LEDs for automotive applications

Continental and Osram Sign Joint Venture Agreement to Found Osram Continental

Osram of Munich Germany and Continental of Wilmington, Massachusetts have agreed to start a joint venture to be called Osram Continental, which is scheduled to begin operations in the second half of 2018. The 50/50 joint venture will combine Osram’s technology and knowledge related to automotive lighting, light controls, sensor …

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Sylvania Automotive Wins Supplier of the Year Award from O’Reilly Auto Parts

Sylvania Automotive, a maker of all kinds of automotive lighting including, HID, Xenon, and even LED headlight upgrade kits, has received the 2017 Supplier of the Year Award from O’Reilly Auto Parts, a national retail supplier of aftermarket auto parts. O’reilly selected Sylvania Automotive from hundreds of suppliers worldwide, and …

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Aledia, a Nanowire LED developer Completes Series B Financing; Signs Development and Supply Contracts

Aledia develops and produces gallium nitride (GaN) nanowire LEDs on silicon. (Scanning electron microscope image of nanowire crystals).

French startup, Aledia, a developer and producer of next-generation nanowire 3D LEDs based on its Gallium-Nitride-on-Silicon technology, reported the completion of its Series B financing round. Also, the company announced the execution of development and supply contracts with major LED customers. Aledia is developing nano-wire based LEDs fabricated on large-diameter …

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Osram Opto Semiconductors Adds Oslon Compact PL to Automotive LED Portfolio

Osram Opto Semiconductors Oslon Compact PL for automotive headlights

Osram Opto Semiconductors of Regensburg, Germany, has added the new Oslon Compact PL to its portfolio of automotive sector lighting products. The Oslon Compact PL LED is particularly suitable for vehicle headlights and can be utilize for an adaptive glare-free high beam, daytime running lights, and low beam, as well as …

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Varroc Lighting Systems Launches Surface-LED for Automotive Exteriors

Varroc Lighting Systems, a maker of automotive lighting based in Plymouth, Michigan, has launched Surface-LED. The firm created the Surface-LED for exterior vehicle lighting systems. Surface-LED combines the appearance of OLEDs with the benefits of LEDs. The company contends that this economical and reliable lighting product for automotive exteriors will …

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