Marc McAllister and Tom Wittenschlaeger will help expand the Öhlins brand’s presence in North America.
Öhlins is currently the exclusive supplier of shock absorbers for the NASCAR Cup Series Next Gen car platform.
Ӧhlins will accelerate the development of suspension technologies that help maximize on-track performance for the team.
Among the latest Öhlins off-road products is an advanced shock package for 2007 and newer Wrangler and Gladiator models.
All cup series competitors to Ride on Öhlins TTR adjustable shocks beginning in 2022.
The agreement to acquire Öhlins was signed and announced on Nov. 15, 2018. Today’s closing precedes the planned separation of Tenneco into two independent, publicly traded companies through a tax-free spin-off to shareholders that will establish an Aftermarket and Ride Performance company and a Powertrain Technology company.
Acquiring the technology company enables Tenneco to further capitalize on secular trends in intelligent suspension, autonomous driving and mobility.