FCA lighting unit to invest $35 million, add 362 jobs in suburban DetroitTue, 31, Jan 2017
Creativity shines in golden age of light fixture technologyMon, 16, Jan 2017
New headlight criteria mean fewer vehicles get highest IIHS safety ratingThu, 08, Dec 2016
Panasonic in final talks to buy headlight maker ZKW, report saysMon, 05, Dec 2016
Panasonic is in the final stages of talks to buy Austrian automotive headlight maker ZKW Group for up to $1 billion, accelerating its push into the automotive electronics market, the Nikkei business daily reported today.
Continental tried to buy stake in Osram, report saysFri, 21, Oct 2016
Ford recalls 1,900 new Lincoln Continentals to fix headlamp assembliesTue, 11, Oct 2016
Ford said today it is recalling nearly 1,900 2017 Lincoln Continentals in the U.S. and Canada for possible defective headlamp assemblies. The vehicles went on sale in the U.S. last month, with 775 sold in September.
Hella sees opportunity in moving to LED lightsWed, 03, Aug 2016
Converting from halogen to LED automotive lighting will enable automakers to greatly improve nighttime visibility and incorporate cool new features into their vehicles, all while saving a lot of valuable energy, the president of Hella Corporate Center USA said.
Varroc develops adaptive-drive lighting systemWed, 03, Aug 2016
Varroc Lighting has engineered a lighting system called adaptive-drive beam that allows a vehicle's high beams to remain on all the time without blinding oncoming drivers. The technology eliminates the need for the driver to manually switch from high and low beams while driving at night.
Store led the way with LED lightingMon, 07, Mar 2016
Lighting the way with high-def headlampsMon, 15, Feb 2016
In the future, cars may have headlamps shoot beams from 50,000 pixels that can be individually turned on and off to eliminate the glare for oncoming motorists and pedestrians, and maybe even project message icons onto the roadway that signal turns or other actions. Suppliers Hella and Osram are working to make such headlamps a reality.
Insurance Institute trains its sights on headlightsMon, 30, Nov 2015
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is developing a new stand-alone ratings program for automobile headlights, with the first batch of results due out next year. A good performance could become a requirement for vehicles to earn IIHS' Top Safety Pick+ rating.