Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Grote Launches New Headlamps

Grote 90mm headlamps 90mm LED High Beam and Low Beam by Grote Industries

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
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Lumileds Adds New Line of Truck Headlight Bulbs

Philips bulb Philips

Lumileds Holdings announced a new line of Philips MasterDuty headlight bulbs for Classes 2-8 commercial vehicles.

July 20, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety

LEDs Represent Future of Truck Headlamps

LED LED headlamps have been used on American combat vehicles for many years. (Truck-Lite Co.)

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.

Steve Sturgess | Special to Transport Topics
January 24, 2020
Technology, Safety

Self-Dimming Headlights Could Be Coming to US

Self-dimming Headlights Self-dimming headlights were showcased at the New York Auto Show. (Michael Noble Jr./Bloomberg News)

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.

Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
October 11, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Lighting the Way

Volvo Trucks image showing LED headlights L:ED headlights are expected to be increasingly common on trucks in the years ahead. (Volvo Trucks)

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.

Jim Romeo | Special to Transport Topics
March 9, 2018

LED Truck Headlamps Gaining Popularity

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