Webasto in numbers: Here you can find selected key figures of the corporate group.
At 3.7 billion euros, sales of the Webasto Group in 2021 returned to the level last achieved before the pandemic. At 12.2 percent, growth from 2020 to 2021 was significantly above the market development (+3.2 percent).
Sales by Business Fields
Webasto generated again the largest share of sales 2021 with roof systems followed by fuel-operated heaters and cooling systems. Business with solutions for electromobility doubled and contributed with four percent to the Group's sales.
Sales by Region
Webasto is well positioned worldwide and successful with its products and technologies in all major automotive markets. In 2021, China still was the largest single market for the company with a 32-percentage-share of sales.
Webasto is continuously investing in the strategic development of its core business as well as its solutions for electromobility. Overall, research & development spendings in 2021 of 315 million euros were roughly on pre-crisis height.
2021, Webasto increased its investments significantly by 45 percent to 281 million euros. The focus was on customer projects in the core business and on expanding the company's position in the electromobility market.
Number of Employees
In view of the order situation and growth potential in its core business and electromobility, Webasto expanded its workforce by 11 percent to more than 15,700 employees in 2021. The increase took primarily place in the USA, Mexico, Eastern Europe and South Korea.
Webasto is represented in all relevant automotive markets worldwide. In the regions Europe, Americas and Asia, the company has more than 50 locations, of which over 30 are production sites. Take a look at our worldmap.