In 1982, before the widespread use of Air-Conditioning systems in India, Vikas Group saw the potential for automotive air - conditioning, and entered into a Joint Venture with Sanden Corporation of Japan to establish manufacturing facilities for world class Sanden Car Air-Conditioning Systems in India. Sanden Vikas (India) Ltd. (SVL) was established with manufacturing facilities being set up in the industrial town of Faridabad (Haryana). The company had the distinction of being the pioneer OE supplier of A/C systems to Maruti Udyog Ltd for their M800 car and Omni Van since the start in 1982, and with continuous improvement and up gradation to becoming a prominent player in supply of A/C Systems covering the maximum OE base and supply in most of the Vehicle Platforms.
 
Over the last 30 years, Sanden Vikas has established a very strong R&D team and is proud to be recognized as a Research & Development Centre by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR). The company has a fully functional Design Centre having full fledged CAD/CAM facilities which are supported with the latest software. It has capabilities to design and develop any type of automotive air-conditioning requirements to meet the diverse need of the customers as per local climatic conditions. Sanden's equity participation and technical collaboration assures that it gets nothing short of the best available anywhere in the world. All quality control and training functions are conducted under the strict and vigilant eyes of expert Japanese Engineers.

Over the last three decades, SVL and the Group companies have established and further enhanced its production facilities to manufacture air-conditioning parts like Compressors, HVACs, Blowers, Receiver Driers, Hoses & Pipes, High Precision Machined parts and Injection Moulded parts. It has a strong and fully trained work force at all its manufacturing locations.

SVL has a strong customer base with customers like Suzuki, Honda, VW, Nissan, Tata, Fiat, Mahindra & Mahindra to name a few.

The Company and the Group companies have a very strong focus on quality and customer satisfaction. All group companies and SVL suppliers are accredited with ISO/TS16949 certifications. In order to deliver quality products to its customers, the company has set a minimum criterion of ISO 9001 certification for all its vendors as well.