Robert Bosch LLC has announced the addition of 31 new SKUs to several of its product lines in August. New SKUs have been added to Bosch Blue Disc brake pads, ignition coils, throttle bodies, premium oil filters, rotating machines, OE fine wire spark plugs, Aerotwin wiper blades and high-pressure, gasoline direct injection (GDI) fuel pumps.
Bosch Blue Brake Pads
Three new Bosch Blue Brake pad sets have been added to the Bosch braking components portfolio to provide additional coverage for 3 million late-model domestic and Asian units in operation. The company says that the brake pads are specially designed to deliver quality, value and performance to the “everyday driver.”
Of the new SKUs, two come with hardware kits covering 2004-’10 Infiniti QX56, 2005-’10 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2013-’14 Nissan Leaf and others. The remaining SKU covers 2014-’15 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2014 GMC Sierra 1500.
Bosch Ignition Coils
Two new ignition coils have been added to the Bosch product portfolio. These coils offer direct-fit application and are designed to meet or exceed manufacturer specifications.
The two part number additions cover 1.3 million vehicles in operation, including 2000-’05 Volkswagen Jetta; 2000-’10 Volkswagen New Beetle and a number of Mercedes-Benz C-Class models including 2007-’09 C230 and C230 4Matic, 2009-’11 C300 4Matic, 2008-’10 Ci500.
Bosch Throttle Bodies
The engine management group has released one throttle body part number that covers 509,000 late-model domestic vehicles in operation. The unit is an OE product that offers plug-and-play operation with no flash update needed.
The single part number covers 2013 Buick Encore, 2011-’13 Chevrolet Cruze and 2012-’13 Chevrolet Sonic.
Premium Oil Filters
Bosch has added 11 part numbers to its Premium Oil Filter line – eight new cartridge-style SKUs and three new spin-on filters. Together, they cover 5.2 million vehicles in operation. Bosch Premium Oil Filters feature advanced media that offers 99 percent filtration efficiency and has the capacity to hold 14 grams of dirt.
Bosch Premium Oil Filters (cartridge type) are available for domestic and Asian vehicles, including 2013-’14 Buick Encore, 2006-’14 Lexus IS250 and 2007-’14 Lexus LS460. European applications include 1998-2006 Volkswagen Beetle, 2004-’05 Volkswagen Passat, 2008-’09 Audi TT, 2003-’13 Audi A3, 2006-’10 BMW M5 and 2011-’12 911 Porsche Carrera GTS.
Spin-on Premium Oil Filters are available for a variety of vehicle applications including Jaguar, Audi, Nissan, Volkswagen, Ford and Bentley.
Bosch Starting and Charging Systems is releasing three new part numbers covering 72,000 additional late-model Asian and European vehicles in operation.
The new releases include one remanufactured alternator and two remanufactured starters for late model Asian and European vehicles. The remanufactured alternator is available for several Mercedes-Benz models, including the 2011-’13 E350, GL350 and S350 V6 Cyl. 3.0L turbocharged diesel. The two remanufactured starters are available for 2010-’11 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500, 3500, V6 Cyl. 3.0L diesel and 2014 Kia Rio L4 Cyl. 1.6 Liter with start/stop technology.
Bosch OE Fine Wire Spark Plugs
Bosch has added five new part numbers to its line of OE fine wire spark plugs covering a total of 1.7 million Asian, European and domestic vehicles in operation on U.S. roads. The new additions include two OE fine wire platinum part numbers, an OE specialty fine wire double platinum part number and two OE specialty fine wire Iridium part numbers.
Two OE fine wire platinum spark plugs are available for domestic vehicles, including the 1985-’88 Chevrolet Spectrum, 2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager, 1988-’89 Chrysler New Yorker. European vehicle coverage includes the 1987-’89 Alpha Romeo Milano, 1981-’87 Audi Coupe and 1998-’91 Audi 90.
One OE Specialty Fine Wire Double Platinum Spark Plug covers a host of BMW models including 2013-’14 BMW Alpina B7, 2012-’13 BMW320i; BMW 528i; 2013 BMW 328i xDrive and others.
One OE Specialty Fine Wire Iridium part number covers several Mitsubishi models including 2006-’12 Mitsubishi Eclipse and 2004-’12 Mitsubishi Galant. The other OE Specialty Fine Wire Iridium part number covers 2014-’15 Dodge Ram 2500, 3500, 4500, 5500 6.4L Hemi.
Bosch Aerotwin Wiper Blades
Bosch has added two new Aerotwin Wiper Blades to its wiper blade portfolio covering an additional 758,000 vehicles in operation. These new additions to the Aerotwin line are a direct OE replacement for vehicles requiring specific connection types. Bosch Aerotwin wiper blades feature an integrated wind spoiler design.
These Bosch Aerotwin Wiper Blade sets fit 2009-’12 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, 2010-’12 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, 2004-’10 BMW 5 and 6 Series and M5 and 2006-’10 BMW M6.
Bosch High Pressure GDI Fuel Pumps
Bosch has added four new high-pressure fuel pumps for vehicles equipped with gasoline direct injection. These new units offer OE form, fit and function. They cover an additional 1.1 million late-model domestic and European vehicles in operation.
The new part numbers are available for Ford, BMW and Rolls Royce. Included in the coverage are 2012-’14 Ford Edge, Explorer and other Ford models; 2012-’14 BMW 328i, 328i GT xDrive; and 2009-’14 Rolls Royce Ghost 6.6.
For more information on new Bosch products, visit boschautoparts.com/news/new-product-communication.