(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --241 New MOOG Parts Added During First 5 Months of 2015
Southfield, Michigan, June 18, 2015.The industry-leading MOOG® Steering and Suspension line now covers more than 60 million additional vehicle repair opportunities through Federal-Mogul Motorparts' ongoing investment in new products and application coverage. A division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML), Motorparts introduced 241 new MOOG part numbers through the first five months of 2015. MOOG is the preferred choice of professional technicians and the Official Steering and Suspension of NASCAR®.
"Our commitment to the success of automotive service providers includes developing and introducing innovative parts that address fast-emerging repair opportunities among today's foreign nameplate and domestic passenger vehicles," said Mark Boyle, director, steering and suspension products, North America, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. "By relying on MOOG, service providers can be certain they have high-quality, problem-solving parts to meet the needs of today's vehicle owners."
Among the MOOG parts introduced this year are 112 control arms and assemblies, 24 wheel hub assemblies, 23 tie rod ends, 23 coil spring sets, 20 stabilizer link kits, 17 bushing kits, 14 complete strut assemblies, seven ball joints, and one track bar. The latest parts include MOOG Problem Solver® front inner tie rod ends for nearly 600,000 General Motors light trucks and SUVs, model years 2014-2015, and approximately 447,000 Chevrolet Camaros, model years 2001-2006. Front inner tie rod ends also were introduced for over 830,000 Hyundai Elantra, Elantra Coupe, Elantra GT and Veloster models from 2011-2015, and more than 1.3 million Hyundai Azera and Sonata and Kia Cadenza and Optima models manufactured between 2011 and 2014.
Also introduced were MOOG complete strut assemblies for approximately 433,000 Ford Expedition SUVs from the 2007-2012 model years and over 400,000 2001-2006 Chrysler Sebring Convertibles.
The MOOG brand, the preferred choice of professional technicians and NASCAR crew chiefs, is in its 50th year of Cup competition. In recognition of the vital importance of steering and suspension components in overall vehicle safety and performance, NASCAR now requires that Cup teams use MOOG Problem Solver parts, specifically balls joints and tie rod ends. Cup Series champions have chosen MOOG parts for 49 consecutive years.
To learn more about MOOG Steering and Suspension parts, please visit the technician-focused www.moogproblemsolver.com website or contact your MOOG supplier. Like MOOG on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/moogproblemsolver and follow the brand on Twitter (@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®, Jurid® 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 and maintains its worldwide headquarters in Southfield, Michigan. The company employs nearly 50,000 in 34 countries. For more information, please visit www.federalmogul.com.
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