Tenneco has announced that Ford has chosen it’s Multi-Tuned Valve (MTV) damper technology for its new Ford Focus and Ford C-MAX, both of which are built on Ford’s ‘C1’ platform. According to Ford, these latest launches introduce a number of advanced new technologies focused on enhanced comfort, safety and ride quality.
Tenneco’s MTV is a cost-effective twin tube valve system that provides engineers with a wide range of tuning options. Tenneco states that MTV also offers improved shock absorber performance and durability compared to conventional valves, and enables the ‘optimum balance between body control and driver comfort.’
“We are proud to work with Ford to integrate our innovative MTV technology as a standard suspension feature on the all-new Ford Focus and Ford C-MAX models,” said Sandro Paparelli, vice president and general manager, Europe Ride Performance. “Our engineers deliver tailored suspension solutions that help enhance both vehicle dynamics and driver comfort, making Tenneco a partner of choice for customers who wish to differentiate a vehicle’s suspension performance and create a signature ride.”