Robert Bosch LLC has added coverage for vehicles from BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Hyundai and Acura. The new parts cover more than 41 million vehicles in operation in the U.S. and Canada.
The company expanded its rotating machine, oxygen sensor, braking and cabin air filter lines. Details of the line expansions are below.
Alternators and starters (rotating machines)
Thirteen part numbers have been added to the Bosch rotating machines product line, including seven SKUs for remanufactured starters, three SKUs for new starters and three SKUs for remanufactured alternators. The new SKUs extend coverage to over 2.1 million Domestic, Asian and European vehicles in operation in the US and Canada. These vehicles include the 2008-2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5L H4, 2014-2015 Acura MDX 3.5L V6, 2014-2016 Honda Odyssey 3.5L, 2009-2010 Ford F150 4.6L V8, 2007-2009 Chrysler Aspen 4.7L V8 and more.
Bosch added 14 SKUs to the oxygen sensor line. The new part numbers extend coverage to 879,000 European vehicles in operation in the US and Canada.
The new premium OE-fit oxygen sensors are available for models including the 2013-2014 BMW ActiveHybrid 7, 2014-2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250, 2014-2016 Land Rover LR4 and more.
Two SKUs have been added to the Bosch QuietCast brake pad product line, extending coverage to more than 616,000 late-model domestic vehicles in operation in the U.S. and Canada. This includes the 2013-2016 Ford F-250, F-350 and F-450 Super Duty models.
The new part numbers feature friction formulas specific to the application – semi-metallic, NAO (non-asbestos organic) or copper-free ceramic – and include synthetic lubricant and a hardware kit for all applications.
Two SKUs have been added to the Bosch Blue Brake Pad product line, featuring OE-style, multi-layer shims that provide superior noise dampening characteristics. The company says 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.
The new SKUs extend coverage to over 616,000 late-model European vehicles in operation in the US and Canada, including the 2013-2016 Ford F-250, F-350 and F-450 Super Duty models.
Bosch Workshop cabin air filters
Bosch has added 34 SKUs to the Workshop Cabin Filter line. The company says the cabin filters offer an 80% efficiency rate at 3 microns or greater in capturing dirt, dust and other environmental contaminants from entering the heating and air vents of a vehicle.
The new part numbers extend coverage for 36.8 million vehicles in operation in the U.S. and Canada, including the 2010-2014 Chevrolet Captiva Sport, Equinox, 2010-2014 GMC Terrain, 2011-2014 Kia Cadenza, 2008-2010 Saturn Vue, 2010-2011 Saab 9-5, 2015-2016 Lincoln MKC, 2012-2015 Ram C/V and more.
For more information on Bosch new product communication, visit the product section of the company’s website.