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Monroe Shock Absorbers Extend Coverage

Tenneco Inc., a manufacturer of Monroe suspension systems, is extending its applications to provide even more coverage for European cars. The new applications feature a range of replacement shock absorbers for Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Opel and Volkswagen. New extended coverage will be featured online in the Monroe South Africa 2012 electronic catalogue, which provides the motor trade with up-to-date information at the click of a button.
“We are delighted to expand our aftermarket coverage of European car models,” said Samy Mahta, senior sales and marketing director of emerging markets for Aftermarket Europe. “As a leading supplier to OE vehicle manufacturers worldwide, we continue to expand our aftermarket product coverage, leveraging Monroe’s OE quality to our aftermarket replacement products.”
Currently, Monroe offers the widest product range on the market, featuring applications for all types of vehicles – from passenger cars and SUVs to off-road and light commercial vehicles.
Highlights include the Audi 80, 100/200 and 400/500; the Audi A3, A4, A5 and A6; the Audi TT, Q5 and Q7; the BMW 1, 3, 5, 6 and 7 series; the BMW X3, X5 and Z3; the Mercedes-Benz 110/111, 114 and 115 series; the Mercedes-Benz A, B, C, E, M, S classes, SL/SLC, SLK, Sprinter, Viano and Vito; the Opel Ascona, Astra, Calibra, Combo, Corsa, Kadett, Monza, Meriva, Omega, Record, Commodore, Senator, Vivaro and Zafira; the Porsche 924/944; the VW 1500/1600; all VW Beetles; the VW Jetta1/Citi, Golf/Jetta 2, 3, 4 and 5; the VW Caddy, Crafter, Golf 6, VW Kombi/Microbus/Caravelle, VW LT, Passat, Polo, Sharan, Tuareg and Touran.
The company also plans to introduce additional applications, which include the Audi A1 (front and rear shocks) and the VW Amarok (rear shock) by the end of the third quarter of 2012, plus many more from across the world and in particular Asia.
For more information, visit Monroe South Africa’s online catalogue at, or via the South African website at