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.
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.
Both lines feature a blend of 100% copper-free formulations, putting the product lines ahead of the California copper-free legislation deadline of 2025.
The offering covers vehicles including Honda, BMW, Ford, GMC Trucks, Nissan and more.
The additional SKUs expand coverage to more than 30 million vehicles in operation in North America.
The product release adds coverage to an additional 3.8 million vehicles.
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.
Friction Materials Standards Institute Database Now Lists OEM Brake Pads that Include Mechanical Attachment
The part numbers and associated applications represent about 30 percent of the cars, trucks and school buses on the roads in North America, according to the institute.
“The combination of the ATE Original brake pads and the ATE Single Pack rotors deliver the optimal comfort characteristics to ensure smooth operation, and the OE materials we use ensure long-lasting performance,” said Dan Caciolo, head of product management for Continental Independent Aftermarket Powertrain & Brake Systems.
NUCAP galvanized NRS brake pads feature mechanically attached friction on a galvanized-steel backing plate.