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Webasto is clear winner of ETM Award 2018

Readers of the German magazines ‘trans aktuell’, ‘lastauto omnibus’ and ‘FERNFAHRER’ chose Webasto as winner in the category “Air-Conditioning / Heating”.

Stockdorf/Munich – June 25, 2018 – EuroTransportMedia Verlags- und Veranstaltungs-GmbH, the transport publishing house in Stuttgart, in collaboration with DEKRA, the technical services organization, called on their expert readers to vote for their favorites in almost 30 different categories. Just under 13,000 readers rated the best brands among commercial vehicle manufacturers and suppliers according to factors such as quality, service, competitive pricing, and image.

In the category “Air-conditioning/Heating”, 69.7 percent of them voted for Webasto, the global leader in parking heaters. This is the thirteenth time they voted the Stockdorf-based company near Munich in first place. The gap to second place was over 30 percent.

The award ceremony took place in the Weisser Saal (White Hall) of the New Palace in Stuttgart on June 21, 2018. On behalf of Webasto, the prize was handed over to Bernd Joerg, Director Sales & Marketing Germany in the Webasto Thermo & Comfort division. “We are delighted to receive so many votes this year,” said Joerg. “We look upon the award as a sign of trust from our customers and as an incentive to continue our contribution toward increasing comfort in the cockpit and so more road safety through our heating and air-conditioning solutions.”


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).