Tenneco Automotive Inc. (ticker: TEN, exchange: New York Stock Exchange) News Release

June 29, 2004


Repair Centre Speedy recognizes French Aftermarket Team

Lake Forest, Illinois/Brussels, Belgium, June 29, 2004 - Tenneco Automotive (NYSE: TEN) announced today that its French aftermarket team received the Speedy Repair Centre's 2004 Supplier's Golden Award for quality and service. Speedy is part of Kwik-Fit Europe that has approximately 1,900 service points across Europe.

"We are pleased to honor the Tenneco Automotive team for their dedication to customer service and quality excellence," said Gilles Chauveau, president of Speedy, France.

Speedy specifically recognized Tenneco Automotive for providing quality service including excellent service rate, low stock run-outs, strong sales information, consistent sales support from its sales representatives, vital technical information, warranty follow-up and close involvement in the Speedy network.

"We are honored to receive this special award, which symbolizes the partnership that Speedy and Tenneco Automotive have established over the last 25 years," said Mark P. Frissora, chairman and CEO, Tenneco Automotive. "We look forward to building on this relationship as we continue to focus our global aftermarket efforts on delivering superior service and high quality products."

"Tenneco Automotive's work in support of our network has been superb, both on the ground and in satisfying the group's independent network," said Rene Prevost, franchise director for Speedy.

Tenneco Automotive is a $3.8 billion manufacturing company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 19,200 employees worldwide. Tenneco Automotive is one of the world's largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of emission control and ride control products and systems for the automotive original equipment market and the aftermarket. Tenneco Automotive markets its products principally under the Monroe®, Walker®, Gillet® and Clevite® Elastomer brand names. Among its products are Sensa-Trac® and Monroe Reflex® shocks and struts, Rancho® shock absorbers, Walker® Quiet-Flow® mufflers, Dynomax® performance exhaust products, and Clevite® Elastomer noise, vibration and harshness control components.

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