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Akebono Expands Line of ProACT, EURO Disc Brake Pads

Premium stainless-steel abutment hardware is included in the kits that require it.

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Akebono Expands EURO, Performance Brake Offerings

An electronic wear sensor and premium stainless steel abutment hardware are included in the kits that require them.

Akebono Announces Winners Of AAPEX Trivia Contest

The contest was designed to bring awareness to the company’s more than 40 year years of OEM, OES and aftermarket expertise in North America.

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Akebono Adds Matthew Kenefick To Aftermarket Team

Most recently, Kenefick served as regional sales manager at K&N Engineering.

Akebono Adds 4 Part Numbers To ProAct Brake Line

The new part numbers add coverage for 2.5 million vehicles.

Listen To Your Brakes

Brake systems give warning signs when something is wrong – are your customers paying attention to the signals?

Winners Of Akebono’s ‘Guess The Number’ Contest At AAPEX Announced

The contest was developed to bring awareness to a recent product expansion, that Akebono now offers abutment clip hardware for all popular applications across all three brands; ProACT, EURO and Akebono Performance, totaling more than 400 part numbers.

Akebono EURO Wins Best Overall Import Product Line At AAPEX

This marks the fourth time the Akebono EURO line has been recognized as the best overall aftermarket part for import vehicles.

Akebono Brake Kicks Off ‘The Hardware You Need, With The Brakes You Trust’ Campaign

The product awareness campaign will continue through the end of the year, and is expected to conclude sometime in the first half of 2020 after the transition of parts has been completed.

Akebono Expands its Pro-ACT, Akebono Performance and EURO Disc Brake-Pad Offerings

Five of the new parts include premium stainless hardware, and five parts include the required electronic wear sensor, according to the company.

Automotive Parts Associates Announces Winners of 2018 Harley-Davidson Giveaway

With the giveaway in its third year, APA added a customization twist to the 2019 Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Sportster grand prize that included an additional $3,000 in accessories for the winner to personalize.

2009 Akebono Master Catalog Being Distributed

The 2009 Akebono Master Catalog is being distributed this month. It contains 42 new part numbers that have already been released during the second quarter, 2009 — 26 Pro-ACT and 16 EURO parts. There are an additional 11 new part numbers scheduled to be released yet this year. Highlighted new coverage includes ’08-’09 Chev Silverado and Tahoe,