The OEM vs. Aftermarket Windshield Debate

Question Regarding OEM vs. Aftermarket Glass Dear Glass Detective, My 2014 BMW X3 with HUD and rain sensor got chip from highway stone impact. My insurance company seemed to indicate 3 levels of windshield glass. OE, OEM, and after market. Two suppliers have given me different information. I pay for 0 dollar deductible, and think […]

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Why Did Mercedes Recommend Only its Own Glass for Windshield Replacement?

Recently, Mercedes Benz USA issued a statement in which it “strongly recommends” that drivers who need to get a windshield replaced only use Mercedes Benz products. Why is that? The automaker says glass made by other companies does not meet the exacting specifications of Mercedes Benz glass, adding that aftermarket glass often does not contain […]

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