Chicago Miniature Lamp (CML) of Hackensack, NJ, will open a new plant in Barrie, Ont., north of Toronto, to produce a new type of light-emitting diode (LED) with automotive as a key target. Currently LEDs are used for only about 10% of automotive interior lighting in North America. The vast majority consists of traditional incandescent lamps. But the interior lighting market is going through a major evolution: Within five years, LEDs could make up 40% of automotive interior lighting ...

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