New RoadMatic™ by Monroe® Shocks Complete Good/Better/Best Ride Performance Offer for Workshops, Consumers

New RoadMatic™ by Monroe® Shocks Complete Good/Better/Best Ride Performance Offer for Workshops, Consumers

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM — Tenneco has introduced a comprehensive range of entry-level replacement light-vehicle shock absorbers for budget-minded consumers. The new, approved-quality RoadMatic™ by Monroe® shock range completes the company’s “Good/Better/Best” aftermarket Ride Performance portfolio for today’s passenger vehicles.

New, economically priced RoadMatic shocks by Monroe are specially engineered and built to provide an appealing balance between ride performance and control for each corresponding vehicle model. The new range joins Tenneco’s premium Monroe OESpectrum® and mid-level Monroe Original shocks in a comprehensive offer of highly differentiated ride control service solutions matched to consumers’ performance preferences and budget requirements.

“The Monroe brand is a widely respected mark of quality for workshop professionals and vehicle owners,” said Bruce Ronning, vice president and general manager, Tenneco Europe Aftermarket. “Distributors and service professionals can now rely on Monroe to serve the needs of an even larger audience of quality-minded consumers, including those who want to help restore vehicle ride and handling at an economical price point.”

Tenneco significantly enhanced its premium ride control offer in 2016 with the introduction of Monroe OESpectrum shocks, which feature the revolutionary, patented Monroe R-TECH®2 Rebound Valving Technology™ for virtually instantaneous feedback and response to changing driving conditions. Monroe OESpectrum shocks are offered with the brand’s first five-year product quality and performance limited warranty.

Monroe® Original shock absorbers are specially designed for the replacement market to compensate for wear in the suspension and other components, which occurs normally in a car after having covered thousands of kilometers.

To learn more about new RoadMatic shock absorbers by Monroe, please contact your Monroe supplier or Tenneco sales representative and visit www.monroe.com.

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About Tenneco - Aftermarket EMEA

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 2018 revenues of $11.8 billion and approximately 81,000 employees worldwide. On October 1, 2018, Tenneco completed the acquisition of Federal-Mogul, a leading global supplier to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket.  Additionally, the company expects to separate its businesses to form two new, independent companies, an Aftermarket and Ride Performance company as well as a new Powertrain Technology company, in the second half of 2019.

About DRiV™ - the future Aftermarket and Ride Performance Company

Following the separation, DRiV will be one of the largest global multi-line, multi-brand aftermarket companies, and one of the largest global OE ride performance and braking companies.  DRiV’s principal product brands will feature Monroe®, Öhlins® Walker®, Clevite®Elastomers, MOOG®, Fel-Pro®, Wagner®, Ferodo®, Champion® and others. DRiV would have 2018 pro-forma revenues of $6.4 billion, with 54% of those revenues from aftermarket and 46% from original equipment customers.

 About the new Tenneco - the future Powertrain Technology Company

Following the separation, the new Tenneco will be one of the world’s largest pure-play powertrain companies serving OE markets worldwide with engineered solutions addressing fuel economy, power output, and criteria pollution requirements for gasoline, diesel and electrified powertrains. The new Tenneco would have 2018 pro-forma revenues of $11.4 billion, serving light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway and industrial markets.

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