Cars were once predominately valued in steel, glass, rubber, and aluminum. Now it’s silicon. Electronics developments drive the vehicles of today and tomorrow.
As people become more reliant on their smart phones and other devices, vehicle manufacturers are finding it necessary to make the in-car experience a seamless extension. Even to the point of working toward self-driving cars.
The light-maker is developing ultra-thin organic LEDs and laser headlights.
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As researchers at MIT point out, at some point, conventional automotive lead-acid batteries are going to give way to improved technologies, such as lithium-ion batteries.