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Federal-Mogul Motorparts to unveil new Champion range at Equip Auto 2017

Federal-Mogul Motorparts, will exhibit at Equip Auto, at Porte de Versailles, Paris, October 17-21.

During the show, the company will be launching a range extension from its Champion brand for a complete service offering of high quality components.

Other novelties and activities will also be revealed, aimed at further developing relationships with distributors and technicians across Europe.

This year the booth will also feature a car from the NASCAR® Whelen Euro Series, which is sponsored by MOOG®, Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ steering, suspension, chassis and wheel-end bearing brand. MOOG is supplying all competition cars with steering and suspension components, complementing the long running partnership between MOOG and NASCAR in the United States, which has existed for 51 years.

“Federal-Mogul Motorparts will be announcing exciting news at Equip Auto this year,” explained Jérôme Gendre, Managing Director, Western Europe, Federal-Mogul Motorparts. “We are constantly looking at how to improve our products and customer experience, and we are looking forward to showing off both in October.”

Federal-Mogul Motorparts will also showcase its technical support program, F-M Campus (, which is an online training platform that aims to increase wholesalers’ and installers’ technical knowledge. It offers users unprecedented levels of free installation advice and online technical training on a range of different technologies, including braking, chassis, engine parts, glow and spark plugs, and filters, for both light and commercial vehicles, as well as for motorcycles. Additionally, Federal-Mogul Motorparts added more than 20 installation and troubleshooting videos for its Ferodo® braking products, MOOG wheel-end bearings and Payen®headbolts and seals. The offering is available in nine languages, including French, English, German, Dutch, Czech, Polish, Spanish, Russian and Italian, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

The further expansion of the new European Technical Call Centre provides technicians with another means to make enquiries and contact Federal-Mogul Motorparts. All technical questions, such as installation support, troubleshooting advice or even part number look-up, can be answered with a quick phone call with specialist support staff.

In this year’s ‘Garage Corner’ the company will carry out live technical demonstrations on how to install brake-pads, wheel-end bearings and bushes, and will also demonstrate the correct process for installing engine bearings. In addition, prizes can be won in a technical competition to set the fastest brake pad change time. The winner will take home a special miniature car.
The company will also present a wide portfolio of high-quality products across its other brands, including Payen, Jurid® and Ferodo.

“Federal-Mogul Motorparts is a one-stop-shop, as we offer a wide variety of high quality components that consumers and garages can trust,” added Gendre. “Equip Auto is a very important event on the aftermarket calendar and is vital for our business in Western Europe.”