ADAC Brake Test: ATE Ceramic Takes First Place

05 Sep 2021

“ATE Ceramic brake pads offer two key advantages: a high degree of safety, as shown by the brake test results, and durability,” says Continental product manager Maik Spengel. “Thanks to their special pad formula they have very low abrasion, which means they generate less brake dust. This not only reduces wear, it benefits the environment – and it ensures satisfied customers for workshops.”

“We’re especially happy that the ADAC has confirmed the outstanding characteristics of ATE Ceramic brake pads, following the innovation prize 10 years ago at the tire industry trade fair in Essen,” adds Peter Wagner, head of the OE & Aftermarket Services segment at Continental. “The test results show that ATE brake pads are equal to OE products in every way.”

The complete ADAC test report is available (in German) at


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