DETROIT -- So long Area 51. Hello to the “Technology Village.” The Society of Automotive Engineers, facing the mass exodus of major Tier 1 suppliers from last year’s World Congress in Detroit, designated part of this newly freed up space for exhibitors to show their advanced technology to customers in private, away from the prying eyes of competitors. The four cubicles, dubbed Area 51 in reference to the government’s top-secret proving grounds in the Southwest, were located in the middle ...

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