News Release - Magna Illuminates the Future of Styling With Breakthrough Lighting
- Integrated lighting technology for lightweight, recyclable thermoplastic liftgate that remains hidden until lit
- First-to-market design innovation gives “cool” factor for consumers
- Ready for production on mobility applications in 2023
“Magna’s Breakthrough Lighting enables increased design freedom and features more options for brand differentiation that can elevate our customers’ experiences,” said
Magna’s competitive advantage is its ability to create solutions leveraging a full-systems approach. Uniting Magna’s in-house capabilities in exteriors and lighting early in the vehicle development and design process creates synergies that allow for more holistic product development.
Breakthrough Lighting enhances the overall appearance as well as function of lighting by refining communication between the user, the vehicle and its surroundings including key differentiators such as:
- Breakthrough hidden-until-lit light effects
- Communicative, functional and decorative lighting
- Molded-in styling features and intricate textured surfaces
- Extensive color palette available, programmable to customer spec
Breakthrough Lighting technology is applicable on thermoplastic material surfaces including polycarbonate and thermoplastic polyolefins. Through materials, coatings and processing advancement, the desired lighting effects are achievable on various exterior panels.
Magna offers its customers a wide choice of lighting solutions, each with specific characteristics that are designed to help achieve striking and captivating brand identities. For more information on our exterior lighting solution, please click here.
Breakthrough Lighting, LitGate, liftgate, vehicle exteriors, thermoplastics, ADAS, sensors, design
Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team of over 161,000 employees and an organizational structure designed to innovate like a startup. With 60+ years of expertise, and a systems approach to design, engineering and manufacturing that touches nearly every aspect of the vehicle, we are positioned to support advancing mobility in a transforming industry. Our global network includes 340 manufacturing operations and 89 product development, engineering and sales centres spanning 28 countries.
For further information about Magna [(NYSE:MGA; TSX:MG)], please visit www.magna.com or follow us on Twitter @MagnaInt.
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