WABCO Holdings Inc.

WABCO Holdings Inc.

December 15, 2011 07:00 ET

WABCO Wins 'Commercial Vehicle Supplier of the Year' Award from Leading Aftermarket Trade Association in UK for Fourth Time

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - Dec. 15, 2011) - 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 the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) in the United Kingdom has named WABCO as "Commercial Vehicle Supplier of the Year" for 2011, marking the fourth time that WABCO has earned this award in the last six years. IAAF is the UK's largest trade association representing independent automotive parts distributors, aftermarket service centers and garages as well as parts manufacturers and importers.

"This award recognizes service excellence, high quality products and expert technical support across the UK's independent automotive aftermarket, and we congratulate WABCO on their success as "Commercial Vehicle Supplier of the Year" for 2011," said Nick Best, President, Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation. "It is WABCO's fourth year winning this top award, an achievement unmatched by any other supplier, and another mark of WABCO's leadership and consistent performance."

"WABCO is proud to be honored once again by the UK's leading aftermarket trade association, as we are passionate about maximizing customer satisfaction amongst distributors, fleets and vehicle operators," said Nick Rens, WABCO Vice President, Trailer Systems and Aftermarket. "Our service capabilities and standards differentiate WABCO in the aftermarket, thus providing customers with safe, efficient and peak performance over the lifetime of their commercial vehicles."

"This award shows that WABCO has an excellent partnership with our distributors as they ensure that our end users receive the right part, at the right time, every time. WABCO distributors also support our end users with excellent technical knowledge," said Chris Chapman, Regional Leader, United Kingdom and North America Aftermarket. "As fleets increasingly operate across borders, our customers value WABCO's service excellence and product quality not only in the UK but also throughout the whole European aftermarket."


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 $2.2 billion in 2010, WABCO is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com.

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