Philips X-tremeVision enhances the safety of people driving at night

September 16, 2010

Frankfurt, Germany - At the Automechanika fair in Frankfurt, Philips today introduced the X-tremeVision replacement light lamp, which provides 100% more light output compared to a standard lamp, thus ensuring the safest halogen night-time driving experience.

 

Currently many accidents occur at night or under poor lighting conditions. Automotive lighting is a major safety factor when driving.  First see, then act. With its extremely high light output, X-tremeVision helps motorists see oncoming vehicles, pedestrians and obstacles better and earlier, helping to prevent accidents on the road.

 

By ensuring maximum visibility, X-tremeVision prevents the stress, anxiety and fatigue people often feel while driving at night with not enough light. Philips X-tremeVision light is delivered where most needed by the driver, while preventing glaring of oncoming motorists.

 

Safety by design

X-tremeVision is designed for people who need to replace their damaged lamps or want to upgrade their car lights. They will feel safer and more comfortable when driving at night.

 

The lamp’s exclusive coil design, optimal Xenon gas filling and high precision burner geometry ensure maximum visibility on the road, improving the driver’s vision and ability to concentrate. At the same time, the high-resistance quartz glass supports the pressure of the gas, enabling X-tremeVision to offer one of the longest lifetime among High performance lamp.

 

After 4 years experience of X-treme Power - recognized as the “more light” category leader and many times awarded by the automotive press as the most powerful lamp on the market - X-tremeVision demonstrates again Philips ability to design top performance lamps.

 

Philips X-tremeVision lamps are one of the 2 latest additions to the innovative line-up of Philips 12V automotive halogen lamps. The range includes BlueVision ultra, EcoVision, NightGuide DoubleLife, Vision Plus and Premium. Philips is the choice of all major car manufacturers in Automotive Lighting providing an unrivalled original equipment quality choice for car drivers.  One out of two cars in Europe is equipped with Philips Automotive Lighting. 

 

Availability

The Philips X-tremeVision 12V lamps will be available in H1, H4, H7 from authorized Philips distributors and retailers from October 1st 2010.

 

For further information, please contact:

Marieke van Mierlo

Philips Lighting Corporate Communications

Tel: +31 40 27 56037

E-mail: Marieke.van.mierlo@philips.com

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About Royal Philips Electronics

Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity”. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs more than 116,000 employees in more than 60 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 23 billion in 2009, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in flat TV, male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at www.philips.com/newscenter.

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