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TRW Automotive Supplies Advanced Braking Systems for New Mazda CX-9 Versions

Nov 9, 2007

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) today announced that its TRW Automotive Japan Co., Ltd. subsidiary is supplying advanced braking systems, including electronic stability control, to the latest versions of Mazda Motor Corp's CX-9 sport utility vehicles.

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Working closely with their Mazda colleagues, TRW engineers helped to design and develop the electronic stability control and brake actuation systems for the CX-9 and is also supplying ball joint suspension components. The Mazda CX-9 has been launched into the North American Market since January 2007.

The TRW electronic stability control (ESC) system offers full anti-lock braking, traction control and lateral stability functions. ESC systems are designed to assist drivers in avoiding accidents or reducing an accident's severity by providing a greater degree of vehicle control in situations like panic stops or oversteer/understeer through a turn. These systems can assist drivers in keeping their vehicle on the road in varying road and weather conditions, a key factor in minimizing rollover accidents.

"We are pleased to assist in the development of advanced braking solutions for this exciting new vehicle," said Peter Lake, executive vice president, Sales and Business Development for TRW Automotive. "The CX-9 is a great combination of stylish design and utility, and TRW safety systems like electronic stability control have also been designed to have a real-world impact in helping drivers to avoid accidents."

About TRW

With 2006 sales of $13.1 billion, TRW Automotive ranks among the world's leading automotive suppliers. Headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, USA, the Company, through its subsidiaries, operates in 28 countries and employs approximately 63,800 people worldwide. TRW Automotive products include integrated vehicle control and driver assist systems, braking systems, steering systems, suspension systems, occupant safety systems (seat belts and airbags), electronics, engine components, fastening systems and aftermarket replacement parts and services. All references to "TRW Automotive," "TRW" or the "Company" in this press release refer to TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. and its subsidiaries, unless otherwise indicated. TRW Automotive news is available on the Internet at

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains statements that are not statements of historical fact, but instead are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Our actual results could differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements made in this release. Such risks, uncertainties and other important factors which could cause our actual results to differ materially from those contained in our forward-looking statements are set forth in our Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2006 (the "10-K") and on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 30, June 29 and September 28, 2007, and include: production cuts or restructuring by our major customers; work stoppages or other labor issues at the facilities of our customers or suppliers; non-performance by, or insolvency of, our suppliers and customers, which may be exacerbated by bankruptcies and other pressures within the automotive industry; the inability of our suppliers to deliver products at the scheduled rate and disruptions arising in connection therewith; interest rate risk arising from our variable rate indebtedness; loss of market share by domestic vehicle manufacturers; efforts by our customers to consolidate their supply base; severe inflationary pressures impacting the market for commodities; escalating pricing pressures from our customers; our dependence on our largest customers; fluctuations in foreign exchange rates; our substantial leverage; product liability and warranty and recall claims and efforts by customers to alter terms and conditions concerning warranty and recall participation; limitations on flexibility in operating our business contained in our debt agreements; the possibility that our owners' interests will conflict with ours and other risks and uncertainties set forth under "Risk Factors" in the 10-K and in our other SEC filings. We do not intend or assume any obligation to update any of these forward-looking statements.

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SOURCE: TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.

CONTACT: Manley Ford of TRW Automotive, +1-734-266-2616, or John
Wilkerson of TRW Automotive North America, +1-734-266-3864, or Lynette Jackson
of TRW Automotive Europe/Asia, +44-121-506-5315

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