Akebono Increases Vehicle Coverage

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Akebono Brake Corporation has expanded its ProACT and Severe Duty Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line by 11 new part numbers, increasing coverage by over 17 million vehicles. This addition includes premium stainless steel abutment hardware for kits that require it, enhancing Akebono’s product offering.

Key Highlights:

  • New Part Numbers Released: ProACT: ACT960, ACT961, ACT1001, ACT1053, ACT1149, ACT1474, ACT1611A, ACT1718; Severe Duty: SDF1414, SDF1602, SDF2173.
  • Coverage Expansion: The new parts cater to a wide range of vehicle makes and models, including Acura, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jeep, Lincoln, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Pontiac, Saab, Subaru, Toyota, and Volvo.
  • High-Quality Hardware: Premium stainless steel abutment hardware included where necessary.

A comprehensive listing of Akebono applications can be found in their web catalog at akebonobrakes.com.

Expanded Vehicle Coverage

The new release adds coverage for numerous models across various brands, ensuring that Akebono continues to meet the diverse needs of the automotive market. Notable models covered include:

  • Acura: TL 2008-2004
  • Buick: Regal 2013-2012, Regal Sportback 2020-2018
  • Cadillac: ATS 2019-2013, CT6 2020-2016, CTS 2019-2004, ELR 2016-2015, STS 2011-2005, XTS 2019-2013
  • Chevrolet: Camaro 2022-2010, Corvette 2019-2014, SS 2017-2014
  • Chrysler: 300 2010-2005, 300 2020-2012, Tahoe SSV 2022-2021
  • Dodge: Challenger 2021-2008, Charger 2021-2006, Durango 2021-2018, Magnum 2008-2006, Viper 2017-2015, SRT Viper 2014
  • Ford: Expedition 2022-2010, Explorer 2019-2013, Flex 2019-2017, F150 Police Responder 2020-2016, GT 2006-2005, Mustang 2014-2007, Police Interceptor Sedan 2019-2013
  • Honda: Civic 2021-2017
  • Hyundai: Genesis Coupe 2016-2010
  • Infiniti: G35 2004-2003
  • Jeep: Grand Cherokee 2012-2006
  • Lincoln: MKT 2019-2013
  • Mitsubishi: Lancer 2014-2003
  • Nissan: 350Z 2009-2003, Sentra 2006-2003
  • Pontiac: G8 2009
  • Saab: 9-5 2011
  • Subaru: BRZ 2020-2017, Impreza 2014-2004, WRX 2014-2021, WRX STI 2017-2013
  • Toyota: 86 2020-2017
  • Volvo: S60 2007-2004, V70 2007-2004

Commitment to Innovation and Quality

“We are thrilled to announce the release of these 11 new part numbers, expanding our product line and providing more comprehensive coverage for our valued customers. As a leader in the brake industry, our commitment to innovation and quality is at the forefront of everything we do. These new part numbers reflect our dedication to meeting the evolving needs of the automotive market. Our team has worked diligently to ensure that each new part meets the highest standards of performance, reliability, and safety. The introduction of these new part numbers allows us to offer an even wider range of solutions, ensuring that our customers have access to the exact components they need. We are excited to see these new parts in action and look forward to continuing our journey of innovation and excellence in the brake industry,” stated Kirby Pruitt, Product Development Manager at Akebono Brake Corporation.

About Akebono Brake Corporation

Akebono Brake Corporation is North America’s leading supplier of advanced braking systems and a pioneer in ceramic friction technology. They are renowned for their expertise in ceramic friction material development and production, with a strong focus on noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) analysis and control. Akebono’s Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pads, made in the USA, are available for the automotive aftermarket under the brands ProACT, EURO, Akebono Performance, and Severe Duty.

For more information, visit akebonobrakes.com.

About Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd.

Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. (TSE: 7238), founded in 1929, is a global leader in advanced brake and friction material development and production. The Akebono Group operates R&D centers and manufacturing facilities worldwide, including in Japan, the United States, Europe, and Asia.

For more information, visit akebono-brake.com.

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