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Topic - Ihs Automotive
Headlights, grilles and other doodads are stepping up and popping out on cars: from daytime running lights that go up the hood of the new Cadillac ATS, to a wide, bold grille on the Ford Fusion, to engraving within the lamps of the new Corvette and Ford Transit. They are inexpensive but distinctive, providing automotive eye candy that can even boost gas mileage or improve safety.
Headlights, grilles and other doodads are stepping up and popping out on cars.
It's a make or break moment for electric car maker Tesla Motors.
The U.S. auto industry, already stretching to meet rising demand for cars and trucks, is facing shortages of parts and materials that could limit the number of new vehicles in showrooms later this year and crimp a historic turnaround.
Ford began a new marketing campaign Monday for the 2011 Ford Explorer, set to hit dealerships this winter.