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Webasto takes Triple Awards

Readers of the three popular car magazines “Auto Bild”, “auto motor and sport” and “Auto Zeitung” have once again recognized Webasto as the strongest brand in the parking heater category

Stockdorf/Munich – 4 April 2018 – Webasto, the world market leader in the parking heater sector, has impressed three times over. A total of approx. 210,000 readers cast their votes online and overwhelmingly chose Webasto as the strongest parking heater brand in Germany. Webasto was able to win up to 78 percent of readers’ votes. The readers evaluated the available choice of brands in terms of innovation, quality, design and price.

“We are extremely pleased that so many car enthusiast readers were once again impressed with our high quality parking heaters this year,” says Bernd Jörg, Director Sales & Marketing Germany for the Webasto Thermo & Comfort Business Unit. “The fact that we have now repeatedly achieved first place in all three of these surveys shows that we have listened very carefully to the needs of car drivers in Germany. We consider the three awards to be both confirmation of what we do and further motivation for us to continue with the development of innovative and distinctive products, while always remaining open to suggestions from our customers”.

In the 2017/2018 "Best Brand" buying decision study published by “Auto Bild”, voters chose Webasto as the winner in the parking heater category (issue 13/2018).

In the reader's choice award for “Best Brands 2018” published in “auto motor und sport”, Webasto has now taken first place for the twelfth time (issue 7/2018).

The readers of “Auto Zeitung” selected Webasto as the “Top Brand 2018” among parking heater manufacturers (issue 5/2018).


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 2018 the company generated sales of 3.4 billion euros and had over 13,000 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).