Brazilian fleet operators and bus manufacturers have been relying on bus air-conditioning expertise of Eberspaecher for quite a long time. The German thermal management expert has already equipped nearly 800 articulated buses with Air-Conditioning Systems (AC systems) in São Paulo, and another 150 units were installed in the past 12 months and are already in operation in the city. Also, more than 60 buses are in queue for being air-conditioned by Eberspaecher’s systems.
The AC systems
The articulated city buses are equipped with the AC353 inline roof-mounted AC system product platform, which has a very high global reliable reputation. The system comes in various cooling capacity classes and impresses fleet operators and manufacturers through long lifetime and its service friendliness.
Passengers enjoy the high comfort level and pleasant temperatures the AC353 product family provides during the usage of public transport buses. The AC353 air-conditioning systems can also be combined with Eberspaecher’s clean air solutions for efficient air filtration, air purification and air sterilization.
Speciality of Eberspaecher’s solutions
Eberspaecher’s Bus & Coach Business Unit offers heating and cooling solutions for every kind of buses and coaches. No matter the requirements, bus and drive type – the German air conditioning specialist offers the optimum solution. Customers all over the world particularly appreciate the flexibility, reliability and efficiency of air-conditioning systems from Eberspaecher.
The systems from Eberspaecher Climate Control Systems Bus & Coach for the South American market are manufactured in Sorocaba, Brazil. More than 20 employees produce bus AC systems in this plant. The worldwide Eberspaecher dealer network ensures optimum service throughout the life-cycle duration.
Eberspaecher in India
Contextually, Eberspächer Group is represented with three locations in India. One location of their Exhaust Technology Division Purem by Eberspächer in a joint venture with Sharda Motor is located in Pune. Another additional production plant is currently under construction, also in Pune.
The company’s Bus & Coach Business Unit in India, Eberspaecher Suetrak Bus Climate Control Systems India Pvt. Ltd., is located with a production site in Bangalore since 2010. In 2019, Eberspaecher Suetrak moved to a new location in Bangalore increasing its production capacity to meet the increasing market demand. From the Bangalore facility, the company supplies all major bus manufacturers not only in India, but also in the Middle East, North Africa and many other Asian countries.
Eberspaecher is committed to the India market and is investing in changing technology trends, latest being its ambitious plans to start producing All Electric Bus HVAC systems from its Bangalore facility. Also, the current expansion of production plant for the Exhaust Technology Division, Purem by Eberspächer, shows that the company is continuously expanding its footprint in India as it is an important market for the whole Group of Companies.