Hella Lighting Solutions for Commercial Vehicles

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(Newswire.net — September 18, 2021) — The control and safety of a truck rely on the driver’s vision and reaction speed. The brakes, steering, and other control systems respond to the driver’s actions. As such, components that promote the driver’s comfort and visibility are paramount to the safety of your truck.

In Australia, commercial trucks operate in a wide range of driving conditions. It is vital that you equip your truck with lighting solutions that suit its operations. HELLA is a leading producer of lighting systems for several types of commercial vehicles. These include buses, coaches, mining vehicles, construction vehicles, trailers, and trucks. If you would like to know more about HELLA and its lighting solutions, keep reading.


HELLA Company Overview

HELLA is a family-owned company that was established by Mr. Sally Windmuller in 1899 in Germany. Windmuller’s company specialized in the development of headlamps, lanterns, and fittings for bicycles, carriages, and automobiles. In 1908, the company created the ‘HELLA’ trademark.

Today, HELLA is a global brand with more than 125 locations in 35 countries. HELLA employs about 36,000 staff; 8,000 of whom work in research and development. In the 2019/2020 fiscal year, HELLA reported sales of about 5.8 billion Euros. 

HELLA Lighting Solutions

For more than 100 years, HELLA has been at the forefront of the development of lighting solutions for the automotive industry. Below are three unique HELLA lighting solutions that are ideal for the Australian market.

  1. HELLA BI-LED Headlamp

The HELLA Bi-LED module L 4565 is a lighting solution that combines low and high beams in a single headlamp module. The module L 4565 replaces the L 70 and L 5570 Bi-LED modules due to its enhanced lighting performance. 

The module L 4565 has a robust die-cast aluminum housing that is ideal for harsh environments. It also has dynamic thermal management. As such, the module can maintain full functionality in temperatures ranging from -400C to +600C. Below are some specific features of HELLA’s latest Bi-LED module

  • Vibration Resistance
  • In-built polarity reversal protection
  • High color temperature up to 5,500 Kelvin
  • Dustproof IP 67 protection class
  1. DAF LED Headlamp

HELLA developed the first LED headlamp for commercial vehicles. The LED-based low beam provides daylight-colored light with the intensity equivalent to a xenon lamp. Also, the LED headlamp contains a second integrated bezel that differentiates its design from the halogen variant. Below are some unique features of the DAF LED headlamp.

  • Passive cooling concept
  • Supports long operating times
  • Long lifespan of 15,000 hours on average
  • Vibration-resistant Led lights
  • Low power consumption of 21 Watts on low beams
  • Low cost of operation and maintenance
  1. Repulse LED Reversing Lights

The HELLA Repulse LED and Repulse Pro are robust reversing lights for trailers. They enable truck drivers to reverse in poorly lit spaces such as parking lots and construction sites. The Repulse LEDs also enable other drivers to see your truck in the dark.

The repulse and repulse pro LED lights have a compact design and several mounting options for increased flexibility. They also have a wide light dispersion that optimizes the illumination around the rear and sides of your truck. Below are some unique features of the repulse and repulse Pro LED lights.

  • Tested to HELLA 67101 standards for weatherproofing and mechanical load requirements
  • Comfortable natural daylight color measuring 5,900 kelvins
  • Suitable for 12V and 24V systems through ultra-flexible multi-volt technology
  • Long service life and low maintenance

Besides lighting solutions, HELLA also develops several electronic systems for the automobile industry. HELLAS electronic products include air conditioning systems, warning beacons, horn systems, and others. Today, HELLA is among the leading suppliers of aftermarket parts for trucks like DAF, IVECO, and MAN. The company’s aftermarket sales and distribution arm are known as HELLA Automotive Sales, Inc.