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Why tyre servicers need to address ADAS – Hella Gutmann Solutions

Why tyre servicers need to address ADAS – Hella Gutmann Solutions

14th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Technological tipping points are not always easy to identify, and the pace of change in the automotive industry can make it a challenge for garages not affiliated with new car dealerships to stay on top of new carfeatures as they begin to require repair. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are emblematic of this, and considering their centrality to the safe operation of many new cars, the stakes have also risen. Tyres & Accessories visited Hella Gutmann Solutions’ facilities in and around Ihringen, Germany to see how the supplier of diagnostic and camera and sensor recalibration solutions is responding to garages’ increasing need for new equipment, technician training, and data, to address the rise of ADAS.

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Hella promotes intelligent mobility infrastructure in Beijing

13th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Hella, the lighting and electronics specialist is participating in a consortium initiated by the Chinese automobile manufacturer BAIC to develop an intelligent mobility infrastructure in Beijing. This includes communication between vehicles and their environment, via traffic lights equipped with sensor technologies, for example. A total of thirteen international and Chinese technology companies are involved in the non-exclusive cooperation.

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Park Safety Fix: Safe lighting for trailers or semitrailers

Park Safety Fix: Safe lighting for trailers or semitrailers

11th October 2018 | 0 Comments

When decoupling a trailer from the towing vehicle and parking it, the power supply for the lighting system is generally cut off and only the reflectors are left to provide evidence of its presence at night, which can naturally present a danger to other road users.

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Hella opens new electronics plant in Lithuania

Hella opens new electronics plant in Lithuania

20th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Hella, the lighting and electronics specialist, has opened a new plant in Lithuania. Based in the Lithuanian Kaunas region, the new facility will serve the rising demand for electronics components in the European market. The production focus will initially be on lighting electronics components, but will soon be expanded to include various sensors, actuators and control units.

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Hella successfully concludes sale of wholesale businesses, FTZ and Inter-Team

5th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Lighting and electronics specialist Hella has concluded the sale of the Danish and Polish wholesale businesses FTZ and Inter-Team. After approval by the antitrust authorities responsible, both companies were transferred to the Swedish wholesaler Mekonomen. Subject to the terms of the transaction, the purchase price amounts to 395 million euro.

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IAA Commercial Vehicles: Hella introduces intelligent lighting and electronics solutions

IAA Commercial Vehicles: Hella introduces intelligent lighting and electronics solutions

30th August 2018 | 0 Comments

From 20-27 September, Hella, the lighting and electronics specialist will present its intelligent lighting and electronics solutions for trucks, trailers and buses at IAA Commercial Vehicles, the leading international trade fair for mobility, transport and logistics in Hannover (Hall 16, Stand B01). At the centre of the presentation will be products for improving safety on the road and solutions for an individual vehicle design and by exhibiting prototypes, Hella will also provide an insight into the future of mobility.

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Mahle to acquire Behr Hella JV shares

Mahle to acquire Behr Hella JV shares

21st August 2018 | 0 Comments

The Mahle Group plans to acquire all the shares in Behr Hella Service GmbH, its current joint venture with Hella, and to distribute Behr Hella Service products via its own aftermarket organization. This step will further strengthen Mahle’s position in thermal management. Following a transitional period, Mahle intends to manage the spare parts business for thermal management products on its own, starting on 1 January  2020.

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2018 Caravan Salon: Hella displays individual lighting designs and electronics trends

2018 Caravan Salon: Hella displays individual lighting designs and electronics trends

9th August 2018 | 0 Comments

From 25 August to 2 September, Hella, the lighting and electronics expert, will present its broad product portfolio at the 2018 Caravan Salon in Dusseldorf, the world's largest trade fair for motorhomes and caravans (Hall 13 / A03).

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Significant rise in Hella sales and earnings

9th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Lighting and electronics specialist Hella has continued its profitable growth path in the fiscal year 2017/2018 (June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018).

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Hella advances OLED technology for automotive applications

Hella advances OLED technology for automotive applications

6th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Whether in smartphones or televisions, OLEDs (Organic Light-Emitting Diodes) have already entered the mass market. In cooperation with the lighting and electronics expert Hella, vehicle manufacturer (VM) Audi, has recently integrated OLED technology into the rear combination lamps of its new A8.

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Hella at 2018 Automechanika: OE competence meets diagnostics

Hella at 2018 Automechanika: OE competence meets diagnostics

31st July 2018 | 0 Comments

At this year's Automechanika trade show in Frankfurt, lighting and electronics specialist Hella will, for the first time, present its combined expertise for the workshop business at Hall 9, Stand A88. Under the motto "OE competence meets diagnostics" the brands Hella, Hella Gutmann Solutions and Behr Hella Service will present product highlights, workshop equipment solutions and technologies of the future at their joint 1,500 square metre stand from September 11 to 15, 2018.

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Hella sells wholesale companies in Denmark and Poland

6th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Automotive lighting and electronics supplier Hella GmbH & Co. KGaA is selling its Danish and Polish wholesale companies to the Swedish wholesaler and car service retail chain operator, Mekonomen AB. A corresponding agreement for the sale of FTZ Autodele & Verktoj A/S (FTZ) and Inter-Team sp. z o.o. (Inter-Team) has been signed by both companies.

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Hella equips A7 Sportback with intelligent lighting functions

Hella equips A7 Sportback with intelligent lighting functions

27th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Together with the vehicle manufacturer Audi, Hella has developed a striking lighting technology for the new Audi A7 Sportback, the headlamps for which are available as LED, Matrix LED and HD Matrix LED with laser high beam variants. The system uses a new control unit, which takes care of all of the lighting functions and in addition, Audi and Hella have also developed a new interior lighting concept.

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Emission regulation stimulates aftermarket growth for Hella

Emission regulation stimulates aftermarket growth for Hella

11th June 2018 | 0 Comments

With the advent of ever more stringent regulation concerning engine emissions, the exhaust gas recirculation cooler (EGR cooler) has become a critical component in the design of diesel engine systems, specifically to reduce the amount of nitrous oxide (NOx) they emit.

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Hella LED Matrix Headlamps for the new VW Touareg

Hella LED Matrix Headlamps for the new VW Touareg

25th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The latest generation Volkswagen Touareg, which has just had its world premiere in China, features one of the most powerful lighting systems on the market – the LED Matrix Headlamp, jointly developed by Hella and Volkswagen. Volkswagen will offer the innovative lighting system for the new luxury class SUV, under the ‘IQ.LIGHT – LED Matrix Headlamps’ designation.

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