WABCO Holdings Inc.

WABCO Holdings Inc.

September 23, 2014 06:30 ET

WABCO Debuts New Fleet Management Solution TX-TRAILERGUARD at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014; First Integrated Platform Launched After Transics Acquisition

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM and HANOVER, GERMANY--(Marketwired - Sept. 23, 2014) - WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) (www.wabco-auto.com), a leading global supplier of technologies to improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles, introduced its next-generation TX-TRAILERGUARD™ fleet management solution today at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014 in Hanover, Germany. TX-TRAILERGUARD™ combines the functionalities of WABCO's award-winning TrailerGUARD™ telematics solution with Transics International's back-office software platform TX-CONNECT™. TX-TRAILERGUARD helps commercial vehicle fleet operators improve their vehicle fleets' safety and efficiency performance while reducing cost.

TX-TRAILERGUARD marks the first product integration after WABCO acquired fleet management systems company Transics, a market leader in Europe, in February 2014. The innovative telematics solution integrates the comprehensive real-time data gathered from WABCO's onboard advanced braking, stability control and efficiency systems with Transics' back-office software, TX-CONNECT, and its related suite of telematics systems. TX-TRAILERGUARD enables effective truck, trailer, driver and cargo management in real time. The new integrated telematics system will be available from 2015.

WABCO's TrailerGUARD telematics system, introduced in 2010, allows commercial vehicle fleets to monitor remotely a vehicle's various operating data such as electronic braking system (EBS) performance, roll-over alerts, mileage, axle load, tire pressure, temperature inside a refrigerated trailer and door status, among other operating functions. In addition, TrailerGUARD offers remote diagnostics capabilities enabling fleets to schedule preventative maintenance. TX-CONNECT aggregates these newly available data streams into a single dispatcher view and related management reports, providing fleet operators additional insights to improve their fleets' safety and efficiency performance.

"Today's launch of TX-TRAILERGUARD further demonstrates WABCO's commitment to the success of commercial vehicle fleets worldwide. It marks the powerful integration of comprehensive real-time data gathered from WABCO's onboard advanced braking, stability control and efficiency systems with Transics' innovative telematics solutions for the first time," said Nick Rens, President, Trailer Systems, Aftermarket and Off-Highway Division. "This next-generation trailer telematics solution will offer fleet operators a rich source of data to enhance their fleet services, increase vehicle safety and efficiency, and help lower operational cost."

Following the acquisition of Transics, WABCO has diligently advanced the integration and global expansion of fleet management solutions. As recently announced, WABCO signed a groundbreaking contract with Saudi-Arabia based Almarai, one of the world's largest dairy companies. WABCO will equip Almarai's entire long-haul vehicle fleet of more than 1,300 trucks with its industry-leading fleet management solutions.

WABCO at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014

WABCO in Hall 16 at Booth B10

Transics International in Hall 11 at Booth B02 in Software Services

Hanover Exhibition Center; Hanover, Germany

Press Days: September 23 and 24

Public Days: September 25 to October 2

WABCO Press Conference

September 23 from 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. in the Convention Center

WABCO's Live Demonstrations at IAA Innovation Stage 2014

WABCO vehicle safety and efficiency systems will be demonstrated daily (outdoor exhibition area, north of Hall 26). See an advanced driver assistance system in action: WABCO rear blind-spot monitoring with automatic braking. In addition, discover innovative WABCO aerodynamic concepts for trailers.

Keynote about Telematics by Transics

Didier Nulens, Chief Commercial and Operations Officer, Transics, will address "Fixed vs. Mobile Telematics Solutions" on September 25 at 2:40 p.m. in the Convention Center.

Keynote about India by WABCO INDIA

P. Kaniappan, Vice President, WABCO INDIA, will address "India's New Role in a Globalized Commercial Vehicle Industry" on October 1 at 12:10 p.m. in the Convention Center.


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 $2.7 billion in 2013, WABCO is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com

About Transics International

Transics International BVBA, a WABCO company, was established in 1991 and develops and commercializes fleet management solutions for the transport and logistics sector. Transics is a global full solution provider of truck, driver, trailer, cargo and subcontractor management. Our solutions are the result of many years of experience, thorough R&D efforts and an intensive focus on the customer experience. Transics, headquartered in Ypres, Belgium, has become a European leader in its sector and is active worldwide. For more information, visit www.transics.com

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