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LarryM99
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LEDs replacing bulbs
LarryM99   1/27/2014 1:21:44 PM
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One thing that I have noticed is a relatively quiet use of LEDs in headlights, running lights, interior lights, taillights, etc. The surprising thing to me is that they don't seem to be charging more for them. They are definitely allowing for more creativity in terms of the looks of the cars, and they may actually be cheaper overall to manufacture. Does anyone know the relative economics of LED lighting in these applications?

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Carbon Fibre
_hm   1/26/2014 8:27:51 PM
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Is Ford also contempleting employing Carbon Fibre in place of conventional metal? It will be interesting comparing it with Al.

 

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Any News on using 3D printing?
DrFPGA   1/25/2014 5:08:25 PM
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Anyone know if there were announcements on the use of 3D printing in engines at the show?

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