Leading Federal-Mogul Powertrain Technologies Featured on All 2016 International Engine of the Year Award-Winning Engines

WIESBADEN, Germany, June 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading powertrain technologies from Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FDML), are featured on all of the 2016 International Engine of the Year award-winners, presented by Engine Technology International Magazine.

Federal-Mogul Powertrain’s broad array of engine technologies are found on the winners of all 12 award categories, each of which use one or more of the company’s pistons, rings, liners, bearings, bushings, valve seats and valve guides, sealing and gaskets, valvetrain products and ignition and system protection products. The engines power vehicles from Ford, PSA Peugeot Citroen, BMW, Mercedes-AMG, Audi, Porsche and Tesla.

The 2016 International Engine of the Year honor was awarded to the Ferrari 3.9-litre biturbo V8, which features Federal-Mogul Powertrain’s cylinder head gaskets and engine valve cotters.

The panel of judges for the 2016 International Engine of the Year Awards comprises 62 automotive journalists from 31 countries, who together rewarded engine designs that blended high-end performance with advanced technologies designed to reduce emissions and substantially improve fuel economy. They also favored those engines where weight reduction had been a significant development consideration.

"We are proud to contribute to the success of our customers and their innovative powertrain technologies,” said Gian Maria Olivetti, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Federal-Mogul Powertrain. “We congratulate this year’s winners and their ability to develop innovative engines that provide improved fuel economy and reduced emissions and enable greater vehicle performance.”

For more information on the 2016 International Engine of the Year Awards, visit http://www.ukipme.com/engineoftheyear/index.php

About Federal-Mogul

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FDML) is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world’s manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. The company’s products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.

Federal-Mogul operates two independent business divisions, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul's Board of Directors.

Federal-Mogul Powertrain designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications.

Federal-Mogul Motorparts sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world’s most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket, while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking, wipers and a range of chassis components. The company’s aftermarket brands include ANCO® wiper blades; Champion® spark plugs, wipers and filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, FP Diesel®, Goetze®, Glyco®, Nüral®, Payen® and Sealed Power® engine products; MOOG® chassis components; and Ferodo®, Jurid® and Wagner® brake products.

Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899 and maintains its worldwide headquarters in Southfield, Michigan. The Company has more than 53,000 employees globally. For more information, please visit www.federalmogul.com.

CONTACT: Ursula Hellstern Federal-Mogul Powertrain Communications +49 (611) 201 9190 ursula.hellstern@federalmogul.com

Source:Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation