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Posts tagged with 'Hella'

6 Sep, 2012

John Day   Automotive LED (light emitting diode) lighting still costs more than other technologies but automakers can do more with it to distinguish their cars from the competition, so it’s likely that LED lights will be increasingly common. In recent announcements BMW selected HELLA to supply LED tail lights for the 2013 BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupe and Ford’s 2013 Mustang GT features a fog lamp based … Read More

OSRAM, Ford Mustang GT, Hella, BMW X6, McKinsey & Co., NXP, LED (light emittng diode), LED headlight

6 May, 2011

John Day Somebody at Hella was complaining to somebody at IBM about having to do extra work. Automotive application developers at Hella use tools from IBM Rational Software, including DOORS for requirements management and Rhapsody for modeling. They also use software from INCHRON GmbH for analysis and validation of real-time behavior, and the problem was having to re-enter in INCHRON information that already … Read More

DOORS, Hella, Continental Automotive, INCHRON GmbH, IBM Rational Systems, IBM Rhapsody

12 Jul, 2010

John Day About five years ago a state-of-the-art adaptive front lighting system (AFS) could control car headlight beams automatically based on speed, steering angle, and other vehicle sensor data. Light could shine where a vehicle intended to turn, as opposed to shining only after the turn was completed. That functionality, introduced on higher-end vehicles, can obviously make night driving safer. It’s now available … Read More

Audi a8, Hella, Steffen Pietzonka, xenon, high intensity discharge (HID), LED headlamps

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