WABCO Displaying Vehicle Safety and Efficiency Technologies at Mid-America Trucking Show

WABCO announces it will have a number of vehicle safety and efficiency technologies on display at its booth at the 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show.

WABCO Holdings Inc., a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, announces that it will present its technology breakthroughs at the 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, KY, from March 22 to 24. It will showcase how WABCO leads the industry in pioneering breakthrough technologies with game-changing capabilities that help truck, bus and trailer manufacturers to increase vehicle safety and efficiency, and to improve driver effectiveness and environmental sustainability.

WABCO’s recent technology breakthroughs include: OnGuardPLUS, the trucking industry’s first and most advanced emergency braking system; award-winning OptiDrive, a breakthrough in automated manual transmission technology, boosting fuel economy up to 5%; and MAXXUS, the lightest and highest performing single-piston air disc brake for trucks.

“At MATS 2012, we are proud to further demonstrate our commitment to the commercial vehicle industry in North America as we showcase across-the-board capabilities in safety, driver assistance and vehicle efficiency,” says Jacques Esculier, WABCO Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “As the global technology leader in our industry, WABCO’s breakthroughs are increasingly being adopted by original equipment manufacturers, leading to higher content per vehicle for WABCO safety and efficiency systems.”

WABCO's booth at MATS 2012 is number 34455, located in the South Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center. The company will be holding a press conference on March 23 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Conference Room C105 in the South Wing.