Seoul Semiconductor automotive LEDs pass GM reliability tests, expanding use in vehicles

May 28, 2015
Seoul Semiconductor expands its share in the global automotive lighting market.
First Korean LED Manufacturer to pass GM reliability tests.

Seoul Semiconductor (CEO: Chung-hoon Lee), a leader in LED technology, has announced that it will increase its global automotive LED market share by strengthening its high efficient and high reliability LED product line-up for automotive applications.

Since 2011 Seoul Semiconductor has developed efficient and reliable automotive LEDs and has supplied packaged LEDs for headlamps to global auto makers. Seoul Semiconductor’s 14 specifically designed automotive LEDs have passed reliability tests at General Motors earlier this year. The company views this achievement as being recognized as delivering the world's best level of reliability with its automotive LEDs. SSC is the first Korean company with LEDs that conform to GM’s reliability standards and its automotive LEDs have been used in various GM vehicles.

Lae-hyun, Kim, the vice-president of the automotive business division, says, “LEDs for automotive applications have to meet strict certification standards for reliability, lumen output and efficiency set by automobile manufacturers in Europe, U.S and Japan. Seoul Semiconductor is already recognized for its performance and now the sales revenue for its automotive LEDs continues to grow.”

About Seoul Semiconductor
Seoul Semiconductor manufactures and packages a wide selection of light emitting diodes (LEDs) for the automotive, general illumination lighting, appliance, signage and back lighting markets. The company is the world’s fifth largest LED supplier, holding more than 10,000 patents globally, while offering a wide range of LED technology and production capacity in areas such as “nPola”, deep UV LEDs, "Acrich", the world’s first commercially produced direct AC LED, and "Acrich MJT - Multi-Junction Technology" a proprietary family of high-voltage LEDs.


Chang-keun Yang - Seoul Semiconductor
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