Automotive Market

General Cable is the premier private label manufacturer and market share leader in the production and distribution of Ignition Wire Sets for the Automotive Aftermarket. With over 50 years of experience in the automotive market, we are the supplier of choice for national brand distributors and major automotive part retailers and were instrumental in the development of the original Suppressor Core conductor for ignition wire.


The Company has acquired Prestolite Wire, who offers a broad range of wire and cable products and harnesses serving predominately transportation Original Equipment Manufacturers, Tier One Suppliers, and OEM distribution customers.



General Cable serves Ignition Wire Set manufacturers in the aftermarket and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) with Bulk Ignition Wire products. We have the ability to cater to the specific needs of individual customers.


General Cable serves Do-It-Yourselfers (DIYers) through Retail Home Centers and Value Added Assemblers with a full range of low-voltage Primary Wire and Battery Starter Cable.


General Cable has the ability to provide parts included in the original manufacturing process of an automobile to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), as well as replacement parts to Original Equipment Suppliers (OESs).

What's New

NEW!!   CarolGrene Ultra Flex® EV Cables - General Cable has engineered this new Carol® Brand line to supply charging power for all Electric Vehicles on the market today and is compatible with commercial and residential charging applications.


General Cable's acquisition of General Cable Automotriz in Cuernavaca, Mexico further enhances its ignition wire business within the North American automotive aftermarket and makes us a vertically integrated manufacturer in Mexico.   To learn more click on…www.generalcableautomotriz.com