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LG targets auto sector with OLED panels for taillights

Mass production kicks off with first product for Mercedes S-Class

Speaking at a press briefing in Seoul, LG Display Vice President Park Sung-soo says that the company sees a bright future in its OLED light panels. (Photo provided by LG Display)

SEOUL -- LG Display said Thursday that it had started mass production of OLED light panels, targeting premium automakers that want to use the latest display technology for rear lights in their vehicles, and capitalizing on their flexibility to provide a wealth of new design opportunities.

"Our key market is the automotive sector, which is very interested in adopting OLED light panels in its back lights," said Park Sung-soo, a vice president at the company, in a press briefing. "Our first product is installed in Mercedes-Benz's S-Class Coupe."

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