MAHLE Clevite Champion Technician Contest Rewards One Talented Engine Technician

Ann Arbor, Michigan, August 8, 2011 – MAHLE Clevite Inc. today announced the MAHLE Clevite Champion Technician contest, a contest designed to honor the skills and experience of engine technicians and specialists nationwide. Through a short essay submission, a winner will be determined and receive a VIP trip to the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week in Las Vegas, Nev.

Champion Technician Will Receive VIP Trip to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week™ in Las Vegas

“MAHLE Clevite wanted to salute the hard work and dedication of the thousands of engine technicians around the country,” said Ted Hughes, Manager – Marketing for MAHLE Clevite. “The Champion Technician contest is just one of many ways we want to roll out the red carpet for those who support us day in and day out.”

Participants are requested to complete a short application and submit a maximum of a 250-word essay about an engine technician or specialist who demonstrates passion, talent and a forward-thinking mindset that exemplifies a “champion” in every aspect. Applications may be obtained online at mahleclevite.com/championtechnician and submitted via email tomahle.clevite@us.mahle.com until 11:59 p.m. ET on Oct. 15, 2011.

The winner will receive a trip to Las Vegas Nov. 30 to Dec. 3, 2011, including coach airfare for two, a three-night hotel stay with a special gift basket, a special meet-and-greet with a NASCAR personality, join the MAHLE Clevite Engine Builder of the Year for a MAHLE Clevite VIP dinner, two tickets to NASCAR Victory Lap™ and NASCAR After The Lap™, as well as tickets to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Ceremony, a feature on MAHLE’s website and social networking sites, and a commemorative plaque. The prize package is valued at approximately $3,750.

See Official Rules for details. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Contest is sponsored by MAHLE Clevite Inc. and is open to legal residents of the 50 United States. Entrants must be eighteen (18) and nominated technicians must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry. Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. ET Aug. 8, 2011, and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET Oct. 15, 2011.

For more information on the MAHLE Clevite Champion Technician contest and the rules, visit mahleclevite.com/championtechnician.

About MAHLE

The MAHLE Group is one of the top-30 automotive suppliers and the globally leading manufacturer of components and systems for the internal combustion engine and its peripherals. More than 47,000 employees work at over 100 production plants and eight research and development centers. In 2010, MAHLE achieved sales of approximately EUR 5.3

billion (USD $7 billion).

For further information:

MAHLE Clevite Inc.

Ted Hughes

Manager – Marketing

1240 Eisenhower Place

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

USA

Phone: +734/975-7936

Fax: +734/975-7820

ted.hughes@us.mahle.com

Michele Brown

Harris, Baio & McCullough

(215) 440-9800

michele@hbmadv.com

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