SHANGHAI, China, March 14, 2018 – WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, was recognized for its extraordinary performance by Sinotruk Jinan Truck Co., Ltd., a leading heavy duty truck manufacturer in China. WABCO received two 2017 awards for Top Supplier and for Quality.
Sinotruk Jinan recognizes supplier performance annually for quality, cost, delivery reliability, and service. WABCO stood out among other suppliers to win two awards for its unwavering commitment to premier quality, optimize cost, and seamless collaboration.
“WABCO has been a trusted partner to Sinotruk Jinan for decades. Every single day we are impressed by WABCO’s steadfast commitment to continuous improvement and the world-class six sigma lean operating environment behind its industry-leading technologies,” said Ruiqun Yu, General Manager, Sinotruk Jinan Truck. “The WABCO team always fully understands our requirements and delivers beyond our expectations. This is the foundation of our long-term strategic alliance as we strive to comprehensively improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of our trucks.”
“We are truly honored to receive these two awards from Sinotruk Jinan. They powerfully demonstrate our passion to sustain differentiation as a top supplier in the dynamic Chinese commercial vehicle industry,” said Sujie Yu, WABCO President, Asia-Pacific and Business Leader, China. “Recognition from our customers is always a powerful motivation for WABCO to further build on our technology leadership, global network, and excellence in execution. We always strive to go above and beyond the call of duty to anticipate and exceed our customers’ expectations.”
The cooperation between WABCO and Sinotruk dates back to 1983. In 2009, the two parties entered into a multi-year strategic cooperation agreement for WABCO to supply a broad range of products from traditional valves to sophisticated transmission automation systems. Sinotruk also launched its intelligent connected truck in 2016 equipped with WABCO’s advanced safety and efficiency technologies, including Advanced Emergency Braking System (AEBS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) among others.
Sinotruk is one of a number of customers in China recognizing WABCO’s leading performance in 2017 including the following awards from major Chinese commercial vehicle manufacturers:
- ‘Best Supplier’ and ‘CV Strategic Supplier’ – Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor Co. Ltd.
- ‘Outstanding Technical Support’ – FAW Group
- ‘Excellent Supplier,’ ‘Quality Contribution’ and ‘Innovation in Integrated Development’ – Beiben Trucks Group
- ‘Supplier of the Year: Leading Quality’ – Shaanxi Automobile
- ‘Top Performing Supplier Quality’ and ‘Win-Win Cooperation’ – Foton Automobile
- ‘Outstanding contribution to New Product Development’ – Shandong Wuzheng (Group) Co. Ltd.
WABCO (NYSE: WBC) is a leading global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles. Originating from the Westinghouse Air Brake Company founded nearly 150 years ago, WABCO continues to pioneer breakthrough innovations to enable autonomous driving in the commercial vehicle industry. Today, leading truck, bus and trailer brands worldwide rely on WABCO’s differentiating technologies, including advanced driver assistance, braking, steering and stability control systems. Powered by its vision for accident-free driving and greener transportation solutions, WABCO is also at the forefront of advanced fleet management systems that contribute to commercial fleet efficiency. In 2017, WABCO reported sales of $3.3 billion and has nearly 15,000 employees in 40 countries. For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com.