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OUR brand

Ferodo®is the premium braking brand and one of the global leaders in both Original Equipment and aftermarket products. The brand has excelled for over 100 years in leading technical innovation. Today, Ferodo®is synonymous with excellence and a continued commitment to developing braking solutions for the future. 

As a result, Ferodo®has naturally become the preferred choice in the supply of Original Equipment, and a trusted nam​e in braking. Indeed, Ferodo®provides premium quality brake parts to the world’s leading manufacturers and the aftermarket. Of the 10 top selling vehicles in Europe, Ferodo®was fitted as OE to 8 of them.

Pioneering research, innovative development, bold engineering and testing our products on the road all ensure the safety and reliability of our products. Quality is at the centre of what we do. Ferodo®has one promise: to put you in control, with products and services designed for all vehicles to help you to work efficiently, profitably and most of all, safely in all conditions. This way, wherever you drive, whatever you drive, you’re in control.

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OUR HISTORY

2015

Ferodo®adds drums to its range of friction products and thereby becomes the global Braking Expert. With the Ferodo®range now covering all your braking needs, the brand becomes the supplier of your one-stop solution.

2014

After dedicated research, extreme testing and OE approval, Ferodo®unveils the ECO-FRICTION® brake pad to the aftermarket: a 100% green product designed to meet today's challenges. 

2012

Anti-counterfeit technology is launched in order to guarantee that all Ferodo®parts availlable on the market are certified 100% genuine. 

2010

You’re in control – Ferodo®develops a new brand promise.

2005

Ferodo® Racing introduces Siloxane technology.

1998

Ferodo®is acquired by Federal-Mogul and Ferodo®Racing is created in Mondovi, Italy.

1980

Ferodo®produces the first European non-asbestos brake pad. Then, Ferodo®introduces discs, brake fluids and hydraulics.

1969

Ferodo®opens the world’s largest brake test facility.

1963

Donald Campbell sets a land speed record of 403.1 mph (649 km/h) and safely brings his power engine to a halt thanks to the Ferodo®braking technology.

1956

Ferodo®introduces the first disc brake pad on a mass produced vehicle – Triumph TR3, taking Ferodo®into modern technology.

1926

J.G. Parry-Thomas breaks the world land speed record of 169 mph (272 km/h) at Pendine Sands and relies on the quality of Ferodo®brakes to safely bring his power engine to a halt.

1922

Ferodo®becomes the first company to supply Original Equipment (OE) linings for a mass-produced car, with linings fitted to the Austin 7.

1902

Ferodo®introduces the first brake lining: an innovative step into the world of braking.

1897

Ferodo®starts making brakes for horse-drawn carts.