WABCO Holdings Inc.

WABCO Holdings Inc.

September 25, 2014 05:00 ET

WABCO India Top Executive Delivers Keynote Address About India's New Role in a Globalized Commercial Vehicle Industry at IAA 2014

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM and HANOVER, GERMANY--(Marketwired - Sept. 25, 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, today announced that WABCO INDIA Vice President, P. Kaniappan, will deliver a keynote presentation about India's new role in a globalized commercial vehicle industry on Wednesday, October 1, at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014 in Hanover, Germany.

Mr. Kaniappan's keynote is at the invitation of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), which is the organizer of IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014, one of the industry's most global and comprehensive trade shows.

"WABCO is proud to contribute to IAA India Day 2014 as it enables us to share our perspectives on the commercial vehicle industry as well as best practices, based on our 50-year track record of market leadership in India," said P. Kaniappan, Vice President, WABCO INDIA. "Market dynamics in India are rapidly changing as global and domestic commercial vehicle manufacturers seek to thrive in the Indian market place or to pursue global opportunities with India as their launch pad."

"Today, the commercial vehicle industry in India is further globalizing its standards, processes and capabilities," said Kaniappan. "India continues to differentiate itself as a high-quality, cost-effective regional hub that strongly supports the growth strategies, technology roadmaps, engineering resources, and manufacturing needs of commercial vehicle makers in-country and from around the globe."

Mr. Kaniappan's keynote address is scheduled for Wednesday, October 1 at 12:10 p.m. in the Convention Center, Room 2, during VDA's IAA India Day 2014.

WABCO at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014

WABCO in Hall 16 at Booth B10

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Hanover Exhibition Center; Hanover, Germany

Public Days: September 25 to October 2

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.


WABCO INDIA designs, manufactures and markets conventional braking products, advanced braking systems, and other related air-assisted products and systems. Over the past 50 years, the company has grown significantly in the Indian commercial vehicle market. WABCO INDIA serves its aftermarket customers through a wide national distribution network. With five world-class manufacturing facilities, two application engineering centers, a software design center, and a company-owned test track in India, WABCO INDIA excels in engineering and manufacturing. WABCO INDIA employs over 3,200 persons and reported Rs. 1138 Crores ($200 million) in sales in fiscal year 2013-14. For more information visit www.wabco-auto.com/en/wabcoindia/home.


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.

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