Akebono Brakes Archives - Brake & Front End
Do Severe Duty Brake Pads Trade Power For Longevity?

Accepting reduced component life for better braking power in severe-duty applications may be a thing of the past.

Akebono Expands ProACT, EURO Ultra-premium Brake Pad Lines

The expansion includes five new part numbers.

Quiet Brakes (VIDEO)

The gold standard of brake noise testing is the Society of Automotive Engineers J2521. Sponsored by Akebono Brakes.

What is Ceramic Technology? (VIDEO)

Understanding how ceramic brake pads work will give you confidence when installing them. Sponsored by Akebono Brakes.

What is a Performance Brake Pad? (VIDEO)

There are engineering differences between race car and production vehicle brake systems. Sponsored by Akebono Brakes.

Akebono Releases ProACT Brake Pad Kits for Honda and More

Electronic wear sensor and premium stainless steel abutment hardware is included in the kits that require it. 

Akebono Expands EURO Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad Kits

Company increases coverage by over 640,000 vehicles.

Akebono Releases ProACT and Euro Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad Kits

Kits for Buick, Chevrolet, Audi, BMW, and Land Rover Increases coverage by over 1.3 Million Vehicles.

Akebono Announces AAPEX Trivia Contest Winners

Akebono said the contest was designed to bring awareness to the company’s 40+ years of OEM, OES and aftermarket expertise.

AAPEX 2021: Akebono Commits To Quality (VIDEO)

Akebono promoted its wide range of brake friction materials & foundation brake assemblies at AAPEX21. Sponsored by Akebono.

Akebono Adds ProACT Ultra-Premium Coverage For Toyota

The new release increases coverage by 3 million vehicles.

Forbes Puts Akebono On ‘Best Employers’ List

The evaluation was based on direct and indirect recommendations from employees.