Luxury auto glass could be the next big thing
“A luxury feature that began as a $2,500 option on luxury convertibles just might boost the fuel economy or electric range of your next car.
If making the world a better place through lower emissions and petroleum consumption doesn’t float your boat, could I interest you in never again burning your legs on sunbaked leather upholstery as you hop into a car that’s a cool 72-degrees Fahrenheit compared to 90 after sitting in a summer parking lot?
How? The Suspended Particle Device, which is the Star Trek-like name for a film that turns vehicles’ sunroofs and other glass from transparent to opaque, blocking the infrared and ultraviolet light that superheat interiors and prematurely age leather and other materials.”
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While we’re probably several years off from this technology being implemented in standard vehicles, the potential is still very intriguing. Considering that the effect of darkened windows could drastically reduce cabin temperatures during those hot summer months while also blocking out would-be thieves is pretty alluring. Currently, the technology is just too expensive to warrant inclusion in your typical automobile.
The team at Advantage Auto Glass is always keeping up with new technology prospects within the industry. We offer replacement windshields and other auto glass products that are both OEM and aftermarket. Call us at 612-343-8984 or visit our website for more information.