Farmington Hills, MI… June 30, 2016 – MAHLE North America’s performance divisions; MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. and MAHLE Motorsports formed a joint partnership with POWERNATION as the official piston, piston ring and engine bearing of Engine Power Television for 2016. The introductory interview and announcement airs on Sunday, July 3 at 9:30 AM EST on Spike TV. It will re-air on July 24 at the same time, and air on CBS Sports Network Saturday, July 9 at 8:30 AM EST, and re-air August 26 at the same time, and on NBC SN on Saturday, September 3 at 11:00 PM EST reaching in total 243 Million US households.
Engine Power is # 1 in automotive “how-to” television programming that showcases professional engine builders. Hosts Pat Topolinski and Mike Galley give viewers the secrets on assembling and tuning all types of engines from mild performance street machines to full race monsters. “Engine Power is the only mainstream television show focused solely on teaching the DIY’er engine building techniques,” stated Jon Douglas, General Manager for MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. “Engine Power ratings have skyrocketed in the past year, and the hosts are highly respected by their viewing audience. We eagerly anticipate growing MAHLE brands with this partnership.”
MAHLE is a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry. With its products for combustion engines and their peripherals as well as solutions for electric vehicles, the group addresses all the crucial issues related to the powertrain and air conditioning technology—from engine systems and components to filtration to thermal management. In 2015, the group generated sales of approximately EUR 11.5 billion with around 76,000 employees and is represented in 34 countries with over 170 production locations.
About MAHLE Aftermarket
MAHLE Aftermarket, the business unit specialising in spare parts, uses the expertise from the series production of original equipment in its automotive aftermarket product range, and supplies trade, repair shop, and engine repair partners. MAHLE Aftermarket is represented at 22 locations and other sales offices worldwide, with 1,582 employees. In 2015, the business unit achieved a global sales volume of over $1 billion (EUR 835 million).
About MAHLE Motorsports
MAHLE Motorsports was founded in 2000 to bring the MAHLE tradition of excellence and performance to the North American Motorsports marketplace. MAHLE produces a line of pistons and piston rings that is setting new standards for quality and performance while offering value that is unsurpassed in the industry.