(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --New Coverage Includes Service Opportunities on More Than 61 Million Registered Passenger Vehicles
Southfield, Michigan, October 14, 2015.Federal-Mogul Motorparts' industry-leading MOOG® Steering and Suspension product line now includes 54 additional part numbers offering combined service coverage of more than 61 million foreign nameplate and domestic passenger vehicles. Federal-Mogul Motorparts is a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML). MOOG is the preferred choice of professional technicians and the Official Steering and Suspension of NASCAR®.
Among the new MOOG parts include:
ES800972/ Outer Tie Rod End Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee (2011-2014) (Left and right)
EV800961 Inner Tie Rod End Chrysler 300 and 300C (2005-2010); Dodge Challenger (2008-2010), Charger (2006-2010) and Magnum (2005-2008)
K500240 Ball Joint Lexus GS300 (2006), GS430 (2006-2007), GS350 and GS450h (2007-2011), GS460 (2008-2011), IS250 (2006-2013), IS-F (2008-2013), IS250C and IS350C (2010-2013), and IS350 (2006-2013) (Front upper)
ES800391 Outer Tie Rod End BMW 540i (1997-2003), 540iA (1997), 540iT (1999-2000), and M5 (2000-2003) (Left)
Other new MOOG parts include 12 coil spring sets, four control arms, and 14 additional wheel bearing and hub assemblies for vehicles up to and including the 2015 model year.
"We have introduced nearly 400 additional MOOG parts through the first nine months of the year in keeping with our commitment to providing high-quality, problem-solving repair solutions for today's vehicles," said Bryon Osterland, general manager, global steering and suspension, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. "We continue to aggressively invest in our North American manufacturing facilities and developing innovative parts that help service providers address emerging repair opportunities across all vehicle makes and models."
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 mandates that Cup teams use MOOG Problem Solver parts, specifically ball 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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