Grote Industries announced Brian Blanton has joined the company as chief financial officer.May 5, 2021
Grote Industries announced its newest forward lighting, the 90mm LED High Beam and Low Beam headlamps and the 90mm Combination High Beam/Low Beam LED headlamp module.February 26, 2021
Lumileds Holdings announced a new line of Philips MasterDuty headlight bulbs for Classes 2-8 commercial vehicles.July 20, 2020
The LED is the alternative to the long-established halogen-enhanced incandescent bulb and the more recent high-intensity discharge (HID) bulbs that have seen some uptake by truck manufacturers.
U.S. auto safety regulators are moving to allow a new generation of brighter, self-dimming headlights that won’t blind other drivers on the road ahead. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is proposing to permit so-called adaptive driving beam headlights on new cars according to the agency.
Today’s fleets are increasingly shifting toward LED headlights, not only for truck drivers’ safety but also to improve maintenance and the overall operation of the truck, industry experts said.
Light-emitting diodes, commonly known as LEDs, are a popular aftermarket addition for interior, backup, fog and other lighting needs on large trucks. And, according to several truck makers and their suppliers, they are destined to become, eventually, the headlight of choice for the trucking industry.May 30, 2011