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AP Racing will appear at three trade shows

AP Racing Appearing at Three Shows

Source: AP Racing announcement COVENTRY, U.K. — During the next few months, AP Racing, the brake and clutch supplier, is set to attend three of the biggest automotive events for race and road performance products. The team will be in…

febi, Blue Print added parking brake switches in its range expansion

Febi, Blue Print Expand Parts Range

Source: Bilstein Group announcement KENT, U.K. — Automotive aftermarket specialists, febi and Blue Print, part of the Bilstein Group, has revealed its latest range expansion, with new braking, clutch, filter, steering and suspension products introduced. New to the febiPLUS range…

Mintex has launched new discs and drums

Mintex Launches New Brake Discs, Drums

Source: TMD Friction announcement HARTLEPOOL, U.K. — Aftermarket braking specialist TMD Friction has launched three new brake discs and eight new brake drums to its Mintex product range, extending its product lines to cover more vehicles. The new additions to…

Zimmermann uses motorsports to develop its products

Zimmermann Uses Racing to Develop Pads

Source: Otto Zimmermann GmbH announcement SINSHEIM-DÜHREN, Germany — Otto Zimmermann GmbH has been manufacturing high-quality automotive components for the aftermarket for 60 years. The company produces its products on state-of-the-art production lines that guarantee consistently high quality. The German manufacturer…

Textar recently expanded its product range

Textar Expands Product Offerings

Source: TMD Friction announcement HARTLEPOOL, U.K. — Aftermarket braking specialist TMD Friction has expanded its Textar brand’s brake-pad and disc product offering with 13 new-to-range parts. Three new brake pads are introduced to the Textar product lines covering six manufacturers…

febi expanded the febiPLUS aftermarket offerings

febi Expands febiPLUS Aftermarket Range

Source: febi announcement ENNEPETAL, Germany — Automotive aftermarket specialist febi has launched new references to their specialist febiPLUS range. The febiPLUS range features over 1,500 specially selected vehicle parts and unusual product types that provide an aftermarket repair and replacement…

Mintex grows its range of pads and discs

Mintex Expands Disc and Pad Offerings

Source: TMD Friction announcement HARTLEPOOL, U.K. — Aftermarket braking specialist TMD Friction’s Mintex marque has launched six new brake pads and three new brake discs extending its product lines to cover more vehicles. The additions to Mintex’s high-end brake pad…

VIPA formed to improve pedestrian safety

Pedestrian Safety Goal VIPA

Source Volkswagen post HERNDON, Va. — As American streets have grown more crowded, the risks to pedestrians, cyclists and others who share those streets has increased as well. In the United States in 2019, a pedestrian was killed every 85…

Zimmermann uses motorsports to develop its products

Zimmermann Formula:R Its Top Disc for Racing

Source: Otto Zimmermann GmbH announcement SINSHEIM-DÜHREN, Germany — Tested at the Nürburgring with best results: The Formula:R compound brake disc is the ultimate disc from Otto Zimmermann for the race track. The brake disc is now available in Zimmermann’s online…

EBC Brakes Racing expanded its 2-piece floating disc range

EBC Brakes Racing Adds Disc Applications

Source: EBC Brakes Racing announcement NORTHAMPTON, U.K. — EBC Brakes Racing’s (EBC) acclaimed two-piece fully floating discs are now available for many more significant vehicle applications. The Northampton-based firm has expanded on its range, so the high-performance component is now…

VW unveiled the new ID. Buzz electric successor to the Microbus

ID. Buzz Premieres – Heir of Iconic Microbus

Source: Volkswagen announcement HERNDON, VA — Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Volkswagen Passenger Cars Wednesday unveiled the all-new, all electric ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo. The two zero-tailpipe emission vehicles transfer the design of one of the greatest automobile icons—the…

Tenneco has agreed to be acquired by Apollo Funds

TENNECO TO BE ACQUIRED BY APOLLO FUNDS

Source: Tenneco announcement LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Tenneco (NYSE: TEN) announced Wednesday (Feb. 23) it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by funds managed by affiliates of Apollo (NYSE: APO) (the “Apollo Funds”) in an all-cash transaction…

Bosch has already added 133 parts to its aftermarket range in 2022

Automotive Workshop Franchise from Bosch

Source: Bosch announcement OAK BROOK, Ill. — Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, announced that it will implement a new Bosch branded, automotive workshop franchise in the U.S. This workshop franchise will create a stronger link between…

VW ID.4 RWD awarded top safety rating by NHTSA

ID.4 RWD Earns Top NHTSA Safety Rating

Source: Volkswagen of America announcement Herndon, Va. — Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced that the ID.4 RWD has earned a 5-Star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which runs the government’s New Car Assessment Program…

VW ID.4 RWD awarded top safety rating by NHTSA

ID.4 Named a 2021 TOP SAFETY PICK+

Source: Volkswagen announcement Herndon, VA — Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced that the 2021 ID.4 was named a 2021 TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). To qualify for a 2021 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, vehicles…

FERODO® has introduced a new Fuse+ Technology brake pad which offers both performance and comfort attributes

Fuse+ Pads Unveiled by FERODO

Source: FERODO® announcement CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH, U.K. — FERODO®, a preferred original equipment (OE) brake products supplier for more than 100 years, has introduced innovative automotive brake pads using Fuse+ Technology to bridge the gap between outstanding braking performance and high-end comfort.…

Alcon has launched a brake-upgrade kit for the new Toyota Land Cruiser 300 series

Toyota Land Cruiser Brake Kit from Alcon

Source: Alcon announcement TAMWORTH, U.K. — Alcon has launched a new brake upgrade kit for the recently launched Toyota Land Cruiser 300 (LC300). The announcement coincides with the DSEi exhibition taking place in London 14-17 September 2021. Launched by Toyota…

The FusionZ group contains Formula:Z, Formula:F and Formula:S

FusionZ: Otto Zimmerman Compound Brake Discs

Source: Ott Zimmermann announcement SINSHEIM, Germany — Under the name FusionZ, Otto Zimmermann, a manufacturer of sophisticated automotive components for the independent aftermarket and car manufacturers for more than six decades, is developing high-quality compound brake discs. So far, customers…

The refreshed 2022 VW Jetta gets added ADAS standard

Jetta Refresh Gets More ADAS for 2022

Source: Volkswagen announcement HERNDON, Va. – The 2022 entire Jetta range of sedans from Volkswagen will add standard Front Assist, Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Traffic Alert and the GLI models will also have IQ.DRIVE® driver assistance as standard fitment…