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More Than a Roof – The Tomorrow Roof Concept by Webasto

Global automotive supplier showcases new roof concept at the IAA 2021.

Stockdorf, Germany – September 6, 2021
– With the Tomorrow Roof Concept, Webasto, the global market leader for roof systems, presents a wide range of innovative functions at the IAA that can be integrated into the car roof of tomorrow. Under the motto More Than a Roof..., the roof of the future will become a design element, increase comfort, enable the integration of entertainment and provide fresh air and visibility.

The "Privacy" Roof Concept, which visitors can see at the Webasto stand at the exhibition center from September 7-12 (Hall B3, Booth B80), consists of a large transparent glass surface that provides a bright ambience in the vehicle interior. Fresh air is provided by a tilt function of the front roof element. Darkening and privacy are made possible at the touch of a button as a result of switchable glazing. Depending on customer requests, other functions and features can be adapted for the concept.

Contact for Media:                        
Webasto Group
Birgit Felske                                                                                                         
Spokeswoman Product & Technology                                                                                                                         
Phone: +49 89 8 57 94-51811                                    
E-Mail: birgit.felske@webasto.com

About Webasto

The Webasto Group is a global innovative systems partner to almost all automobile manufacturers and among the top 100 suppliers in this industry sector. The company’s product portfolio comprises a broad range of roof and heating systems for every type of vehicle and all drive types as well as battery systems and charging solutions. Moreover, Webasto has a strong position in the aftermarket providing dealers and end customers with customized solutions and services relating to thermo management and electromobility. In 2020 the company generated sales of around 3.3 billion euros and had over 14,000 employees at more than 50 locations (with over 30 of these being manufacturing plants). The headquarters of the company, founded in 1901, is located in Stockdorf near Munich (Germany).