LIVONIA, MI – Light-emitting diodes, the tiny, energy-saving devices that are displacing incandescent lamps in many automotive applications, now illuminate 90% of center high-mounted stop lights (CHMSLs) in the U.S. and about 15% of the combination taillights. But supplier 3M Automotive has developed a unique way to package LEDs that could send the latter penetration rate skyward by saving weight, space, electricity, material and, perhaps most importantly, money. Taillamps ...

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