1983 – THE BIRTH OF A CONCEPT
In 1983, Michel DEBEAUX, manager of a service station in Dijon, filed a patent for the creation of the first diesel heater operating without electricity, in order to meet the needs of drivers who complain of breakdown problems due to clogging of the diesel filters during periods of frost.
The principle of this invention lies in the operation of a thermostatic element integrated into the heater.
Since then, the product has been very successful with many service providers including Renault Trucks and Volvo Trucks …
1986 – SALE OF THE FUEL STATION
Michel DEBEAUX decides to sell his service station, in order to devote himself fully to the trading of his products.
The DEBEAUX establishments are pioneers in the business of cruise controls in France, with an exclusive sales contract for AUTOPILOTE- LITE-ON® products.