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Sanden to Supply DAF Trucks NV with Climate Control System
Designed and Manufactured in Europe

June 20, 2017

Sanden Automotive Climate Systems Corporation (Sanden AS,) a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanden Holdings Corporation announced today that it will begin supplying climate control systems to DAF Trucks NV starting in July 2017. The system, including HVAC unit, compressor and controls, was primarily designed and will be supplied from Sanden’s facilities located in Europe.

Sanden International Europe utilized its research and development resources located in Germany to enable close collaboration with Europe based DAF Truck engineers. With production at Sanden Manufacturing Poland sp. z.o.o., Sanden AS successfully managed this complex vehicle program from design concept to mass production wholly within the European region.

The new climate control unit uses propriety control logic to contribute to improved fuel efficiency by optimizing compressor output in response to various driving and ambient conditions. In addition, the Sanden Heavy Duty compressor, HVAC unit and control logic work together to deliver improved driver comfort.

HVAC unit

control unit

[Product Features]
●Optimal thermal management and cabin temperature control
●Use of residual heat from the engine to warm the vehicle cabin
●User friendly control interface including a new rear wall panel with temperature display for driver convenience.

The Sanden Group continues to create innovative products, systems and services using established competencies and globally based resources. Sanden engineers seek to utilize wisdom to overcome technical challenges and develop high efficiency products that minimally impact the environment.

About Sanden Holdings Corporation

For over 70 years, Sanden Holdings Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has been primarily involved in the manufacturing and sale of equipment and systems. The Company seeks to develop advanced systems and equipment to provide comfort in the three product areas: Automotive Systems business, Commercial Store Systems business, and Living & Environment Systems business. With core competencies that include heating, cooling and electronics, we strive to develop environmentally friendly products. Sanden's products are sold in more than 100 countries internationally and the company earned a combined 282 billion yen in sales in FY2016. Sanden has over 17,000 employees worldwide and has over 54 offices and sites. For more information, visit www.sanden.co.jp/english/.