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Behr Hella Service gets exclusive European sales role for Sanden

Published:  17 July, 2017

Behr Hella Service has become the exclusive sales partner for Sanden in the Independent European Aftermarket.

Thermal management expert, Behr Hella Service, has been offering compressors for hybrid and electric vehicles for more than six years. These vehicles require electrically powered compressors because, instead of a combustion engine, a battery provides their energy.

The company has now expanded its portfolio by partnering with compressor specialist, Sanden. The Japanese automotive supplier developed the first electric compressor for electric vehicles in 1990, and, today, owns various e-compressor patents.

Behr Hella Service will exclusively sell Sanden e-compressors in the Independent European Aftermarket.

‘We're glad to welcome Sanden, as it enables us to expand our Premium Line range for our customers,’ said Jörg Laukenmann, head of marketing at Behr Hella Service.

A study by management consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers, estimated that every third European new car registration could be an electric car by 2030.

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