Ignition Products

General Cable offers a full line of premium ignition wire sets for OE Manufacturers and Automotive Aftermarket Distributors.

We are the global leader in the manufacture of ignition wire sets and our ignition wires may be found around the world in passenger, performance and race cars, light, heavy and industrial trucks, motorcycles, buses, agricultural equipment, recreational vehicles, boats, construction equipment, rail equipment and off-road vehicles.

Today’s complex and compact engines require ignition wire sets that are able to resist high temperatures, resist chemicals, deliver maximum spark, provide long life, and meet the original manufacturer design. The best way to meet the original manufacturer’s design is to be the original designer and manufacturer of ignition products for OE vehicles—and General Cable is the world’s leading provider of ignition wire sets and single leads direct to OE manufacturers.
 
By incorporating these collaboratively developed OE designs into our unique private brand strategy, in conjunction with our vertical integration approach and low manufacturing costs, General Cable is the Moving Wiring World.  The terminal, wire and boot configurations on today’s automobiles are virtually unique to every make and model and we offer the broadest global applications coverage in the market.   We meet and exceed strict OE requirements and strong quality control standards, including ISO/TS 16949:2002, as well as stringent process, performance and service requirements.

As the industry leader in the manufacturer of Automotive wire and cable products, we believe there are four key areas of focus that make us the right partner for you:

  • 100+ years of Experience in the Product Category
  • Global Manufacturing and Design Footprint
  • Global Category Management 
  • OE and Aftermarket Expertise

Learn more about General Cable’s Ignition Products:                    
  •  Aftermarket Ignition Wire Sets
General Cable is the premier private label global manufacturer and market share leader in the production and distribution of ignition wire sets for the automotive aftermarket.  We also manufacture two lines of ignition wire sets, which include MagStar® and ProPower®, and they can be used around the world to meet the application demands of the vehicle population with product line features that meet or exceed Original Equipment needs.
  • OE and OES Ignition Wire Sets
General Cable is the world’s leading provider of ignition wire sets direct to OE manufacturers around the world. We are fully design-responsible for all of our OE products and have a long history of developing custom designed solutions to maximize the performance and meet the installation needs of our most demanding OE and OES customers. We offer full warranty and ongoing service requirements coverage as well as world-class Research and Design capabilities to diagnose and troubleshoot your most challenging ignition applications. Our global footprint offers ISO/TS 16949: 2002 quality standard manufacturing and design capabilities around the world.
  • Specialty Wire Sets
General Cable has a wide range of specialty ignition wire sets and single leads serving global markets such as performance/racing/tuner, fleet and marine applications, and boiler applications.  General Cable also produces ignition cables for diesel engine particulate burners. 
  • Ignition Wire
General Cable offers a full line of private-label and Prestolite Wire® Brand bulk ignition wire constructions that meets or exceeds all OEM requirements. We are the industry leader in the manufacture of ignition wire sets and our ignition wires may be found in passenger, performance and race cars; light, heavy and industrial trucks; motorcycles; buses; agricultural equipment; boats; recreational vehicles; construction equipment; rail equipment; and off-road vehicles.

Our ignition wire is used to support the Original Equipment (OE) direct market needs for single leads and ignition wire sets. We meet and exceed strict OE requirements and strong quality control standards, including ISO/TS 16949: 2002; as well as stringent process, performance and service requirements.

Our range of ignition wires includes copper cable, resistive cable, wire wound or reactive cable and special wire wound cable designed for direct crimping on to the core. This is used with suppressed connectors that are more usually found on copper core wire sets. This special configuration is used in applications requiring very high noise suppression. 

Please contact us for more information.

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