Hella Acquires Enko Automotive

Companies had been collaborating on projects since 1999.

Automotive lighting and electronic equipment supplier Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. said Monday that it has purchased Enko Automotive GmbH.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

German-based Enko Automotive develops sensor and body electronics hardware and software. It has collaborated on projects with Hella since 1999.

“The acquisition of Enko allows Hella to strengthen its position in the fields of electronics and light-based driver assistance systems,” said Jean-Francois Tarabbia, CEO of the Automotive Electronics Division of Hella.

Enko’s facilities will become Hella’s competence center for access and driving authorization system development.

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