The Case of the Aftermarket Quality Windshield

Question regarding OEM vs. aftermarket glass: Dear Glass Detective, A very well-known windshield replacement company contends that their aftermarket glass is no different than the Audi OEM glass. When I had my windshield replaced by this company, Audi said that they could not replace the windshield because the glass had internal defects (“ripples”) which prevented […]

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How Self-Driving Cars Will Impact Society

Picture a world where self-driving cars—or autonomous vehicles—are the norm. Self-driving cars, or autonomous vehicles, are poised to have a major impact on the world as we know it. Their effects will be felt in aspects of society—economically, technologically, culturally, and in many other areas. Here’s how.

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How New Technology Could Affect your Car Insurance

With newer makes and models of cards, comes a lot of new technology behind that glass. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and the push toward self-driving vehicles, is changing the way cars are manufactured. This will inevitably have an effect on your car insurance. Learn more here!

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Automotive Glass Reaches New Heights

Auto manufacturers are all about integrative technology these days. From self-driving vehicles to vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication, giants in the auto industry are getting innovative, and fast. If you’ve found yourself asking, “What will they come up with next?” Well, the answer could be right out your window: interactive glass and power-generating solar panels.

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How Mercedes is Using ADAS

With its new S-Class, Mercedes-Benz says it’s taking another step toward autonomous driving and the use of advance driver-assistance systems (ADAS). The company says its Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC and Active Steering Assist will be even better at helping the driver keep a safe distance and steer the vehicle. Additionally,k speed can also be automatically […]

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Ready for Technology to Take the Wheel?

Well, it’s 2017, and the world isn’t quite what was depicted on the 1960’s futuristic sitcom The Jetsons. But, that doesn’t mean the auto industry isn’t headed that way. Take, for example, the advancements made in automated driver assist systems (ADAS). With smart technology in full stride, will basic safety features on cars, such as side-view mirrors, become obsolete?

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