WABCO Supplies Breakthrough Air Compression Technology for Trucks at Ford
Otosan; Expands Agreement with Turkey's Largest Manufacturer of
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- (Marketwired) -- 08/07/13 -- 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 has expanded its long-term supply agreement with Ford Otosan,
Turkey's largest manufacturer and exporter of commercial vehicles.
The expanded agreement adds the supply of WABCO's breakthrough
c-comp(TM) air compressor with integrated clutch for series
production in 2015 to support Ford Otosan's current and new platforms
of heavy duty trucks.
WABCO's c-comp features the industry's most compact compressor design
available, combining high performance and best-in-class efficiency.
WABCO's breakthrough technology also supports engines that meet
upcoming EURO VI emission standards, contributing to improved
The new contract between Ford Otosan and WABCO expands their
partnership that began more than 10 years ago, with WABCO supplying a
broad portfolio of braking, air management and electronic suspension
technologies and systems to support series production of Ford
"This significant new contract with Ford Otosan further demonstrates
WABCO's technology leadership as yet another major global truck
manufacturer adopts our industry-leading air compressor with
integrated clutch for volume production," said Mike Thompson, WABCO
Vice President, Compression and Braking. "We are proud to expand our
partnership with Ford Otosan as we continue to help sustain their
success through WABCO innovations that improve vehicle efficiency and
performance while also providing clean air solutions."
Ford Otosan has a long track record of market leadership in Turkey
and in 2012 the company accounted for 60 percent of the country's
total commercial vehicle exports. Ford Otosan exports heavy duty
trucks to 30 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.
WABCO (NYSE:WBC) is a leading global supplier of technologies and
control systems for the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles.
Founded nearly 150 years ago, WABCO continues to pioneer breakthrough
electronic, mechanical and mechatronic technologies for braking,
stability and transmission automation systems supplied to the world's
leading commercial truck, bus and trailer manufacturers. With sales
of $2.5 billion in 2012, WABCO is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.
For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com.
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