Akebono Increases Vehicle Coverage with New Kits


Source: Akebono

Farmington Hills, Mich. –Akebono Brake Corporation has expanded its ProACT Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line by four part numbers, which increases coverage by more than 2.5 million vehicles.  Premium 301 stainless steel abutment hardware is included in the three kits that require it.

A complete listing of the company’s applications for these parts and the rest of our product offering in our ALL-NEW web-catalog at www.akebonobrakes.com or directly via; https://www.partcat.com/akebono

“Today’s release includes ProACT brake pads for the Buick Envision, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Santa Fe & Santa Fe XL, as well as the Kia Sorento & Soul.  All four of these parts add significant late-model coverage, to our line at a time, that most will soon be approaching their first brake service,”  stated Edward Gerhardt Marketing and Data Service Manager, Akebono Brake Corporation. “All these parts are in-stock and ready for shipment, perfect timing for the 2020 brake season.”

About Akebono Brake Corporation

Akebono Brake Corporation, North America’s leading supplier 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.                                           

For more information, visit www.akebonobrakes.com

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.  For more information, visit www.akebono-brake.com/english/index.html.

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