FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.
(NYSE: ARM) is showcasing its new convertible-like, large-opening multi-panel
roof system installed in the highly popular Porsche Cayenne and Audi Q7 in the
company's IAA Frankfurt Motor Show stand found in Hall 8, Booth A14.
The adaptable modular roof system allows OEMs more styling options from
the same basic body-in-white. The system can accommodate a choice of glass
panel configurations from a simple, one-panel layout to a complex system
featuring multiple moveable panels. To minimize buffeting and noise in the
cabin, a side-guided roller blind or a glass wind deflector can be
"Through the versatility of this product, ArvinMeritor provides a tangible
market benefit to OEMs who are responding to the growing demand for more
lifestyle characteristics from their vehicles," said Theo Timmerman, vice
president and general manager, Roof Systems, within ArvinMeritor's Light
Vehicle Systems business group. "The end result is an amazing driving
experience without sacrifices to noise, styling or comfort."
To improve flexibility for the OEM's assembly methods, the large-opening
multi-panel roof system can be either top- or bottom-loaded, and can be
incorporated into ArvinMeritor's innovative long-fiber injection roof module
allowing for extensive integration of other components such as roof-rack
fixings, antennae, roof beams and interior headlining components.
About Light Vehicle Systems
ArvinMeritor's LVS business group is a market leader in the product
categories it serves, supplying integrated systems and modules to the world's
leading passenger car and light truck OEMs. With advanced technology and
systems design expertise in apertures, chassis and wheels, LVS combines high-
quality components into cost-effective, performance-based solutions for
virtually every car and light truck on the road today.
ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier global supplier of a broad range of
integrated systems, modules and components to the motor vehicle industry. The
company serves light vehicle, commercial truck, trailer and specialty original
equipment manufacturers and certain aftermarkets. Headquartered in Troy,
Mich., ArvinMeritor employs approximately 19,000 people in 25 countries.
ArvinMeritor common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the
ticker symbol ARM. For more information, visit the company's Web site at:
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