ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix announced this morning it has finalized an agreement to acquire Eaton’s Vorad collision warning system.
The radar-based collision mitigation system officially changed hands Dec. 31. The assets associated with Vorad will be incorporated into Bendix’s electronics business unit, the company announced. Bendix did not disclose the value of the deal.
Eaton’s Roadranger marketing organization will continue to market and support the Vorad system in the North American marketplace.
“Every Bendix employee is passionate about improving the safety on our nation’s highways; about reducing the number of fatalities and serious injuries in commercial vehicle-related accidents; and about providing an economic payback to our end-users, through a complete range of active safety systems. Thismove is another important step in our overall business growth plan,” said Joe McAleese, Bendix president and CEO.
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