PARIS - Valeo will exhibit for the first time at the Auto Expo trade show being held in Delhi on Jan. 7-11, 2012. The company will be displaying its innovative CO2 reduction and driving assistance innovations at its stand in Hall 15 B. Auto Expo provides Valeo with an opportunity to showcase its innovations supporting the current and future development of the Indian automobile market.
Valeo innovations being presented at Auto Expo include ReStart, Integrated Speaker Control Unit for parking assistance, Water Cooled Charged Air Cooler and LED exterior lighting designs. In addition, the company's Wi-Fi® Rear Camera will be publicly shown for the first time.
o ReStart - This reinforced starter is a component of the Valeo Stop/Start system, which allows the vehicle to immediately and silently start up.
o Integrated Speaker Control Unit for parking assistance - An innovative parking assistance solution particularly adapted to Indian market needs. A loud speaker connected to the ultrasonic sensor is integrated into the control unit, making this solution a compact and cost effective system, which can be easily installed into any vehicle.
o Water Cooled Charge Air Cooled - This is a compact brazed-aluminum heat exchanger that is cooled by water, which promotes improved fuel economy and reduced emissions. The system is applicable for charged, diesel or gasoline engines.
o LED Exterior Lighting - LEDs are the most efficient light sources for front exterior illumination - offering twice the brightness of Xenon and are 5 times better than Halogen. They offer distinctive style opportunities and day-like super-white light for safer, more comfortable night driving.
o Wi-Fi® Rear Camera - This is a vision camera using Wi-Fi technology that can link a rear vision camera directly to a Smartphone, enabling the Smartphone to become a back-up display screen.
All these innovations are designed to improve the relationship between drivers and their vehicles.
Valeo has been present in India since 1997 and plans to localize its entire range of global products in the coming years. This includes making select advanced technologies and innovations more readily accessible to Indian customers. The company's presence at Auto Expo is in line with the Group's strategy to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and develop in high-growth countries. In India, Valeo partners with most OEMs, supplying products developed to improve safety, driving comfort and fuel efficiency to help reduce CO2 emissions. The company has more than 2,000 team members working at five productions sites and an R&D Center in Chennai.
Recognized among the automotive supplier industry's leading innovators, Valeo channels six percent of its sales into research and development and files over 600 patents every year to produce concrete, accessible innovations to make vehicles safer, more economical and easier to drive.
Valeo is an independent industrial Group fully focused on the design, production and sale of components, integrated systems and modules for the automotive industry, mainly for CO2 emissions reduction. Valeo ranks among the world's top automotive suppliers. The Group has 125 plants, 21 research centers, 39 development centers, 10 distribution platforms and employs 67,900 people in 28 countries worldwide.
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