Hella is a German manufacturer of automotive lighting and electronic equipment. The company was founded in 1899 by Sally Windmuller with its first products being horns and kerosene lamps for horse-drawn carriages. Today, Hella boast 100 locations in 35 countries and employs over 34,000 people. The name Hella is thought to have come from Sally’s wife Helen (Hella for short) and the German word hell which means bright. Hella products are used in a wide range of industries and applications from OEM and aftermarket automotive manufacturers as well as the construction and marine industries. Hella also serves municipalities by supplying them with innovative lighting solutions.
Why Buy Hella
Buying Hella products provides you with the famously solid quality of German manufacturing. Hella is constantly innovating and looking for the next development in their market and this reflects in the products that they sell today. The company is among those on the cutting edge of lighting technology and this focus on the future trickles down to the cars of the modern day. In addition, Hella boasts a long and illustrious history supporting and sponsoring teams in the harsh world of professional motorsports with great successes in disciplines like rally and endurance racing. Everything Hella has learned from racing goes into the products that they deliver to consumers today.
The Hella Range
Everybody knows the aftermarket Hella horns that are seen so often behind the grilles of hotted-up Subaru Imprezas but the company’s product offerings go far, far deeper than that. As mentioned above, Hella makes lighting products for the automotive world and beyond as well as fuse boxes, tyre pressure gauges, bulbs, and of course horns. Building a rally car and need some reliable and bright lights for the night-time stages? Hella’s got what you need. The same goes for minor repairs like replacing a headlight bulb. If it’s on your car and it’s electric you should definitely consider a Hella product. Use the parts finder above to find the right Hella product for you or contact us and let one of the Automotive Superstore product specialists help you today!