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2011-04-11 15:44:00

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global automotive supplier Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) will present a joint paper with Ford Motor Company on a breakthrough vehicle lighting technology at the SAE 2011 World Congress, April 12-14 at Cobo Center in Detroit. The 25 watt HID (High-Intensity Discharge) xenon lighting system is the first application in a series production hybrid vehicle and features a broad range of benefits both for alternative and traditionally...

2011-03-14 11:38:00

HILLSBORO, N.H., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Though High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights made their debut more than a decade ago, they are not catching on as quickly as other safety features like traction control, stability control and tire pressure monitoring. OSRAM SYLVANIA executives see this as a missed opportunity. The cost to install HID is relatively low when available as an option, which means dealers can offer car buyers a great safety feature while making a profit....

2009-11-06 09:20:00

HILLSBORO, N.H., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- We all "fell back" an hour on Sunday, Nov. 1, through Daylight Savings Time. For many of America's 100-plus million commuters this means several months of driving to and from work in the dark. This places even more importance on a vehicle's lighting system where better visibility equals increased safety. High Intensity Discharge (HID) or Xenon headlamps offer the best and brightest solution. There has been a lot of interest in the topic of HID and...

2009-10-12 14:02:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lighting Science Group Corporation (LSG) (Pink Sheets: LSCG), a global leader in LED (light emitting diode) lighting products, introduces its new line of LED roadway luminaires. The new PROLIFIC Series Roadway Luminaires have substantially increased light efficacy when compared to traditional lighting technologies such as high intensity discharge (HID) and significantly better light efficacy when compared to currently available LED...

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