Company supports latest launches in Ford’s global C-Car platform with Multi-Tuned Valve (MTV) damper technology
Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN) announced today that Ford has chosen Tenneco’s high-performance damper technology for its new Ford Focus and Ford C-MAX, both of which are built on Ford’s C-Car global platform. According to Ford, these latest launches introduce a number of advanced new technologies focused on enhanced comfort, safety and ride quality.
Tenneco’s Multi-Tuned Valve (MTV) is a cost-effective twin tube valve system that provides a wide range of tuning options. MTV offers improved shock absorber performance and durability compared to conventional valves, and enables the optimum balance between body control and driver comfort.
“We are proud to work with Ford to integrate our innovative MTV technology as a standard suspension feature on the all-new Ford Focus and Ford C-MAX models,” said Sandro Paparelli, vice president and general manager, Europe Ride Performance. “Our engineers deliver tailored suspension solutions that help enhance both vehicle dynamics and driver comfort, making Tenneco a partner of choice for customers who wish to differentiate a vehicle’s suspension performance and create a signature ride.”
Tenneco’s MTV technology complements Ford’s Enhanced Transitional Stability system which debuts on the new Ford Focus.