Akebono Expands Severe Duty Brake Pad Coverage

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Akebono Brake Corporation, a leader in advanced braking technology, has significantly expanded its Severe Duty Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad product line. By introducing 14 new part numbers, the company has increased vehicle coverage for brands including Chrysler, Ford, GMC, and Nissan, adding over 11 million vehicles to its serviceable inventory. This expansion ensures wider accessibility to Akebono’s high-quality brake components across a broad range of service markets.

Key Highlights

  • New Part Numbers Launched: Akebono has released 14 new part numbers, including SDF784 and SDF1057 among others, extending its market reach.
  • Enhanced Vehicle Coverage: The expansion covers various models from Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Nissan, and Ram, significantly increasing the number of vehicles eligible for Akebono’s brake pads.
  • Included Premium Hardware: Select kits come with premium stainless steel abutment hardware, enhancing the overall quality and longevity of the brake systems.
  • Availability: All new brake pads are currently in stock and ready for immediate shipment.

“We are pleased to announce the release of these 14 new severe duty part numbers expanding coverage for over 11 million VIO adding late-model coverage for CHRYSLER, FORD, GMC and NISSAN. This expansion reinforces our commitment to delivering reliable solutions to our customers. We’re eager to see these parts make a significant impact in the field, enhancing performance and durability and reducing downtime where it’s most needed. All of these parts are in-stock and ready for shipment,” stated Kirby Pruitt, Product Development Manager at Akebono Brake Corporation.

See also: Akebono’s New Fleet Brake Pads

Akebono Brake Corporation remains at the forefront of the North American market as the leading supplier of ceramic friction technology. The company continues to innovate in the field of noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) control, ensuring that each product meets the highest standards of quality and performance. The brake pads, including those in the ProACT, EURO, Akebono Performance, and Severe Duty lines, are all manufactured in the USA, providing trusted solutions for the automotive aftermarket.

For detailed information on specific applications for these new parts, and to access Akebono’s complete product catalog, visit www.akebonobrakes.com.

About Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. Founded in 1929, Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. is a global leader in brake and friction material development and production. With facilities across Japan, the United States, Europe, and Asia, Akebono continues to pioneer advancements in braking solutions and friction technologies. For more about the company and its global operations, visit Akebono Brake Industry.

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