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Accelerate the development of LED lights welcome "Automotive Lighting Challenge"

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According to American media reports, Ford has partnered with the United States NextEnergy company to "auto lighting challenges" as the theme, accelerate the development of LED lights for vehicles.

The event invited suppliers and other participants in the different challenges of competition, aimed at promoting progress in specific areas. Michigan Economic Development Board and the Detroit and NextEnergy companies in order to create jobs in Michigan, will provide the winner of Golden Ideas provide up to $ 40,000 (about 245,000 yuan) in prize money.

"Featherweight" The challenge requires participants to research and development of lighting products at the lowest weight of the maximum amount of light radiation. Competition may involve other components to the light-emitting diode (LED) on the seats and doors and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) mass production, solar simulation, recycling and structural integration of innovation.

The company noted that its new Ford F-150 pickup truck headlights, exterior mirrors lights and cargo lamps using LED, while the Ford Mustang brake lights, turn signals and tail lights are completely LED.

Challenges will be held in the state capital of Lansing, Michigan (Lansing) The Michigan advanced lighting meeting Nov. 19, the winner will be chosen next year.

Automotive Lighting "money" immeasurable LED as the most promising technology

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Itay Michaeli, research director at Citigroup cars recently released a report, over the next six years, LED lights, radio communications and other technology the most promising, suppliers should focus on developing.

Automotive Analysts Association (Society for Automotive Analysts) recently held a seminar in Detroit, Itay Michaeli speech at the meeting pointed out that in 2020, sales of the fastest growing components of automotive technology, including LED lights and other five categories, "For the vendor words, in the right technology market segments will usher in an era full of attraction. "

A device according to average annual sales growth expectations units, these five technologies:

1, LED headlamps: 51%

2, remote wireless electronic communication: 34%

3, camera: 29%

4, the radar: 23%

5, the lithium-ion battery: 22%

In Itay Michaeli view, these technical reason for rapid growth, mainly due to a substantial decline in recent years the cost. In addition, consumers also show a willingness to pay for a number of new technologies, including significantly improved vehicle safety, fuel economy and comfort technology. It said: "People willing to pay $ 1,000 or more, such as traffic jams and the like to solve this is an exciting data.."

The report also lists some of the techniques in the "losers." With more and more car manufacturers use radar, cameras and ultrasonic sensors, side mirrors and even mirrors are becoming outdated technology.

In Itay Michaeli view, if legislators allow carmakers might someday in the future will cancel the side mirrors.

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