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FEV Sponsors SAE Foundation Young Industry Leadership Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 10, 2011 - FEV is sponsoring the SAE Foundation Young Industry Leadership Award. The award will be presented during the SAE Foundation Annual Banquet on Thursday, May 12, 2011, at The Fillmore Detroit.

Established in 2006 and formerly known as the Young Manufacturing Leadership Award, the Young Industry Leadership Award promotes careers in the engineering community by recognizing young men and women, ages 35 and under, who have significant accomplishments and who show potential for significant leadership growth in industry.

Two recipients will be honored this year:

· Stacy Martin, senior manufacturing engineer, General Motors; and

· Jennifer C. Wheeler, senior project engineer, AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc.

“We are grateful to FEV for their sponsorship of this important award that recognizes the up-and-coming talent in the engineering profession,” Matthew Miller, Director, SAE Foundation and Pre-College Programs, said. “FEV’s support exemplifies the true spirit of this award – leadership and vision.”

For more information on the 2011 SAE Foundation Banquet, visit http://www.saefoundation.org/banquet/ . For press credentials, e-mail pr@sae.org or call 1-724-772-8522.

The SAE Foundation is the charitable arm of SAE International that strives to encourage and increase student participation and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math through many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series. SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development.

About FEV
The FEV Group is an internationally recognized powertrain and vehicle engineering company that supplies the global transportation industry.  FEV offers a complete range of engineering services, providing support across the globe to customers in the design, analysis, prototyping, powertrain and transmission development, as well as vehicle integration, calibration and homologation for advanced internal combustion gasoline-, diesel-, and alternative-fueled powertrains. FEV also designs, develops and prototypes advanced vehicle / powertrain electronic control systems and hybrid-electric engine concepts that address future emission and fuel economy standards.  The FEV Test Systems division is a global supplier of advanced test cell, instrumentation and test equipment.  The FEV Group employs a staff of over 1,800 highly skilled specialists at advanced technical centers on three continents.  FEV, Inc. employs approximately 350 personnel at FEV’s North American Technical Center in Auburn Hills, MI.

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