TROY, Mich., June 26, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: ARM)
Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) business group announced today that its steel
wheels team received a Chrysler Group Gold Award for outstanding performance
in 2005. This designation places ArvinMeritor among the highest-rated
suppliers to the Chrysler Group.
With locations in Limeira, Sao Paulo, Brazil; San Luis Potosi, Mexico; and
Detroit, Mich., U.S., the Wheels business unit supplied five million steel
wheels to DaimlerChrysler's Chrysler Group in 2005, including wheels for many
of its popular Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep models.
"It's an enormous achievement to receive a Chrysler Group Gold Award,"
said Juan De La Riva, senior vice president and president of LVS. "This
distinction is a testament to the nearly 2,000 employees who passionately
produce world-class wheels for all of our customers, every day."
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.