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WIX® Filters Honored at Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Winter Meeting

Gastonia, NC — December 12, 2011 WIX® Filters Honored at Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Winter Meeting

Outstanding Parts Master Vendor Award and Supplier Awards for Outstanding Shipping Performance received for WIX Filters and Parts Master product lines manufactured by WIX

WIX Filters, a member of the Affinia Group family of brands, received the Outstanding Parts Master Vendor Award from Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance and was honored with two additional Supplier Awards for Outstanding Shipping Performance for both WIX Filters and Parts Master product lines manufactured by WIX. The award ceremony was held during the Alliance’s 2011 Winter Meeting in Aventura, Fla., on Dec. 6.

“These awards are a testament to the efforts of our people at WIX and their ability to engineer the best filtration technology, deliver industry leading fill rates, and provide world-class customer, marketing and sales support,” said Jeff Blocher, vice president of sales for WIX Filters, who accepted the awards on behalf of WIX along with Keith Wilson, president of Affinia Global Filtration Group.

The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Awards, voted on by shareholders of the Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper brands, honor excellence in sales support, fill rate, marketing and customer service. The Outstanding Parts Master Vendor Award was presented to WIX by Fred Bunting, chairman of the board, Auto-Wares.

Since 1939, WIX® Filters has been an innovator in filtration products. WIX designs, manufactures and distributes products for automotive, diesel, agricultural, industrial and specialty filter markets. Its product line includes oil, air, cabin interior, fuel, coolant, transmission and hydraulic filters for automobiles, trucks, off-road equipment and manufacturing applications. For more information, visit http://www.wixfilters.com/.

Affinia Group Inc. is an innovative global leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and marketing of industrial grade products and services, including extensive offerings of aftermarket products for automotive and heavy-duty vehicles. With approximately $2.0 billion in annual revenue, Affinia has operations in North and South America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit http://www.affiniagroup.com/.

Wray Ward

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