OE Aftermarket Parts – why should you choose genuine OE
Why choose OE aftermarket parts?
What are OE aftermarket parts?
OE, which stands for original equipment, is a term most people in the car and commercial vehicle sector have heard of. Referring to the factory fitted part, OE equipment can also be described as ‘genuine.’ That’s exactly what they are – genuine car parts supplied by original equipment manufacturers to vehicle manufacturers, who then assemble them to create a vehicle.
But while cars and commercial vehicles are made of OE parts such as engine actuators, fuel systems and sensors, these components eventually need to be replaced due to the wear and tear. Yet while it’s advised to use OE replacement parts, customers can be tempted to opt for a third-party, non-genuine option.
This is understandable, as buying equipment from a VM dealer can mean paying slightly more upfront. Customers looking to make quick savings may choose not contact an OE supplier but, as parts manufacturers are keen to point out, this will likely lead to much higher costs in the long term.
Why choose OE?
Unlike OE aftermarket parts, non-genuine components do not have the same performance guarantees. Certain non-critical vehicle parts, like window wipers, will wear down quicker as the materials used will often be of lower standard. As a result, owners can end up replacing the same component multiple times over the lifespan of OE quality parts.
OE aftermarket parts, such as those from VDO, are made in the vehicle manufacturer’s plant. These replacements are perfectly fitting OE equipment of the highest quality. When it comes to sensoring equipment such as an OE TPMS, or tyre pressure monitoring systems, this OE equipment can better minimise the risks of defects, contribute to fuel savings and maximise tyre life.
VDO – Your supplier of genuine OE parts
OE auto parts lead to better savings and performance for the customer. In turn, mechanics need to buy from local motor factors, which operate as a local parts supplier. These factors then need to find a credible OE supplier.
It’s vital that OE dealers source quality parts, preferably from the vehicle supplier. Some companies might claim to only offer OE equipment and OE aftermarket parts but these may only make up a fraction of their catalogue. This is not the case with VDO, which offers nothing but OE car parts in its aftermarket range.
VDO has a venerable 90-year history of reliably providing advanced solutions and OE aftermarket parts for cars and commercial vehicles. As an OE supplier, we are a pioneer in automotive engineering, and pride ourselves on a wide range of OEM parts. Today, as part of the Continental Group, we offer OE replacement parts at the industry’s cutting edge, including OE TPMS sensors.
Whether it’s vehicle diagnostics, fuel systems, engine actuators, sensors or TPMS systems – we supply OE aftermarket parts as innovative solutions that are backed by many years of experience as a manufacturer of OE quality parts. Because they are genuine OE, you can always count on a precise fit, easy installation and high quality. Our fleet management solutions enable you to meet legal requirements, optimise your work processes and minimise costs, all by supplying OE auto parts that guarantee quality.
In addition to our versatile solutions for automobile manufacturers, we also offer a wide range of products for the trade and the service market. This includes our range of OE replacement parts, which we can offer you backed by knowledge and many years’ experience as an OE aftermarket parts supplier. Our comprehensive, fast-delivery range of high-quality OE auto parts focuses on fitting precision and simple installation, meaning our OE parts offer the same powerful benefits to factors, mechanics and customers alike.