Tenneco Issues New Monroe Shock Absorber Catalogue for Light Vehicles

Company Builds on Ride Control Coverage Advantage with More Than 900 New Monroe Shock References

Brussels, March 29, 2019 – Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN), a global supplier of Ride Performance and Clean Air products and systems, has issued a new master catalogue covering Monroe® replacement shock absorbers and related products for light-vehicle applications. The new catalogue, offered in 10 languages, builds on the company’s aftermarket ride control coverage advantage for the EMEA region with more than 900 additional shock absorber references covering in excess of 60 million vehicles.

“The new Monroe master catalogue covers the brand’s expanded, “better-best” range of replacement shock absorbers addressing an array of customer preferences and vehicle model years.” says Christian Claeskens, Product Manager, Ride control, DRiV. “The Monroe light-vehicle range includes premium Monroe OESpectrum® shocks for customers who own late-model vehicles and/or value superior ride and handling characteristics; Monroe Original shocks, offering OE-style quality and performance at a more economical price.”

The catalogue also features Tenneco’s new Monroe® Intelligent Suspension RideSense™ shock absorbers, designed for direct-fit replacement of original equipment shocks on vehicles featuring electronic suspensions. The new RideSense range, scheduled for mid-2019 launch, covers more than 15 million passenger vehicles.

Tenneco also has introduced 40 additional shock mounting (MK) and 60 new shock protection (PK) kits that together cover more than 70 million additional light vehicles.

Also included in the new catalogue is a wealth of information regarding the multiple roles of shocks in ensuring satisfactory ride and handling characteristics as well as reasons for replacing worn units.

The Monroe catalogue is available in print and digital versions – as both a PDF and interactive eCatalogue – at www.monroecatalogue.eu.

Beyond the latest product catalogues, Tenneco supports customers with extensive training and vehicle repair information available through its telephone-based Techline, online TADIS (Technicians Advanced Digital Information System) platform and other helpful resources, available at www.monroe.com.

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Laura Taeymans Corporate Communications EMEA
Vanessa Dirix Marketing Communications - EMEA
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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