Robert Bosch LLC is releasing 20 new part numbers for December 2014. The new part numbers include brake pads and rotors, wiper blade sets, new and remanufactured alternators, and remanufactured starters.
Eight new Bosch Blue brake pad sets are now available, all with a hardware kit included. These additions expand Bosch coverage of late model domestic and Asian vehicles by another 10 million units in operation. Bosch Blue brake pads are designed for shops that service a variety of make and models and serve the “everyday” driver who is looking for performance and value, the company says.
These new Bosch Blue brake pad sets cover 2007–2012 Acura RDX, 2005–2010 Honda Odyssey, 2005–2010 Kia Sportage, 1991–2002 Honda Accord, 2005–2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2007-2010 Pontiac G5, 2000–2004 Ford Focus and more.
Bosch has added four SKUs to its QuietCast rotor line providing late-model coverage for an additional 800,000 Domestic, Asian and European units in operation. QuietCast rotors are 100% factory mill precision balanced with OEM-style vane configurations and environmentally-friendly, clear-look coatings that resist rust and corrosion. They also feature low run-out and disc thickness variation.
The additional Bosch QuietCast rotor coverage includes 2013–2015 Ford Fusion, 2013 Lincoln MKZ, 2012–2014 Honda CR-V, 2013–2015 Acura RDX, 2012–2014 Mercedes-Benz SLK350, 2012–2014 Toyota Camry and more.
The Bosch Starting and Charging Group has six new and remanufactured starter and alternator SKUs covering more than 600,000 U.S. vehicles in operation. These starters and alternators offer coverage for late-model domestic, Asian and European applications, and are designed to meet or exceed the manufacturer’s recommendation, the company says.
New alternators are available for 2008–2010 Audi TT Quattro V6 3.2L, 2010 Audi TT Quattro 4-cyl. 2.0L, 2009–2011 Volkswagen CC V6 3.6L, and 2012–2013 Volkswagen Passat V6 3.6L.
Reman alternators have been added for 2010–2013 Mazda 6, 4-cyl. 2.5L and 2006 Hummer H3 V6 3.5L. Reman starters have been added for 2010–2013 Mazda 3, 4-cyl. 2.0L, 2011 Chrysler 200 4-Cyl 2.4L and others.
There also are two new Bosch Aerotwin wiper blade sets. They expand Bosch coverage to an additional 1.8 million vehicles in operation. Bosch Aerotwin offers a direct OE replacement for vehicles requiring specific connection types and features an integrated wind spoiler design.
One set comes with two (2) 22-inch blades for applications including 2004–2008 Audi A4 and S4, 2006–2008 Mercedes Benz RS4 and more. The other set comes with one (1) 24-inch and one (1) 19-inch blade fitting the 2007–2012 Volkswagen Eos, 2010–2012 Volkswagen Golf, 2006–2010 Volkswagen Jetta, 2006–2011 Volkswagen Passat and others.