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ArvinMeritor Receives Volkswagen Group Awards for Entrepreneurial Achievement and Excellence in Product Development

TROY, Mich., June 26, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM) Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group announced today that it has received Volkswagen Group awards recognizing outstanding performance in the areas of entrepreneurial achievement and excellence in product development. The two awards designate ArvinMeritor's Roof Systems, Door Systems and Emissions Technologies operations in Mexico as being among the highest-rated suppliers to Volkswagen of Mexico.

Together, two facilities -- located in Puebla and Queretaro, Mexico -- provided Volkswagen with 40,000 sets of door modules for its popular Beetle model, as well as 140,000 sunroofs and 180,000 exhaust manifolds for Jetta, Beetle and Bora models, all in 2005. "To be recognized with one prestigious Volkswagen Group Award is an achievement in itself, but to receive two really sets us apart," said Bob Seed, vice president of LVS Global Sales and Marketing. "This is a source of pride for the 500 employees in Queretaro and Puebla who each day, deliver high- quality products to our customers."

ArvinMeritor's LVS business group posted more than $4.8 billion in sales during fiscal year 2005, and employs more than 15,000 people at 73 facilities in 23 countries. LVS - a market leader in the product categories it serves - supplies integrated systems and modules to the world's leading passenger car and light truck OEMs. With advanced technology and systems design expertise in apertures, undercarriage, wheel and emissions control, 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 $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: www.arvinmeritor.com.

SOURCE ArvinMeritor, Inc.

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Colleen Hanley
ArvinMeritor, Inc.

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