ThermoQuiet Pads Also Introduced for Popular Late-Model Acura, Ford and Honda Applications
Southfield, Michigan, March 26, 2014.Federal-Mogul's (NASDAQ: FDML) Wagner® Brake Products brand has introduced the automotive aftermarket's first rear brake pads for 2014 Jeep Cherokee models. These Wagner ThermoQuiet® CeramicNXT low-copper pads (No. QC1734) and three additional new pad sets for late-model applications are available immediately through leading automotive parts distributors.
Wagner ThermoQuiet CeramicNXT brake pads feature highly advanced Wagner OE21(TM) low-copper friction formulations that are 35 percent quieter and offer 15 percent more stopping power and up to 40 percent greater fade resistance than previous Wagner ceramic formulations. ThermoQuiet CeramicNXT pads represent the aftermarket industry's first full-line offering of certified 2021-compliant low copper formulations.
The Wagner Brake brand also introduced Wagner ThermoQuiet CeramicNXT low-copper brake pad sets for the 2014 Acura RLX (rear, QC1698) and 2013 Honda Accord (front, QC1654), and ThermoQuiet pad sets (front, MX1611A) for 2013-2014 Ford Taurus SHO models.
"We are proud to extend the Wagner brand's leadership in coverage and technology within the fast-emerging low-copper friction category," said Christopher Battershell, director, braking, North America, Federal-Mogul Vehicle Components segment. "Our first-to-market coverage is helping aftermarket service providers connect with new customers and deliver superior braking performance on a full range of late-model foreign nameplate and domestic applications."
To learn more about these and other Wagner Brake products as well as recent legislation regarding the shift to low-copper brake pads, please contact your Wagner Brake supplier or visit www.WagnerBrake.com.
Federal-Mogul Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML) 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 segments, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul's Board of Directors. Federal-Mogul's Powertrain segment designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications. Federal-Mogul's Vehicle Components segment 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, chassis, wipers and other vehicle components. The company's aftermarket brands include ANCO® wiper blades; Champion® spark plugs, wipers and filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, FP Diesel® Goetze®, Glyco®, Nüral®, Payen® and Sealed Power® engine products; MOOG® steering and suspension parts; and Ferodo® and Wagner® brake products.
Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899. The company employs 44,300 people in 33 countries, and its worldwide headquarters is in Southfield, Michigan, United States. For more information, please visit www.federalmogul.com.