Akebono Brakes on Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered

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Source: Akebono Brake Industry announcement

TOKYO, Japan – Akebono Brake Industry’s six-piston calipers and disc brake pads will be the front brake components of Volvo’s high-performance SUV, the XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered, which became available in Japan November 6th.

The disc calipers which are supplied to Volvo are six-piston aluminum mono block opposed calipers developed for high-end and high-performance vehicles. With the company’s high-performance pads, the front brakes provide superior stopping performance at high speed, under severe load and at high temperature, along with the superior comfort which is required for premium vehicles.

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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 research and development centers and manufacturing facilities worldwide, such as in Japan, the United States, Europe and Asia. The company has been supplying and jointly developing brake systems for the McLaren Formula 1 team since 2007.

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