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New MOOG® Solid Sway Bar Kits Restore Handling and Improve Durability for Light Trucks and Passenger Vehicles

June 25, 2020

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MOOG®, the premium steering and suspension brand from DRiV™, recently introduced new Solid Sway Bar Kits designed to restore handling and improve durability for many applications.  This new offering provides coverage and repair opportunities for nearly 7 million vehicles in operation (VIO).      

Each MOOG Solid Sway Bar Kit includes MOOG Solid Sway Bars, Problem Solver® Sway Bar Link Kits and Bushings, and new mounting brackets and hardware for proper installation. Offering increased and improved durability, MOOG Solid Sway Bars are made of solid, forged steel instead of a hollow design,  reducing the likelihood of breakage; the welds on OE hollow-designed sway bars often rust and fail, causing the end of the bar to split at the weld and break apart.  Additionally, the e-coat black coating on the link kits, brackets and hardware are corrosion-resistant for easier installation and increased life.  Also included are synthetic fabric-lined bushings, where applicable.

Currently, the new MOOG Solid Sway Bar Kit is available for the following applications and more (visit DRiVcat.com for complete listings):

Part Number

Application

K170001 (front)

Buick: Century (1997-2005), Regal (1997-2004),
Rendezvous (2002-2007)

 

Chevrolet: Impala (2000-2016), Monte Carlo (2000-2007),
Venture (1998-2005)

 

Oldsmobile: Intrigue (1998-2002), Silhouette (1997-2004)

 

Pontiac: Aztek (2001-2005), Grand Prix (1996-2005),
Montana (2000-2005), Transport (1997-1998)

 

K170003 (front)

Chevrolet: Astro (1985-2005), Astro EXT (1990-1994)

 

GMC: Safari (1985-2005), Safari EXT (1990-1994)

 

Pontiac: Montana SV6 (2005-2006)

 

K170004 (front)

Chevrolet: Express 1500, 2500, 2500 EXT, 3500, 3500 EXT
(1996-2002)

 

GMC: Savana 1500, 2500, 2500 EXT, 3500, 3500 EXT
(1996-2002)

 

K170005 (front)

Chevrolet: Malibu (1997-2003), Malibu Classic (2004-2005)

 

Oldsmobile: Alero (1999-2004), Cutlass (1997-1999)

 

Pontiac: Grand Am (1999-2005)

"There is a reason that MOOG is known throughout the industry as The Problem Solver: we consistently engineer our parts to offer shop owners and technicians the best possible options for part replacement," said Kim Plante, product management lead, Chassis.  "With these new MOOG Solid Sway Bar Kits, techs have a durable, reliable replacement to offer their customers for increased product life and durability."     

To learn more about these and all the other new MOOG products, please visit www.MOOGparts.com or contact your MOOG supplier. Like MOOG on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/MOOGparts, follow MOOG on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/MOOGparts, or connect with the brand on Instagram at www.Instagram.com/MOOGparts.

About Tenneco
Headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois, Tenneco is one of the world's leading designers, manufacturers and marketers of Aftermarket, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain products and technology solutions for diversified markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial and the aftermarket, with 2019 revenues of $17.45 billion and approximately 78,000 employees worldwide. On October 1, 2018, Tenneco completed the acquisition of Federal-Mogul, a leading global supplier to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket. In the future, the company expects to separate its divisions to form two independent companies: DRiV, an Aftermarket and Ride Performance company, and a Powertrain Technology company consisting of the Powertrain and Clean Air business groups.

Safe Harbor
This release contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, among others, statements relating to our strategies and plans to separate into two independent public companies.  Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to materially differ from those described in the forward-looking statements, including the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on general economic, business and market conditions, our ability (or inability) to execute on our plans to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and our previously announced Accelerate plan and to realize the anticipated benefits of these actions, our financial flexibility in addressing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, our ability to maintain compliance with the agreements governing our indebtedness and otherwise have sufficient liquidity through the COVID-19 pandemic, including the possibility that Tenneco may not complete the separation of the Aftermarket & Ride Performance business from the Powertrain Technology business (or achieve some or all of the anticipated benefits of such a separation); the possibility the separation may have an adverse impact on existing arrangements with Tenneco, including those related to transition, manufacturing and supply services and tax matters; the ability to retain and hire key personnel and maintain relationships with customers, suppliers or other business partners; the risk that the benefits of the separation may not be fully realized or may take longer to realize than expected; the risk that the separation may not advance Tenneco's business strategy; the potential diversion of Tenneco management's attention resulting from the separation; as well as the risk factors and cautionary statements included in Tenneco's periodic and current reports (Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K) filed from time to time with the SEC. Given these risks and uncertainties, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results. Unless otherwise indicated, the forward-looking statements in this release are made as of the date of this communication, and, except as required by law, Tenneco does not undertake any obligation, and disclaims any obligation, to publicly disclose revisions or updates to any forward-looking statements. Additional information regarding these risk factors and uncertainties is detailed from time to time in the company's SEC filings, including but not limited to its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019 and quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2020.

CONTACT:                           

Karen Shulhan (DRiV) – 248.354.4383
karen.shulhan@driv.com

Bill Dawson (DRiV) – 847.482.5807
bdawson@driv.com

SOURCE DRiV