Mumbai, August 25, 2011 – WABCO INDIA Limited, the Indian subsidiary of WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced that WABCO INDIA has been honored with two excellence awards from TATA Motors, India’s largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles. TATA Motors has recognized WABCO INDIA for “Excellence in Technology and Innovation” and “Excellence in Quality.”
WABCO INDIA currently supplies TATA Motors with an extensive range of products and systems related to braking as well as air generation and management for trucks and buses. TATA Motors is the world's fourth largest truck manufacturer and the world's second largest bus manufacturer.
These awards were recently presented in Mumbai and they recognize supplier performance during the 2010-2011 fiscal year.
"We are proud to be honored by TATA Motors for excellence in technology and innovation, and we take further pride in winning top honors for quality, as WABCO is committed to setting and sustaining the industry’s highest standards for engineering, quality and reliability,” said P. Kaniappan, Whole-time Director, WABCO INDIA. “We are passionate about furthering our mutual success through technology leadership, globalization of our capabilities, and continued excellence in the delivery of WABCO products and services."
"Winning two top awards from TATA Motors further demonstrates WABCO’s leading position in India as we create value for customers through our world-class local manufacturing facilities and access to our global engineering network," said Leon Liu, WABCO President, Asia. "TATA Motors is a leader in the global commercial vehicle industry, and their prestigious awards are major acknowledgements of WABCO’s passion for technology, innovation and quality, particularly in growing markets like India."
About WABCO INDIA Limited
WABCO INDIA has a major share of the original equipment manufacturer market in India as well as the domestic aftermarket, which it serves through a strong and very wide distribution network. WABCO INDIA has over 1,100 employees and reported sales of Rs. 899 Crs in 2010-11. With its outstanding engineering and manufacturing capabilities and local sourcing network, WABCO INDIA designs, manufacturers and markets conventional braking products, advanced braking systems and other related air-assisted products and systems, directly serving customers locally and through WABCO internationally.