Robert Bosch LLC has announced the addition of 18 new SKUs in the month of June to its aftermarket product lineup. Additions were made to the braking, rotating machine, spark plug and fuel pump product lines.
Bosch Blue Disc Brake Pads
Two new SKUs have been added to the Bosch Blue Disc Brake Pads product line, extending coverage for late-model European vehicles. The additional part numbers cover more than 300,000 units in operation in the U.S.
Bosch Blue Brake Pads feature 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 a “generalist,” according to Bosch, and 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 material used is similar to the shop towels that technicians use on a daily basis when working on their customers’ vehicles.
The new Bosch Blue Brake Pad set SKUs are now available for models including the 2011 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG, 2008-’12 Mercedes-Benz GL500, 2011-’16 BMW 528i, 2012-’16 BMW 528i xDrive and more.
The Bosch Rotating Machines group has added six new SKUs for remanufactured alternators and starters, covering late-model Asian, domestic and European vehicles. The new part numbers extend coverage to 2.3 million vehicles in operation in the U.S.
Three new SKUs for remanufactured alternators cover vehicles including 2012-’14 Ford F-150 V6 Cyl. 3.5L Gas, Turbocharged; 2012-’14 Ford F-150 V6 Cyl. 3.7L Flex Fuel, Naturally Aspirated; 2009-’14 Ford E-150 V8 Cyl. 4.6L; 2009-’14 Ford E-150 V8 Cyl. 5.4L; 2011 Kia Optima L4 Cyl. 2.0L turbocharged and more.
Three new SKUs for remanufactured starters are now available for models including the 2009-’15 Audi A4 L4 Cyl. 2.0L Gas; 2013-’15 Audi A4 Quattro L4 Cyl. 2.0L Flex, 2014-’15 BMW 228i L4 Cyl. 2.0L, 2015 BMW 228i xDrive L4 Cyl. 2.0L, 2007-’09 Hyundai Santa Fe V6 Cyl. 2.7L, 2006-’10 Kia Optima V6 Cyl. 2.7L and more.
Bosch says its 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 has added five new SKUs to its spark plug line in the month of June. The new product numbers, which are now available, include one OE fine wire double iridium plug, one double iridium pin-to-pin plug, one OE/specialty iridium plug, one nickel-yttrium copper core plug and one nickel copper core plug. Through the addition of these new part numbers, coverage is extended to an additional 2.6 million Asian and European vehicles in operation in the U.S., as well as motorcycle and powersport applications.
The new OE fine wire double iridium plug covers vehicles including the 2012-’15 Hyundai Azera V6 Cyl. 3.3L, 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe L4 Cyl. 1.8L, 2010-’15 Hyundai Genesis Coupe V6 Cyl. 3.8L and more.
The new double iridium pin-to-pin plug covers vehicles including the 2013-’16 Nissan Altima L4 Cyl. 2.5L, 2014-’16 Nissan Rogue L4 Cyl. 2.5L and 2009-’11 Nissan Versa L4 Cyl. 1.6L.
A new OE/specialty iridium plug covers models including the 2008-’10 Porsche Cayenne V6 Cyl. 3.6L (M55.01), 2006-’16 Volkswagen Passat V6 Cyl. 3.6L (BLV, CDVB), 2007-’16 Volkswagen Touareg V6 Cyl. 3.6L (BHK, CGRA) and more.
The new motorcycle and powersport part numbers extend coverage for models including the Harley-Davidson 1974-’78 Shovelhead, 1984-’99 Evolution 1340 and more.
The Bosch gasoline systems group has added five new fuel pump and module assembly part numbers, extending coverage to an additional 272,000 late-model domestic and European U.S. vehicles in operation.
Bosch says its fuel pumps feature superior turbine design and offer OE form, fit and function. The five new SKUs cover models including the 2001-’03 BMW 525i, 2001-’03 BMW 530i, 2009-’10 BMW 535i xDrive, 2009 GMC Sierra 1500, 2004 Chevrolet S10, 1993 Mercedes-Benz 300CE and more.
“At Bosch, our dedication to innovation drives our ongoing development and continuously expanding product portfolio,” said Thomas Winter, Robert Bosch LLC, vice president Automotive Aftermarket NA. “Each month, we extend coverage even further, providing technicians with more of the quality options they need to service their customers’ vehicles.”