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; ACT1852, ACT1896, ACT2169, ACT2172 kits also include Premium 301 Stainless Steel Abutment Hardware.

“Today’s release includes ProACT brake pads for several vehicles. We are excited about this release that adds late-model coverage for the Ram 1500 in which VIO (vehicles in operation) is already above one million,” stated Kirby Pruitt, Product Development Manager at Akebono Brake Corporation.

About Akebono Brake Corporation

Akebono Brake Corporation is one of North America’s leading suppliers of advanced braking systems and pioneer of ceramic friction technology. A leader in ceramic friction material development and production, with a focus on noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), analysis and control. The company sells Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pads, Made in the USA for the Automotive Aftermarket under the brands ProACT, EURO and Akebono Performance.

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 Group operates R&D centers and manufacturing facilities worldwide, including in Japan, the United States, Europe and Asia.