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SMP adds nearly 900 part numbers

Posted on May 19, 2014

Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) has added 881 part numbers to its Standard brand and Intermotor line of genuine import parts.

The company says the line expansion features expanded coverage through 2014 model year with over 450 new switches including multi-function, combination, cruise control, fog lamp, power seat memory, steering wheel audio, driver information display and more covering greater than 370 million additional VIO.

SMP has also added more than 250 sensors including more than 100 in the ABS speed sensor category for an additional 31 million VIO. Also added was significant coverage for clone-able TPMS sensors, brake fluid pressure, turbocharger boost, transmission output sensor, vehicle speed, and more.

Additional key category expansion features ignition starter switches, ignition switches with lock cylinders, canister vent solenoids, fuel injectors, airbag clocksprings, and power door lock actuators.

“We have continued to expand our sensor and switch coverage along with other key high-tech categories,” said Phil Hutchens, vice president engine management marketing.

“We are keeping our commitment to lead the way with complete coverage for both import and domestic vehicles, providing our customers with the parts they need to meet their market demands.”

All new applications are listed in the eCatalogs found at www.StandardBrand.com and http://www.IntermotorImport.com and in electronic catalog providers.

Related Topics: Phil Hutchens, Standard Motor Products Inc.

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