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Automotive

SCHOTT has been a driving force in the automotive industry since the first vehicles were produced, delivering billions of cost-effective components with superior quality and stability. Whether setting new standards in packaging, lighting or safety, our versatile range delivers an outstanding experience.
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Lighting

As a leading global supplier of glass and glass-related automotive lighting materials and components, SCHOTT create interior and exterior lighting solutions that combine innovation, durability and reliability.

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Design and Glazing

High-tech glass compounds and fiber optics are creating a unique and memorable in-car ambience, indulging the driver's senses and opening the doors to new possibilities for automotive designers.

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Sensors and Electronics

Sensors and electronics are vital components of modern vehicles, but they are extremely sensitive. When they need to function in harsh environments or deliver long-term performance, our range of components provide the solution.

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Safety and Foresight

No chances can be taken with safety in the automotive industry, and SCHOTT offers a variety of components for safety devices, sensors and information systems that increase driver awareness and improve safety in an accident situation.

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Autonomous Driving

In the age of self-driving cars, the reliability of the LiDAR and Radar systems will be crucial for mass-market adoption, and SCHOTT’s hermetic packaging, as well as BOROFLOAT® glass, will have important roles.

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E-Mobility

SCHOTT supports the exciting development of e-mobility by producing a wide range of components that provide significant improvements in efficiency, reductions in system costs or an increase in passenger comfort and convenience.

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Communication Systems

Modern vehicles are now communication hubs on wheels, and SCHOTT have the technical expertise and industry knowledge to create specialty glass solutions for technology such as touchscreens and head-up displays.