Akebono Expands ProAct and EURO Lines

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Today Akebono Brake Corporation expanded its Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line by eight; three ProACT and five EURO part numbers.  Premium stainless hardware is included in the five parts that require it and four of the EURO kits include an electronic wear sensor.

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“Today’s release included ProACT brake pads for several Honda, Hyundai and Kia models, including the new CR-V, Optima and Sonata, but most importantly was a continued expansion of our award-winning EURO Line; adding coverage for BMW X1, X2, Land Rover Range Rover, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Mini Cooper and Volvo S, V and XC90.”  Stated Kirby Pruitt Product Development Manager, Akebono Brake Corporation “With this release, we added coverage to an additional 3.8 million vehicles; all late model vehicle coverage.  Last month we released front pads for several Land Rovers; this month we added coverage for the rear”.



David Kiley
David Kiley

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