MOOG® Brand Reports Record Year in New Coverage
More Than 800 Part Numbers, Including Nearly 600 Control Arms and Assemblies, Added to Industry-Leading Steering and Suspension Line
Southfield, Michigan, February 12, 2015. The MOOG® Steering and Suspension brand completed a record-breaking expansion of application coverage in 2014, with more than 800 new part numbers - including nearly 600 additional control arms and assemblies - representing in excess of 470 million potential parts replacement opportunities. MOOG products are manufactured by Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML).
The MOOG product line grew by a total of 835 part numbers, with dramatically expanded coverage of foreign nameplate and domestic models.
In addition to 597 new control arm and assembly part numbers, Federal-Mogul Motorparts introduced 49 additional tie rods, 42 bushings/kits, 47 wheel hub assemblies, 22 stabilizer link kits, 17 complete strut assemblies and dozens of other parts for popular late-model applications now entering the aftermarket repair cycle.
Now with nearly 2,000 control arm part numbers covering a vast majority of the North American passenger vehicle population, the MOOG brand is the clear coverage leader in one of the industry's fastest growing product categories. Federal-Mogul Motorparts also aggressively expanded its range of MOOG wheel hub assemblies, with additional coverage of popular late-model applications from Acura, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Kia, Mazda, Nissan, Toyota, and other manufacturers. MOOG complete strut assemblies - engineered to improve vehicle dynamics, provide a smoother ride and help ensure faster, easier installation - were introduced for Dodge Ram, Ford Escape, Mazda Tribute, Toyota Sequoia, and Volkswagen Beetle, Golf and Jetta models as well as other popular applications.
"This record year in product introductions builds on the MOOG brand's promise of exceptional coverage combined with innovative, problem-solving designs that offer superior strength and performance and which help ensure easier installation," said Mark Boyle, director, steering and suspension products, North America, Federal-Mogul Motorparts.
MOOG is the preferred brand of technicians and NASCAR® crew chiefs, and NASCAR Cup Series champions have driven to victory with MOOG parts for an unprecedented 49 consecutive years.
To learn more about MOOG Steering and Suspension parts, please visit the technician-focused www.moogparts.com website or contact your MOOG supplier. Like MOOG on Facebook at www.facebook.com/moogproblemsolver and follow the brand on Twitter (@MOOGParts) for product updates and special promotions.