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Auto Glass in Cars: What Are the Main Types?

January 2, 2021

Glass has been important in cars for decades, going right back to some of the earliest models. But auto glass has evolved over the years for both comfort and safety reasons. Using standard glass in windshields, for example, would be incredibly dangerous because broken shards of razor-sharp glass could cause serious injuries in accidents. But things have changed a lot since then, and glass technology has come a long way. Here, we take a look at the different types of auto glass used in cars today along with their uses. Laminated Glass Laminated glass is one of the most common... Read More

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Innovative Glass Technologies Found in Modern Cars

January 1, 2021

Glass technology just never ceases to improve. We have come a long way since glass was first installed in early automobiles. Nowadays, cars are equipped with all kinds of different types of glass these days fitted with new tech for safety and convenience purposes. Here, we take a look at some of the main types of car glass technology that you can find in cars today. Infrared Glass Infrared (IR) glass, also called solar glass, is a type of car glass technology typically used in windscreen (often described as infrared-reflective windshields). It is found in cars from manufacturers like BMW,... Read More

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What is ADAS Technology and How Does Its Features Improve Driver Safety?

November 23, 2020

Over the years, vehicle safety has become one of the most important areas in which the automotive industry has heavily invested in. Considering there was once a time where cars didn’t have a windscreen, safety technology of the 20th century has come a long way. Automotive safety technology has advanced in many ways, with modern car safety features significantly reducing the likelihood of a collision or accident, while providing a smooth and efficient drive. These new technologies, which are integrated into the vehicle, help automate, facilitate and assist the driver for safer and better driving. The technology is known as... Read More

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Car Windows Factory Tint vs Film Tint: a Rundown

August 24, 2020

Surprisingly, the beautiful, tinted rear windows on your car don’t offer much protection against the harsh Western Australian sun. Known as factory tinted windows, they enhance privacy and reduce glare, but expose you and the car to the harmful UV rays. They also do nothing to keep your car’s interior cool in the sweltering heat. So, you must do more than match the front windows to factory tinted windows to enhance your car’s security and keep it cool in hot weather.    For further insights into why you need to reinforce a factory tint, it’s important to distinguish between factory... Read More

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Know the Names of Your Car Windows

August 22, 2020

When it comes to replacing your windscreen, it’s fairly simple. But what about that tiny glass panel that’s attached to your rear door window?  These days, you can expect to find more than just 6 windows on your vehicle, with a number of smaller panels usually found in corners.  To help specify which window you’ll need repairing or replacing, here are the names of each individual window. Front: - Front Door Glass - Front Windscreen - Front Door Quarter Rear: - Rear Door Glass - Rear Door Quarter - Cargo Window - Rear Windscreen Do you need help with replacing... Read More

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Classic Car Market Review: Out with the old, in with the new

May 14, 2020

If you’re thinking about purchasing a classic car and earning some street cred, now’s a better time than any, with the classic car market showing signs of growth and demand. A report produced by AXA and ADEMY (Automotive Data Evaluation Market Yield) revises and updates important information surrounding segmented breakdowns of global market trends in the classic car industry for 2018-2019.  Despite the classic car market suffering an 8.4% decrease in volume in the first half of 2019, sales turnover had grown by 6.8%. Now you’re probably thinking how is this a good thing? and why should I buy a... Read More