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MotoRad Honored With AutoZone’s “WITTDTJR” Award

MT. CARMEL, ILLINOIS— MotoRad, a global leader in automotive aftermarket thermostats and closure caps, was presented with a “WITTDTJR” (What It Takes To Do The Job Right) Award from AutoZone during the 2017 AutoZone Vendor Summit on May 31. 

MotoRad, a long-standing AutoZone vendor, was among fourteen suppliers recognized during the annual event in Memphis, Tenn. 
“Thanks to their collaboration and innovation, MotoRad helped AutoZone exceed our customers’ expectations," said Bill Hackney, Senior Vice President, Merchandising, Customer Satisfaction.  "They expanded their premium FAIL-SAFE thermostat offering, identified multiple thermostat assemblies with redesigned technology to deliver safer, better quality parts and continued to provide “best in class” DIY and commercial category growth."
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About MotoRad
MotoRad is the leader in automotive thermostats, radiators caps and fuel caps sold to the North American automotive aftermarket. The company is also a long time OE supplier and is a wholly owned subsidiary of MotoRad Automotive Products.
 

Misgav, Israel— Motorad Ltd., a global leader in cooling system products for the automotive industry, has been awarded the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for Assessment year 2015. Every year, GM globally recognizes supplier partners with exceptional quality performance through the Supplier Quality Excellence Awards. Supplier manufacturing locations that receive this award have met or exceeded a very stringent set of quality performance criteria. MotoRad is proud to have received this prestigious honor for yet another year.

Since its beginnings in 1958, Motorad has made quality the number one priority, offering a comprehensive portfolio of innovative products to global automotive OEMs, Tier-1 suppliers and Aftermarket distributors and retailers. Offer Shachar, Motorad Chief Executive Officer, notes, “It’s truly an honor to be recognized by GM as a top performing supplier. We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality and innovation, and consider this award a testament to that focus. We have proudly serviced GM with millions of parts over the past 8 years, and look forward to partnering with them for many more years to come.”

MT. CARMEL, ILLINOIS— MotoRad, a global leader in automotive aftermarket thermostats and caps, earned top honors at the Knowledge Exchange Conference, the world’s largest gathering of automotive content professionals, vendors, and solutions partners. The event is hosted by the Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN), a professional society of the Auto Care Association (ACA). Member companies of ACA encompass every major product segment within the automotive aftermarket industry. The Knowledge Exchange Conference was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 15-18, 2016.

Highlighting the conference are the ACPN President’s Awards for Catalog Excellence. A President’s Award is the highest level of distinction bestowed by the organization. Awards are presented in recognition of the best representations of paper, web, and mobile catalog applications. Volunteer judges evaluated more than 60 entries against established criteria. Doreen Slayer, ACPN president and director, content services, Advance Auto Parts, notes, "The awards ceremonies at the ACPN conference were an integral part of the conference celebrating years of work and an enterprise-wide devotion to quality and precision in publishing automotive content.” She adds, "Congratulations to all the 2016 content award winners.”

MotoRad received the 2015-2016 President’s Gold Award in the Web Catalog category for its online catalog. A significant feature of the MotoRad eCatalog is its integration within the brand’s domain-driven website, creating the ultimate user experience, with increased levels of customer engagement and user-friendliness. For example, the site contains VIN and license plate lookup tools that streamline the process of performing a parts search. By simply entering the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), or the vehicle license plate number, the busy automotive technician can efficiently find the part they need. Brandon Kight, MotoRad Director of Marketing & Program Development, reacts to news of the award, "The recognition from ACPN reinforces the MotoRad belief that our commitment to improved customer experience drives innovation. Our product and catalog teams work tirelessly to add new coverage and provide the most up-to-date application research and content for our products. We thank EXTEND PERFORMANCE for our catalog integration, which helped us bring home the gold.

Motorad is proud to announce its receipt of the "2015 Supplier of the Year” award fromAutoPart International. The award was presented to MotoRad for appreciation of our world-class service levels and commitment to industry leading coverage. This award is atestament to the ongoing commitment to our brand promise of"Leading the way in Coverage & Service.

Technical Information

  • STO  88°C/190F

  • D1 [mm]  ---

  • D2 [mm]  ---

  • H [mm]  ---

  • Gasket  +

  • Housing    --

  • Jiggle Pin  --

  • Weight [lbs]  

OE

LAND ROVER

  • LR005765

Applications

LAND ROVER

  • 4.2L/4.4L, 2005

Technical Information

  • STO  91°C/196F

  • D1 [mm]  ---

  • D2 [mm]  ---

  • H [mm]  ---

  • Gasket - Included

  • Housing - PA66-GF30

  • Jiggle Pin 

  • Weight [lbs]  

OE

MERCEDES / SMART

  • A 160 200 03 15

  • 160 200 03 15

  • 0003179V010000000

  • Q0003179V010000000

  • 003179V009

  • 003179V010

  • 0003179V009

  • 0003179V010

Applications

  • SMART CABRIO-0.6, 0.7-2000

  • SMART CITY COUPE-0.6, 0.7, 1998, 2000

  • SMART FORTWO CABRIO -0.6, 0.7, 2003

  • SMART ROADSTER -0.7, 2003

  • SMART ROADSTER COUPE -0.7, 2004

     

 

Technical Information

  • STO  100°c/105°c

  • STO  212°f/ 221°f

  • D1 [mm]  ---

  • D2 [mm]  ---

  • H [mm]  ---

  • Gasket - Included

  • Housing - PPA-GF45

  • Jiggle Pin  ---

OE

AUDI, VW

  • 06B 121 111 F/L  (105°)

  • 06B 121 111 K/G/D/H  (100°)

     

Applications

Audi

  • A4 2000-2004

  • A6 1997-2005

VW 

  • PASSAT 2000-2005

 

Technical Information

  • STO  88°c/190°f

  • D1 [mm]  ---

  • D2 [mm]  ---

  • H [mm]  ---

  • Gasket  Included

  • Housing - PA66-GF30

  • Jiggle Pin  ---

  • Weight [lbs]  

OE

FIAT/ALFA ROMEO

  • 71752861

  • 55241963

OPEL/VAUXHALL

  • 1338027
  • 55573003

CHEVROLET (GM)

  • 55573003

 

Applications

ALFA ROMEO

  • 159, 2010

  • BRERA, 2008

  • MITO, 1.6, 2008

  • SPIDER, 2.0, 2009

FIAT

  • BRAVO, 1.6, 2008
  • DLDLO, 106, 2010

OPEL

  • ASTRA, 2.0, 2009

VAUXHALL

  •  ZAFIRA TOURER -2.0, 2011

CHEVROLET 

  • GM MALIBU- 2.0, 2012

Technical Information

  • STO  88°c/190°f

  • D1 [mm]  ---

  • D2 [mm]  ---

  • H [mm]  ---

  • Gasket  Included

  • Housing - PA66-GF30

  • Jiggle Pin  ---

  • Weight [lbs]  

OE

Land Rover

  • LR032135

Applications

LAND ROVER

  • LR4, 2010-2013

  • RANGE ROVER, 2010-2013

  • RANGE ROVER SPORT, 2010-2013

Technical Information

  • STO  82°C/180F

  • D1 [mm]  ---

  • D2 [mm]  ---

  • H [mm]  ---

  • Gasket  Included

  • Housing - PPA-GF35

  • Jiggle Pin  +

  • Weight [lbs]  

OE

OPEL/VAUXHALL

  • 4709359

  • 93194253

SUZUKI

  • 1760-73K01

 

Applications

OPEL

  • AGILA B H08 – 1.0, 2008, 2011

  • AGILA B H08-1.2, 2008, 2010

  • AGILA B H08-1.2 LPG, 2008

Technical Information

  • STO  80°c/176°f

  • STO  103°C/217°F

  • D1 [mm]  ---

  • D2 [mm]  ---

  • H [mm]  ---

  • Gasket  Included

  • Housing - PA66-GF45

  • Jiggle Pin  ---

  • Weight [lbs

OE

CHEVROLET AVEO SALOON

CHEVROLET AVEO HATCHBACK

CHEVROLET CRUZE

OPEL

VAUXHALL

TEMP 80

  • 55576890
  • 55576890
  • 1338247

TEMP 103

  • 55593033
  • 55561629,
  • 55579011
  • 1338029,
  • 1338261

Applications

CHEVROLET

  • CHEVROLET VOLT, 2011

OPEL

  • OPEL AMPERA, 2011
  • VAUXHALL AMPERA, 2011

797-103

CHEVROLET

  • AVEO SALOON T300-2011
  • AVEO HATCHBACK T300-2011
  • CRUZE J300-2013
  • CRUZE HATCHBACK J305-2013
  • CRUZE STATION WAGON J308-2013

OPEL

  • OPEL ADAM, 2012
  • OPEL ASTRA, 2009
  • OPEL CORSA VAN, 2010

Technical Information

  • STO  85°c/185°f

  • D1 [mm]  ---

  • D2 [mm]  ---

  • H [mm]  ---

  • Gasket  Included

  • Housing - PA66-GF30

  • Jiggle Pin  ---

  • Weight [lbs] – 238 g

OE

Audi

  • 06E121111AD

  • 06E121111AL

Applications

AUDI

  • A6, A7, A8 QUATTRO 2012-2014

  • Q5, 2013-2014

  • Q7, 2011-2014

  • S4, 2010-2014

  • S5, 2012-2014

Technical Information

  • STO  87°c

  • STO  189°F

  • D1 [mm]  ---

  • D2 [mm]  ---

  • H [mm]  ---

  • Gasket  - Metal Gasket

  • Housing - Aluminum- A380

  • Jiggle Pin  ---

OE

VAG

  • 070 121 114

Applications

VOLKSWAGEN

  • Caravelle, 2006-2009

  • Multi van, 2003-2009

  • Touareg 2004-2006

  • Transporter, 2003-2009

  • Transporter Shuttle, 2003-2009

 

Technical Information

  • STO  80°C

  • D1 [mm]  ---

  • D2 [mm]  ---

  • H [mm]  ---

  • Gasket  Included

  • Housing -  PA66-GJ30

  • Jiggle Pin

  • Weight [lbs]

OE

MERCEDES BENZ

  • 640 200 04 15

  • 640 200 05 15

  • 646 200 04 15

Applications

MERCEDES-BENZ

  • A-KLASSE (W169) A 160, 2006-2012

  • A-KLASSE (W169) A 180, , 2006-2012

  • A-KLASSE (W169) A 200, , 2006-2012

  • B-KLASSE (W245) ,2005-2011

     

 

2015 - We are happy to announce that FTT was nominated as the supplier of two major new OEM projects:

   

GM Europe, "MDE engines 4 Cyl" – Housing Thermostat

 

   

NIFCO "FOX Engine Project" - Main and Head Thermostats

Motorad Ltd. was honored last week with the "General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award”. This prestigious award was presented by General Motors (GM) in recognition of Motorad Ltd.’s outstanding performance at its manufacturing site in Misgav, Israel. Suppliers who receive this award have met or exceeded a very stringent set of quality performance criteria, and have achieved the cross-functional support of the entire GM organization.

"Our focus on customer satisfaction and continuous improvement led to this recognition by General Motors," said Offer Shachar, Motorad CEO. "We are proud of our employees’ excellent and professional work to support our customers, and the fact that this work has been acknowledged by such a valued customer. General Motors is known for setting high expectations for its suppliers. It is an honor to be among those who have exceeded those standards."

In a note from the Executive Director of General Motors, the Motorad management team was congratulated for its leadership in establishing the quality culture that continues to result in products that are great for GM and its customers, as well as for Motorad Ltd. itself.

Motorad is an industry leader that designs and manufactures automotive thermostats, as well as fuel, oil and radiator caps used in OEM and Aftermarket applications worldwide. Motorad is the parent company of MotoRad Germany, MotoRad USA and MotoRad de Mexico.