • Roughness and judder
  • Overall performance

Akebono Displaying at Latin Auto Parts Expo

Along with the updated test data, a refreshed look has been incorporated, available in English, Spanish and French languages. The new high-end look reflects our OE quality and best-in-class performance. All available in PDF format right from the website. Check them out in our literature library today!

If you plan on attending the show in Panama, please visit Akebono at Booth L105 to learn the latest of what we have to offer, and see first-hand what our award-winning Pro-ACT, EURO and Performance Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pads, are all about. Delivering American-made OE quality replacement brake pads for all makes and models; with less, brake dust, noise and near zero product defect rate.

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David Kiley is Chief of Content for The BRAKE Report. Kiley is an award-winning business journalist and author, having covered the auto industry for USA Today, Businessweek, AOL/Huffington Post, as well as written articles for Automobile and Popular Mechanics.