With its new eXchangeable Light Engine, OSRAM Continental is now extending and simplifying the integration of LED lighting solutions to entry-level vehicle classes. The automotive lighting specialist aims to create a new industry standard where LED headlights are to become the norm in automotive lighting – to make driving at night significantly safer.
At a time when traditional headlamp technologies are gradually being replaced by LED systems, automobile manufacturers are under increased cost pressure. With the eXchangeable Light Engine, OSRAM Continental answered this challenge by making LED lighting available for entry-level cars and basic trim levels. The company plans to leverage this flexible solution of it to further drive the change to LEDs as the standard lighting in the market.
Efficiency and flexibility for a variety of applications
The eXchangeable Light Engine can be used for all vehicle classes thanks to a modular and scalable product approach including three performance versions for flexible lighting design. And its highly efficient thermal design allows for optimal system integration.
This means that OSRAM Continental offers a particularly adaptable and cost-effective product in terms of luminous flux, size and performance for a variety of applications.
In addition to the benefits for OEMs, the eXchangeable Light Engine is paving the way for drivers to have access to the very latest vehicle lighting technology across all trim levels, providing them with enhanced light quality, safety and comfort.