WABCO Showcases Global Technology Breakthroughs in Vehicle Safety and Efficiency at Mid-America Trucking Show 2013; Joint

WABCO Showcases Global Technology Breakthroughs in Vehicle Safety and 
Efficiency at Mid-America Trucking Show 2013; Joint Exhibit With
Meritor WABCO 
03/15/13 -- WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC), (www.wabco-auto.com) a
global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial
vehicle industry, today announced that it will present its latest
technology breakthroughs at the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS)
in Louisville, Kentucky from March 21 to 23. This year at MATS, one
of the industry's largest tradeshows, WABCO and its North America
joint venture Meritor WABCO will present leading-edge innovations in
the field of vehicle safety and efficiency for truck, bus and trailer
"At MATS 2013, we will further demonstrate WABCO's differentiation
through its performance as a global technology leader in the
commercial vehicle industry by showcasing a range of game-changing
innovations," said Nikhil Varty, WABCO President, Americas. "Driven
by our passion for innovation, we continue to deliver breakthrough
products and systems that address increasing demand for safer and
more efficient trucks, buses and trailers, specifically tailoring
these technologies to meet the requirements of customers in North
Recent technology breakthroughs that will be exhibited at MATS 2013
include: ESCsmart(TM), the latest generation electronic stability
control (ESC) with unique "Drive-it-Away" and "self-learning"
capabilities; next generation OnGuard(TM) collision mitigation system
(CMS); MAXXUS(TM), the lightest and highest performing single-piston
air disc brake for trucks in North America; new generation pneumatic
and hydraulic Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with electronic
stability control; c-comp(TM) compressors with integrated clutch,
which offer fuel savings up to 145 gallons per year; and an
innovative Electronically Controlled Air Suspension (ECAS) System
that helps to improve vehicle traction and reduce tire wear on 6x2
"Powered by WABCO's industry-leading products and systems, Meritor
WABCO supports original equipment manufacturers and fleet customers
with the industry's largest and most knowledgeable sales,
distribution and technical support network located throughout North
erica," said Jon Morrison, President and General Manager, Meritor
WABCO. "At MATS 2013, we look forward to interacting with customers,
business partners and other industry participants as we demonstrate
the additional value that we can bring through this unrivalled
combination of technological innovation and customer service." 
In addition to its joint venture Meritor WABCO, WABCO operates in
North America through its wholly-owned subsidiaries: WABCO North
America and WABCO Reman Solutions, as well as WABCO Compressor
Manufacturing, its joint venture with Cummins. 
WABCO and Meritor WABCO at MATS 2013 in Booth 34455 in the South Wing 
Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Kentucky, March 21 to 23,
WABCO and Meritor WABCO will host the following events at MATS 2013 

--  ESCsmart(TM) "Drive-it-Away" media-only seminar, March 20, 1:30 pm -
    2:15 pm, Room C108, South Wing 
--  OnGuard(TM) collision mitigation system "Ride-n-Drive", March 21 and 22,
    2013 (sign up at WABCO booth 34455) 

WABCO Breakthroughs 
As the technology leader in the global commercial vehicle industry,
WABCO's breakthroughs include, among other vehicle safety and
efficiency technologies, the first autonomous emergency braking
system (AEBS), the first high performance single-piston air disc
brake, the first collision mitigation system (CMS) with active
braking, and the first electronic stability control (ESC) system.
WABCO also pioneered the industry's first electronic braking system
(EBS), the first electronically-controlled air suspension (ECAS), the
first automated manual transmission (AMT) system and the first
anti-lock braking system (ABS). 
Founded in the United States in 1869 as Westinghouse Air Brake
Company, WABCO is a U.S. public company listed on the New York Stock
About WABCO 
WABCO (NYSE:WBC) is a leading global supplier of technologies and
control systems for the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles.
For over 140 years, WABCO has pioneered breakthrough electronic,
mechanical and mechatronic technologies for braking, stability and
transmission automation systems supplied to the world's leading
commercial truck, trailer and bus manufacturers. With sales of $2.5
billion in 2012, WABCO is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. For
more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com. 
About Meritor WABCO 
Meritor WABCO is a North American joint venture focused on the
development and delivery of proven, integrated safety technology and
efficiency components. These include braking systems and controls,
active safety systems, and suspension control systems for commercial
vehicles in North America. Two leading global suppliers back Meritor
WABCO, each with more than 100-year legacies. Meritor, Inc.
(NYSE:MTOR), a supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and
aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets,
provides the JV with the industry's most extensive service and
support network; while WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) is a leading
global supplier of technologies and control systems for the safety
and efficiency of commercial vehicles, pioneering breakthrough
electronic, mechanical and mechatronic technologies for braking,
collision mitigation, stability control and transmission automation
systems. For more information, visit www.meritorwabco.com.
WABCO media contacts
Dick Pacini
+1 248 770 6446
Tobias Mueller
+49 69 7191 6834
WABCO investors and analysts contact
Jason Campbell
+1 732 369 7477
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