Eaton Sells VORAD System To Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC – The Auto Channel
CLEVELAND January 5, 2009: Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation
announced today it has sold its VORAD (Vehicle On-Board Radar)
system to Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, which is based in
Elyria, Ohio. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
In connection with the transaction, Eaton’s Roadranger Marketing
organization has entered into an agreement with Bendix to continue to
market and support the VORAD system in the North American
The VORAD system is a radar-based collision warning system
by commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, major
fleets and specialty vehicle manufacturers.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2007
sales of $13 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in
systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics
components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment;
aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and
military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain
for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately
employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries.