Federal-Mogul Corporation Supplies Components for Nine of Ward's '10 Best Engines' for 2009

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 14 -- Federal-Mogul Corporation (NASDAQ:FDML) is proud to supply components or systems for nine of Ward's "10 Best Engines" for 2009 model year vehicles. Federal-Mogul has designed and manufactured parts for 50 of the 70 engines recognized as the "10 Best" by Ward's in the past seven years.

Federal-Mogul provides a wide range of power-cylinder, sealing and heat insulation components for the award-winning engines. Power-cylinder components include pistons, rings, liners, bearings, bushings, valve seats and valve guides. Sealing and heat insulation products include cylinder head gaskets, intake and exhaust manifold gaskets, oil pan gaskets and engine wiring heat insulators.

Among Ward's "10 Best Engines" for 2009, Federal-Mogul is featured on the following engines:

Audi AG: 2.0L Turbocharged DOHC I-4

BMW AG: 3.0L Turbocharged DOHC I-6

BMW AG: 3.0L Turbocharged Diesel DOHC I-6

Chrysler Corp: 5.7L Hemi OHV V-8

General Motors Corp: 3.6L GDI HF V-6

Honda Motors Corp: 3.5L SOHC V-6

Hyundai Motor Corp: 4.6L DOHC V-8

Toyota Motor Corp: 3.5L GDI DOHC V-6

Volkswagen: 2.0L Turbocharged Diesel SOHC I-4

"Federal-Mogul extends its wholehearted congratulations to the winners of Ward's '10 Best Engines,'" said Rainer Jueckstock, senior vice president, Powertrain Energy for Federal-Mogul. "We are honored and proud to provide components for nine of these best-performing engines, and remain committed to developing innovative technologies and leading, world-class products that bring value to our customers."

Winners of the 15th Annual Ward's "10 Best Engines" Awards were selected by a panel of judges from Ward's Communications. The awards, presented at a ceremony today in conjunction with the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, are considered the industry benchmark for automotive powertrain excellence.

About Federal-Mogul

Federal-Mogul Corporation is a leading global supplier, serving the world's foremost original equipment manufacturers of automotive, light commercial, heavy-duty, agricultural, marine, rail, off-road and industrial vehicles, as well as the worldwide aftermarket. The Company's leading technology and innovation, lean manufacturing expertise, as well as marketing and distribution deliver world-class products, brands and services with quality excellence at a competitive cost. Federal-Mogul is focused on its sustainable global profitable growth strategy, creating value and satisfaction for its customers, employees and stakeholders. Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899. The Company is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, and employs 45,000 people in 35 countries. Visit the company's Web site at www.federalmogul.com.


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