Valeo, one of the
global automotive technology suppliers, has launched Universal Flat Wiper
Blades for the Indian market. This advanced wiper technology will be
manufactured at Valeo’s Vallam site located near Chennai.
Valeo is a world
leader in wiper systems and this product is part of its Universal Flat Blade
platform that has a large portfolio of meticulously engineered wiping system
products to improve visibility at high speeds and increase road safety.
The product is
fast becoming the standard to fit in new vehicles in India, as it is the trend
now in Europe, America and China. The blade, which is lightweight in design and
with lower drag force to reduce motor torque, imparts uniform pressure all over
the windshield and maintains good contact even at high speed limits of over 160
km per hour.
The wiper blade’s
design allows it to increase the wiping durability and optimised cleaning at
lower noise levels. It is custom-made to endure unique Indian conditions, such
as high heat and humidity, as well as severe snowfall during winter.
In addition, the
product features a uniquely designed connector for fixing the blade to ensure
highest safety. Valeo’s innovative design provides robust and sleek style to
the blade in line with the current market trends and meets all needs of the end
capacity to manufacture 400,000 units per year at its Vallam plant, Valeo will
initially focus on supplying to the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and
then move to catering to the Indian aftermarket later.
solutions are designed not only for increased comfort and safety, but also for reducing