Valeo is a world leader in the design, production and marketing of automotive equipment. Net sales break down by product family as follows:
- thermal equipment (27.8%): equipment and modules for interiors (heating and air conditioning systems, compressors, etc.) and motors (cooling devices, oil exchangers, etc.);
- systems of propulsion (27.7%): electrical systems (starters, alternators, etc.), and transmission systems;
- systems of visibility (25.8%): lighting and signalling equipments (headlights, fog lights, etc.), and windshield wiper systems;
- systems of comfort and assistance to control (18.4%): switching and detection systems, security equipments (keyless entry systems, steering antitheft devices, etc.), etc.;
- other (0.3%).
At the end of 2013, the group owned 124 production sites throughout the world.Net sales are distributed geographically as follows: France (9.5%), Europe and Africa (42.6%), Asia (25.2%), North America (17.7%) and Latin America (5%).