Increased presence for SinterCast at North American International Auto Show

  * Ford F150 with SinterCast-CGI engine option wins Truck of the Year award
  * Ram 1500 diesel engine wins second consecutive Wards 10 Best Engines award
  * New Vehicles launched with SinterCast-CGI engine options
[Detroit,  15 January 2015] -  The 2015 North  American International  Auto Show
(NAIAS)  provided several  highlights for  SinterCast's Compacted  Graphite Iron
(CGI)  engine technology including prestigious  awards, new vehicle launches and
an  increased  number  of  vehicles  on  display  with 'SinterCast-inside'.  The
SinterCast highlights include:

Ford   F150  pick-up:   The  all-new  2015 Ford  F150  won  the  North  American
Truck/Utility  of the  Year award  at the  kick-off event  of the NAIAS, held on
Monday  12 January  immediately  prior  to  the  opening  of  the  show.  Highly
respected  throughout the  industry, the  honour is  the only  award given by an
independent  group  of  automotive  journalists  rather  than  by a single media
outlet.   The Ford  F150, North  America's best-selling  truck for  the last 38
years,  is  available  with  four  engine  options,  including  the 2.7 litre V6
EcoBoost  engine  based  on  a  SinterCast-CGI  cylinder  block.   The 2.7 litre
EcoBoost V6 is the industry's first high volume CGI petrol engine.

Ram  1500 pick-up:  The VM Motori 3.0 litre V6 diesel engine, with a SinterCast-
CGI  cylinder block and bedplate, won a second consecutive Wards 10 Best Engines
award.  The CGI diesel was one of only four repeat winners from 2014 and was the
only diesel engine to receive the coveted award in 2015.  The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
also  retained the best-in-class fuel economy rating in the full size light duty
pick-up  sector and received  the Green Truck  of the Year  award from Green Car

Nissan  Titan XD pick-up:  Nissan launched the 2016 Titan XD pick-up with a 5.0
litre  V8 diesel engine  designed and built  by Cummins, with  a Sinter-Cast CGI
cylinder  block.  The Titan XD  is a light duty  pick-up with engine performance
that  is uniquely positioned between the light duty and the super duty sectors.
The  V8 diesel produces 32% more torque than the nearest rival in the light duty
sector,  providing the  towing and  payload capability  of a  super duty truck.
Nissan  estimates that approximately 150,000 pick-up buyers will be attracted by
the unique positioning.  Sales are expected to begin during the third quarter of

Lincoln  MKX Utility:  Lincoln  unveiled the 2016 MKX  crossover utility vehicle
with  the Ford  2.7 litre V6  CGI EcoBoost  petrol engine.   The MKX becomes the
third  Ford family vehicle, after the F150 and the Ford Edge, to receive the CGI
petrol  engine.  The new MKX is expected to arrive in showrooms during the third
quarter  of  2015.  Additional  vehicle  applications  are  expected for the CGI
EcoBoost engine.

Audi  Q7  e-tron  Quattro:   Audi  introduced  the  world's first plug-in hybrid
vehicle  to be combined with a six-cylinder  diesel engine and all wheel drive.
The  3.0 TDI engine, with a SinterCast-CGI  cylinder block, produces 190 kW (258
horsepower)  while the  electric motor  provides an  additional output of 94 kW,
resulting  in a total system  output of 275 kW (373  horsepower) and 700 Nm (516
lb-ft)  of torque.  The Q7 e-tron is fuel economy rated at 1.7 litres per 100 km
(138  mpg),  emitting  50 g  CO(2)  per  kilometer  (80  g/mile).   Top speed is
225 km/h (139.8 mph).

"In  addition to these  highlights and launches,  the 2015 NAIAS also marked the
North American debut of three vehicles that are already available in Europe with
SinterCast-CGI  diesel engines: the  Range Rover, the  Range Rover Sport and the
Porsche  Macan" said  Dr. Steve  Dawson, President  & CEO  of SinterCast.  "This
year,  I  count  eighteen  different  vehicles with 'SinterCast-inside', up from
thirteen  last year.  In total, our  records show that 48 passenger vehicles, in
19 different  brands, have now been  launched with SinterCast-CGI engines.  This
market  presence is a  wonderful achievement for  those who have participated in
and supported the development of the SinterCast technology."

For more information:

 Dr. Steve Dawson

 President & CEO

 SinterCast AB (publ)

 Tel:    +46 8 660 7750


SinterCast is the world's leading supplier of process control technology for the
reliable  high volume production of Compacted Graphite Iron (CGI). With at least
75% higher  tensile strength, 45% higher stiffness  and approximately double the
fatigue strength of conventional grey cast iron and aluminium, CGI allows engine
designers  to improve  performance, fuel  economy and  durability while reducing
engine size, weight, noise and emissions. With 40 installations in 12 countries,
the  SinterCast technology  is primarily  used for  the production of petrol and
diesel  engine cylinder  blocks and  exhaust components  for passenger vehicles;
medium-duty  and heavy-duty cylinder  blocks and heads  for commercial vehicles;
and,   industrial  power  engine  components  for  marine,  rail,  off-road  and
stationary  engine applications. SinterCast's series production components range
from  2 kg to 9 tonnes,  all using the  same proven process control technology.
The  SinterCast share is quoted on the Small Cap segment of the Stockholm NASDAQ
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