Gentherm receives first production vehicle award for ClimateSense technology

Gentherm, a developer of innovative thermal management technologies (earlier post), has have received first production vehicle award for its ClimateSense technology on an all-new model year 2024 electric vehicle with a global automaker.

ClimateSense is Gentherm’s patented microclimate solution, comprising advanced thermal products, integrated electronics, embedded software and a thermophysiology-based, human-centric approach.


Our ClimateSense microclimate technology will help OEM customers achieve their electrification goals by increasing vehicle range and energy savings, while providing a premium personalized thermal experience. We are excited about this first production award for ClimateSense and the potential of our technology to meet the growing needs of the electric vehicle market.

—Phil Eyler, President and CEO of Gentherm

Designed, developed and manufactured by the company, ClimateSense technology integrates seamlessly into existing vehicle architecture by utilizing localized convective and conductive heating and cooling solutions to create personalized comfort and significantly reduce HVAC energy consumption.

Published studies show the technology can deliver 50% to 69% energy savings in cold weather testing and 34% energy savings in hot weather testing, compared to the existing central HVAC system of a first generation Chevrolet Bolt EV.

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