Source: Akebono Brake Corporation announcement

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – This week Akebono Brake Corporation expanded its EURO Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line by five part numbers: EUR1692A, EUR1892A, EUR1892B, EUR1898 and EUR1898A and ProACT by one new part number: ACT2168. Electronic wear sensor and premium stainless steel abutment hardware is included in the kits that require it.

A complete listing of Akebono applications for these parts and the rest of its product offerings is in the company’s web-catalog or at its website.

This week’s release includes ProACT brake pads with premium stainless hardware for the Buick Encore & Chevrolet Trax. EURO brake pads with electronic wear sensors add coverage for Land Rover Defender, Discovery and Range Rover, BMW X3, X4, 330i and 330 xDrive, Audi A6 Quattro, A6 Allroad, A7 Sportback, Q5, Q5 PHEV, SQ5, A4, A4 Quattro, A4 Allroad, A5 Quattro, A5 Sportback, RS5, RS5 Sportback, S4, S5 and S5 Sportback.

“We are excited about this release of five new EURO part numbers that add late-model coverage for Audi, BMW, and Land Rover in which VIO (vehicles in operation) is above 600,000. All of these parts are in-stock and ready for shipment” stated Jennifer Lajcaj Marketing Specialist at Akebono Brake Corporation.

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.

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 Akebono Group operates R&D centers and manufacturing facilities worldwide, including in Japan, the United States, Europe and Asia.