HELLA, the lighting, and electronics specialist have joined hands with the Faurecia, the French technology supplier to develop innovative interior lighting solutions. The two companies will jointly develop lighting solutions with high-technology content in the domain of surface-lighting and dynamic-lighting for a comprehensive, personalized cockpit environment. System integration for vehicle interiors will be taken care of by Faurecia, whereas, HELLA will supply innovative products in the field of interior lighting.
Dr. Rolf Breidenbach, CEO, HELLA, said, “Trends such as autonomous driving and individualization will completely redefine vehicle interiors. We are therefore already working intensively on concepts for vehicle interior lighting that enable a variety of new functionalities and can be adapted to the different needs of passengers and driving situations. The collaboration with Faurecia will provide us with additional opportunities to drive the development of innovative interior lighting solutions in a comprehensive manner.”
“In the rapidly changing automotive industry, we need to create value through innovations with rapid time to market”, commented, Patrick Koller, CEO of Faurecia. He, added, “As a systems integrator in the vehicle interior, we have created partnerships to expand our technology expertise and become more agile. Our strategic collaboration with HELLA is the latest example of this approach. Alongside our partnerships with MAHLE and ZF, we are uniquely positioned to offer safe, connected and personalized user experiences which can be integrated into today’s vehicles and will be critical for tomorrow’s cars.”
Faurecia and HELLA have developed a unique ambient lighting experience for a more comfortable, dynamic and versatile environment integrated into a Cockpit of the future. The partners have also collaborated on the autonomous driving scenario to devise a series of dynamic lighting features to enhance driver information and safety.