TROY, Mich., (Jan 14, 2013) – Meritor WABCO, a leader in providing efficient air system solutions for the commercial vehicle industry, announced that it has been named the standard position steer axle service brake chamber supplier for all Daimler Trucks North America air brake vehicles.
“Our strength is in engineering parts for optimized performance,” said Jon Morrison, president and general manager, Meritor WABCO. “This allows truck manufacturers to reduce the cost of ownership and increase payload capability.”
Meritor WABCO service brake chambers allow for increased efficiency through smaller packaging, lighter weight and increased durability. The benefits include:
- Proven, reliable design featuring full crimped/sealed chambers
- Very compact
- Improved corrosion protection
Production began in October for use on front axle truck applications.
About Meritor WABCO
Meritor WABCO is a North American joint venture focused on the development and delivery of proven, integrated safety technology and efficiency-smart components. These include braking systems and controls, active safety systems, and suspension and control systems for commercial vehicles in North America. Two leading global suppliers back Meritor WABCO, each with more than 100-year legacies. Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:MTOR), a supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, provides the JV the industry’s most extensive service and support network; while WABCO Automotive Control Systems, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of WABCO Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WBC) provides breakthrough technologies and control systems for the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles. For more information, visit meritorwabco.com.