Delphi plans new product blitz at Automechanika
16 Sep 2006
An exciting array of new products will be launched by Delphi at the Automechanika show in Frankfurt, Germany this September, reconfirming the company’s commitment to strong growth in the European aftermarket. The new products will be spread across its six core product portfolio areas: chassis, air conditioning, engine management, diesel, diagnostics and consumer electronics.
“The care that has gone into selecting and developing our range of products and services demonstrates our commitment to investing in our core technology areas, ensuring that we continue to supply the independent aftermarket with one of the very best offerings available,” said Francisco A Ordoñez, president, Delphi Product & Service Solutions and vice president, Delphi Corporation.“The parts and services which we will be launching at Automechanika will provide our customers with a host of new and exciting products,” commented Lucia Moretti, Delphi Product & Service Solutions managing director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Underlining this optimism, Mike Rayne, managing director for Delphi’s Global Diesel Aftermarket stated “this is an exciting time to be in the diesel business and Delphi is committed to delivering the highest quality in diesel service to European diesel owners with new high technology products and diagnostics."
Within its chassis portfolio, Delphi will be announcing a range of developments. To support its expanding range of steering and suspension products, a new European steering catalogue will be launched which includes more than 2,700 part numbers including inner and outer tie rods, ball joints, wishbones, link stabilisers, bushes, steering rack gaiters and power steering pumps. Delphi is also extending its range of shock absorbers with 100 new applications and 60 new parts in top mounts and protection kits.Delphi will also launch its new air conditioning diagnostic and repair machine, the Refmatic EVO (AT41500E).
Automechanika will also see Delphi announce major extensions to its vehicle electronics products as it launches the first phase of an all-makes range which will include emission control components, ignition and ECU products, as well an expansion to its existing range of OE oxygen sensors.
Furthermore, Delphi’s range of wireless tablet PC and PDA diagnostic tools, will be expanded with the company’s first wireless truck diagnostic tool, covering a large number of applications for major commercial vehicle manufacturers. The diagnostic tool will allow technicians to perform operations such as ECU identification, read and erase of fault codes, monitor ECU parameters, and component activation and configuration/ calibration, for a wide range of systems including ABS, air conditioning and engine management.