High-Amp Alternators offer 400,000 mile durability rating.

Press Release Summary:

Developed for medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks, PowerEdge™ Alternators include heavy-duty bearings, advanced long-life brush composition, and remote sense technology. Measuring just 7.7 in. long, fuel-efficient units also feature DENSO's patented segment conductor technology that incorporates square copper wire stator design.

Original Press Release:

DENSO Now Shipping New High-Efficiency PowerEdge(TM) Alternators

Upgraded website showcases pioneering high-amp alternators and more   

LONG BEACH, Calif., – DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc. (DPAM), a division of leading global automotive supplier DENSO Corp., is now shipping PowerEdge™, its new series of high-amp alternators developed for medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks. Compact and fuel-efficient, PowerEdge alternators have a durability rating of more than 400,000 miles.

"PowerEdge is a game-changer for the commercial trucking industry," said Frank Jenkins, senior manager of DPAM's Heavy Duty Marketing Group. "It meets the market's rigorous duty-cycle demands while saving fuel, increasing battery life and lowering operational costs."

Coinciding with the launch, DENSO has upgraded its Commercial & Heavy Duty website. The site now offers convenient access for smartphone and tablet users, as well as new navigational features. "We've made it easier than ever for customers to access all our products and services," Jenkins said.

PowerEdge alternators are uniquely designed to meet the higher electrical requirements and increased battery loads of the most powerful trucks on the road today. The product line's cutting-edge materials and engineering features include heavy-duty bearings, advanced long-life brush composition, remote sense technology and DENSO's patented segment conductor technology that incorporates its innovative square copper wire stator design.

Measuring just 7.7 inches long and weighing up to 10 pounds less than competitors, PowerEdge is also the smallest and lightest alternator in its class.

"PowerEdge is a top-performing alternator that provides higher amps at idle and cruise speeds, faster charging and rapid battery recovery. It is also remarkably easy to handle and install," Jenkins said. "With its unmatched efficiency and long life, this may be the last alternator you put in your truck."

DENSO's PowerEdge alternators come with a three-year, unlimited-mile extended warranty with product registration. For an introductory period only, DENSO is offering a four-year, unlimited-mile extended warranty. Detailed information and product specifications are available at http://densoheavyduty.com/alternators/poweredge-alternators.

For all DENSO Commercial & Heavy Duty products and services, visit http://densoheavyduty.com/.

About DENSO Products and Services Americas:

DENSO Products and Services Americas Inc. is an automotive components sales, remanufacturing and distribution company that employs 470 people in Long Beach and Murrieta, Calif. The company's product line includes heavy-duty and automotive alternators, starters, oil, cabin and air filters, spark plugs, AC compressors, oxygen sensors, ignition wires, fuel pumps, fuel injectors and wiper blades. DENSO Products and Services Americas supplies parts for original equipment service dealers and independent aftermarket service centers and retailers. In addition, the company distributes heavy-duty diesel and electrical components, portable commercial air-conditioning units and industrial robots. For more information, go to www.densoautoparts.com.

About DENSO:

DENSO Corp., headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics, information and safety. Its customers include all the world's major carmakers. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 38 countries and regions (including Japan) and employs more than 140,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, totaled US$35.9 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 9.2 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges. For more information, go to www.globaldenso.com, or visit our media website at www.densomediacenter.com.

About DENSO in North America:

In North America, DENSO employs more than 22,000 people at 30 consolidated companies and affiliates. Of these, 25 are manufacturing facilities located in the United States, Canada and Mexico. In the United States alone, DENSO employs more than 14,000 people in California, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Arkansas. DENSO's North American consolidated sales totaled US$8.0 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015. For more information, go to www.densocorp-na.com.

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Dan Alf

DENSO Products and Services Americas Inc.

Phone: (310) 513-7353


Web Site: http://www.densoautoparts.com

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