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.
Seems like the energy-consumption picture is one of those that can be characterized as: “On the one hand. . .but on the other hand. . . .” At least that’s the sense from the Energy Information Agency’s Annual Energy Outlook 2014 report.
This didn’t take long.
It was a busy week in the auto industry last week.