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High-Output Alternator has brushless, high efficiency design.

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July 31, 2014 - Rated at 215 A, Delco Remy® 38SI™ meets needs of school buses, line-haul commercial trucks with anti-idling equipment, emergency vehicles, refuse trucks, utility vehicles, shuttle buses, and recreational vehicles. Remote sense feature can reduce battery charge time by 50%, while stator design delivers efficiency that minimizes engine horsepower requirements. Completely eliminating need for brushes, brushless design transfers magnetic fields between field and rotor air-gap.

Remy International, Inc.

600 Corporation Drive, Pendleton, IN, 46064, USA

Original Press Release

Remy Adds Delco Remy 38SI(TM) to Its High-Output Alternator Portfolio

Press release date: July 29, 2014

PENDLETON, Ind. -- Remy International, Inc. (NASDAQ: REMY), manufacturer of Delco Remy® heavy duty starters and alternators, as well as Remy® light duty starters and alternators, has launched the Delco Remy 38SI(TM), its latest high output alternator. With this high-efficiency, mid-range amperage alternator, Remy offers customers a comprehensive portfolio of high output products.

38SI Features

With a number of innovative features, the 38SI is a unique product offering:

--  Remote Sense that can reduce battery charge time by 50 percent
--  Unique stator design with best-in-class high efficiency, providing less engine horsepower requirements and substantial fuel savings
--  Premium brushless design that transfers magnetic fields between the field and rotor air-gap, completely eliminating the need for brushes and, thereby, extending the life cycle
--  OE inspection and approval, assuring OE quality and performance for aftermarket replacements

"At 215 amps, the 38SI gives our customers an alternator at the amperage they need," says Daniel Boros, Director of HD Truck, Bus and Export, "Plus, with the same durable design as the 36SI(TM) and 40SI(TM), it has everything they want."

"Our high output alternator portfolio, including the 36SI, 38SI and 40SI, provides an option for every type of truck application," he says.

The 38SI is ideal for school buses, line-haul commercial trucks with anti-idling equipment, emergency vehicles, refuse trucks, utility vehicles, shuttle buses and recreational vehicles.

High Efficiency = Fuel Savings

The 38SI has the highest efficiency rating in its class.  High efficiency translates to less engine horsepower requirements, resulting in substantial fuel savings. To assess the impact on the overall vehicle and electrical system, Remy collected real-time operating data on several vehicle applications. Data shows that, over a typical life cycle, there is a fuel cost savings as alternator efficiency increases 60 to 72 percent. Fleets can calculate their potential cost savings using the Fuel Economy Calculator at delcoremy.com.

About Remy International, Inc.
Founded by the Remy Brothers in 1896, Remy International, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer and remanufacturer of alternators, starter motors and electric traction motors. Headquartered in Pendleton, IN, with global operations across five continents and 10 countries, Remy International markets products under the Delco Remy®, Remy®, World Wide Automotive® and USA Industries® brands. Known for innovation, efficiency, quality, and best-in-class customer service and support, Remy International's products are integrated by leading industrial, specialty, automotive and heavy-duty OEMs, and aftermarket providers worldwide. We Start the World & Keep It Running(TM).

Contact: Martha Avery, Remy International, Inc., 765.274.7805

DELCO REMY is a registered trademark of General Motors licensed to Remy International, Inc., Pendleton, IN 46064.

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