SOURCE: WABCO Holdings Inc.

December 15, 2010 07:00 ET

WABCO Wins Two Top Supplier Awards for Third Year in a Row at CNHTC, China's Largest Manufacturer of Heavy Duty Trucks

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - December 15, 2010) - WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) (, a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced that WABCO has been honored with multiple top supplier awards for the third year in a row by China National Heavy Truck Corporation (CNHTC), the largest manufacturer of heavy duty trucks in China.

Recently, CNHTC Truck Company honored WABCO with its 2010 Excellent Supplier Award for overall superlative performance and outstanding commercial partnership. In addition, CNHTC Truck Company recognized WABCO with its 2010 Quality Improvement Award for significantly high quality across products, delivery and after sales service.

As previously announced, for its performance during 2009, WABCO had won a Best Supplier Award from CNHTC Engine Company as well as Best Quality Supplier and Best Support Awards from CNHTC Special Purpose Vehicle Company. WABCO had previously won a Best Supplier Award and two Best Quality Awards from the CNHTC organization in recognition of WABCO's performance during 2008.

"We are proud to win CNHTC's top awards for excellence and quality in 2010 as we successfully satisfied our customer's diverse and dynamic needs while also demonstrating speed and flexibility. For the third year in a row, CNHTC's recognition marks WABCO as a strong brand of reference in China powered by our local people, manufacturing sites and sourcing capabilities," said Leon Liu, WABCO President, Asia. "We are passionate about quality and reliability in all our products and services, particularly as we produce in China some of WABCO's most advanced technologies to better serve local customers."

A supplier to CNHTC since 1997, WABCO furnishes air management products, braking systems including anti-lock braking systems (ABS) and transmission control products.

WABCO also provides CNHTC with automated manual transmission (AMT) systems on a sole supplier basis through 2016. In December 2008, CNHTC became the world's first original equipment manufacturer to adopt WABCO OptiDrive™ technology in volume production. WABCO's OptiDrive system, a breakthrough in transmission automation technology, is a modular AMT solution for commercial vehicles. It is also recipient of the 2010 Automotive News PACE™ Award, the automotive industry's benchmark for innovation.


WABCO (NYSE: WBC) is a leading supplier of safety and control systems for 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 $1.5 billion in 2009, WABCO is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit

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