DETROIT – The magnetically charged fluid that makes for wondrous handling and cornering stability in the ’02 Cadillac Seville STS may find its way into other automotive applications within the next two years. Lord Corp., a $420 million privately held supplier based in Cary, NC, produces the magnetorheological (MR) fluid that Delphi Automotive Systems Corp. injects into its MagneRide shock absorbers as the crucial part of a semi-active suspension on the STS. The fluid contains iron ...

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