BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwired - April 2, 2013) - 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 been granted a prestigious Daimler Supplier Award in recognition of WABCO's outstanding performance during 2012. Headquartered in Germany, Daimler Trucks is the world's largest manufacturer of trucks above 6 metric tons gross vehicle weight.
WABCO won its 2012 Daimler Supplier Award in the Electrics/Electronics category for outstanding performance on innovative brake components for the new Mercedes-Benz trucks Actros, Antos and Arocs. Daimler Trucks annually rewards top supplier performance in terms of technology, quality, cost and supply.
"We are proud to be honored by Daimler Trucks as we continue to deliver a world of difference through WABCO's technology leadership, high quality, global connectivity and service excellence," said Jacques Esculier, WABCO Chairman and Chief Executive Offer. "Daimler's Supplier Award demonstrates our ability to differentiate our products and services while still adding value to every dimension of our customer relationship, particularly as we continue to jointly pioneer technology innovations that improve vehicle safety and efficiency."
WABCO is a global development partner to Daimler's commercial vehicle division and has been supplying Daimler for more than 50 years. In 1981, the companies jointly introduced the first anti-lock braking system (ABS) for commercial vehicles, marking the path for further technology milestones that have continued to set new industry standards for vehicle safety and efficiency.
WABCO supplies Daimler Trucks globally with an industry-leading portfolio of electronic control systems as well as innovative mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic solutions for braking, engine transmission and chassis applications. WABCO supports Daimler's Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, EvoBus, FUSO and BharatBenz brands.
WABCO (NYSE:WBC) is a leading global supplier of technologies and control systems for the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles. Founded over 140 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.