KYB

For almost a century, KYB has been at the very forefront of the design and manufacturing of hydraulic systems and is now one of the world's largest manufacturers of original equipment (OE) shock absorbers.

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KYB is one of the world’s largest suppliers of shock absorbers to vehicle manufacturers, with over 1 in 5 vehicles leaving production lines worldwide fitted with KYB as standard. Over 1 million KYB shock absorbers are manufactured every week from our factories across the world, including our Japanese Gifu plant - the largest shock absorber factory in the world.

KYB aftermarket shock absorbers are manufactured using the same factories and technology as for OE. KYB has 3 shock absorber factories in Europe producing for both the aftermarket and for vehicle manufacturers, as well as a state of the art coil spring factory. Over 4.5 million pieces of KYB stock is stored and distributed via our 10 branches across Europe, with our world class product quality backed up with world class customer service and technical support.

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Toyota Chooses KYB for Exclusive Hydrogen Powered Mirai

The new redesigned Toyota Mirai, a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCEV), is using KYB shock absorbers as original equipment....

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Training & Education
Training Video

KYB Fitting Video: Peugeot 407 [Front]

This fitting video is showing the process for replacing front shock absorbers on the front of a Peugeot 407 (05.04-)....

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Equipment & Tools
Training Article

KYB: Common Fitting Tips

Here are some useful fitting tips for shock absorbers and coil springs....

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Parts & Components
Training Video

KYB Fitting Video: Renault Koleos and Nissan X-Trail

This fitting video is showing the process for replacing front shock absorbers on: Renault Koleos (09.08-) and Nissan X-Trail (06.07-)....

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Equipment & Tools
Products Article

KYB Launches Motorcycle Actimatic Damper System

KYB Corporation has announced the launch of mass production of the KYB Actimatic Damper System (KADS)....

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Equipment & Tools
Training Article

KYB Suspension Solutions: A Summary

Over the years, KYB has been focussed upon creating a range of free support tools for technicians. As part of the KYB Suspension Solutions programme, these are primarily designed to…...

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Technical
Advice & Insights Article

KYB Technical Tip: Rebound Springs

KYB explains differences found between some OE products and their aftermarket counterparts....

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Parts & Components
Products Video

KYB: Twintube and Monotube Shock Absorbers

KYB shock absorbers are either a twintube (Excel-G) or monotube (Gas-A-Just) design. But what is the difference?...

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Business
Advice & Insights Video

Explaining the Dangers of Worn Shock Absorbers: KYB Virtual Reality Safety Video

KYB Europe has a virtual reality video designed to assist in explaining the dangers of driving with worn shock absorbers....

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Business
Advice & Insights Article

Tips for Winter Driving from KYB

With the recent cold weather in the UK, KYB are offering some top tips for driving during the winter and staying safe in icy/snowy conditions....

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Promotions Article

Win fantastic prizes in KYB’s ’12 Days of Christmas’!

With Christmas just around the corner, KYB is helping you get into the festive spirit by giving you the chance to win fantastic prizes in a 12 Days of Christmas…...

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Technical
Advice & Insights Article

Suspension: Getting it Right

Suspension components are critical to road safety. KYB takes a look at why it's so important to get suspension right when replacing....

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Factors & Distribution
Products Article

KYB Strengthens Support for Distributors

The TecDoc catalogue has been updated to include KYB fitting videos, where applicable. When searching for a part, if there is a fitting video available for that specific part, the…...

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