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Multimedia News Release - ArvinMeritor Awarded DaimlerChrysler U.S. 2007 Heavy-Duty Exhaust Emissions Device Packaging Business

TROY, Mich., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) group has been awarded the supply of 100 percent of the exhaust aftertreatment device packaging for DaimlerChrysler's heavy-duty engines for the U.S. market in 2007.

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The supply of the device packaging, which includes packaging for Detroit Diesel and Mercedes Benz engines designed for Freightliner, Sterling and Western Star brands, will commence with production and delivery in 2007.

With this business award, ArvinMeritor will provide the engineered packaging for all configurations of these aftertreatment devices, which are part of the engine manufacturers' emissions system to meet U.S. 2007 emissions requirements. The devices also meet U.S. sound attenuation standards.

"Being awarded this business is a great honor for our Commercial Vehicle Emissions organization," said Silvio Angori, general manager of ArvinMeritor Commercial Vehicle Emissions. "It represents the largest piece of heavy-duty business awarded by an OEM to an emissions control system packaging provider for the U.S. market for 2007." The company has been actively engaged in the development of exhaust aftertreatment systems to meet U.S. heavy-duty vehicle emissions standards for 2007 and beyond, using a portfolio of tools that includes proprietary computational fluid dynamics (CFD), finite element analysis (FEA), soot modeling and thermal modeling.

ArvinMeritor has a long history of active involvement in developing advanced emissions-control technologies dating back to the catalytic converter in the 1970s. It has a portfolio of advanced emissions-control technologies targeted for the heavy-duty markets including combinatorial technologies that target both particulate matter and NOx to meet stringent emissions requirements in the United States, Europe, Japan, and South America.

ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $8.8 billion 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 29,000 people at more than 120 manufacturing facilities 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: http://www.arvinmeritor.com.

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