Valeo’s third generation LiDAR chosen by Stellantis for its level 3 automation capability

Stellantis has chosen Valeo's third-generation LiDAR to equip multiple models of its different automotive brands from 2024. The Valeo SCALA 3 LiDAR will enable these vehicles to be certified for level 3 automation, allowing drivers to safely take their hands off the steering wheel and their eyes off the road. As Yves Bonnefont, Chief Software Officer and member of Stellantis’ Top Executive Team, explains: “What sets cars apart from others today is the driving experience they offer. Thanks to our L3 autonomous driving solution leveraging Valeo...
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To know more about the 3rd generation of Valeo’s LiDAR

An interview with Clément Nouvel, Valeo LiDAR Technical Director LiDARs are essential to the development of the autonomous car and the drastic road safety improvements that come along. Up to 30% of premium new vehicles are set to reach level 3 automation by 2030, and to do so will be equipped with LiDAR technology. As well as cars, robotaxis, delivery droids, autonomous trucks or vehicles for industrial and agriculture sectors will come equipped with this technology. Clément Nouvel is LiDAR Technical Product Line Director and leads over 300 ...
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Valeo once again ranked as the world’s leading French patent applicant

Valeo has been ranked the world’s leading French patent applicant, with 1,777 patents issued in one year*, including 46% in France, according to the rankings published by the France's intellectual property institute (INPI), which lists the first applications granted by the world's main patent offices. Valeo has also come third in the 2021 ranking of patent applicants in France, with a total of 721 patents. Its innovations are now protected by a portfolio of almost 35,000 patents worldwide. Christophe Périllat, Valeo’s Chief Executive Officer, co...
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Six Major Valeo Innovations for Safer and Cleaner Mobility to be Presented at the IAA Mobility 2021

PARIS, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeo will unveil six innovations - including a series of technologies that can create a "health shield" within the interior of a vehicle and charging stations suitable for all electric vehicles - at IAA Mobility in September. The technologies underscore Valeo's ongoing commitment to develop safer, cleaner and more diverse mobility. The IAA, for the first time in the show's history, will be held in Munich. It has been renamed IAA Mobility for the occasion. No longer promoted as just the annua...
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Valeo Ranked As The World’s Leading French Patent Applicant, All Sectors Combined

According to the list published for the first time by France’s INPI industrial property institute, Valeo has been ranked the world's leading French patent applicant, with 1,913 patents filed in a year* – of which 53% were filed in France. Valeo also came out in third place in the 2020 ranking of patent applicants in France, with 819 patents filed. Its innovations are now protected by a portfolio of almost 35,000 patents worldwide. Jacques Aschenbroich, Valeo’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented: “This ranking demonstrates Va...
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Micro LED Headlight Jointly Developed by Valeo and Cree in Test Drive

In a report covered by Driving Vision News (DVN) in December 2019, we found that Valeo’s PictureBeam system was tested. The adaptive driving beam (ADB) system was co-developed by Valeo and Cree with a resolution of nearly 4000 pixels to deliver road marking functions. ADB system with high resolution is a trend for automotive lighting. Many automotive component manufacturers have teamed up with LED companies to develop LED array solutions based on Micro LEDs. The PictureBeam system created by Valeo and Cree is one of them. The two companies demonst...
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Valeo Acquires 10% Stake in Aledia

Valeo announced that it has purchased a 10.5% stake in Aledia, by subscribing to a portion of Aledia’s capital increase. Aledia is a technology start-up dedicated to the development of cutting-edge LED technology for general and automotive lighting.
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Valeo Full-LED Headlamps on Two Concept Cars

Valeo is fitting full-LED headlights on the ZB10 RENAULT and SEAT IBE concept cars exclusively presented at the Paris Motor Show. With their low energy consumption, equivalent to 85% of traditional headlamps, LEDs are perfect for electric vehicles because they increase their range, and they reduce fuel consumption by around 0.2 litres per 100 km for internal combustion engine vehicles.
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Valeo and Ichikoh Alliance Equips the Nissan Leaf Electric Vehicle With LED Low Beam Headlamps

Valeo and its partner in Japan, Ichikoh, have developed a new generation of LED front lighting systems, unveiled as a world premiere on the Nissan Leaf Electric Vehicle. The Alliance's engineers have designed a cost-effective LED-based headlamp, combining enhanced illumination close to daylight and distinctive style. While the Nissan Leaf LED headlamp is cost and energy efficient, it delivers a high level of performance, with brighter light color on the road and a longer life span.
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Valeo's New 3D-Effect Position Lamps: A World First on The Citroën D09 Concept Car

Valeo unveils a world first: a new technology that will transform lighting and signaling systems. The 3D-effect technology, used in the front and rear position lamps, adds substantial depth to the perceived image, despite being only 25 mm thick. It is based on the principle of the multiple reflection of light from LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) and opens up significant new styling possibilities.
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LUXEON Core, CX, and the new CS CoB board sizes are supported by industry-standard holders and optics San Jose, CA – Though there are many standards in the LED industry, the footprint or board size for CoBs is not one of them. Over the y... READ MORE

Higher max current & more color options for Cree LED’s smallest XLamp package The XLamp® XQ-E LEDs are available in two versions: high density and high intensity. The XQ-E High Density LED enables lighting manufacturers to signif... READ MORE