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The Fog – a horror story?

28.
Sep
2016

No. Since the Carpenter classic The Fog from 1980 a lot has happened in car lighting, including fog lights. There’s not much horror in fog anymore these days though. But if you do think that’s still the case, let us remind you that Osram can help you with the latest generation of LED fog lights. Now that the misty season is just around the corner why not check them out? The stylish lights can also be used as daytime running lights. (more…)

The face of a goddess

23.
Sep
2016

“Wow, what make of car is that …?” Difficult to say these days. With a few exceptions. There was a time once when each make of car had its own unique look. And there were (and still are) a number of faces in the crowd that stood out from all the rest – not least because of the design and arrangement of their headlights. Our mini-series will take a subjective look at some of the most spectacular designs and some of the weirdest, some long forgotten and some that are still on the roads today. We’ll start with the DS/ID, the Déesse from Citroën. The goddess with the minor technical miracles created by designers with vision and courage. (more…)

Longer, brighter, further

22.
Sep
2016

726206-dsc00933-2_komprimiertThousands of visitors were interested in Osram’s new products at Automechanika. And some may have asked themselves: how do they manage to make lamps last longer? Or how is more light produced from the same output?

Let’s start with lifetime. That’s where the new Xenarc Ultra Life xenon series is particularly interesting. It’s the first real long-life xenon lamp version, in which engineers at Osram have sealed the glass bulb even better than with standard lamps. (more…)

An end to the Dark Ages

17.
Sep
2016

osram_innenraum_neu-1024x725Autumn. Rain. Dark everywhere. We get up in the dark and go to work, and when we get home it’s dark again. Before the dark days descend we should do whatever we can now. For example inside our cars where there are quite a few lamps; the newer the car, the more our tired eyes are woken up and given the flashy dashboard treatment. But it can get even better, brighter, more economical and, above all, more colorful. Osram has various retrofit LED interior lamps in its portfolio which can be replaced easily and quickly. (more…)

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