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Federal-Mogul Powertrain’s Engine Technologies Included in All 10 of Wards 10 Best Engines for 2016Print Page E-mail Page 

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (FDML), today announced its engine technologies are in all 10 of Wards 10 Best Engines for 2016 model year vehicles.  Since the inception of Wards 10 Best Engines competition 22 years ago, Federal-Mogul Powertrain’s engine content has been included in 94 percent of the “10 Best” winners. 

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"Federal-Mogul Powertrain is honored by its customers’ decision to select its engine technology and for the opportunity it gives us to contribute to their winning engines,” said Rainer Jueckstock, Co-CEO, Federal-Mogul and CEO, Federal-Mogul Powertrain. “Our engine components are well recognized by OEMs as solutions that address today’s power, torque, fuel economy, and noise, vibration and harshness objectives. Our Powertrain team extends its congratulations to this year’s winners.”

Federal-Mogul Powertrain’s broad array of vehicle engine technologies can be found in all ten of the 2016 winning engines:

  • 3.0L Turbocharged DOHC I-6 (BMW 340i)
  • 3.6L DOHC V-6 (Chevrolet Camaro/Cadillac ATS)
  • 1.5L DOHC 4-cyl./120-kW Drive Motor (Chevrolet Volt EREV)
  • 5.2L DOHC V-8 (Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang)
  • 2.0L DOHC 4-cyl./50-kW Drive Motor (Hyundai Sonata PHEV)
  • 3.5L DOHC V-6 (Nissan Maxima)
  • 3.0L Turbodiesel DOHC V-6 (Ram 1500 EcoDiesel)
  • 2.0L Turbocharged DOHC 4-cyl. Boxer (Subaru WRX)
  • 1.8L DOHC 4-cyl./53-kW Drive Motor (Toyota Prius HEV)
  • 2.0L Turbo/Supercharged DOHC 4-cyl. (Volvo XC90)  

This includes Federal-Mogul Powertrain pistons, rings, liners, valve seats and guides, valvetrain products, bearings, ignition, sealing, gaskets and systems protection products. 

Presented by WardsAuto magazine during the North American International Auto Show, Wards 10 Best Engines awards has built a reputation as the auto industry's annual barometer of powertrain expertise. Nominations for the award are limited to engines that are available in a production vehicle on sale no later than the first quarter of 2016 with a base price of no more than $61,000.

About Federal-Mogul

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (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, chassis, wipers and other vehicle 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® steering and suspension parts; 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 employs nearly 50,000 people in 34 countries. For more information, please visit


Colleen Hanley