Gilching – Thermal Bus Systems

As one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers of heating systems, air conditioners and roof hatches, Valeo Thermal Bus offers customized complete solutions for all matters relating to bus climate control.

Headquartered in Gilching near Munich, it has a global presence with development, production and sales facilities on five continents. The Neubrandenburg plant is a competence center for heating development and technology, being the only air conditioning production plant in Central Europe.

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The focus at the site

  • Headquarters of Valeo Thermal Commercial Vehicles
  • Development and testing center for air conditioning systems and electronics
  • Prototype construction
  • Climate chamber

History at a Glance

Foundation of Webasto Klimatechnik in Gräfelfing, near Munich.

Development of the first bus air conditioning system.

Foundation of Webasto Bus GmbH in Neubrandenburg.

Merger of the Heating, Air Conditioning and Roof Hatch business units to form the new “Bus Business Unit” of Webasto AG.

Foundation of Spheros GmbH.

Opening of the new head office in Gilching near Munich.

Opening of the new plant in Suzhou, China.

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