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Akebono Releases ProACT And Euro Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pads; 8 Parts Increase Coverage By Almost 4M Vehicles

Premium stainless hardware is included in the five parts that require it and four of the EURO kits include an electronic wear sensor.


Akebono Brake Corp. has expanded its Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad line by eight; three ProACT and five EURO part numbers. Premium stainless hardware is included in the five parts that require it and four of the EURO kits include an electronic wear sensor.

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“Today’s release included ProACT brake pads for several Honda, Hyundai and Kia models, including the new CR-V, Optima and Sonata, but most importantly was a continued expansion of our award-winning EURO Line; adding coverage for BMW X1, X2, Land Rover Range Rover, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Mini Cooper and Volvo S, V and XC90,” said Kirby Pruitt, product development manager, Akebono Brake Corp. “With this release, we added coverage to an additional 3.8 million vehicles; all late-model vehicle coverage. Last month we released front pads for several Land Rovers; this month we added coverage for the rear.”

A complete listing of Akebono applications can be found in the web catalog at or directly via

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