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2019-08-19 Company

HELLA cooperates with Nebula Link to develop solutions for Intelligent Connected Vehicles

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2019-08-16 Company

Exceed possibilities: HELLA presents future concepts at the IAA 2019

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2019-08-14 Company

Planned changes to the Shareholder Committee and Supervisory Board of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA

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2019-08-09 Company

HELLA compensates for challenging market conditions and outperforms the automotive sector in the fiscal year 2018/2019

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2019-08-07 Company

HELLA Innovation: Local incubator successfully finishes first project with innovative result

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2019-07-24 Company

Preliminary figures for fiscal year 2018/2019: HELLA achieves annual targets

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2019-07-23 Technology & Products

HELLA further expands its positioning as a leading supplier of steering control modules

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2019-07-13 Company

HELLA enters cooperation with FAW Group for automotive lighting

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2019-07-11 Technology & Products

HELLA receives Innovation Award for Dual Voltage Battery Management System

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2019-07-09 Technology & Products

"HipE" research project successfully completed

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2019-06-26 Technology & Products

"Light Design": HELLA offers integrated solution for complex lighting systems

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2019-06-25 Technology & Products

Invisible Headlamp: micro lens array-based front lighting

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2019-06-25 Technology & Products

HELLA honours particularly innovative suppliers

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2019-06-24 Garages & Services

Hella Pagid offers brake pads in original equipment quality for models of the Volkswagen Group in its product range

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2019-06-19 Company

HELLA BHAP Electronics signed a project cooperation agreement with Zhenjiang local government

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2019-06-04 Company

On the path to electromobility: HELLA develops pioneering battery solutions for mild hybrid vehicles

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2019-05-14 Company

Continuity and Change on the HELLA Management Board

  • Management contract of CFO Bernard Schäferbarthold extended until 2024
  • Management board member Dr. Frank Huber takes over management of the business division Lighting
  • Stefan Osterhage retires as planned after many years in the business

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2019-04-25 Company

DVN 2019: HELLA showcases holographic technology for rear lamps

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2019-04-17 Company

Auto Shanghai 2019: HELLA shapes the Future of Mobility

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2019-04-16 Company

HELLA signs an agreement with BHAP and Farasis for strategic cooperation

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2019-04-16 Company

HELLA and Wuling Industry enter strategic cooperation for automotive lighting technologies in China

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2019-04-11 Company

HELLA confirms its company outlook for the current fiscal year after sales and earnings growth in the third quarter

  • Currency- and portfolio-adjusted sales increase by 6.2% in the first nine months of the current fiscal year 2018/2019; reported consolidated sales increase to € 5.2 billion 
  • Adjusted earnings before interest and taxes improve by 5.6 percent to € 417 million; adjusted EBIT margin is at 8.1 percent 
  • Sales growth in the automotive segment drives group-wide growth; strong workshop equipment business in the aftermarket; Special Applications reports good business development for agricultural machinery, construction vehicles and trailers 
  • Prior company outlook for the current fiscal year 2018/2019 confirmed

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2019-04-02 Company

Auto Shanghai 2019: HELLA presents innovative solutions for smart and clean mobility

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2019-03-21 Technology & Products

HELLA exhibits innovative customized lighting technology at the Shanghai ALE 2019

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2019-03-21 Technology & Products

Open fusion platform simplifies the development of autonomous driving functions

  • Open interfaces enable faster dissemination of autonomous driving functions also in the mid-range segment 
  • First fully autonomous driving functions integrated in three demonstration vehicles 
  • ISO standardization processes for sensor data interfaces initiated

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2019-02-19 Company

Capital Markets Day 2019: HELLA presents strategic orientation toward electromobility

  • As a provider of powerful key components and subsystems, HELLA supports the path to clean mobility 
  • Company considers itself well positioned to continue profitable growth path in the long term

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2019-01-21 Technology & Products

Plastic Omnium and HELLA enter into strategic partnership

Cooperation promotes the innovative integration of lighting technologies into the vehicle exterior

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2019-01-11 Company

HELLA increases sales and earnings in a challenging market environment

  • Currency- and portfolio-adjusted sales increase by 7.3% in the first half of the fiscal year; reported sales increase by 2.8% to € 3.6 billion taking into account the effects of exchange rates as well as the divestment of the wholesale distribution business 
  • Adjusted EBIT improves by 5.5 percent to € 302 million; adjusted EBIT margin is 8.6 percent
  • Automotive segment drives group-wide growth; business with workshop equipment supports growth in Aftermarket; Special Applications shows positive development in the business for agricultural and construction vehicles 
  • Continuing positive business development expected for the current fiscal year 2018/2019

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2019-01-08 Company / Technology & Products

HELLA and AEye seek to extend collaboration for sensing and perception solutions for ADAS and Automated Driving

  • Cooperation focus in the field of LiDAR sensor and iDAR system development 
  • First results will be already demonstrated at CES 2019 in Las Vegas

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2018-11-21 Company / Technology & Products

HELLA and Faurecia enter into strategic collaboration

Automotive suppliers to partner on interior lighting solutions for the cockpit of the future

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2018-11-14 Technology & Products

"Passion for Clean Mobility": HELLA supports the path to clean mobility

New film illustrates electronics solutions for hybrid and electric vehicles

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2018-11-09 Company

German economic delegation visited HELLA Electronics Shanghai

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2018-11-09 Company

HELLA promotes intelligent mobility infrastructure in Beijing

Automotive supplier joins development consortium of Chinese manufacturer BAIC

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2018-11-08 Company

HELLA Fast Forward Shanghai launched for the disruptive innovation on automotive technology

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2018-10-22 Company

HELLA to showcase the passion for clean mobility in Electric Vehicle Technologies Conference 2018

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2018-10-08 Technology & Products

Smart Headlamp Technology: Research project for the efficient development of an intelligent headlamp

  • New monitoring and control processes to ensure optimum performance of high-resolution headlamps
  • Complex series development process is researched to reduce development times and costs

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2018-10-04 Technology & Products

HELLA and Faurecia present concept for vehicle interior of the future

Dynamic interior lighting solutions can be experienced in a vehicle at the Paris Motor Show

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2018-09-28 Company

HELLA Annual General Meeting decision increases dividend to € 1.05 per share

  • Dividend increases by 14 percent; total distributed sum of € 117 million
  • HELLA CEO Dr. Rolf Breidenbach confirms forecast for the current fiscal year

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2018-09-28 Company

Dr. Nicole Schneider becomes Managing Director Human Resources at HELLA

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2018-09-27 Company

HELLA with strong sales and earnings increase in the first quarter

  • Currency-adjusted sales increase by 10.3 percent in the first three months; reported sales grow by 9.7 percent to € 1.8 billion
  • Adjusted EBIT improves by 12.0 percent to € 140 million; adjusted EBIT margin increases to 7.8 percent
  • The automotive segment is driving Group-wide growth; Aftermarket enjoys strong workshop and spare parts business; sales in the Special Applications segment equivalent to the value of the prior year
  • Despite increasing market uncertainty, HELLA confirms positive company outlook for fiscal year 2018/2019

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2018-09-14 Company

HELLA opens new electronics plant in Lithuania

  • New location serves rising demand for electronics solutions on European market
  • Creation of up to 250 new jobs during first expansion phase

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2018-09-11 Company / Garages & Services

Automechanika 2018: HELLA presents strategic alignment for aftermarket business

  • Stronger alignment of aftermarket business along original equipment competencies in lighting and electronics
  • Closer linkage of original equipment expertise and workshop equipment competencies
  • Development of new digital business models

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2018-09-06 Company

Moody’s upgrades HELLA rating to Baa1 with a stable outlook

  • The improved rating reflects a positive development of key financial indicators
  • The increase also takes into account the leadership of HELLA in the areas of lighting technology and electronics as well as the diversified business model

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2018-09-03 Company

HELLA successfully concludes sale of wholesale businesses FTZ and Inter-Team

The Danish and Polish wholesale businesses were transferred to Swedish wholesaler Mekonomen after approval by the cartel authorities

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2018-08-10 Company

HELLA grows significantly stronger than the automotive market in the fiscal year 2017/2018

  • Currency-adjusted sales growth reaches 9.3 percent; reported consolidated sales rise by 7.2 percent to € 7.1 billion
  • Adjusted earnings before interest and taxes improve by 8.8 percent to € 581 million; adjusted EBIT margin increases to 8.2 percent
  • The Automotive segment drives Group-wide sales growth; Aftermarket considerably improves earnings before interest and taxes; Special Applications generates strong sales and earnings momentum
  • Dividend to be increased by 14 percent to € 1.05 per share
  • Profitable growth path expected to continue in the fiscal year 2018/2019

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2018-08-09 Company

HELLA restructures aftermarket business

  • Stronger alignment of product portfolio along original equipment competencies in lighting and electronics
  • Closer linkage of original equipment expertise with workshop equipment competencies
  • New Mobility Solutions business unit established for tapping into digital business models
  • Agreement for transferring thermal management activities to MAHLE under the roof of Behr Hella Service as of December 31, 2019

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2018-08-06 Garages & Services

Digital multifunction glasses bring real-time support to the workplace

  • Exchange of information in hands-off mode
  • Gradual function extension from 2019 onwards

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2018-08-06 Garages & Services

The Hella Gutmann diagnostic unit mega macs 77 steps up a gear

  • New user interface based on innovative software architecture
  • High-octane, interlinked diagnostics

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2018-07-17 Company

HELLA once again increases sales and earnings significantly in the fiscal year 2017/2018

  • Preliminary key performance indicators for the fiscal year 2017/2018 confirm stronger growth than the automotive market and a further increase in profitability
  • Currency-adjusted consolidated sales increase by 9.3 percent; reported sales rise by 7.2 percent to € 7.1 billion
  • Adjusted earnings before interest and taxes improves to around € 581 million; adjusted EBIT margin increases to about 8.2 percent

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2018-07-13 Company

HELLA Receives 2017 Beijing Benz Automotive Supplier Award

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2018-07-06 Company

Mekonomen acquires wholesale activities from HELLA

  • Swedish wholesaler takes over Danish and Polish wholesale companies
  • HELLA focuses the Aftermarket segment on the independent spare parts business and workshop equipment

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2018-06-28 Technology & Products

HELLA Incubator in Berlin sets up next spin-off

Start-up Yptokey launches software solution for digital keys and access authorization systems

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2018-06-22 Company

International Forum on Automotive Lighting, China (IFAL): HELLA Showcases Its Innovative Lighting Technologies

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2018-06-14 Company

HELLA Brings Care to Rural Children by Supporting Library Project

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2018-06-11 Company

HELLA expands production capacities in the NAFTA region significantly

With a new electronics plant and the expansion of existing lighting plants, HELLA is strengthening its position in the American market

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2018-05-29 Technology & Products

HELLA equips A7 Sportback with intelligent lighting functions

  • A single control unit takes care of all headlamp functions
  • Customizable interior lighting concept creates pleasant atmosphere

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2018-05-16 Technology & Products

Ramping up the safety factor: HELLA showcases new lighting solutions at the RETTmobil

  • New warning light, the BST "Slim", provides more fields of application and a greater warning effect
  • VISIOTECH projection technology enables danger zones to be optically spotlighted
  • LED handheld searchlight Module 70 Generation 3 makes targeted lighting possible

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2018-05-16 Technology & Products

HELLA develops customizable dynamic lighting functions for the vehicle interior

  • Ambient lighting in the new Audi A8 is of increasing importance to comfort and safety functions
  • Matrix LED reading light and light guides create individual illumination and lighting events in the luxury sedan's interior

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2018-05-14 Technology & Products

HELLA introduces car featuring dynamic HD Matrix LED headlamps with laser high beams

  • Innovative technology in the new Audi A8 provides glare-free high beams and better vision
  • Dynamic low beams with efficient LED lens module provide precise road course illumination

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2018-05-08 Technology & Products

HELLA advances OLED technology for automotive applications

  • Organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) are of increasing importance for rear combination lamp design
  • HELLA is developing OLED connection technology
  • OLED rear combination lamps in new Audi A8 enables various "coming home" and "leaving home" scenarios

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2018-04-27 Company

HELLA and BHAP launch electronics joint venture in China

  • HELLA BHAP Electronics Co., Ltd. meets rising demand for electronic components
  • Start of series production by the new joint venture expected for early 2020

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2018-04-17 Technology & Products

Innovative lighting system turns night into day: HELLA LED Matrix Headlamps for the new Touareg

Adaptive LED Matrix Headlamps provide outstanding light performance

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2018-03-22 Company

HELLA continues its sales and earnings growth in the third quarter

  • Currency-adjusted sales increase by 9.3 percent in the first nine months of the fiscal year 2017/2018; reported sales grow by 7.4 percent to € 5.1 billion
  • Adjusted EBIT improves by 9.5 percent to € 408 million; adjusted EBIT margin increases to 8.0 percent
  • Significant increase in sales in the segments Automotive (+8.2 percent) and Special Applications (+13.4 percent); Aftermarket sees 3.9 percent increase in sales with external customers
  • Positive company outlook confirmed

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2018-03-14 Technology & Products

New functions for the HELLA NIGHTDRIVE app

The lighting and electronics expert has substantially updated its free "NIGHTDRIVE" app

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2018-02-15 Company

Capital Markets Day 2018: HELLA is strengthening its strategic approach toward autonomous driving

  • Technology leadership geared toward automotive market trends supports profitable growth path
  • Positioning HELLA as a supplier of key components and subsystems and as a development partner for autonomous driving strengthens business model
  • Management board provides information regarding medium-term growth prospects

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2018-02-02 Company

HELLA’s management board newly arranged to set path for the future

  • CEO contract for Dr. Rolf Breidenbach extended for five more years
  • Dr. Breidenbach takes over management of the Automotive Segment; Dr. Frank Huber to become deputy managing director of the Lighting business division
  • Markus Bannert and Dr. Matthias Schöllmann will leave the management board

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2018-01-31 Company

Dr. Felix Willing new Chief Information Officer at automotive supplier HELLA

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2018-01-11 Company

HELLA achieves significant sales and earnings increase in the first half of the fiscal year 2017/2018

  • Currency-adjusted sales increase of 9.3 percent in the first half of the fiscal year; reported sales growth of 8.0 percent to € 3.5 billion
  • Adjusted EBIT improves by 9.3 percent to € 293 million; adjusted EBIT margin increases to 8.5 percent
  • Long-term expansion of the global HELLA network: Numerous new locations are planned in international target markets
  • A substantial increase in sales in the Automotive segment (+9.1 percent) supports Group-wide growth; Special Applications contribute to increase in sales and earnings
  • Positive company outlook confirmed after the first half of the fiscal year

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2017-12-12 Company / Technology & Products

EU research project interACT: HELLA develops communication concept for automated driving

New lighting modules soon to provide communication between automated vehicles and other road users

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2017-12-08 Company

HELLA Regional Headquarter has been Upgraded to Showcase Strong Commitment to China

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2017-11-20 Company

HELLA opens new joint venture plant for lighting systems in China

Increasing demand for state-of-the-art lighting systems calls for the expansion of production capacities

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2017-10-16 Company

HELLA lays foundation for new electronics plant in Lithuania

  • Growing demand for electronics components requires expansion of production network
  • Site opening in Lithuanian Kaunas region planned for summer of 2018

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2017-10-12 Company

HELLA further expands company headquarters in Lippstadt

  • Automotive supplier is investing in the new construction of a modern visitor, administrative and exhibition center at its Lippstadt company headquarters
  • Opening planned for mid-2019
  • Urban planning competition scheduled for former Steinstrasse company premises

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2017-10-06 Company

HELLA joins Europe's largest innovation platform

The lighting and electronics expert becomes new partner in "Startup Autobahn" network

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2017-10-05 Company

HELLA expands footprint in India

Automotive supplier opens second electronics plant and additional development center for lighting technology in India

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2017-09-28 Company

Dividend increase of approximately 20 percent decided upon at the HELLA Annual General Meeting

  • Dividend per share increases from € 0.77 to € 0.92
  • Long-serving Managing General Partner Dr. Jürgen Behrend voted onto the Shareholder Committee
  • Change of the corporate name to HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA agreed upon at the Annual General Meeting

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2017-09-28 Company

Dividend increase of approximately 20 percent decided upon at the HELLA Annual General Meeting

  • Dividend per share increases from € 0.77 to € 0.92
  • Long-serving Managing General Partner Dr. Jürgen Behrend voted onto the Shareholder Committee
  • Change of the corporate name to HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA agreed upon at the Annual General Meeting

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2017-09-27 Company

HELLA has a successful start to the fiscal year 2017/2018

  • First-quarter currency-adjusted sales increase of 5.8 percent; reported at 4.9 percent, to approximately € 1.6 billion
  • Adjusted EBIT improves by 5.6 percent to around € 125 million; adjusted EBIT margin increases to 7.7 percent
  • Automotive segment sustains growth dynamic with sales increases of 5.9 percent
  • Aftermarket and Special Applications contribute to the improved result
  • Positive company outlook confirmed after three months

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2017-09-25 Company

HELLA Extends its Strategic Partnership with Plug and Play to China

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2017-09-20 Company

HELLA Further Expands Software Location in Berlin

  • Subsidiary company HELLA Aglaia moves into new Tempelhof headquarters
  • Number of employees anticipated to reach up to 500 over time
  • Trend to autonomous driving spurs further development

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2017-09-14 Technology & Products / Company

HELLA and BreezoMeter agree on strategic cooperation

  • Partnership cooperation for the development of a cloud-based air quality management system
  • New sensor from HELLA measures the level of particulate matter both inside and outside the vehicle
  • BreezoMeter enriches particulate matter data with cloud-based air quality data to offer an enhanced and connected air quality management system

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2017-09-12 Technology & Products

IAA 2017: HELLA Presents Radar and Camera Functions for Highly Automated Driving

Flexible and high-resolution radar sensors based on 77 GHz technology and camera software components

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2017-09-12 Technology & Products

IAA 2017: The Digitalization of Light Can Be Experienced Live

  • HELLA brings Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD) into the front light
  • A resolution of 30,000 pixels blazes a new trail in automotive light technology

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2017-09-12 Technology & Products

IAA 2017: HELLA presents new functions of SHAKE sensor

  • SHAKE sensors detect parking damages and protect pedestrians
  • Technology now also allows touch interaction with the vehicle

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2017-09-11 Technology & Products / Company

HELLA and ebm-papst drive electrification

  • HELLA and ebm papst agree on strategic cooperation
  • Focus on developing innovative electric actuating solutions
  • Starting in 2019, the first joint project will be the production of an electric purge pump significantly reducing CO2 emissions

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2017-09-11 Technology & Products / Company

IAA 2017: HELLA Presents Solutions for Tomorrow's Mobility

  • Lighting and Electronics Expert HELLA benefiting from automotive market trends
  • "Experience Tomorrow": experience future technologies at HELLA's fair stand

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2017-08-30 Company

HELLA doubles its production capacity at its electronics plant in Shanghai

Plant serves growing demand for electronics solutions for the Chinese market

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2017-08-10 Company

HELLA Established Strategic Partnership with China Mobility Innovation Alliance

HELLA will cooperate with the Alliance in connectivity, autonomous driving, car sharing and electrification areas

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2017-08-10 Company

HELLA increases adjusted earnings before interest and taxes in the fiscal year 2016/2017 by 12.0 percent

  • Currency and portfolio-adjusted sales growth of 4.3 percent; reported consolidated sales rise by 3.7 percent to € 6.6 billion
  • Growth momentum accelerates in the second half of the fiscal year 2016/2017; mainly thanks to the Automotive segment
  • Strong increase in profitability: adjusted earnings before interest and taxes improve to € 534 million; adjusted EBIT margin is 8.1 percent
  • Dividend to be increased by 19.5 percent to € 0.92 per share

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2017-08-08 Company

HELLA China is Dedicated to Cultivating Young Talents

HELLA Shanghai Electronics was granted "More Than a Market" Award in recognition of efforts in strategic cooperation with USST

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2017-07-20 Company

HELLA continues its profitable growth path in the fiscal year 2016/2017 with significantly improved earnings

  • Provisional key performance indicators for the fiscal year 2016/2017
  • Currency and portfolio-adjusted sales growth of 4.3 percent; reported consolidated sales rose by 3.7 percent to approximately EUR 6.6 billion
  • Adjusted earnings before interest and taxes improves to around EUR 534 million; adjusted EBIT margin is 8.1 percent

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2017-06-21 Company

HELLA reaches settlement with EU-Commission

Settlement will have no impact on HELLA’s forecasted financial performance

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2017-06-20 Company

HELLA and ZF Form Strategic Partnership

  • Firmly in focus: camera systems, imaging and radar sensor technology
  • Partnership for development and marketing aims to produce modern assistance systems and autonomous driving functions for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and off-highway applications
  • Latest vehicle sensor technologies support enhanced safety and pave the way for autonomous driving

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2017-06-19 Company

HELLA Reorganizes Small Lamps Product Division

  • New competence center opened in Slovenia
  • Renaming into Car Body Lighting takes into account new trends and developments

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2017-05-10 Company

HELLA successfully concludes its refinancing of the 2014/2017 bond

  • New bond of 300 million euro successfully placed
  • Order book over-subscribed more than 8 times
  • 1.0 per cent coupon, maturing in 2024

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2017-04-20 Company

HELLA Show Up at 2017 Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition

Technology with Vision

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2017-04-20 Company

HELLA expands production capacities in China with new plant for lighting systems

  • Start of production planned for October 2017
  • Production focus on innovative LED headlamps for Chinese customers

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2017-04-11 Company

HELLA builds new electronics plant in Lithuania

Automotive supplier expands production capacities in Europe due to increasing demand for electronic components

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2017-04-06 Company

HELLA reports accelerated growth and a significant increase in earnings in the third quarter of fiscal year 2016/2017

  • Sales rise by a substantial 5.5% and earnings before interest and taxes by 18.4% over the third quarter
  • Consolidated sales over the nine-month period increase to € 4.8 billion: +3.5% after adjustment for currency and portfolio effects (reported +2.6%)
  • Adjusted EBIT over the first nine months grow significantly by 8.1% to € 373 million; the adjusted EBIT margin improves to 7.8%
  • Dr Jürgen Behrend retires as Managing General Partner on 30 September 2017 after the Annual General Meeting

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2017-04-03 Company

Dr. Werner Benade started as the new Managing Director of the business division Aftermarket and Special Applications on April 1, 2017

Dr. Werner Benade started as the new Managing Director of the business division Aftermarket and Special Applications on April 1, 2017

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11/17/2011