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WABCO 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. The headquarters of WABCO is in Brussels, Belgium. Sales amounted to 1.5 billion dollars in the year 2009. WABCO’s track record of technology leadership features some of the industry’s most important innovations in the commercial vehicle industry:

• First simulation system for electronic stability control (ESC) homologation in 2009

• First autonomous emergency braking (AEB) system in 2008

• First system collision mitigation (CMS) with active braking for 2007

• First electronic stability control (ESC), the 2001 system

• First electronic braking system (EBS) in 1996

• First automated manual transmission (AMT) system in 1986

• First electronically controlled suspension (ECAS) system in 1986

• First anti-lock braking (ABS) in 1981

WABCO helps improve performance, security, efficiency and life of commercial vehicles, while reducing total operating costs. There is a secondary market in the network that supports WABCO fleet and truck owners during the life of their vehicles through a range of products and services. There is also a worldwide network of distributors and service centers, and state-of-the-art training centers.

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