Washington, D.C. 20549

                                     FORM 15

 Certification and Notice of Termination of Registration under Section 12(g) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Suspension of Duty to File Reports Under
          Sections 13 and 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                                                    Commission File Number 1-898

                          Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

          600 Grant Street, Suite 4600, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
                                 (412) 456-4400
   (Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of
                   registrant's principal executive offices)

                    Series A Preference Stock Purchase Rights
            (Title of each class of securities covered by this Form)

                           Common Stock, $1 Par Value
   (Titles of all other classes of securities for which a duty to file reports
                     under section 13(a) or 15(d) remains)

     Please  place  an X in  the  box(es)  to  designate  the  appropriate  rule
provision(s) relied upon to terminate or suspend the duty to file reports:

   Rule 12g-4(a)(1)(i)       [x]       Rule 12h-3(b)(1)(i)              [x]
   Rule 12g-4(a)(1)(ii)      [ ]       Rule 12h-3(b)(1)(ii)             [ ]
   Rule 12g-4(a)(2)(i)       [ ]       Rule 12h-3(b)(2)(i)              [ ]
   Rule 12g-4(a)(2)(ii)      [ ]       Rule 12h-3(b)(2)(ii)             [ ]
                                       Rule 15d-6                       [ ]

     Approximate  number of holders of record as of the  certification or notice
date: None

     Pursuant  to the  requirements  of the  Securities  Exchange  Act of  1934,
Ampco-Pittsburgh  Corporation has caused this  certification/notice to be signed
on its behalf by the undersigned duly authorized person.

Date:  November 3, 2008         By:    /s/ Rose Hoover
                                Name:  Rose Hoover
                                Title: Vice President Administration