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Tenneco's Monroe Intelligent Suspension Technology Featured on the New Mercedes-Benz G-Class


Latest System First Use of CVSA2 Suspension Technology for SUV

Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN), a global supplier of Ride Performance and
Clean Air products and systems, announced today that the Mercedes-Benz
G-Class line of SUVs will offer adaptive adjustable damping using
Tenneco's Continuously Variable Semi-Active (CVSA2) suspension
technology from the Monroe® Intelligent Suspension portfolio. The CVSA2
technology will be standard on the Mercedes-AMG G 63 performance SUV and
offered as an option on G350d and G500 models. These are the first SUVs
to offer Tenneco's CVSA2 technology.

CVSA2 is a semi-active suspension technology designed around a
lightweight damper that features two externally mounted
electro-hydraulic valves that independently control rebound and
compression damping. The technology allows for a flexible tuning range
between minimum and maximum damping levels, which delivers superior
comfort, handling and stability. Initially designed for use with
high-performance sports cars, the latest generation of CVSA2 technology
has been adapted to SUV applications. The CVSA2 corner modules have
integrated aluminum yokes and can either be installed with coil springs
(like on the G-class) or air springs.

"Our research into consumer preferences coupled with the increasing
popularity of our Monroe Intelligent Suspension portfolio, confirms a
growing demand for advanced suspension solutions across multiple vehicle
segments," said Martin Hendricks, president, Ride Performance, Tenneco.
"One of our most advanced offerings, the latest generation of our CVSA2
technology combines proven road handling benefits, unsurpassed off-road
capability and advanced ride comfort tuning capabilities for SUVs."

Tenneco is a $9.3 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters
in Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 32,000 employees
worldwide. Tenneco is one of the world's largest designers,
manufacturers and marketers of ride performance and clean air 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® Elastomer.

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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/A for the year ended December 31, 2017.

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