Expanded Brake Pad Lineup by Akebono

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Akebono Brake Corporation has announced the expansion of its ProACT and Severe Duty Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line with nine new part numbers, increasing coverage by over 4 million vehicles. This latest release underscores Akebono’s commitment to enhancing vehicle performance and durability across various automotive brands, including Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Lincoln, and Ram.

Key Highlights:

  • Nine New Part Numbers Added: ProACT: ACT2382; Severe Duty: SDF974, SDF1334, SDF1363, SDF1612, SDF1766, SDF1767, SDF2223, and SDF2382.
  • Expanded Vehicle Coverage: Models include Chevrolet Express, Tahoe, Dodge Charger, Ford F150, Bronco, GMC Savana, Lincoln Navigator, and Ram 2500/3500.
  • Premium Hardware Included: Kits come with premium stainless steel abutment hardware when required.
  • Availability: All new parts are in-stock and ready for shipment.

The expanded coverage includes the following vehicle models:

  • Chevrolet: Express 2500 (2003-2020), Express 3500 (2003-2020), Tahoe Police (2007-2009), Tahoe PPV (2015-2020), Tahoe SSV (2015-2020).
  • Dodge: Charger Pursuit (2014-2023).
  • Ford: F150 (2012-2023), Bronco Raptor (2022-2024), Expedition (2022-2024), Police Interceptor Sedan (2013-2019), Police Interceptor Utility (2013-2019), Special Service Police Sedan (2014-2018), F150 Police Responder (2021-2023), F250 Super Duty (2008-2012), F350 Super Duty (2008-2012).
  • GMC: Savana 2500 (2003-2020), Savana 3500 (2003-2020), Yukon (2008-2009, 2015-2020).
  • Lincoln: Navigator (2022-2024).
  • Ram: 2500 (2019-2022), 3500 (2019-2022).

Kirby Pruitt, Product Development Manager at Akebono Brake Corporation, expressed excitement about the new releases: “Akebono is excited to announce the release of these 9 new ProACT and Severe Duty part numbers expanding coverage for over 4 million VIO adding late-model coverage for CHEVROLET, DODGE, FORD, GMC, LINCOLN AND RAM. These new part numbers highlight our dedication to providing more coverage that will enhance vehicle performance and durability for the automotive sector. All of these parts are in-stock and ready for shipment.”

For a complete listing of Akebono applications for these parts and the rest of their product offerings, visit their web catalog at akebonobrakes.com.

About Akebono Brake Corporation

Akebono Brake Corporation is North America’s leading supplier of advanced braking systems and a pioneer of ceramic friction technology. They specialize in developing and producing ceramic friction materials, focusing on noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) analysis and control. Akebono’s Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pads, made in the USA, are sold under the brands ProACT, EURO, Akebono Performance, and Severe Duty. For more information, visit akebonobrakes.com.

About Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd.

Founded in 1929, Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. (TSE: 7238) 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. For more information, visit akebono-brake.com.

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