AL-Automotive Lighting

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Automotive Lighting Reutlingen GmbH
Division
IndustryAutomotive
Founded1999
HeadquartersReutlingen, Germany
Key people
Ermanno Ferrari (president)
ProductsLighting
OwnerMagneti Marelli
Number of employees
18,000
Websitehttp://www.al-lighting.com

Automotive Lighting (AL) is a German-based company founded in 1999 as a 50-50 joint venture between the Italian Magneti-Marelli and the German Robert Bosch GmbH (K2 Lighting division).

In 2001 Magneti Marelli raised its share to 75% after the acquisition of Seima Group. In 2003 Automotive Lighting become fully owned by Magneti Marelli.

Automotive Lighting is the first company to introduce rear LED lights in 2003 for the Peugeot 307 CC,[1] and the first full-LED headlamp in mass production for the Audi R8 in 2008.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Automotive Lighting". Driving Vision News. Retrieved 27 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Magneti Marelli inaugurates a new U.S. automotive lighting plant in Pulaski, Tenn". Magneti Marelli. 17 June 2013. Retrieved 27 April 2014.

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Coordinates: 49°26′34″N 15°36′45″E / 49.4427°N 15.6125°E / 49.4427; 15.6125