SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Federal-Mogul Motorparts continues to build on the MOOG® steering and suspension brand’s coverage advantage, with the introduction in June of 147 new part numbers representing a combined 61 million-plus additional potential repair opportunities. Many of the latest MOOG part numbers are the first available within the aftermarket for their respective applications. Federal-Mogul Motorparts is a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FDML).
Among the first-to-aftermarket parts now available through MOOG distributors are a front lower control arm bushing (No. K200853) for more than 640,000 Chevrolet Aveo (2004-2011), Aveo 5 (2004-2005 and 2009-2011), Sonic (2012-2013), and Pontiac G3 and G3 Wave (2009-2010), Wave (2005-2008) and Wave 5 (2007) models. The MOOG brand now also offers the aftermarket’s first front stabilizer bar links (K750741 and K750742) for 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee models.
Also included in June’s new-part introductions were a front stabilizer bar link (K750740) for more than 1.1 million Ford Edge (2015-2016), Fusion (2013-2016) and Lincoln MKX (2016) and MKZ (2013-2016) models; right outer tie rod end (ES800880) for 2011-2015 Ford F250, F450 and F550 Super Duty and 2008-2015 F350 Super Duty trucks. The brand also introduced drag links for 2011-2015 F250 and F350 Super Duty trucks (DS300040) and 2011-2014 F250, F350 and F550 and 2011-2015 F450 Super Duty (DS300039) models.
The MOOG line of replacement control arms grew by 83 part numbers covering a total of approximately 24.6 million registered vehicles, while Federal-Mogul Motorparts also introduced 16 MOOG alignment tools, 10 stabilizer bar links and kits, seven strut mounts, six bushings/kits, five drag links and four complete strut assemblies.
“With nearly 950 new part numbers introduced in the first half of 2016, MOOG continues to deliver on its promise of category leading coverage combined with world-class innovation, quality and performance,” said Bryon Osterland, general manager, global steering and suspension, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. “These unique benefits make MOOG essential to vehicle service businesses that are committed to long-term growth and exceptional customer satisfaction.”
To learn more about these and other MOOG products, please visit www.MOOGParts.com or contact your MOOG supplier. Additional product updates can be found by searching for MOOG Steering and Suspension on Facebook, and following MOOG on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/MOOGparts and Instagram at www.Instagram.com/MOOGparts.
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® chassis components; 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.FMMotorparts.com.
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