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The new SPump with additional PWM and CAN versions

Valeo is expanding its SPump product range with three new versions: The electric circulation pump with ON/OFF regulators is now available with PWM and CAN control and communication interfaces. Greater flexibility is provided by a more powerful 500W version. Thanks … Continue reading

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Thermo E+ for Mini-, Midibuses and as an auxiliary heater for electrobuses

Based on the previous model Thermo E, the new Thermo E+ heater, alongside the 20 and 32 kW models, is the first 12 kW version. Whereas the first two were developed primarily for the Chinese, Russian and North American markets, … Continue reading

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10th anniversary of Citysphere

Initially conceived and developed as modular a/c unit for refitting non-air conditioned city buses, today the Citysphere is an inherent part of series production with almost all major vehicle manufacturers. With an eye to the environment and operating costs, more and more transport undertakings … Continue reading

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Refitting instead of re-buying: a new lease of life for diesel buses

First e-trofit bus with Valeo HVAC system at eMove360° exhibition At the world’s biggest trade fair for electromobility and networked and autonomous driving “eMove360°” in Munich from 16–18 October 2018, in-tech GmbH presented itself with its first e-trofit prototype bus. … Continue reading

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Electrobuses: Valeo, SWM and MVG agree to innovation partnership

Stadtwerke München (SWM) and Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft (MVG) have become key drivers in the development of electrobuses: to this end SWM and MVG have entered into an innovation partnership with Valeo. The purpose of the joint venture is to realise more … Continue reading

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Emission-reduced Thermo plus diesel heater

In its latest fuel-burning Thermo plus heater Valeo has implemented an improved starting phase, optimized switching threshold adjustment and an optional new drop-stop nozzle. The bus heater thus achieves unrivalled low emissions and reduced fuel consumption. In addition to diesel … Continue reading

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Approval for the use of R513A & R450A in Valeo air conditioning systems

The introduction of a phase-down in the F Gases Regulation (EU) 517/2014, i.e. reduction in the so-called CO2 equivalent of all manufactured refrigerants, has strongly affected the availability of refrigerants. The scarcity of the refrigerant involved has been accompanied by … Continue reading

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9th VDV Academy Conference for Electric Buses and ElekBu 2018 Trade Fair

On 6–7 March 2018 the VDV Academy conference “Electric Buses – Market of the Future!” took place for the ninth time at the Hotel ESTREL in Berlin. The ElekBu Trade Fair was also held parallel to the conference. For Valeo this … Continue reading

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SC preheater control element: explanation of the duty cycle

The SC preheater controls the engine-independent vehicle heating, and the starting time can be pre-programmed or the speed heating function selected. The increased memory capacity for pre-selected times represents a significant product optimization compared to previous models: up to seven … Continue reading

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Carsten Schmidt takes over as Director of TBS Germany

With effect from 01.11.2017 Valeo Thermal Commercial Vehicles Germany GmbH has appointed Carsten Schmidt to the position of Director of TBS Germany. As such he takes responsibility for all business activities in Germany, and additionally for the Neubrandenburg production facility. … Continue reading

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