What do rice cookers have to do with lowering the price of hybrid and electric cars? In this episode of SAE Eye on Engineering, Senior Editor Lindsay Brooke looks at a tiny electrical device called the IGBT (Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor). SAE Eye on Engineering can be viewed at http://youtu.be/6OrdDhXz4lw. It also airs in audio-only form Monday mornings on WJR 760 AM Detroit's Paul W. Smith Show. Access archived episodes of SAE Eye on Engineering at www.sae.org/magazines/podcasts.