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ArvinMeritor Unveils Its New Medium-Duty Hydraulic Brake Parts Family To offer customers an expanded brake parts portfolio

Jan 24, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket business unveiled, here at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, its expanded medium-duty, all-makes hydraulic brake product line. The new part number offering covers hydraulically-braked highway commercial vehicles, class 2 through 7, domestic, and imports through 2005.

The medium-duty hydraulic brake parts include: hardware kits; disc pads and shoes; drums and rotors; calipers and wheel cylinders; master cylinders and power boosters; and brake hoses and brake lines.

"Based on what our customers have been requesting from their #1 air brake parts supplier, we've added plenty of beef to our medium-duty lineup, including a full selection of Euclid(R), Meritor(R) and all-makes hydraulic brake parts," stated Joe Mejaly, vice president and general manager, Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket. "From calipers and linings to hydraulic cylinders and more, we've added everything our customers need for their medium-duty vehicles - from Class 2 up through Class 7 - to our already strong Class 8 lineup."

"We offer a unique competitive edge and are very excited to provide the benefits to our customers. Benefits like easy-to-use, industry-recognized part numbers, the most updated catalog dedicated to the medium-duty hydraulic braked vehicle and a highly trained technical and sales staff," added Mejaly.

This additional coverage of over 400 new part numbers has been added to the current hydraulic brake program, covering the requirements of current and previous hydraulically-braked vehicles. Revised editions of the catalogs, PB99127 (Meritor) and 200B (Euclid), will be available in the next 30 days, with a completely updated, easy-to-use application section, new line art, new product photographs and exploded views, as well as an updated competitive cross-reference.

As with all ArvinMeritor Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket products, the medium-duty products will be fully supported by customer service and field sales/service managers; the convenience of ArvinMeritor's inventory availability;, and 24/7 -customer service response at (888) 725-9355.

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. 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:

SOURCE ArvinMeritor, Inc.

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