With more than 85 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.
Akebono manufactures a wide range of brake friction materials and foundation brake assemblies, including disc brake calipers and drum brakes, employing the Akebono Production System (APS). This business approach features proven quality control techniques to guarantee minimal process variation in all phases of production. Embraced throughout the organization, APS enables the company to consistently achieve nearly zero defects per million parts produced.
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From April 1 – June 30, 2018, brake technicians can sign up to earn unlimited rewards and enter to win prizes valued up to $10,000! For each kit of Akebono brake pads installed and declared [...]
Akebono makes OEM brakes for more than 350 vehicles. They now have the largest market share for OEM brakes in North America. Your customers count on you giving them the best, and now you have [...]
Akebono is now OEM for over 350 models of vehicles. These vehicles are primarily General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Chrysler, Honda, Toyota, Mitsubishi Motors, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, and Isuzu models. All of these add up to [...]
50% of all vehicles manufactured in North America roll off the assembly line with Akebono ceramic brake pads. Akebono ProAct brake pads are specified OEM for domestic vehicles, and Akebono Euro and Performance brake pads [...]