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Philips RCH25 workshop lamp receives Auto Express seal of approval

30th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Auto Express given a big thumbs up to the latest Philips workshop lamp, the RCH 25. The RCH25 brings various key features to the workshop lamp sector, most notably, an adjustable light output to match the particular needs of a specific task.

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What bulbs should workshops upsell?

What bulbs should workshops upsell?

26th February 2020 | 0 Comments

As bulbs are becoming more difficult for drivers to change themselves because engine bays are now more compact, they are turning to workshops and fast fit centres to assist them in this once simple task. This development also provides workshops with the opportunity to upsell lighting products by combining their expert knowledge with the driver’s preferences and driving style to recommend the most appropriate replacement. Technicians can also advise customers to replace both bulbs at the same time following best practice and creating more profit margin for the workshop. Lighting specialist Hella has issued its tips to help technicians upsell.

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ELTA supplying contemporary lighting to independent sector

ELTA supplying contemporary lighting to independent sector

26th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Although some segments of the automotive industry are relatively slow in their development cycles, vehicle lighting is going through a particularly rapid period of change. Being able to offer a contemporary replacement lighting solution is vital for the independent sector, says ELTA Automotive.

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Hella introduces new lighting system

Hella introduces new lighting system

19th November 2019 | 0 Comments

With ‘Digital Light SSL | HD’, the new high-resolution lighting system, Hella, the lighting and electronics expert is making a further significant contribution to greater safety and comfort in road traffic. With this lighting technology, more than 30,000 pixels can be controlled intelligently and individually, thus bringing about numerous new safety functions, like optical lane markings. Furthermore, original equipment manufacturers and end customers can use SSL | HD technology to implement and experience further options allowing enhanced individualisation, such as coming and leaving home animations, as well as communication functions.

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Lumileds collaborates with The Garage Inspector on Philips lighting videos

Lumileds collaborates with The Garage Inspector on Philips lighting videos

22nd August 2019 | 0 Comments

Lumileds has premiered a new series of videos presented by its brand ambassador, Andy Savva, also known as The Garage Inspector. The series, available on the company’s YouTube’s channel, highlights Philips automotive and workshop lighting, explaining the safety and profitability benefits to technicians, and the ability to offer more safety and comfort to their customers. You can view the first video in the series below.

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Hella to present future lighting, electronics concepts at IAA 2019

Hella to present future lighting, electronics concepts at IAA 2019

20th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Lighting an electronics specialist Hella will present solutions for the mobility of the future at the IAA in Frankfurt, Germany's largest motor show, from September 10 to 15, 2019. The company will be located in the New Mobility World (Hall 5, Stand B06).

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Hella revives its bulb range

Hella revives its bulb range

1st July 2019 | 0 Comments

Good visibility is vital for road safety, therefore lighting and electronics specialist Hella is continuously working to improve its existing lighting systems.

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Philips RacingVision awarded Auto Express Headlight Bulb of the Year 2019

Philips RacingVision awarded Auto Express Headlight Bulb of the Year 2019

25th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Philips’ RacingVision headlight bulb, developed by Lumileds, has been named Auto Express Headlight Bulb of the Year 2019 during the magazine’s annual product awards ceremony. Philips RacingVision has an illustrious history of winning Auto Express awards; most recently, it scooped the Best of Test accolade in 2016, Headlight Bulb of the Year 2017, Best of Test 2018 and now this year’s Headlight Bulb of the Year.

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Hella presents new lighting solutions for emergency vehicles at RETTmobil

Hella presents new lighting solutions for emergency vehicles at RETTmobil

24th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Hella, the lighting and electronics expert, presented new product highlights for emergency vehicles at RETTmobil in Fulda, the European leading exhibition for rescue and mobility (15-17 May 2019). Some of these highlights include sensors, actuators and switches from the electronics range. The focus of the trade fair presence was on innovations in the field of warning and beacon lights.

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Plastic Omnium and Hella enter into strategic partnership

Plastic Omnium and Hella enter into strategic partnership

29th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Automotive suppliers Hella and Plastic Omnium are entering into a strategic cooperation, with the focus of the non-exclusive cooperation to accelerate the holistic integration of exterior vehicle lighting technologies, especially for the front and rear areas. Hella contributes to the collaboration through its competence in automotive lighting technology, while Plastic Omnium brings the expertise in plastics processing for exterior body parts. The plan is to also bundle the corresponding development resources together at one site in Germany.

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Hella increases sales and earnings in a challenging market environment

Hella increases sales and earnings in a challenging market environment

14th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Hella, a global automotive supplier, has concluded the first six months of its fiscal year 2018/2019 (June 1 to November 30, 2018) with positive sales and earnings despite a challenging market environment. Thus, currency and portfolio-adjusted consolidated sales rose by 7.3 per cent. Taking into account exchange rate effects and the divestment of the wholesale distribution business, the reported sales increased by 2.8 per cent to € 3.6 billion (previous year: € 3.5 billion).

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More vehicles covered in SMPE’s Brake Light Switch range

More vehicles covered in SMPE’s Brake Light Switch range

13th December 2018 | 0 Comments

SMPE’s (Standard Motor Products Europe) brake light switch range now covers an additional 267 vehicle models for a massive 281,000 more vehicles on UK roads. As part of its ongoing catalogue development, this is the latest increase across a series of SMPE ranges and follows the recent work on its aftermarket portfolio of ABS Sensors, resulting in coverage for a further 2.7 million cars on the UK’s roads. SMPE’s brake light switch range includes 146 part numbers covering 31,397,706 UK vehicles.

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Hella and Faurecia enter into strategic collaboration

Hella and Faurecia enter into strategic collaboration

4th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Hella, the lighting and electronics specialist, and the French technology supplier Faurecia will cooperate in a strategic partnership for the development of innovative interior lighting solutions. Within this cooperation, the companies will jointly develop lighting solutions with high-technology content in the area of surface and dynamic-lighting for a comprehensive, personalised cockpit environment.

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Philips RacingVision awarded Best Buy 2018 by Auto Express

Philips RacingVision awarded Best Buy 2018 by Auto Express

5th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Philips RacingVision headlight bulbs, developed by Lumileds, have been named Auto Express Best Buy 2018. Auto Express is the UK’s best-selling weekly motoring magazine and the only publication in the UK to regularly test automotive upgrade products and accessories. In just over a decade, Philips bulbs have won Headlamp Bulb of the Year eight times, in addition to being awarded overall best Car Accessory of the Year.

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What makes a good halogen bulb?

What makes a good halogen bulb?

11th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Although you wouldn’t think so at first glance, headlight bulbs are high-precision products. While a normal household bulb distributes its light over a radius of just a few metres, a headlight bulb combined with the reflector has to transfer the light accurately onto the road at a distance much greater than 50 metres.

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