Expansion includes 98% coverage for its premium E-Shield® Rotors; nearly 930 new parts offered in 2016
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wagner®, the global leader in braking innovation from Federal-Mogul Motorparts, has aggressively grown its application coverage by 926 brake, rotor and hydraulic part numbers. Wagner is a premium, trusted, single source of complete brake service solutions for today's North American, Asian and European vehicles.
Wagner added 462 new premium E-Shield Rotors, now covering 98% of the VIO. These rotors are manufactured with an electrostatic coating that inhibits corrosion, an attractive look for open spoke wheels and easy removal for service. E-Shield Rotors feature a turned smooth finish for proper and faster seating of the brake pads, and are also built to tight tolerances to ensure balance with unique, application-vane designs for better cooling capabilities.
Wagner also introduced 427 new hydraulic parts, now covering 95% of the vehicles on the road today. Wagner hydraulics feature innovative engineering and exceptional quality control, manufactured to OE and material design specifications and tested to meet or exceed SAE standards.
Wagner introduced new part numbers for its Wagner OEX brake pad product line, providing patent-pending, customized braking designs for millions of trucks, SUVs and CUVs in operation, bringing total coverage to 98%. Additionally, Wagner increased its ThermoQuiet® ceramic disc brake coverage to 99% throughout the year.
"Wagner continues to be the leader in premium aftermarket braking," said Christopher Battershell, director, braking product management, North America, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. "Wagner's aggressive commitment to expand its product offerings across the board increases repair opportunities and makes it the installer's single source to fully restore a vehicle's brake system to its optimal performance level."
To learn more about these and other Wagner solutions, please contact your Wagner Brake supplier or Federal-Mogul representative, and visit www.wagnerbrake.com.
Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation 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, wipers and a range of chassis components. The company's aftermarket brands include ANCO® wipers; Beck/Arnley® premium OE quality parts and fluids; BERU®* ignition systems; Champion® lighting, spark plugs, wipers and filters; Interfil® 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 and lighting.
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.
*BERU is a registered trademark of BorgWarner Ludwigsburg GmbH
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