Valeo is making its range of Hybrid wiper blades available in single blades from sets, offering aftermarket stockists maximum car parc coverage from a minimum stock holding.
There are currently 10 part numbers sized from 350mm to 700mm available covering more than 70 different vehicle models and nine million European vehicles. Blades are of OEM specification and packaging has been designed to make correct part identification simple.
The increasing use of Hybrid blades by Asian, European and Japanese vehicle manufacturers represents an additional sales opportunity for the independent aftermarket.
The Valeo range of Hybrid blades HBlades™ incorporates new technology and features the bow structure of a conventional blade and a covering structure similar to a flat blade. The high quality rubber blade coating ensures an efficient, smooth, silent and long lasting wiping performance, whatever the weather conditions.
Valeo HBlades™ design means that replacing the part is as per the original blade. Blades come complete with a pre-mounted connector and locking cap and fitting instructions are available on the packaging and via YouTube.
Valeo supplies a number of wiper brands into the automotive aftermarket covering all wiper blade technologies including conventional, flat blade and hybrid blades.
Leading the company’s offer is the premium OE-quality, vehicle specific Silencio™ brand. The brand comprises of over 200 references of universal, flat blade, specific-fit, rear and hybrid (HBlade™) wiper blades.
Valeo provides an array of support services to distributors and installers of wiper systems including brochures, catalogues, leaflets and display stands.