LED Lighting

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December 18, 2014

Truck-Lite Expands LED Product Line

Truck-Lite Co., released 18 new LED products to the company’s Signal-Stat line of truck lights. The expansion to the Signal-Stat line up brings two additional lines of products, integral flange and low diode.

December 2, 2014

PC2-rated Single-LED Lamps

New ¾-inch Permalite XT round LED marker/clearance lights are PC2 rated, meaning they are visible from up to a 90-degree angle. They are meant for vehicles over 80 inches wide.

November 14, 2014

LED Combination Bar Casts Wide or Focused Beams

Buyers Products released new LED combination spot flood light bars in four different sizes for use on construction, utility, off-road and agricultural vehicles.

October 23, 2014

QuickSpin: LED Headlights vs. Halogen

A comparison between a set of standard halogen headlamps and LED headlamps reveals, well, there is no comparison.

August 5, 2014

Optronics Redesigns, Cuts Costs of GloLight Lamps

Optronics International announced that its newest GloLight LED stop/tail/turn lamps will be smaller and less expensive.

July 2, 2014

Squinty Tail Lights Have a Reliability Benefit

Tom Berg spots an unusual trailer lighting system on the road. Grote LED light bars need only three pigtails to connect to the sealed wiring harness, reducing the chances for corrosion and electrical failures, he explains in his Trailer Talk blog.

June 30, 2014

Thin, Durable Trailer LEDs from Phillips Now Available to Aftermarket

A line of thin, durable lamps initially introduced at the Technology & Maintenance Council meeting this spring by Phillips Industries is now available in the aftermarket.

May 14, 2014

Philips Offers LED Replacement Headlamps

A new, high-performance line of LED replacement headlamps from Philips Automotive North America provide direct replacement applications on a wide range of vehicles with traditional 5- by 7-inch rectangular and 7-inch round sealed-beam headlamps.

April 15, 2014

LEDs Light the Way

If you were in trucking about 30 years ago, you might remember the switch from incandescent sealed-beam headlamps to halogens, which were so much better that some truck operators stopped using auxiliary fog and driving lights. A more recent step up was projector-beam lamps, whose optics better aim the lumens from halogen bulbs and even more effectively light the way for drivers.

March 27, 2014

New LED Lighting Easier on Drivers’ Eyes, Save Power

Package with LED lamps available on Models 579 and 567 with 72- and 80-inch Platinum sleepers.

March 26, 2014

Buyers Products Introduces LED Flood Light

Buyers Products has introduced a rectangular LED flood light with an adjustable stainless steel stud mount to east mounting on trucks and trailers.

March 21, 2014

Peterson Adds Integrated S/T/T/Backup 'Cyclops' Lamp to New LumenX LED Line

Peterson Manufacturing has expanded its LumenX LED line with an stop/turn/tail light featuring an integrated back-up lamp. The LumenX LED allows one of the seven diodes to provide DOT-legal back-up functionality as a two-in-one lighting concept.

March 18, 2014

Optronics Launches One Series LED Lamps

Optronics International presented its new One Series LED Lamps to the transportation industry. The single-diode 4-inch round and 6-inch oval LED stop, tail, turn lamps are the first to be introduced and will be followed by other popular formats.

March 14, 2014

Peterson Unveils Radical Lens Design in New LumenX LED Lights

Peterson’s new LumenX Series 7 safety lights are powered by white-diode LEDs. The LumenX Series features optics engineered for such efficient light dispersal that the entire lens illuminates fully – no “hot spots” or “dead zones," regardless of viewing angle.

March 10, 2014

You Don’t Need to Hammer on These Thin LEDs to Appreciate a Bright Idea

Ever hear of Innotec? Neither did senior editor Tom Berg. Now he sees what it does, and so will you.

March 5, 2014

Grote LED Lamp Family Combines Stop/Tail/Turn and Back-up Functions

Grote has introduced a new family of LED 6-inch oval and 4-inch round Stop/Tail/Turn lamps, each equipped with an integral LED built-in back-up lamp.

March 3, 2014

Optronics Introduces Combo Lamp with Integrated Stop, Tail, Turn and Backup Functions

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Optronics International is unveiling its new STL68 Combo Lamp at the 2014 NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The 9-inch oval combination LED stop, tail, turn and backup lamp easily mounts to the surface of a vehicle, and at only half an inch thick, has the low profile of a through-hole-mounted lamp.

February 19, 2014

Volvo Trucks Introduces Interior and Exterior LED Lighting

In-cab LED lighting is now standard across Volvo Trucks’ North American vehicle lineup. Optional LED headlamps, designed for better visibility and longer life, are now available for the Volvo VNL and VNX. Both the LED interior lighting and LED headlamps are available for order.

January 21, 2014

LED Head Lights Now Standard on International ProStar Trucks

Navistar International Corp. announced that Truck-Lite high-visibility LED headlamps are now standard on International ProStar Class 8 on-highway trucks.

January 3, 2014

Two Things You Should Know About Trailer Lighting and Wiring

Over the years, electrical failures have been the number one problem with trailers. Lighting problems have been reduced by the wider adoption of LED lighting. However, even LEDs, along with the rest of the electrical system, are subject to corrosion, which remains a major headache.


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