Tognum and Engine Holding GmbH in Midst of Transfer Agreemeent

Tognum and Engine Holding GmbH continue to discuss a transfer agreement between the two companies.

Engine Holding GmbH already has announced in the course of the publicly announced takeover offer dated April 5, 2011, to implement, if economically feasible, a domination and profit and loss transfer agreement with Tognum AG. To this respect, the board of Tognum AG has been invited by Engine Holding GmbH to commence discussions on further proceeding. It is intended that the board of management and the supervisory board of Tognum will meet in due course.

Engine Holding GmbH is a joint venture company of Daimler AG and Rolls-Royce plc.