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ArvinMeritor Appoints Ed Frutig Vice President and General Manager of Light Vehicle Systems Chassis Systems
Chassis Systems Business Positioned for Global Growth
TROY, Mich., April 2, 2007 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that Ed Frutig is appointed vice president and general manager of Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) Chassis Systems. He will be responsible for leading the business unit's accelerated plan for profitable growth through customer-focused initiatives; including, global expansion, and commercialization of advanced-engineering products.

"Ed's prior experience in developing and leading successful global automotive system businesses, including ten years specifically dedicated to chassis systems, makes him a great addition to the ArvinMeritor team," said Phil Martens, president of LVS. "Ed will be extremely valuable in supporting the company's global efforts to develop, produce and deliver vehicle stability and ride control solutions that are scalable in performance yet modular in design and assembly."

    The Chassis Systems business unit includes:

    -- The newly-combined ride control group offering light-, medium- and
       heavy-duty original equipment and replacement shock absorbers and
    -- The light vehicle suspension modules group offering original equipment
       cross-car and wheel-end chassis modules
    -- And, the Meritor Suspension Systems Company (MSSC) joint venture
       offering coil springs, and stabilizer and torsion bars for the North
       American passenger car market. In July 2006, ArvinMeritor announced it
       would sell its joint venture shares to partner Mitsubishi Steel Mfg.
       Co., Ltd. (MSM).

       On March 29, 2007, MSM announced that both companies support the long-
       term viability of the partnership, and would continue in the joint
       venture as currently structured.

Frutig most recently served as vice president of Global Sales and Engineering at Cooper-Standard Automotive. There he led Engineering, Sales, Program Management and Finance for the company's Fluid Systems Business. Frutig has more than 20 years of automotive experience, including holding various leadership positions at ZF, Visteon, Ford Motor Company and General Motors. Ten of those years have been specifically focused in the chassis systems arena where he's been recognized by both industry and customers for his leadership and innovation skills. Frutig holds a masters of business administration degree from the University of Detroit and a bachelors of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan.

About ArvinMeritor

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 from more than 110 manufacturing facilities globally. Headquartered in Troy, Mich., ArvinMeritor employs approximately 27,500 people in 26 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/.

SOURCE ArvinMeritor, Inc.

Media, Colleen Hanley, +1-248-766-3576, colleen.hanley@arvinmeritor.com; or
Investors, Terry Huch, +1-248-435-9426, terry.huch@arvinmeritor.com, both of
ArvinMeritor, Inc.


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