Additions made to brake pad, rotating machine and oxygen sensor lines
Broadview, IL - 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 manufac­tured 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.