"1200 fatalities every year in Germany could be avoided if all cars had Xenon light"
Lex Krzyzanowski is active for more than 25 years in M&S for different B2B activities outside and within Philips. During the last seven years he works as OEM project marketing manager for the BG automotive lighting and has implemented a Global KAM organisation.
Together with several customers he established the LSS LightSightSafety initiative under the CLEPA umbrella in 2006, with the aim to promote better quality in car lighting to carmakers, end users and governmental organizations.
Driving Vision News: Could you give more information on the LSS challenge? What are the first results?
Lex Krzyzanowski: The initiative LSS was set up in 2006 under the Clepa umbrella. The objective of the initiative LSS is to create more awareness and understanding to the safety, comfort and environmental aspects of good quality car lighting at end users, carmakers as well as at relevant decision-making authorities.
The Initiative LSS is a coalition of AL, Hella, Valeo, Visteon, Osram and Philips, all of whom are involved with vehicle lighting in Europe. The Initiative commits to bring new lighting advancements to the market in order to increase the performance, safety, comfort and environmental compatibility of cars and trucks, enabling to support the continuous efforts of the society to reduce fatalities and to lower power consumption as well as pollution due to traffic.