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Federal-Mogul to unveil automotive technologies at IAA

ABR Staff Writer Published 31 August 2011

Federal-Mogul, a supplier of powertrain and safety technologies is planning to unveil a range of technologies for energy efficiency, environmental improvement, vehicle safety and interior enhancement, at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA).

The company will debut its advanced corona ignition system (ACIS), designed to provide efficient energy ignition than conventional ignition coil and spark plug designs.

The company said ACIS enables lean and diluted combustion strategies, resulting in over a 10% improvement in fuel efficiency based on current development testing.

Federal-Mogul will also showcase several powertrain technologies, including the EcoTough-coated gasoline piston, and CarboGlide, a coating for piston rings.

The company will also display its LKZ oil control ring, which reduces oil consumption by 50%, and will show its expanding range of sintered products for use on turbochargers for gasoline powertrains.

Federal-Mogul will showcase its range of brake friction products, including friction pads with low-copper and zero-copper formulations, available in non-asbestos organic or low steel.

The company's MicroTorq crankshaft seals, IROX polymer-coated engine bearings and new CrushShield systems protection sleeve, which is a protective product for high voltage cables of electric and hybrid electric vehicles, also will be on display.

The company's portfolio of technologies for vehicle interiors will also be displayed as well as low-profile lighting components and ambient- and accent- lighting modules.