Finally, the Austrian Federal Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology, or BMK for short, has legally recognized and approved a permit issued by the German Federal Motor Transport Authority in 2020 Retrofit solutions on LED headlights also for Austria allowed. Numerous tests by automobile clubs and their partners have long since shown that LED headlights are clearly superior to conventional halogen headlights or headlights with incandescent lamps. LED headlights don't just have a longer one lifespan, but are also characterized by a far better quality Light quality out. According to the Austrian automobile club “ÖAMTC”, LED headlights would not only be widely used in terms of road safety wünschenswert.
Affected with restrictions!
The ÖAMTC has been calling for one since 2017 legal LED retrofit option for halogen lamps. With the decision of the BKM, the first step in the right direction has now been taken. Still, there are some restrictions on admission not generally, but for now only for certain car models is valid. Among the vehicles that can be retrofitted with immediate effect, there are many exotic vehicles as well as some widespread vehicle models such as the VW Passat, Ford Mondeo or Audi A3. However, before you retrofit the headlights for your vehicle, you should definitely find out whether the headlights are in your car may be retrofitted legally. Even if your vehicle falls into this category, in which retrofitting is permitted, this is allowed only with a valid permit be performed. Therefore it is best to seek advice from a professional.
The manufacturer Osram is currently offering the Night Breaker LED the only legal retrofit solution on the market. In a test by the mobility club, the light source performed extremely well in comparison to conventional halogen headlights. Due to the significantly brighter LED light, the roadway better lit. and obstacles on the road or at the edge of the road can be recognized more quickly. Because of this, one is Conversion to LED headlights Definitely worthwhile if you have a vehicle for which the LED headlights are approved. Attention: The conversion is generally ONLY possible for vehicles with halogen headlights. A conversion from xenon to halogen by means of the Osram Night Breaker is neither legally permitted nor technically possible with the OEM headlights.
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