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Webasto parking heaters once again awarded “Best Brand”

Stockdorf/Munich. – March 22, 2013 – For the eighth consecutive year, Webasto is No. 1 in the poll for “Best Brand” in the category of parking heaters. The decision of the readers of the auto motor und sport automotive magazine was clear: with a score of 73 percent, the Stockdorf-based company even surpassed its result from the previous year; the second-place finisher is more than 15 percent points behind. Since the survey began in 2005, Webasto has continuously been in first place.

Dr. Joachim Damasky, Board Member Webasto SE and responsible for the division Thermo & Comfort: “The jury of auto motor und sport, made up of more than 110,000 readers, is independent. Their long-standing confidence in our technology and quality is a valuable confirmation for us. We regard the award as an incentive to further expand our leadership on the market and in technology.”

auto motor und sport’s “Best Brand 2013”
Since 2005, the editors of auto motor und sport have been asking its readers for the best cars, companies and products in the automotive sector. In the survey, the readers decide which products in 28 different categories they think are best. Detailed results of the survey will be published in the 7/2013 issue of auto motor und sport. With over three million readers, auto motor und sport is one of the highest-circulation car magazines in Germany.


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).