WIXOM, Mich. TRW Automotive Aftermarket
’s business in North America (NA) has announced its third range extension for its premium brake pad program in 2014.
The range extension comprises 23 part numbers and will provide coverage
for an additional 2.2 million vehicles. This brings the total number of
references in the program to more than 850 and covers more than 97
percent of the vehicles in operation in North America.
Applications cover a range of makes and models, including: 2014 BMW M5,
2014 BMW X1, 2014 Ford Mustang GT, 2014 Ford Escape, 2014 Mazda CX-5,
2014 Mercedes Benz CLS550, 2014 Mercedes Benz SLK55 AMG, 2014 Mercedes
Benz SL550, 2014 Mercedes Benz ML Series, 2014 Mercedes Benz GL Series,
2014 Nissan Altima, 2014 Volkswagen CC and 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan.
“We understand the market and its complexity and work diligently on
being first-to-market and providing our customers with what they need,
when they need it,” said Mark Thorpe, product and marketing group
manager, TRW Aftermarket, North America. “TRW is the global leader in
the design, development and manufacture of OE safety systems, which we
translate into a leading aftermarket range and service offering.”
TRW says it has used its engineering expertise as a leading OE brake
systems manufacturer to ensure the brake pad program offers the most
suitable friction formulation for each vehicle application to optimize
safety and performance. Where appropriate, TRW includes installation
hardware in the box, facilitating optimal installation and on-the-road