Webasto in numbers: Here you can find selected key figures of the corporate group.
In 2020, Webasto Group sales fell to 3.3 billion euros compared to the previous year. This is primarily attributable to the massive downturn in demand in our core business as a result of the pandemic.
Sales by Business Fields
Webasto generated the largest share of sales 2020 with sliding, panorama and convertible roofs followed by fuel-operated heaters and cooling systems. The business with electric-operated heaters, charging solutions and batteries accounted for two percent.
Sales by Region
Webasto is well positioned worldwide and successful with its products and technologies in all major automotive markets. In 2020, Asia was the region with the highest sales for Webasto with 48 %.
Webasto continuously invests in its strategic development. Expenditure on research & development was on a par with previous years at 8 percent of sales. One focus was on expanding the business with solutions for electromobility.
Following years of building up the business with electromobility solutions and making the largest acquisition in the company's history in 2019, Webasto's investments declined significantly in 2020. Webasto continued to invest in expanding its global footprint.
Number of Employees (without apprentices)
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.