FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (Nov. 12, 2014) — Akebono Brake Corp. received the Best Overall Import Aftermarket Product award from the Auto International Association (AIA) for its EURO Ultra-Premium ceramic disc brake pads.
“Akebono's EURO Ultra-Premium ceramic disc brake pad line provides auto makers with unprecedented vehicle control and response rates, providing European auto makers with the best application-specific braking solution for each vehicle,” said Ken Selinger, director of aftermarket sales and marketing for Akebono.
“We are honored by this recognition by the Auto International Association and this award is a testament to Akebono's continued focus on delivering the best braking solutions in the world.”
Akebono introduced the EURO line in 2005, claiming it was the first ceramic disc pad designed precisely to address performance-specific requirements of European vehicles, such as NVH, dust and pedal pulsation. Since its inception, more than 1.3 million units have been sold, according to the company.