BMW OLED Tail Lights Heading to Production


Automotive lighting technology is progressing and BMW wants to be at the forefront.

For the past few years, BMW and Audi have both been investing heavily into fancy headlights and tail lights, even though some of the technology isn’t legalized for use in the U.S. Earlier this year at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, BMW showcased an M4 concept with its organic LED (OLED) technology and now the brand has confirmed that it “will be launching a production model featuring OLED technology in the near future.”

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The M4 Concept Iconic Lights sported those OLED tail lights, which is LED technology with organic compounds. As a result, OLED lights can be manufactured even thinner than traditional LED lights.

It is likely that the 2016 BMW M2 will be the first production vehicle from the brand to offer these OLED lights.

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[Source: Car and Driver]

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  • danwat1234

    That’s pretty cool. Hopefully it will be bright enough in sunlight though. For now I just have really bright LED brake lights on my old car that I got on Amazon, and 55W HIDs.