Automotive
 

Partners and cooperations

A strong network for your lighting business

As the global leader in the automotive lighting sector, OSRAM is a trusted, reliable partner. With our products and services, we place value on sustainability and the continued development of vehicle lighting. This allows us to keep an eye on market developments and track new trends at all times.

OSRAM is a member of renowned associations in the automotive sector and has strong connections to its partners, for example OSRAM often provides campaign support.

Verein Freier Ersatzteilemarkt e.V.

VREI - Verein Freier Ersatzteilemarkt e.V.

VREI is an association of interested parties consisting of over 50 renowned, market-leading producers of automotive components. The primary aim of VREI and its members is to represent the interests of all participants in the service market.

VREI members benefit from an active cooperation within the association, providing a platform to exchange ideas and experiences. As part of workshops and work groups, the association concerns itself actively with the latest themes affecting the automotive-independent aftermarket.

Further information: VREI website (in German)

GVA - Gesamtverband Autoteile-Handel e.V.

The GVA is the sector association and simultaneously the political representation of interested parties for the free automotive components wholesale sector in Germany. It also represents approximately 2,000 dealers of vehicle spare parts. Over 150 trade companies with over 1,000 operational locations and around 130 vehicle component producers are represented in the association.

The Gesamtverband Autoteile-Handel e.V is committed to fair competition in the vehicle spare parts market. A focus of association work is ensuring and expanding the free vehicle service market as a real repair alternative for consumers, as well as maintaining equal chances for spare parts dealers compared to the automotive industry.

Further information: GVA website (in German)
Gesamtverband Autoteile-Handel e.V.
European Automotive Supplier Association

LEPA - European Automotive Supplier Association

The European automotive supplier association CLEPA (Comité de Liaison de la Construction d'Equipements et de Pièces d'Automobiles), which has its headquarters in Brussels, represents over 100 globally important automotive suppliers and 25 national trade and European sector associations.

The association is committed to promoting innovation and creating highly-qualified employment in the automotive industry. CLEPA also concerns itself with safe and environmentally-friendly mobility and sustainable development in the industry.

Further information: CLEPA website

ZDK: Zentralverband Deutsches Kraftfahrzeuggewerbe

The ZDK represents the professional interests of around 40,000 vehicle service companies at a national level. The "Light Test" takes place every year in autumn, organized by the Zentralverband Deutsches Kraftfahrzeuggewerbe. The campaign is supported by many renowned partners and is traditionally under the patronage of the German Minister of Transport.

As part of the campaign, car drivers can have their vehicle light systems checked for free in participating vehicle workshops. In this way, the Light Test significantly contributes to safety on roads. Each year, OSRAM is an official partner of the Light Test weeks.

Further Information: ZDK website (in German)
Zentralverband Deutsches Kraftfahrzeuggewerbe