Alex Ashmore, senior vice president and president, aftermarket at Delphi Technologies speaks at a press conference at AAPEX 2018.
Delphi Technologies Aftermarket unveiled expansions to its North American product portfolio. The company will be bringing in broader options in fuel handling, planning to reach a full-line steering and suspension offerings by 2020 and introducing a more comprehensive suite of engine sensors.
For fuel handling, Delphi added 534 new fuel handling SKUs in 2018 and expanded into GDi high-pressure pumps and other accessories including nearly 300 fuel pressure regulators. New releases in 2018 include 95 first-to-market parts.
In Steering and suspension, Delphi will have increased its SKU count in North America by over 40 per cent, with plans to double it in 2019. By the end of next year, Delphi will offer 99 per cent sales coverage in this category. Its products include control arms, tie rod ends, inner tie rods, and tie rod assemblies, sway bar links, ball joints, track control arms, bushings, bellow kits, and steering kits.
The company also announced plans to grow in the engine sensors area by the end of 2020. It will focus on the most popular applications on the road today to suit specific market demands. Delphi plans to increase its engine sensor offering to 75 per cent sales coverage by the end of 2019, taking it to 90 per cent by the end of 2020. The company’s line includes ABS/wheel speed sensors, cam and crank position sensors, MAP, MAF, and MAT sensors, knock/detonation sensors, and coolant and oil temperature sensors.