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Wagner® Brake Extends Category Leadership With Aggressive Expansion of Rotor, Drum and Hydraulic Coverage

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wagner®, the global leader in braking innovation, has expanded its application coverage advantage on 464 brake rotor, drum and hydraulic part numbers for a combined total of nearly 160 million registered vehicles. A brand of global original equipment (OE) and aftermarket brake manufacturer Federal-Mogul Motorparts, Wagner is a trusted, single source of complete brake service solutions for today’s North American, Asian and European vehicles. Federal-Mogul Motorparts is a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FDML).

Wagner E-Shield™ protective coating technology prevents unsightly corrosion and prevents rotors from corroding to the hub, providing easier removal of the rotor for service.


Wagner's most recent coverage expansion includes enhancements to 324 Wagner brake hydraulic part numbers with combined coverage of more than 90 million registered vehicles.


Enhanced rotor coverage is attributed to 84 premium Wagner E-Shield™ brake rotors covering more than 41 million vehicles in operation (VIO). Wagner E-Shield™ protective coating technology prevents unsightly corrosion and inhibits the rotor from corroding to the hub providing easier removal of the rotor for service. With these part numbers, exclusive Wagner E-Shield premium rotors represent 98 percent of the brand’s rotor sales.

The coverage expansion includes enhancements to 324 Wagner brake hydraulic part numbers with combined coverage of more than 90 million registered vehicles. These part numbers include 179 hydraulic hose part numbers, 100 master cylinders and dozens of disc brake hardware kits, clutch master and slave cylinders, parking brake shoes and cables, and drum brake wheel cylinders. The company also expanded its industry-leading line of Wagner brake pads to an additional 4.2 million registered, late-model vehicles.

“As one of the world’s premier OE and aftermarket brake manufacturers, Federal-Mogul Motorparts and the Wagner brand are uniquely positioned to support the complete brake system service needs of today’s repair businesses,” said Christopher Battershell, director, braking product management, North America, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. “We are pleased to continue to expand the coverage and availability of our latest product innovations, including premium E-Shield rotors and a broad range of high-quality hydraulic parts.”

To learn more about these and other Wagner solutions, please contact your Wagner Brake supplier or Federal-Mogul representative, and visit www.wagnerbrake.com.

About Federal-Mogul

Federal-Mogul Holdings 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 divisions, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul's Board of Directors.

Federal-Mogul Motorparts 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, wipers and a range of chassis 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® chassis components; and Ferodo®, Jurid® and Wagner® brake products.

Federal-Mogul Powertrain designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications.

Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899 and maintains its worldwide headquarters in Southfield, Michigan. The Company has more than 53,000 employees globally. For more information, please visit www.FMMotorparts.com.

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CONTACT: Drew Shippy (Pinnacle Media) – 330.688.3500 drew@pinnmedia.com Gary Mason (Federal-Mogul Motorparts) – 248.354.9846 gary.mason@federalmogul.com

Source:Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation