January 5, 2009 11:00 AM, EST

Eaton Sells VORAD System to Bendix

Truck parts and components maker Eaton Corp. said Monday it has sold its VORAD, or vehicle on-board radar, system to Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems. Terms were not disclosed.

Eaton’s Roadranger unit has entered into an agreement with Bendix to continue to market and support the VORAD system in the North American market, the company said.

VORAD is a radar-based collision warning system used by  commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, major trucking fleets and specialty vehicle manufacturers.