SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal-Mogul Motorparts' industry-leading MOOG® Steering and Suspension brand has once again been recognized for its premium-quality products. The MOOG Complete Knuckle Assembly was recently awarded an Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) "New Product Showcase" award in the "Hard Parts" category. There are a total of only nine New Product Showcase awards given. Pre-registered AAPEX buyers determine the winning New Product Showcase entries by voting electronically for their favorite products prior to AAPEX.
MOOG premium-quality complete knuckle assemblies dramatically simplify bearing replacement and save time on several popular late-model passenger vehicle applications. They include all of the premium components pre-assembled for a complete repair: MOOG knuckle and backing plate with corrosion-resistant E-coat; MOOG wheel hub; National® bearing; axle nut; and lock ring. By relying on this comprehensive, bolt-on solution, service providers can save time and eliminate the need for special tools or a press, resulting in an easier installation.
"MOOG complete knuckle assemblies compose a truly engineered product that saves technicians' installation time and streamlines bearing replacement on a variety of passenger vehicle models," said Christine Tower, Wheelend Senior Product Line Manager, Chassis, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. "We are honored that buyers attending the AAPEX show have recognized this product for its innovative design that improves the end-user experience."
MOOG complete knuckle assemblies are currently available for a variety of applications including the 2002-2005 Ford Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer*, and 2006-2011 Ford Focus; the 2002-2006 Nissan Altima (2.5L) and 2000-2008 Altima; 2006-2010 Volkswagen Beetle, and 1998-2005 1.9L and 2.0L; 2010 Volkswagen Golf, 2007-2010 1984cc/2.0L, and 1999-2006 1.9L and 2.0L; 1999-2000 Volkswagen GTI (2.0L); and 1999-2005 Volkswagen Jetta. An additional 18 applications will be available in 2018.
To learn more about this innovative MOOG solution, please log on to www.MOOGParts.com, and/or contact your MOOG supplier. Updates also can be found by searching for MOOG Parts on Facebook, and following MOOG on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/MOOGparts and Instagram at www.Instagram.com/MOOGparts.
AAPEX represents the $740 billion global automotive aftermarket industry. It features more than 2,200 exhibitors, 5,000 booths, 40 AAPEXedu sessions and approximately 44,000 targeted buyers. More than 158,000 automotive aftermarket professionals from nearly 140 countries are projected to be in Las Vegas during AAPEX.
AAPEX is co-owned by the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA).
Federal-Mogul LLC 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®, National®, Nüral®, Payen®, Sealed Power® and Speed-Pro® engine products; MOOG® chassis components; and Abex®, 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 53,000 in 24 countries. For more information, please visit www.FMmotorparts.com.
*Inspection of parking brake shoes and hardware recommended as part of this repair
**BERU is a registered trademark of BorgWarner Ludwigsburg GmbH
Karen Shulhan (Federal-Mogul Motorparts) – 248.354.4383
Drew Shippy (Pinnacle Media) – 330.688.3500
SOURCE Federal-Mogul Motorparts