Credentials - Automotive

Mentor Automotive

The automotive world moves: Not only vehicles, but also people and their emotions. Our contribution to this is  light. In addition to safety aspects, it is all about staging the brand and the individual personality of the driver. For more than 30 years, we have been a recognized development partner and series supplier for many major automobile manufacturers. We support them in the realization of their ideas: From simple solitary lamps to intelligent, dynamic, coloured lighting applications. Whether logo lighting, functional charging level indicators or stylish interior lighting – lighting solutions by MENTOR can be found in a variety of designs in modern cars. Here we’re presenting some examples to you:


Adient Boryszew Oberflächentechnik Deutschland GmbH BOSAL ACPS GmbH C+M Utescheny SGT GmbH
Dr. Schneider Lisa Dräxlmaier GmbH Faurecia Fujikura Automotive
Groupo Antolin IAC Group KDK Automotive Kromberg & Schubert
Kunststofftechnik Backhaus GmbH Lear Corporation Leoni AG Magna International Inc.
NIFCO KTW GmbH Novem Car Interior Design Plastic Omnium Polytec Group
Reydel Automotive Röchling Automotive Germany Samvardhana Motherson Peguform (SMP) SAS Automotive Systems
Sebn Simoldes Group Sumitomo Electric Bordnetze TSG Troeger Surface Group
Witte Automotive Yazaki

Illuminated logo in the headrests of the BMW M-Series


At BMW, the letter M has been standing for fascination and passion in the premium segment of  sports cars for more than four decades. Impressive engine performance and technical DNA from the world of motorsport have traditionally been accompanied by a special design both inside and out. The M models feature a backlit logo in a prominent position in the headrest, for example, and BMW relies on MENTOR’s expertise in lighting technology for its realization. The perfect appearance of the logo both in illuminated and non-illuminated state was important here.

Audi Q2 RGB Interior Lighting

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For many years Audi has been one of the most innovative and successful brands in the premium and sports car segment. The interior designers of the brand with the four rings pay particular attention to the lighting design in the vehicle’s interior. The latest example is the Q2, the new small SUV from Ingolstadt. Here a sophisticated RGB colored lighting solution by MENTOR provides perfect ambient lighting. Intelligent RGB LED modules with an integrated microcontroller and perfectly matched light guide systems ensure absolute homogeneity, permanently constant color locations and a constant brightness of all RGB luminaires integrated into the system.

VW ID3 - Charger Socket

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The ID3, VW’s new electric model shows many facets of innovative driving pleasure. Of course, a large part of the communication in this model is also visual. The charging process is also communicated by light. A customer-specific LED module indicates the battery charging status.




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