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Air conditioners for an environmentally conscious future

Signed the pilot agreement on CO2 air conditioning systems (form left to right): Sebastian Kaemling (Director Endcustomer Sales and Services Dinghan SMART), Dr. Michael Trumpfheller (Head of Fleet Management DB), Dirk Wimmer (General Manager Dinghan SMART) und Rolf Härdi (Chief Technology Innovation DB).

Deutsche Bahn (DB) and the Chinese railway engineering group Beijing Dinghan Technology Group Co., Ltd. are making a sustainable investment in the future. By signing on Friday, September 20, 2019, the representatives of DB and the Dinghan Group sealed a pilot agreement on CO2 air conditioning systems. Dinghan supplies these kind of more environmentally friendly air conditioning Systems as well as adapted auxiliary power converter, which are used in a double-deck car of the 94 series. The testing of the air conditioning starts at the beginning of 2021, it is planned for one year.

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About Dinghan SMART Railway Technology GmbH
Dinghan SMART Railway Technology GmbH develops and manufactures innovative auxiliary power converters for international rolling stock. The product portfolio ranges from single devices such as battery chargers or air conditioning inverters to complete auxiliary power converters for passenger cars and multiple-unit trains. The system technology is suitable for a variety of applications and characterized by innovative power electronics, high reliability, and robustness. The subsidiary of Beijing Dinghan Technology Group Co., Ltd. has its headquarters in Kassel in the center of Germany.

About Beijing Dinghan Technology
Beijing Dinghan Technology Group Co. Ltd. is a leading Chinese manufacturer of railway technology systems. The group’s product portfolio covers rail infrastructure and rolling stock. With a number of R&D centers, production and sales sites, Beijing Dinghan offers both mobility and high-tech solutions. Beijing Dinghan Technology Group Co. Ltd. employs approximately 1,500 staff worldwide. In 2015, the stock-listed company generated a turnover of almost 170 million Euro.