SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal-Mogul Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML), a global leading supplier of automotive technologies, today announced that it is a leading supplier for the 2012 North American Car and Truck of the Year, revealed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Federal-Mogul's leading technology on the 2012 Hyundai Elantra – the North American Car of the Year – includes pistons, piston rings and engine bearings. On the North American Truck of the Year – the 2012 Range Rover Evoque – the company provides pistons, piston rings, engine bearings, dynamic seals and sintered products. Federal-Mogul also supplies thermal and mechanical protection coverings for several Evoque engine components.
"Developing innovations and delivering leading technology to our customers is a fundamental priority for Federal-Mogul to generate sustainable global profitable growth," said Federal-Mogul President and CEO Jose Maria Alapont. "We congratulate Hyundai and Land Rover on receiving these prestigious awards. We are proud to contribute to the success of our global customers and remain committed to helping them deliver products using advanced technologies that help improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance vehicle safety and performance."
The winners of the 2012 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards were announced on January 9, 2012. The annual awards are designed to recognize the most outstanding vehicles of the year based on factors that include innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value for the dollar. The awards are unique because -- instead of being given by a single media outlet -- they are given by automotive journalists from the United States and Canada who represent magazines, television, radio, newspapers and websites.
Federal-Mogul Corporation is a leading global supplier of powertrain and safety solutions to the world's foremost original equipment manufacturers of automotive, commercial, aerospace, marine, rail and off-road vehicles; industrial, agricultural and power generation equipment; as well as the worldwide aftermarket. Federal-Mogul's leading technology and innovation, lean manufacturing expertise, and global distribution network deliver world-class products, brands and services at a competitive cost. The company's sustainable global profitable growth strategy creates value for its employees, customers and shareholders. Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899. The company is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, and employs approximately 45,000 people in 35 countries.
Federal-Mogul's aftermarket products are sold under a variety of well-known brands, including: Abex®, AE®, ANCO®, Beral®, Carter®, Champion®, FP Diesel®, Fel-Pro®, Ferodo®, Glyco®, Goetze®, MOOG®, National®, Necto®, Nural®, Payen®, Precision®, Sealed Power®, Speed-Pro® and Wagner®. All Federal-Mogul trademarks are owned by Federal-Mogul Corporation, or one or more of its subsidiaries, in one or more countries. Visit the company's website at www.federalmogul.com.
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