Expansion Includes New Part Introductions for MOOG Control Arm and Ball Joint Assemblies, Stabilizer Bar Bushing Kits and More, Including 17 First-to-Market Parts
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MOOG® introduced 38 new part numbers during October 2019, including 17 first-to-market parts. This raises the number of new MOOG parts available to technicians in 2019 to over 400.
For more than 3.8 million Subaru vehicles in operation (VIO), MOOG has introduced a first-to-market stabilizer bar bushing kit (K201916, rear-to-frame) for the 2016-2017 Crosstrek and 2013-2016 XV Crosstrek; 2009-2018 Forester; 2010-2019 Legacy; and 2013-2019 Outback. A first-to-market stabilizer bar bushing kit (K201911 and K201912, rear-to-frame) is also available for the 2013-2015 Honda Civic, covering over 1 million VIO.
Also new in October are control arm and ball joint assemblies for over two million Ford VIO, including the 2006-2012 Explorer; 2007-2010 Explorer Sport Trac; and 2006-2010 Mercury Mountaineer (CK80722, front right upper; CK80723, front left upper); as well as the 2006-2012 Fusion; 2007-2012 Lincoln MKZ; and 2006-2011 Mercury Milan (RK623270, front right upper; and RK623271, front left upper).
A front lower right ball joint (K500363) is new for the 2015-2017 Hyundai Sonata; 2016-2019 Tucson; 2016-2019 Kia Optima and 2017-2020 Sportage, representing nearly 1.6 million VIO. Another MOOG first-to-market part is a drive shaft coupler (678) for almost 700,000 BMW vehicles on the road today.
"There is a reason that MOOG is known as The Problem Solver in the chassis repair industry: we engineer our products for extended product life and a precise fit so that technicians know that each MOOG part will offer quality and reliability to their customers," said Kim Plante, product management lead, Chassis. "MOOG also is committed to offering premium repair solutions for a wide variety of vehicles in operation, and isn't slowing down when it comes to the introduction of new product numbers throughout the year."
To learn more about these and all the other new MOOG products, please visit www.MOOGparts.com contact your MOOG supplier. Like MOOG on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/MOOGparts, follow MOOG on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/MOOGparts, or connect with the brand on Instagram at www.Instagram.com/MOOGparts.
About DRiV™ - the future Aftermarket and Ride Performance Company
Following Tenneco Inc.'s (TEN) expected separation to form two independent companies, an Aftermarket and Ride Performance company (DRiV™) as well as a new Powertrain Technology company, DRiV will be one of the largest global multi-line, multi-brand aftermarket companies, and one of the largest global OE ride performance and braking companies. DRiV's principal product brands will feature Monroe®, Öhlins®, Walker®, Clevite® Elastomers, MOOG®, Fel-Pro®, Wagner®, Ferodo®, Champion® and others. DRiV would have 2018 pro-forma revenues of $6.4 billion, with 54% of those revenues from aftermarket and 46% from original equipment customers.
This release contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, among others, statements relating to our plans to separate into two independent public companies. Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to materially differ from those described in the forward-looking statements, including the possibility that Tenneco may not complete the separation of the Aftermarket & Ride Performance business from the Powertrain Technology business (or achieve some or all of the anticipated benefits of such a separation); the possibility that the acquisition of Federal-Mogul or the separation may have an adverse impact on existing arrangements with Tenneco, including those related to transition, manufacturing and supply services and tax matters; the ability to retain and hire key personnel and maintain relationships with customers, suppliers or other business partners; the risk that the benefits of the acquisition of Federal-Mogul or the separation, including synergies, may not be fully realized or may take longer to realize than expected; the risk that the acquisition of Federal-Mogul or the separation may not advance Tenneco's business strategy; the risk that Tenneco may experience difficulty integrating all employees or operations; the potential diversion of Tenneco management's attention resulting from the separation; as well as the risk factors and cautionary statements included in Tenneco's periodic and current reports (Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K) filed from time to time with the SEC. Given these risks and uncertainties, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results. Unless otherwise indicated, the forward-looking statements in this release are made as of the date of this communication, and, except as required by law, Tenneco does not undertake any obligation, and disclaims any obligation, to publicly disclose revisions or updates to any forward-looking statements. Additional information regarding these risk factors and uncertainties is detailed from time to time in the company's SEC filings, including but not limited to its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018.
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