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Gates Corporation Announces Release of 225 New Automotive Aftermarket Parts


May 15, 2014

Gates Corporation Announces Release of 225 New Automotive Aftermarket Parts

The automotive aftermarket manufacturer expands its product line with over 200 additional SKUs including Dodge Turbocharger Hose Kits, Micro-V® Aramid Belts, Electric Water Pumps and Emission Hose.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 8, 2014

DENVER, Colo. –The Gates Corporation, a global, diversified manufacturer of industrial, automotive, and heavy-duty aftermarket products, recently announced it has expanded its extensive Original Equipment quality automotive aftermarket products line with more than 200 new part numbers covering numerous late-model vehicles.

The announcement includes the introduction of Dodge Turbocharger Hose Kits, Micro-V Aramid Belts, Electric Water Pumps, and Emission Hose.

Dodge Turbocharger Hose Kits

Gates increases its line of turbocharger hose applications with additional OE-Plus Turbocharger Hose Kits. This convenient all-in-one kit includes a silicone hose and two T-bolt clamps for quick and easy replacement. With a high-quality silicone cover and a specially formulated fluoroelastomer liner that prevents oil seepage, this hose provides superior service life and excellent heat resistance. Ten new numbers provide broad coverage for Dodge applications for over four million vehicles in operation.

Micro-V Aramid

Gates continues to be a leader in the development of automotive accessory drive belts, collaborating with OE manufacturers globally to continually evolve the performance and durability of belt drives with the most advanced Micro-V belt technology, constructions and materials in the world. Gates announces 11 new part numbers that are designed with an aramid tensile cord for vehicles which utilize aramid cord belts as original equipment. This construction creates an actual OE equivalent and sustains the integrity of the system-- not just the belt.

Electric Water Pumps

Gates introduces 12 new Electric Water Pumps that fit popular applications covering over 4.8 million vehicles in operation. The coverage includes electric water pumps for engine cooling, battery cooling on hybrid vehicles, turbocharger system cooling and heating applications. These direct replacement electric water pumps ensure an exact fit and easy installation while effectively restoring the cooling and heating systems to proper operation and performance.

Emission Hose

Gates adds 18 new OE Exact Crankcase Ventilation and Emission Hoses that are primarily available from the OE dealer only. These new hoses are constructed from high quality materials for durability and maximum service life. These direct replacement hoses ensure an exact fit and easy installation while effectively restoring the emission system to proper operation and performance. Save money and get the right fit by installing this formerly dealer-only product.

“It’s important that we stay in step with the original equipment manufacturers,” said Dave Miller, Gates Vice President of Marketing, Automotive. “We’re especially pleased to announce the introduction of Micro-V® Aramid belts, we feel like these belts exemplify the best technology and materials in the marketplace.”

Highlights of this release include:

  • A value-add to Subaru Timing Component Kids- Loctite® 243™ to help technicians with proper installation
  • 12 new BladeRunner® lawn/garden belts bringing the total to 513 SKUs
  • 16 new Turbocharger Hose Kits bringing the total to 44 SKUS
  • 12 new molded coolant hose bringing the total to 2,801 SKUs
  • 45 new small I.D. coolant hose, bringing the total to 1,824 SKUs

For more detailed information about new and existing Gates automotive aftermarket products, please visit Gates.com/automotive.

For more information about The Gates Corporation, please contact Jennifer Lucero at 303-744-4729.

About The Gates Corporation

The Gates Corporation is a global, diversified industrial company that provides advanced power transmission and fluid transfer solutions by engineering products and services that reduce the total cost of ownership for a wide variety of applications. Our products and services serve customers in five key end market segments: Energy/Exploration/Extraction, Infrastructure & Agriculture, Transportation, Automotive, and Process & Specialty.

As an engineering leader with a strong foundation in research and development, Gates is committed to advancing the science of motion performance by developing safe, forward-thinking products, services, systems, and solutions, as well as fostering long-term customer and employee relationships. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Gates employs over 14,000 people across 106 locations in 30 countries.

If it moves you, there’s a good chance Gates has a part in it. Gates. Powering Progress.

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