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Carello Lighting is an automotive lighting brand, and a former Italian independent company.

History

The foundation of the original company was in Turin in 1876. Carello S.p.A. (a joint-stock company) was formed in 1912. Massimo Carello became Managing Director of the Carello Group in 1980, great-grandson of the founder. The company was also known as Fausto Carello.[1]

Carello Lighting plc (02137398) was founded in the UK.[2]

Magneti Marelli bought Carello in 1998.[3]

Structure

The company had a UK factory in Cannock in Staffordshire.[4] In Italy the main factory was in Turin, with other factories in Cumiana, Campiglione-Fenile, and Anagni.

Products

The company made automotive lights, and also wiper blades.

References

  1. ^ "Science Museum". collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk. Retrieved 2017-04-15.
  2. ^ "Carello Lighting at Companies House". beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Retrieved 2017-04-15.
  3. ^ "History of Automotive Lighting". al-lighting.com. Retrieved 2017-04-15.
  4. ^ New Scientist. Reed Business Information. 28 January 1988. p. 4. ISSN 0262-4079. Retrieved 2017-04-15.