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Future Talk - The Evolution of Light

Interactive headlights and tail light clusters help to raise the bar for safety in future

Innovative Volkswagen lighting technology is helping to boost safety. At the same time, it is also opening the door to increasingly personalised vehicle design. At an international workshop, Volkswagen is now showcasing how the lighting systems of the future will communicate and increase safety even further.

Volkswagen concept car ID. CROZZ
Research vehicle with exterior HMI for 360-degree communication: road users will be informed via LC-displays at the vehicle.
Evolution of light
Evolution of light
Evolution of light
Evolution of light
Volkswagen Center of Lighting Excellence

Press Releases

  • Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet, T-Roc R and T-Roc
    11/17/21

    The new Volkswagen T-Roc: expressive design and innovative technology

    World premiere for the new T-Roc: With a fresh design, innovative assist systems and numerous digital services, Volkswagen is continuing the success story of its compact crossover model. A sharpened exterior defines the unmistakable appearance of the new T-Roc, T-Roc R and T-Roc Cabriolet. The interior was refined with high-quality materials, a redesigned Infotainment display and the Digital Cockpit as standard. Innovative technology from higher vehicle classes has now been integrated into the compact SUV model family – in the shape of IQ.Light, with LED matrix headlights, and the assist systems of IQ.Drive with Travel Assist, as well as predictive ACC cruise control. In this way, Volkswagen is making great strides towards becoming a software-oriented mobility provider as part of its ACCELERATE strategy.
  • Volkswagen ID.4
    09/21/20

    “Light is the new chrome”: Light design of the new Volkswagen ID.4

    The ID.4 boasts a powerful and sporty, but simultaneously also likeable char-acter. The exterior lighting plays a major part in this: it forms an integral part of the electric SUV’s design concept and stages the vehicle in a new way.

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