(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Southfield, Michigan, April 30, 2015...MOOG® hub assemblies from Federal-Mogul Motorparts are now available with several innovative, application-specific enhancements designed to provide superior durability and performance and trouble-free ABS system function. Federal-Mogul Motorparts is a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML).
MOOG hub assemblies now feature an innovative roll-form construction that helps ensure consistent, optimal bearing preload for significantly enhanced durability and increased load capacity. Each unit also features precisely matched, high quality bearing raceways and rolling elements engineered for superior performance with minimal noise and vibration under a full range of operating conditions.
A number of additional, application-specific enhancements further increase hub durability and service life through exceptional protection against moisture, dirt and other contaminants. These include premium molded ABS shield and socket connections that also promote a highly stable system signal. Each MOOG hub assembly also comes complete with premium quality wheel studs treated with a protective coating to prevent corrosion, allowing for easier removal and accurate torque load on the wheel nuts.
"These important enhancements to MOOG hub assemblies reflect our commitment to innovation and best-in-class product design and performance," said Bruce Reau, general manager, global wheel-end and driveline, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. "Automotive service providers and their customers can be confident that MOOG hub assemblies represent the latest and best technologies for each vehicle model."
As the automotive service industry's "Problem Solver®," MOOG Steering and Suspension is the preferred brand of professional technicians and NASCAR® crew chiefs. NASCAR Cup champions have driven to victory with MOOG parts for an unprecedented 49 consecutive years.
To learn more about MOOG hub assemblies, please contact your MOOG Steering and Suspension supplier or visit the technician-focused www.moogproblemsolver.com website. The latest MOOG product application listings also are available through Federal-Mogul Motorparts' convenient www.FMe-cat.com electronic catalog. Like MOOG on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/moogproblemsolver and follow the brand on Twitter at https://twitter.com/moogps for product updates and special promotions.
Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world's manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. The company's products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.
Federal-Mogul operates two independent business divisions, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul's Board of Directors.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world's most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket, while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking, chassis, wipers and other vehicle components. The company's aftermarket brands include ANCO® wiper blades; Champion® spark plugs, wipers and filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, FP Diesel®, Goetze®, Glyco®, Nüral®, Payen® and Sealed Power® engine products; MOOG® steering and suspension parts; and Ferodo® and Wagner® brake products.
Federal-Mogul Powertrain designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications.
Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899. The company employs more than 45,000 people in 34 countries, and its worldwide headquarters is in Southfield, Michigan, United States. For more information, please visit www.federalmogul.com.
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