Bosch expands aftermarket product lines with 25 new part numbers

BROADVIEW, Ill. – Robert Bosch LLC, leading manufacturer and supplier of automotive parts and systems to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Independent Aftermarket (IAM) has announced the addition of 25 new SKUs in the month of May to its aftermarket product lineup. Additions were made to the braking, rotating machine and oxygen sensor product lines.
 
Bosch Brake Pads
Three new SKUs have been added to the Bosch QuietCast™ Brake Pad product line, extending coverage for late-model Asian and Domestic vehicles. The new Bosch QuietCast Brake Pad set SKUs includes a hardware kit. All Bosch premium QuietCast Disc Brake Pads feature friction formulas specific to the application – semi-metallic, NAO or copper-free ceramic – and include synthetic lubricant for all applications.
 
The new Bosch QuietCast Brake Pad SKUs extend coverage to over 1.7 million vehicles in operation, including the 2013-2016 Ford Fusion, 2015-2017 Lincoln MKC, 1999-2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty and more.
 
Six new SKUs have been added to the Bosch Blue Brake Pad product line, featuring OE-style, multi-layer shims that provide superior noise dampening characteristics. They’re designed to deliver quality and performance and are ideal for the shop owner who is looking to provide customers with the best value. Bosch Blue Brake Pads come towel-wrapped on select applications for added protection and value.
 
The new Bosch Blue Brake Pad SKUs extend coverage to over 1.4 million late-model Asian and Domestic vehicles in operation, including the 2014-2016 Acura MDX, 2016 Honda Pilot, 2014-2016 Nissan Rogue and more.
 
Bosch Rotating Machines
The Bosch Rotating Machines group has added nine new SKUs for remanufactured alternators and starters, covering late-model Domestic, Asian, and European vehicles that are coming out of their warranty periods and are prime candidates for service in the aftermarket. The new SKUs extend coverage to 840,000 vehicles in operation in the U.S.  
 
Five new SKUs for remanufactured alternators are now available for models including the 2009-2015 Mercedes-Benz G550 V8 Cyl. 5.5L, 2011-2013 BMW 550i V8 Cyl. 4.4L, 2009 Audi A4 Quattro V6 Cyl. 3.2L and more. Four new SKUs for remanufactured starters cover vehicles including the 2014-2015 Acura MDX V6 Cyl. 3.5L, 2012 Mercedes-Benz C350 V6 Cyl. 3.5L, 2010-2011 Hyundai Genesis V6 Cyl. 3.8L and more.
 
Bosch remanufactured starters and alternators are built with top-quality materials using the most advanced technology to withstand extreme heat, cold and high demand. They are 100 percent performance tested to last longer and deliver more reliable service.
 
Bosch Oxygen Sensors
As the leading supplier and manufacturer of aftermarket oxygen sensors worldwide, Bosch has announced the addition of seven new SKUs to the oxygen sensor line. The new part numbers extend coverage to 1.3 million late-model Domestic and Asian vehicles in operation.
 
Offering OE fit, form and function, the new premium OE-fit oxygen sensors are available for models including the 2011-2015 Hyundai Elantra, 2014-2015 Kia Forte Koup, 2010-2011 Cadillac CTS and more.
 
“Through the continuous expansion of our aftermarket product lines, Bosch offers the quality parts technicians need to do the job right the first time,” said Thomas Winter, Robert Bosch LLC, vice president Automotive Aftermarket NA. “Bosch offers OE form, fit and function, with coverage extending to include new applications each month.”
 
For more information on Bosch new product communication, please visit http://www.boschautoparts.com/news/new-product-communication.

 
About Bosch:
The Automotive Aftermarket division (AA) provides the aftermarket and repair shops worldwide with a complete range of diagnostic and repair shop equipment and a wide range of spare parts – from new and exchange parts to repair solutions – for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Its product portfolio includes products made as Bosch original equipment, as well as aftermarket products and services developed and manufac–tured in-house. More than 18,000 associates in 150 countries, as well as a global logistics network, ensure that some 650,000 different spare parts reach customers quickly and on time. In its “Automotive Service Solutions” operations, AA supplies testing and repair-shop technology, diagnostic software, service training, and information services. In addition, the division is responsible for the “Bosch Service” repair-shop franchise, one of the world’s largest independent chains of repair-shops, with some 17,000 workshops. In addition, AA is responsible for more than 1,000 “AutoCrew” partners.
 
Additional information can be accessed at www.boschautoparts.com.
 
Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs some 32,500 associates in more than 100 locations, as of December 31, 2016. According to preliminary figures, in 2016 Bosch generated consolidated sales of $13.7 billion in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit www.boschusa.com, www.bosch.com.mx and www.bosch.ca.
 
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales of 73.1 billion euros ($80.9 billion) in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to create solutions for a connected life, and to improve quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 450 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs 59,000 associates in research and development.
 
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