December 29, 2019 Announcement Company Updates

Clarios celebrates grand opening of new Asia HQ office in Shanghai

Investment signifies elevating strategic importance of the China market

Shanghai (December 30, 2019) – Clarios, a world leader in advanced energy storage solutions, today opened its new Asia HQ office in Gubei SOHO, Shanghai. This investment signifies Clarios’ strategic priority and commitment to growing and gaining a stronger leadership position in this critical region.

Driven by the continuous economic growth and the world’s largest car parc, China has a large and growing market for advanced batteries, from both new cars purchasing and replacement battery purchasing. Meanwhile, China is leading the increasing electrification trends for higher demands on emissions, safety, comfort and convenience, where advanced batteries will play a critical role. Clarios provides advanced energy storage solutions that deliver uniquely sustainable, next-generation performance.

“Clarios is committed to the long-term sustainable growth in China, by continuing to invest in our leadership talent, our go-to-market model, and advanced battery technology,” said Leslie Wong, Vice President and General Manager, Asia.

Located in the heart of Gubei CBD, the Clarios new Asia HQ office building has achieved gold LEED certification, demonstrating the company’s commitment to sustainable development and the health, comfort and wellbeing of the employees.