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The Hidden Expense of Inexpensive Brake Pads

With premium products, it’s often the “extras” that people don’t consider when comparing them to lesser brands.

Common Consumer Brake Pad FAQs

As a counter professional, you likely have customers inquiring daily about why they should purchase one brake pad over another. Our expert techs at ADVICS have compiled the following guide to help you with these conversations. Cost vs Quality When considering the wide array of brake pad options in the market, discussing both cost and

What is “brake fade” and how can it be prevented?

Brake fade presents itself in ways that feel similar to that of a worn-out brake pad. However, it does not mean brake replacement is needed. With brake fade, stopping power will return, although not always to the same extent once the problem has been addressed. As a tech, your expertise is crucial in identifying whether

Brake Parts Inc Names Paul Oleandi Sales Director, National/Key Accounts

In his new role at BPI, Oleandi will be responsible for business development for the Raybestos and Maval brands for assigned key accounts across the United States.

Bosch Expands Line Of Severe-Duty Brake Pads For Ford And Lincoln Vehicles

The new replacement brake pads will fit more than 120,000 Ford and Lincoln MKT vehicles currently in operation in North America.

New YouTube Video On Brake Pad Testing By ‘Engineering Explained’ Trending With More Than 1.3 Million Views

This popular video compares five brake pad sets (for the same application) using industry-standard tests at NRS’ certified testing laboratories. Four tests were performed on the pads using a brake dynamometer, corrosion test chamber and shear testing machine.

ZF Aftermarket Launches Newly Formulated TRW-Branded Brake Program

Both lines feature a blend of 100% copper-free formulations, putting the product lines ahead of the California copper-free legislation deadline of 2025.

NRS Brakes Adds To Its Galvanized Brake-Pad Offering

The offering covers vehicles including Honda, BMW, Ford, GMC Trucks, Nissan and more.

Bosch Expands Portfolio Of Brake Pads, Oxygen Sensors And Engine-Management Products

The additional SKUs expand coverage to more than 30 million vehicles in operation in North America.

Akebono Expands ProACT, EURO Brake-Pad Coverage

The product release adds coverage to an additional 3.8 million vehicles.

Don’t Forget New Brake Hardware

New brake hardware is cheap insurance for the technician – and an easy add-on sale for the parts pro.

Centric Parts’ PQ PRO ‘Experience the Best’ Promotion Lets Technicians Try Premium Brake Pads for Free

In addition to receiving a free set of PQ PRO brake pads, technicians who complete a pre-/post-trial feedback form will be entered to win a $100 e-gift card to the Centric Parts online apparel and promotional store.