News from MAHLE at Automechanika Istanbul 2015: repair shop equipment and MAHLE Letrika

Istanbul, 9 April 2015 – MAHLE Aftermarket, the MAHLE business unit specialising in spare parts and service, presents its complete range of services—including products and services for repair shop equipment—at the Automechanika international trade fair for the automotive industry in Istanbul from 9 to 12 April 2015. For the first time, the new MAHLE subsidiary Letrika will also exhibit products for the aftermarket. Visitors will find MAHLE in the German Pavilion in Hall 7, Stand B130.

Under the motto “1 FOR ALL”, the business unit showcases its complete range of services for the aftermarket—including the new division for repair shop equipment, MAHLE Service Solutions.

MAHLE Service Solutions: solutions for service and maintenance
“MAHLE Service Solutions was founded to meet the growing requirements for service and maintenance. By acquiring Behr, we have brought a successful manufacturer of A/C service units with more than 25 years of experience into our A/C service activities. Across the world, the name MAHLE Behr stands for a leading original equipment manufacturer that develops, designs, and produces vehicle air conditioning and engine cooling solutions for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. As a result, we are now in a position to offer this expertise to trade and repair shops. At the same time, we are able to provide repair shops with a comprehensive portfolio of products and services for a wide range of repair and maintenance tasks”, explains Olaf Henning, Managing Director of MAHLE Aftermarket GmbH.

MAHLE Letrika: a new subsidiary of the group
Letrika, the most recent MAHLE subsidiary, showcases alternators and starter motors for agricultural and construction machinery at Automechanika Istanbul. Letrika is a major global player in this market segment in particular and is well positioned both in the original equipment and spare parts business. The company forms the new “Electric Drives and Applications” profit centre in the MAHLE Group.

MAHLE is a technology leader in the areas of engine systems, filtration, electrics/mechatronics, and thermal management. In 2014, some 66,000 employees at around 150 production locations and ten major research and development centres generated sales of approximately EUR 10 billion.

About MAHLE Aftermarket

MAHLE Aftermarket, the business unit specialising in spare parts and service, applies the expertise from the series production of original equipment to its automotive aftermarket product range and supplies trade, repair shop, and engine repair partners. MAHLE Aftermarket is represented at 23 locations and other sales offices worldwide, with 1,670 employees. In 2013, the business unit achieved a global sales volume of 805 million euros.

MAHLE in Turkey
MAHLE is well-known in Turkey as a provider of engine parts and filters, as well as engine peripherals. MAHLE manufactures cylinder liners and piston pins at its Konya plant. Furthermore, MAHLE operates production locations in Izmir (pistons) and Gebze (filter modules). MAHLE’s customers include automotive manufacturers as well as aftermarket buyers. The Aftermarket business unit supplies customers in the Turkish market as well as in adjacent western and central Asian states from its regional warehouse in Izmir, which covers an area of 10,000 square metres.

Visitors to the Automechanika Istanbul international trade fair for the automotive industry will find out more about MAHLE Aftermarket in Hall 7, Stand B130 or

Further queries:
MAHLE Aftermarket GmbH
Pamela Berner
Corporate Communications/Public Relations
Pragstrasse 26–46
70376 Stuttgart
Phone: +49 711 501-13185
Fax: +49 711 501-13700