Lighting Service

Provide exterior and interior lighting trends, as well as detailed assessments of light source components and control electronics

The design of a vehicle’s interior and exterior lighting is a growing battleground for style and brand recognition.  The “classic” automotive lamp is being replaced  with increasingly innovative technology and radical  styling that improve part life, vehicle efficiency,  and vehicle desirability.

The IHS Markit Lighting Service provides insight, context, data, and analytics for the key technologies that are core to the developments in the lighting sector.

Users can quickly access key insights from market developments, put context around events and technology trends, dive into deep data and forecasts, and seamlessly drive analytics to support their most challenging decisions.

Topics covered:

  • Front lights, DRL, fog, front light control module (ECU), tail lamps
  • Low beam and high beam type, ADB, ADB actuation type, AFS, AHB, bent lighting, camera fitment, ECU fitment and type
  • Ambient lighting, position, light source, optical principle, optical technology, dynamic functions, suppliers

Planners and strategists use the service to:

  • Assess and forecast new developments in lighting technology
  • Analyze and benchmark competitors’ offerings
  • Understand OEMs’ purchasing strategies
  • Evaluate customers’ lighting technology adoption paths

The Lighting Service is part of a suite of vehicle contenting services. Delivered through AutoTechInsight, an IHS Markit automotive strategy and planning solution, the service provides a view into current automotive trends and future demand through:

  • Sector News & Insights (covering all service domains)
  • Reports (Lighting service domain-specific)
  • Supplier Profiles (Lighting service domain-specific)
  • CFA Relations (OEM-Supplier relationships, both analyst and survey-based researched databases, delivered via Query Tool & 5 Analytics via Analytics Tool (Lighting service domain-specific)
  • Access to analysts, a listing of lighting-related events and monthly webinars
  • OEM-level and Model-level forecasts, technology fitment, and supplier relationships (optional add-ons) 
Sascha Klapper
Sascha Klapper

Sascha is leading the global lighting component research team at IHS Markit based in Milan, Italy. As an expert, he is primarily responsible for the market intelligence and analysis of Headlamps, Fog Lamps, DRLs, Tail Lamps, Lighting ECUs and Interior lighting. He has a solid background in the automotive lighting market, interior component market and vehicle electrics which helped him to establish a strong contact network within the automotive industry.

Before joining IHS Markit in 2016, Sascha has been working in the field of infrastructure and supply chain planning with complex data information systems and simulations. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and Supply Chain Management from TU Dortmund, Germany, and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Bologna, Italy.

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