News Release
Update/Time Change: ArvinMeritor Hosts Conference Call and Web Cast to Discuss FY2005 First-Quarter Earnings

TROY, Mich., Jan 14, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) will host a telephone conference call and Web cast to discuss the company's fiscal year 2005 first-quarter financial results on Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at 9:00 a.m. (ET). Note: This is a change from the previously reported time of 11:00 a.m.

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To participate, call (706) 643-7449 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference ArvinMeritor when dialing in. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time -- or for 90 days by recording -- by visiting http://www.arvinmeritor.com .

A replay of the call will be available from 11:00 a.m. Jan. 31, until midnight, Feb. 2, 2005, by calling 1-800-642-1687 (within the United States and Canada) or (706) 645-9291 (for international calls). Please refer to conference ID number 3223051.

To access the listen-only audio Web cast, visit the ArvinMeritor Web site at http://www.arvinmeritor.com/ and click on the Web cast link on either the home page or investor page.

The conference call and Web cast follows the release of the company's first-quarter financial results on Jan. 31, 2005, prior to the day's opening of the New York Stock Exchange. The release will be distributed by way of PR Newswire, as well as available on First Call and the company's Web site.

ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier $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 related aftermarkets. Headquartered in Troy, Mich., ArvinMeritor employs approximately 31,000 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/ .

SOURCE ArvinMeritor, Inc.

CONTACT:
Media Inquiries
Krista McClure
248-435-7115
krista.mcclure@arvinmeritor.com

Investor Inquiries
Alice McGuire
248-655-2159
alice.mcguire@arvinmeritor.com
both of ArvinMeritor, Inc.