Valeo presents five major innovations in China at the
Beijing Motor Show
Monday, 23 Apr 2012
Beijing, China, 23 April 2012 - Valeo presents five major
innovations designed to make driving more enjoyable, while
reducing fuel consumption.
- Park4U®: the second generation of this parking assistance
system allows drivers to park their vehicle without
touching the steering wheel, in a perpendicular or parallel
parking space with just 40cm of clearance at each side.
- Air intake module: a new air intake architecture for
diesel and gasoline engines. The air intake module,
integrating a water cooled charge air cooler, contributes
to an increase in energy efficiency and enables more
compact charged combustion engines with lower emission
- BeamAtic® PremiumLED: smart LED lighting system.
Headlamps equipped with BeamAtic® PremiumLED provide
maximum visibility, similar to high beam, without blinding
oncoming or overtaking motorists.
- Hybrid4all: an electrification solution for the
powertrain. Hybrid4all is based on a belt mounted
motor-generator and a low-voltage architecture (48V). By
combining the Stop-Start function, regenerative braking and
engine assistance, this system offers fuel savings of over
15% at an affordable cost. It is suited to all vehicles in
- Double Dry Clutch Transmissions: a system that enables
the motorist to combine the sportiness of a manual gearbox
with the comfort of an automatic, while offering fuel
savings of up to 10% compared to a conventional automatic.
Valeo's continuous investment of over 5% of its annual
sales in Research and Development has enabled us to bring
to market the innovations that will support the Group's
development in China in the coming years.
Valeo has a total of 21 production sites, 12 R&D centers
and almost 9600 employees in China, serving most local and
Valeo stand: China International Exhibition Center (New
Venue) Outdoor Space West of W1-W09.
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 124
plants, 21 research centers, 40 development centers, 12
distribution platforms and employs 68,000 people in 28