ALLENTOWN Penn. – Continental, one of the world’s leading brake system manufacturers and suppliers, has expanded the company’s line of aftermarket ATE Electronic Parking Brake Calipers for easy installation on some of the most popular European makes.
The 10 newly released parts that provide coverage for more than five million vehicles in operation (VIO) including models from BMW, Volkswagen, Audi, and Volvo from 2016 through 2021. The new ATE electronic parking brake (EPB) calipers are direct original-equipment (OE) replacement parts designed to the manufacturers’ OE specifications. They are all new parts, not remanufactured.
“Continental helped make EPB calipers popular with OEMs,” said Dan Caciolo, Head of Product Management at Continental. “Now we’re seeing rising demand for the electronic parking brake calipers in the aftermarket. We will continue to expand our coverage to meet growing product demand.”
Application coverage on the ATE Electronic Parking Brake Calipers includes Audi A3 Quattro, Q3; BMW 228i Gran Coupe, 228i xDrive, i3, i3s, X1, X2; Mini Cooper, Clubman, Countryman; Volkswagen Arteon, Atlas, Tiguan, and the Volvo XC90.
ATE Electronic Parking Brake Calipers are provided as complete units that include a loaded caliper and the servo motor that provides the parking brake function. Depending on the model, the new ATE EPB brake calipers are available in matte black, tornado red and ultramarine blue.
ATE (www.ate-na.com) is an aftermarket brand of Continental, one of the world’s leading brake system manufacturers and suppliers. From the introduction of the first hydraulic brake system in 1926, to the development of the first antilock braking system prototype in 1967, the ATE brand has a rich history of innovation and experience in the design and production of advanced brake system technologies.
Continental is a leading aftermarket supplier of OE-engineered parts for HVAC and engine cooling, door systems, tire pressure monitoring systems, engine management, fuel systems, instrumentation, as well as automotive diagnostic systems, premium wiper blades, air, cabin, fuel, and oil filters, and brake system parts and fluid.