Akebono Brake has partnered with ExtremeWrench to offer rewards points to independent repair shops via the ExtremeWrench rewards portal. Akebono Brake will be offering rewards for scanning the barcodes on their complete line of brake pads, brake drums and calipers. Rewards points can be redeemed for trips, merchandise, technical training and other prizes offered by ExtremeWrench.
About Akebono Brake Corporation
With more than 75 years of brake design and production expertise, Akebono provides the world’s automotive industry with advanced braking and noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) solutions.
The company’s commitment to innovation, process improvement, quality control and customer service has positioned it as a key resource for leading OEMs, Tier I brake suppliers and the automotive aftermarket. Key automotive OEM customers include Audi, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Isuzu, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Toyota and Volkswagen.
According to the company, ExtremeWrench is the largest internet source of independent auto repair shops. All of the services provided to the consumer and the repair shop owner are completely free. The organic search results are merit based, and provide consumers with a unique perspective on the independent repair shops in their community. Consumers can view each member’s shop profile to see detailed information to help make an informed decision. The shop profile contains: services performed, carlines serviced, current rating, and an interactive map and directions feature. Consumers can also make on-line appointments and receive text message notifications when their repairs are completed.
Independent repair shop owners are invited to participate in the industry’s fastest growing rewards program, stated the company. Rewards points are available from a host of TIER 1 manufactures on over 45 different products categories making the ExtremeWrench rewards program the largest cross-manufacturer rewards program in the aftermarket.