Commercial Vehicle Group Unveils New Coach Bus Passenger Seat



    
    New Model has Integral 3-Point Seat Belt

    Meets European Motor Coach Safety Standards

    
    NEW ALBANY, Ohio, Jan. 23 /CNW/ -- Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:   CVGI) today announced that it unveiled its new National Seating coach
bus passenger seat at the United Motorcoach Association Expo in Orlando,
Florida.
    The new seat was specifically designed for the global motor coach
industry.  The three point integral seat belt design meets European Motor
Coach Safety Standards and will be available across National Seating's full
line of coach bus passenger seats beginning in the second quarter of 2009.
    Additional features of the National Seating coach bus passenger seat line
include:

    
    -- Compliant with European Motor Coach Safety Standards
    -- An all-welded unitized frame with option for stainless steel T-pedestal
    -- 7" recline - mechanical spring with hydraulic dampening & self dressing
       override
    -- Contoured backs that enhance styling and passenger comfort
    -- 40" or 42" seat height
    -- Fold-away armrests (push/pull mechanism) with option for stationary
       aisle arm rest
    -- Upholstered seat cushions and backs with optional tufted trim style
    -- Carpeted back panels
    -- Cushions feature easy no-tool removal
    -- Full choice of fabrics, designs and colors
    -- Optional 2 position aluminum foot rest
    -- Optional aisle lights
    
    Ken Bush, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Specialty Products
Group for Commercial Vehicle Group stated, "Our new line of coach passenger
seats deliver the safety needed in today's environment without sacrificing the
styling, comfort and reliability customers have come to expect from National
Seating products."
    "In addition to meeting diverse customer and safety needs, this new
National Seating product complements our corporate goal of expanding the
Company's product mix and geographic footprint," added Mr. Bush.
    
    About Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc.
    
    Commercial Vehicle Group is a leading supplier of fully integrated system
solutions for the global commercial vehicle market, including the heavy-duty
truck market, the construction and agriculture market and the specialty and
military transportation markets.  The Company's products include suspension
seat systems, interior trim systems, such as instrument and door panels,
headliners, cabinetry, molded products and floor systems, cab structures and
components, mirrors, wiper systems, electronic wiring harness assemblies and
controls and switches specifically designed for applications in commercial
vehicle cabs. The Company is headquartered in New Albany, OH with operations
throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Information about the Company and
its products is available on the internet at www.cvgrp.com.
    
    Forward-Looking Statements
    
    This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject
to risks and uncertainties. These statements often include words such as
"believe," "expect," anticipate," "intend," "plan," "estimate," or similar
expressions. These statements are based on certain assumptions that the
Company has made in light of its experience in the industry as well as its
perspective on historical trends, current conditions, expected future
developments and other factors it believes are appropriate under the
circumstances. Actual results may differ materially from the anticipated
results because of certain risks and uncertainties, including but not limited
to: (i) the Company's ability to develop or successfully introduce new
products; (ii) risks associated with conducting business in foreign countries
and currencies; (iii) general economic or business conditions affecting the
markets in which the Company serves; (iv) increased competition in the heavy-
duty truck market; (v) the Company's failure to complete or successfully
integrate additional strategic acquisitions; (vi) the impact of changes in
governmental regulations on the Company's customers or on its business; (vii)
the loss of business from a major customer or the discontinuation of
particular commercial vehicle platforms; (viii) and various other risks as
outlined under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on
Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007 and under the heading
"Risk Factors" in the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter
ended September 30, 2008. There can be no assurance that statements made in
this press release relating to future events will be achieved. The Company
undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to
reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes
to future operating results over time. All subsequent written and oral
forward-looking statements attributable to the Company or persons acting on
behalf of the Company are expressly qualified in their entirety by such
cautionary statements.




For further information:

For further information: John Hyre, Investor Relations of Commercial
Vehicle Group, Inc., +1-614-289-5157 Web Site: http://www.cvgrp.com/

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