TrendForce: LED Market Value Likely to Hit USD 21.013 Billion in 2027

According to TrendForce’s latest report “Gold+ Member: Global LED Industry Data Base and LED Player Movement Quarterly Update”, soaring raw material costs and high inflation caused by the Russia–Ukraine war and pandemic woes in China have slashed consumer market demand and increased end product inventories. Therefore, TrendForce analyzes that the LED market value shrunk to USD 14.214 billion in 2022 (-19% YoY). Except for the 40% growth rate of the Mini LED backlight market, general lighting, architectural lighting, agricultural l...
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Automotive Lighting Product Market Expected to Grow by 4% Annually in 2022 on the Back of Technological Progress and Pricing Backstops, Says TrendForce

July 6, 2022 ---- According to TrendForce's latest "2022 Global Automotive LED Product Trend and Regional Market Analysis " report, although demand in the car market will decline in 2022 due to the impact of the Russian-Ukrainian war and China's pandemic resurgence, gains made in the penetration rate of LED headlights coupled with the development of advanced technologies such as intelligent headlights, logo lamps, and intelligent ambient lights will sustain a backstop for market demand in automotive lighting in 2022. At the same time, the soaring cost o...
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TrendForce: LED Market Value Likely to Hit USD 30.312 Billion in 2026

According to TrendForce’s latest report “Gold+ Member: Global LED Industry Data Base and LED Player Movement Quarterly Update”, economic activities have returned in all aspects as the COVID-19 pandemic began slowing down in 2021, boosting the global LED market scale to USD 17.65 billion (+15.4% YoY), a growth rate that beats expectations. Looking to the future, market value of Mini LED backlights and video walls will continue going up, along with increased automotive LED penetration, rising demand for high-end lighting, and expanded v...
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Expanding EV Market Drives Innovative Automotive LED Applications

Bolstered by the green, sustainable trend, sales and market share of electric vehicles (EVs) continue to rise. Automobile manufacturers are racing to develop and produce new energy vehicles, which boost the demand for automotive LEDs.    While the general automotive world saw LED headlight penetration exceeded 60% in 2021, the penetration surpassed 90% in the new energy vehicle category, according to survey conducted by TrendForce. As the automobile market recovers with increasing shipment and LED illumination penetration grows, TrendForce estimated the autom...
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TrendForce 2020-2021 Global Automotive LED Product Trend and Regional Market Analysis

According to TrendForce, “2020-2021 Global Automotive LED Product Trend and Regional Market Analysis,” automotive LED market demand steadily increase by advanced technologies, such as intelligent headlamp, central tunnel taillights, HDR automotive display, ambient light, etc. TrendForce analyze automotive LED market development by five directions, including automotive lighting and display product trend, automotive lamp player revenue and development strategies, LED player revenue performance and product price, in order to provide readers with a comprehe...
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LG Innotek Develops Automotive Lighting Module 'Nexlide-E'

Brightness improved by 63%. Applicable to the front/rear of an automobile. 0.2mm thick optical film is used to produce a customized lighting module. Target the global market with "the automotive light source solution service." SEOUL, South Korea, April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Innotek (CEO Cheol-dong Jeong) announced on the 20th that it had developed 'Nexlide-E,' an automotive lighting module that produces bright and uniform light. This automotive lighting module is made of three parts. An LED package, which is a light source...
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TrendForce: LED Market Value in 2021 is Projected to Increase to USD 16.531 billion

According to TrendForce latest report Gold+ Member: Global LED Industry Data Base and LED Player Movement Quarterly Update, the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to be eased in 2021. Automotive LED, video wall and lighting market demand is expected to recover, and demand for Mini LEDs will take off as well. In addition, horticultural lighting and UV LED market demand will consistently grow quickly. According to TrendForce, the LED market value in 2021 is expected to increase to 16.531 billion. TrendFoce summarized seven major applications. Me...
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TrendForce 2020 Global Automotive LED Product Trend and Regional Market Analysis

According to the latest report by LEDinside, the research division of TrendForce, “2020 Global Automotive LED Product Trend and Regional Market Analysis,” automotive LED market demand steadily increase by advanced technologies, such as intelligent headlamp, central tunnel taillights, HDR automotive display, ambient light, etc. TrendForce analyze automotive LED market development by five directions, including automotive lighting and display product trend, automotive lamp player revenue and development strategies, LED player revenue performance and pro...
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LEDinside 2018 Chinese Automotive Lighting Market Trend- Passenger Car and Logistics Car Market Analysis

According to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, 2018 Chinese Automotive Lighting Market Report- Passenger Car and Logistics Car Market Analysis, the quantity and market share of local car manufacturers in China have increased since 2017. The sales volume of domestic brands has grown annually as well. The product price levels from local car manufacturers have gradually approached to medium range. Although the license plate lottery measure reduced purchasing willingness, yet, as per capita income grew, car penetration will experience significant growth. Chinese conventional passenger car shipment volume in 2017 has reached 23.8 million units, and is expected to reach 25.5 million units in 2018.
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Osram Showcases Advanced Laser Headlights and Other Lighting Technologies at CES

Osram, the global No. 1 in automotive car lighting, will unveil its latest high-tech automotive applications at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Jan. 5-8, 2017. “Osram’s car lighting technologies are designed to offer drivers smart and stylish design options, but most importantly, to significantly enhance road safety,” said Olaf Berlien, CEO of OSRAM Licht AG. “Laser-based car lighting is much brighter and enables a doubled high-beam range. The improved down-road visibility and clarity for the drivers increases safety for all on the road.” The fatality rate of night-time travel is up to four times that of day-time travel. A glare-free full-beam is another of Osram’s solutions to enhance visibility.
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Prototype Lexus LIT IS Covered in LEDs that Beat in Sync with Music

To highlight the impressive styling of the new 2017 IS, Lexus today unveiled a custom vehicle wrapped in 41,999 programmable LEDs that turn the car into a screen capable of broadcasting dynamic graphics and videos. The car, which is designed to send a bold signal, is featured in UK chart-topping artist Dua Lipa’s new music video for her hit song “Be the One.” The first-of-its-kind collaboration pairs Dua Lipa’s powerful vocals with an ethereal storyline, featuring the vehicle as a character and visual anchor in a story that also casts actor Ansel Elgort (“Divergent”; “The Fault in Our Stars”) as Dua's former love.
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Panasonic in Talks to Acquire Austrian Headlight Maker

Japanese consumer electronics manufacturer Panasonic is in talks with Austrian headlight maker ZKW Group, a Bloomberg report quoted person familiar with the matter saying.
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Technavio Forecasts Automotive Adaptive Front Lighting System to Reach 13% CAGR by 2020

Technavio analysts forecast the global automotive adaptive front lighting system market to grow at a CAGR of almost 13% during the forecast period, according to their latest report.
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Allegro Microsystems Introduces Dimmable Buck Regulator LED Driver for Automotive Lighting

Allegro MicroSystems introduces a new automotive, AEC-Q100 qualified single IC switching regulator that provides constant-current output to drive high-power LEDs. Allegro’s A6217 integrates a high-side N-channel DMOS switch for DC-to-DC step- down (buck) conversion. A true average current is output using a cycle-by-cycle, controlled on-time method. This new LED driver is targeted at the automotive lighting market and includes the following key applications: daytime running lights, front and rear fog lights, turn/stop lights, map lights, and dimmable interior lights. 
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Holden Astra Hits the Road with LED Headlights

High-tech features, refined driving dynamics and attractive design produce long list of award wins in Europe** Advanced technology includes Automatic Emergency Braking, Forward Collision Alert, IntelliLux LED Matrix headlamps, Apple CarPlay® and Android® Auto and rear view camera Holden Astra available from  AU $21,990 and on sale from December 2016
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China’s Nanchang Optical Valley Launches First Automotive Lighting Plant

Jiangxi Luye Auto Lighting launched the first automotive lighting LED module plant in Nanchang Optical Valley in China, reported Xinhua.
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Inova Semiconductors Launches Automotive Lighting with Groundbreaking Digital LED

At the Electronica exhibition, Inova Semiconductors has unveiled a new digital LED concept for automotive applications with the first LED product to be available from Dominant Opto Technologies in 1Q2017. This will be the first product developed under the umbrella of ISELED, an open alliance formed to provide a full ecosystem for the new digital LED right from its very inception.
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Audi Debuts US Manufactured Laser Light in Exclusive Edition Cars

At the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, Audi of America will debut its first US production laser light on the 2017 Audi R8 V10 plus exclusive edition. The R8 exclusive edition utilizes full LED headlights, which are now supplemented by a laser high beam module in each headlight.
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Designing 24W Power Supply for Automotive LED Lighting Systems

Martin Moss, the automotive marketing manager at Texas Instruments shares in this blog post how to create a 24W power supply for automotive LED lighting systems.
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Optronics Releases Ultra-bright LED Headlights

Optronics International, a leading manufacturer and supplier of heavy-duty LED vehicle lighting, announced that it will display its most advanced Opti-Brite LED Headlamps for the first time in booth 3328 at the 2016 AAPEX Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Optronics’ new LED headlamps feature advanced retroflective LED technology engineered to emit a wider, brighter beam for increased visibility and safety, and an eye-catching LED conspicuity array that enhances the lamp’s style and appearance.
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HELLA and Covestro Introduce New Designs for Automotive Lighting

Together with Covestro, one of the largest polymer manufacturer in the world, lighting and electronics specialist HELLA has developed a new design for vehicle signal lighting using holographic technology. Since 2012, both companies have been pooling their expertise in the areas of plastics technology, as well as design and lighting technology, in order to use signal lighting as a style element. For this reason, the companies have been developing innovative designs for the front and rear lighting of electric cars in collaboration since 2015. The result is holographic lighting with 3D effects, as well as a seamless and aerodynamic design. A show car demonstrating this will be presented in Düsseldorf from October 19 to 26, 2016, as part of Covestro’s presence at the K Trade Fair, the leading trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry (Hall 6, Stand A75).
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German Research Coalition Unveils New Glare-Free Pixel LEDs for Adaptive Automotive Lighting

A German research alliance with well-known members from industry and research has developed the basis for smart, high resolution LED headlights, which takes adaptive forward lighting to a new dimension. The demonstration model was developed by overall project manager Osram in collaboration with the project partners Daimler, Fraunhofer, Hella and Infineon. Both headlights contain three LED light sources, each with 1,024 individually controllable light points (pixels). This means that the headlight can be adapted very precisely to suit the respective traffic situation to ensure optimum light conditions at all times without dazzling other drivers. 
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Osram Brings Smart LED Light Styling to Cars

Osram has added the LEDambient Connect family to its portfolio of innovative car lights. The three newcomers to the stylish world of interior and exterior automotive lighting, LEDambient Tuning Lights Connect, LEDambient Pulse Connect* and LEDambient Hybrid Connect*, can be easily configured with the free LEDambient Connect app. Countless light colors, modes and other products in the same series can be selected directly on a smartphone using Bluetooth. What’s more, the LEDambient Connect family has a special feature that enables the lights to pulsate in time to your music, creating an unmistakable look for your car.
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Cypress New Automotive LED Driver Reduces BOM in Headlight Systems

Cypress Semiconductor introduced an automotive LED driver that enables smaller and more cost-effective headlight systems. The new S6BL112A automotive-grade LED driver is the industry’s first to feature synchronous control, which helps it provide industry-leading conversion efficiency, enabling stable performance in a lighting system. The device is able to drive LEDs at a high 2.1-MHz switching frequency, which enables a compact headlight solution that uses small, inexpensive inductors, reducing physical size and bill-of-materials costs. The LED drivers combine with Cypress’s Traveo™ microcontrollers (MCUs) and power management ICs (PMICs) to provide a best-in-class automotive front-lighting solution.
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Samsung Rumored to Buy Fiat's Auto Lighting and Electronics Division

To cope with saturated smartphones' market and gradually weakening sales, Samsung Electronics is considering to purchase Fiat Chrysler Group's automobile component manufacturer Magneti Marelli to develop new market segments.
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Varroc Lighting Urges U.S. Regulators to Embrace EU ADB Lighting Standards

Varroc Lighting Systems, a company based in U.S. is pushing U.S. regulators to adopt EU smart headlight standards, reported Crain’s Detroit Business.
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Panasonic Plans to Expand Lighting Business Revenue to US $3.02B by 2018

Panasonic announced it will be raising its lighting revenue from JPY 320.3 billion (US $3.02 billion) from 2015 to JPY 400 billion by 2018, according to a report from Nikkei.
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Peterson Launches Submersible LED Trailer Light Kit

Peterson Manufacturing’s new 844 Series Submersible Trailer Lights offer an exciting advance that combines superior function and durability with exclusive LumenX® LED lens optics technology and low-profile good looks—all in a convenient kit that boat, utility and small cargo trailer owners will love.
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Osram Starts Supplying OLED Taillights to BMW

Once again, pioneering lighting technology from Osram is being fitted to a production vehicle. This time it is OLED technology (Organic Light Emitting Diode) in the tail lights of the new BMW M4 GTS. These organic area light sources take up very little space, opening up design options that car manufacturers have so far only dreamed about. “Our OLEDs in the tail lights of the BMW M4 GTS make us the first company to have this new technology on the road in a production vehicle. 
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Vauxhall Adapts Full LED Adaptive Lighting to New Zafira Tourer and Mokka X Models

 Vauxhall is introducing Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL) and full LED headlamps to its new Zafira Tourer and Mokka X models.
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