TROY, Mich. — Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems has announced that it has been awarded the 2009 North American Industry Innovation and Advancement of the Year Award in Class 6-8 truck safety systems category, by Frost & Sullivan.
Meritor WABCO further states that it was honoured specifically for the joint venture’s “superior innovation, technological advancement, and business performance” in developing and marketing the OnGuard collision safety system. According to Frost & Sullivan, the new product represents a significant safety upgrade over competing systems.
“This represents a significant step forward in an industry where growth and development has largely depended on systems that provide safety at the lowest possible cost,” said Neeleu Singh, research analyst for Frost & Sullivan.
The award was presented last night at an awards ceremony in San Antonio, Texas. “We are obviously proud of this new safety advancement, the OnGuard collision safety system, and quite gratified to learn that distinguished observers in our commercial vehicle industry feel the same way,” said Jon Morrison, president of Meritor Wabco.
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