DaimlerChrysler AG says it has begun testing headlights and advanced lighting systems in a C$1.1 million expansion to its Canadian research and development facility in Windsor, Ont. Meanwhile, DC officials tell Ward's the automaker is preparing to announce further niche research initiatives involving “significant investment and additional staff,” for the Canadian facility. The stand-alone lighting evaluation lab is essentially a two-lane, 27,200-sq.-ft. darkroom with pitch-black ...

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