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Akebono Adds 4 New Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad Kits To ProACT, Euro Lines

The new part numbers increase Akebono’s coverage by 1.2 million vehicles.


Akebono Brake Corp. has expanded its Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line with four new part numbers as well as three ProACT and one EURO part number. Premium stainless steel abutment hardware is included in the two ProACT kits that require it and the EURO kit includes electronic wear sensor.

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“Today’s release included ProACT brake pads for several popular GMs, Buick LaCrosse, Regal and the Chevrolet Malibu, as well as a couple front and rear Mazda applications. The award-winning EURO Line adds coverage for the popular, Mercedes-Benz CLA250 and GLA250,” said Edward Gerhardt, marketing and data service manager, Akebono Brake Corp. “I am really glad to get these parts released in the month of August because of the popularity of the vehicles these parts fit. I expect we will start seeing field inventory build and replacement demand, very soon. I also wanted to take this time to talk about our full-line inclusion of abutment clip hardware. We are preparing some exciting things very soon, so keep your eyes open and if you are fortunate enough to attend the AAPEX 2019 Show in Las Vegas, be sure to stop by our booth No. 843 to learn what’s new and maybe even win a prize or two!”



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