Webasto Panorama Roof “Best Product of the Year 2017”

Ambient lighting in the roof distinguished with Plus X Award as automotive component of the year

Stockdorf/Munich – July 11, 2017 – Webasto products combine unique innovative power and performance, the highest quality and appealing design. The judges‘ panel of the Plus X Award certainly affirmed that, conferring awards on the Webasto panorama roof with ambient lighting in three categories: “Innovation”, “High Quality” and “Design”. The international jury of experts is so impressed with the roof system, that in a second round of awards, it awarded the product the additional accolade of “Best Product of the Year 2017”. In 2016, BMW had already honored the roof system featuring the ingenious light graphics with the “Supplier Innovation Award” in the category “Emotional Experience”.

The Plus X Award is conferred exclusively on pioneering innovations that also meet the highest standards. “We are very proud of the award for the ‘Automotive Component of the Year 2017’. That is an expression of appreciation for the special added value that this product offers end customers,” says Dr. Holger Engelmann, Chairman of the Management Board, Webasto SE. This is based on the world market leader’s longstanding, extensive knowledge of the market. Developers around the world are constantly working with great enthusiasm on creating even more extraordinary comfort experiences for the world of mobility of today and tomorrow.

The Plus X Award is an innovation prize for products in the areas of technology, sports and lifestyle. Back in 2015, the Webasto panorama roof with infrared absorption technology had already won the award in the categories “Innovation” and “High Quality”.



Under the following link you can download the press pictures:

Picture 1: Panorama roof with ambient lighting Download (© Webasto Group)
Caption: Webasto Panorama roof with Ambient lighting for extraordinary comfort experiences.

Picture 2: Plus X Award "Best Product of the Year 2017" Download (© Webasto Group) 
Caption: Ambient lighting in the roof distinguished with Plus X Award as automotive component of the year.

About Webasto

Webasto Group based in Stockdorf near Munich has been a family-owned business ever since the company was founded in 1901. The group operates internationally at over 50 locations (over 30 of these production sites) in the divisions roof and thermo systems. Webasto is one of the top 100 automotive suppliers worldwide. For 2014 the Group realized a sales volume of 2.5 Billion Euros and employs over 10,000 employees. The company´s core competencies encompass the development, production and sales of complete roof and convertible systems as well as heating, cooling and ventilation systems for passenger cars, commercial and special vehicles, recreational vehicles and boats. For more information please visit www.webasto-group.com

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