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Tenneco Expands Its Semi-Active Suspension Technology to North American SUV Market


Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN), a leading global supplier of Clean Air and
Ride Performance products and systems, is expanding its portfolio of
continuously variable semi-active suspension (CVSA) technology to the
North American sport utility vehicle market. The technology, which has
been launched on more than 40 vehicle models globally, offers customers
more precisely tuned ride handling and comfort.

"With SUVs and light trucks accounting for more than 60 percent of
vehicle sales in North America, it presents an ideal opportunity to
expand electronic suspension technology to this important market
segment," said Ben Patel, vice president and chief technology officer,
Tenneco. "Consumers expect the same comfort, control and refinement in
the ride and handling of SUVs as they find in today's leading sedans.
Tenneco's proven CVSA solutions meet these expectations without
compromising ride comfort for handling."

CVSA technology is part of the Monroe® Intelligent Suspension portfolio.
It is designed to adjust to changing road conditions in real time,
continuously sensing the road and driving conditions and adjusting the
damper within milliseconds, offering enhanced ride comfort with
outstanding dynamic response. CVSAe utilizes an externally mounted
electronic valve that independently adjusts the damper's compression
performance in real time for a more comfortable and controlled ride.
CVSA2 features two electro-hydraulic valves that control the damper's
rebound and compression motions independently, delivering a larger
tuning range for even higher levels of comfort and control.

About Monroe® Intelligent Suspension

The Monroe® Intelligent Suspension portfolio includes:

Dual Mode, selective suspension solution

DRiV, adaptive suspension solution

CVSA, continuously variable suspension solution

Kinetic, active roll control solution

ACOCAR® active suspension technology

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About Tenneco

Tenneco is an $8.6 billion global manufacturing company with
headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 31,000 employees
Tenneco is one of the world's largest designers,
manufacturers and marketers of clean air and ride performance products
and systems for automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment
markets and the aftermarket.
Tenneco's principal brand names are
Monroe®, Walker®, XNOx® and Clevite®Elastomers.

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and uncertainties, the company's plans, actions and actual results could
differ materially. Among the factors that could cause these plans,
actions and results to differ materially from current expectations are:
(i) changes in automotive or commercial vehicle manufacturers'
production rates and their actual and forecasted requirements for the
company's products, including the company's resultant inability to
realize the sales represented by its awarded book of business; (ii) any
change in customer demand or any other changes in consumer demand and
prices, including decreases in demand for automobiles or commercial
vehicles which include the company's products, and the potential
negative impact on the company's revenues and margins from such
products; (iii) the general political, economic and competitive
conditions in markets where the company and its subsidiaries operate;
(iv) workforce factors such as strikes or labor interruptions; (v)
material substitutions and increases in the costs of raw materials; and

(vi) the company's ability to develop and profitably commercialize
new products and technologies, and the acceptance of such new products
and technologies by the company's customers. The company undertakes no
obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or
circumstances after the date of this press release. Additional
information regarding risk factors and uncertainties is detailed from
time to time in the company's SEC filings, including but not limited to
its report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016.

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