WABCO Expands Relationship with Mercedes-Benz do Brasil, One of the Largest Makers of Commercial Vehicles in South America; Will

WABCO Expands Relationship with Mercedes-Benz do Brasil, One of the Largest 
Makers of Commercial Vehicles in South America; Will Supply
Air Processing Technology for Truck Braking Systems 
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM and SAO PAULO, BRAZIL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/13
-- 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 WABCO has further expanded its
relationship with Mercedes-Benz do Brasil, one of the largest
manufacturers of commercial vehicles in South America. WABCO will
furnish air processing technology, on a sole supplier basis, to equip
braking systems across Mercedes-Benz do Brasil's platforms of medium-and heavy-duty trucks. Series production is expected to start in the
fourth quarter of 2014. 
This long-term agreement represents new incremental business for
WABCO with Mercedes-Benz do Brasil. It comprises air processing
technology that is highly robust and reliable, protecting the braking
system and improving vehicle safety. WABCO will supply Mercedes-Benz
do Brasil from its world-class manufacturing facility located in
Sumare, Brazil. 
"This major new business with Mercedes-Benz do Brasil further
demonstrates how WABCO continues to deliver a world of difference
through technology innovation, global connectivity, quality and
service excellence," said Reynaldo Contreira, WABCO South America
Business Leader. "As Mercedes-Benz do Brasil's sole supplier of air
processing technology for braking systems for all of their medium-and heavy-duty trucks, we again show our ability to increase adoption
of WABCO products, resulting in a higher value of WABCO content per
vehicle." 
WABCO supplies Mercedes-Benz do Brasil with conventional and advanced
technologies for air compression, braking, suspension and
transmission automation to support truck and bus production at two
manufacturing sites. WABCO furnishes Mercedes-Benz's plant in Sao
Bernardo do Campo, its largest commercial vehicle factory outside of
Germany. WABCO also supplies Mercedes-Benz at its Juiz de Fora plant. 
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil is the South American subsidiary of the
Daimler Group, and Latin America's biggest manufacturer of commercial
vehicles. 
WABCO is South America's market leader for ABS, electronic stability
control (ESC), conventional brake systems, air management systems,
transmission automation controls and other safety and efficiency
technologies. Established in 1980 and headquartered in Sumare, near
Sao Paulo, WABCO South America also serves as a major hub in the
manufacturing and sales network of WABCO worldwide. It has a
world-class production facility and a distribution center in the
Campinas region. WABCO South America employs more than 500 people in
product and applications engineering, sales, aftermarket service,
supply chain management and manufacturing. 


 
WABCO at FENATRAN 2013 in Sao Paulo                                         
Convention Center Anhembi                                                   
Hall Location: Official Press Conference Room                               
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October 28 to November 1, 2013                                              

 
About WABCO  
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.
Contacts:
Media contacts
Vanessa Godoy
+55 11 5182 1806
vanessa.godoy@printeccomunicacao.com.br 
Tobias Mueller
+49 69 7191 6834
tobias.mueller@klenkhoursch.de 
Investors and analysts contact
Christian Fife
+1 732 369 7465
christian.fife@wabco-auto.com
www.wabco-auto.com
 
 
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