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Powertrain Experts Discuss Future of Diesel Engines

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 12, 2006 - Automotive Engineering International, SAE International’s flagship monthly magazine, and Kolbenschmidt Pierburg will present “The Future of Advanced Diesel Powertrains: Torque and Efficiency” in a live, interactive telephone/webcast format.

DATE: July 18, 2006

TIME: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. EDT

ORGANIZER/MODERATOR: John McCormick – Executive Editor, Diesel Forecast


  • Charles E. Freese V. – Executive Director, Diesel Engineering, General Motors Corporation       
  • Eric Fedewa – Director, Global Powertrain Forecasts, CSM Worldwide
  • Additional speakers are being confirmed.


  • Understanding the global diesel engine market and consumer demand
  • Analyzing critical data on diesel engine technical challenges and opportunities
  • Focusing on emissions standards and after-treatment technologies
  • Identifying legislative issues and their impact on technology deployment

Additional information is available by visiting

Professionals in the fields of engine technology, turbocharger systems, powertrain systems, fuel systems, fuels and lubricants, and emissions systems are encouraged to join this broadcast.  Fee is $179.  (Fee will be waived for reporters who receive accreditation; please e-mail your request to