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ArvinMeritor's Wheels Team Receives Chrysler Group Gold Award for Outstanding 2005 Performance

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:

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Colleen Hanley
ArvinMeritor, Inc.