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“Firefighters on the scene made efforts to prevent the Cruise AV from driving over their hoses and were not able to do so until they shattered a front window of the Cruise AV,” the letter says. Click here to read … Continue reading
The Mountain Home High School girls’ wrestling team dealt with a little bit of a scare Saturday morning. The Lady Bombers were traveling to Sherwood for the Class 5A State Duals at Sylvan Hills High School when a giant rock … Continue reading
John Paul, the AAA Northeast Car Doctor, advises a reader whose automatic windshield wipers have malfunctioned after a windshield replacement. Click here to read more.
On the day of the windshield cracking incidents, strong winds had been blowing through the Colorado foothills. The weather was also freezing cold, with parts of Colorado’s Interstate 70 highway having to be shut down due to whiteouts caused by … Continue reading
Driven Brands Holdings Inc., recently announced the appointment of Danny Rivera to the newly-created role of chief operating officer effective February 20, 2023, reporting to CEO Jonathan Fitzpatrick. “Danny has been a trusted and invaluable partner over the past decade … Continue reading
Kerrville Police Department officers are investigating what appears to be an isolated, targeted motor vehicle burglary spree that occurred in Louise Hays Park Saturday afternoon within a 45-minute period. Click here to read more.
A wood board went through the windshield of a truck driving on Interstate 90 in Avon after it fell out of a truck. Click here to read more.
The level of detail follows down to the wheel arches adopted from the 930 and a glass cabin inspired by military aircraft fighters. That front section is an aggressive nod to the Porsche 356 and the tube-shaped headlights (ditching the … Continue reading
Two major insurance companies have refused to issue new policies on some Kias and Hyundais in the St. Louis region as theft rates of those vehicles remain high following last year’s surge. Click here to read more.
The windshield is one of the most indispensable parts of a vehicle. It protects the driver, passengers, and the interior from dust, debris, rain, snow, wind, etc. Most importantly, the windshield makes it easier for drivers to navigate the road, … Continue reading
Police and a bystander on Monday, January 16, freed a 20-year-old Barnstable man from his overturned truck by breaking the windshield after the truck flipped and knocked over a utility pole that draped live wires across the scene. Click here … Continue reading
When you buy a house, you like to feel safe, but that’s not the case for one couple. They have to worry about their windows being busted and their roof getting hit by golf balls. Click here to read more.
Augmented reality in vehicles is nothing new. In fact, it’s currently installed in millions of vehicles equipped with Head Up Display (HUD). But major car and tech companies think projection technology is about to become the next big thing as … Continue reading
“Kentucky has a unique law that if you have full coverage insurance, or comprehensive insurance, all your auto glass replacements are free. You don’t have to pay a deductible,” Josh Patrick of Central Kentucky Auto Glass explained. Click here to … Continue reading
Photos shared by UHP from the scene show the damage the errant wheel caused, smashing the windshield and tearing a hole through the roof. Luckily, for the woman behind the wheel, though, the tire landed on the apparently empty passenger’s … Continue reading
Neighbors in one DeKalb County neighborhood have spent the past week replacing their car windows. Seemingly dozens of cars were broken into in Decatur, during a rash of recent break-ins. Click here to read more.
Geico has closed all of its California offices and Progressive stopped advertising in the state. “State Farm, you can no longer get quotes by calling them. You have to go to an agent’s office,” said Karl Susman from Susman Insurance. … Continue reading
Auto Windscreens has achieved a Customer Satisfaction Business Benchmarking score of 93.1 (out of 100) in an independent survey of its customers by The Institute of Customer Service. Click here to read more.
“The antler came through the windshield and managed to gore me in the chin. It was a very close call,” said driver Mike Sepos after a collision with a bull elk in Summit County, Utah. Click here to read more.
While the McLaren Elva is most notable for its lack of a windshield, unfortunately, this means it can’t be street-legal. That’s why McLaren introduced an optional DOT-legal windshield, enabling owners to be able to take their pride and joy out … Continue reading
The Caliber family of brands, including Caliber Auto Glass, Caliber Collision and Caliber Auto Care, recently announced the appointment of David Dart as chief people officer. Dart will lead all facets of teammate services, including career and leadership development, recruiting … Continue reading
At Knapp’s Madison Auto and Towing in Lakewood, owner Jerry Knapp, Jr., is trying to keep up with the demand to repair recently recovered stolen cars, which has proven to be a challenge. “We’re seeing they knock out the passenger … Continue reading
The scene depicted here could have been from a horror movie, except that it took place in reality, and therefore presented a very real risk to life and wellbeing. According to a video posted by Cass Cheng Sook Leng to … Continue reading
Last month, 73-year-old Mary Frahm died when her vehicle caught fire. She reported just before the fire that her vehicle doors wouldn’t unlock and the windows wouldn’t roll down. A study by AAA in 2019 showed that vehicle escape tools … Continue reading
Automotive Glass Europe will retain its logo, mission and values while rebranding to Automotive Glass Experts (AGE). Marco Moreno, executive chairperson and CEO of AGE, says the new identity “represents the next chapter in our group’s history.” AGE specializes in … Continue reading
Police said that after the accident, Gulab Singh went to a car mechanic and asked them to change the windshield of his car. Click here to read more.
A Kansas City, Missouri, woman is out of the hospital and speaking out for the first time after she was hit in the head with a rock that crashed through her windshield. Click here to read more.
A New Orleans man tired of having his vehicle broken into over and over again came up with a low-budget solution. Martin Schott is hoping the new handmade sign on his truck will stop thieves from breaking its windows again. … Continue reading
Bozeman, Mont., is now home to the newest NOVUS Glass location, providing mobile auto glass services to the city’s greater communities. Services include windshield repair, auto glass replacement, Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) services and more. Robert Rinta, owner and … Continue reading
Madison County Councilman Mikeal Vaughn has suggested that the county install bulletproof windshields in all the county’s patrol cars. Click here to read more.
“The glass completely shattered and caved in,” said Jiyu Park. “The lines fell on both sides of the car so it was sparking when it first initially fell but we just had to stay inside because of the electrocution.” Click … Continue reading
A driver’s windshield was shattered when his vehicle hit a dead bobcat strung up from an Interstate 88 overpass on Monday night. “You think you had a bad day?” Andrew Noble wrote on Facebook. “Bet you didn’t have a hit … Continue reading
Consumer Reports today is providing detailed guidelines to car manufacturers to help them design the controls and displays of advanced driver assist systems to promote consumer use, understanding, and satisfaction. Click here to read more.
Pennsylvania Acting Insurance Commissioner Michael Humphreys announced the Pennsylvania Insurance Department has increased the automobile accident surcharge threshold cap to $2,100. Click here to read more.
Premier Glass in Elmwood is about a 10-minute drive from where 62 cars were broken into early Wednesday morning in River Ridge. The owner, Dylan Muscutt, said they get calls about broken car windows every day. Click here to read … Continue reading
Oli vaguely resembles a car built of LEGO bricks. It sports a completely vertical windshield—no slant here—designed to reduce the amount of glass needed and save weight. The windscreen also cuts the impact of solar heat inside the vehicle, reducing … Continue reading
Key Media & Research, publisher of AGRR magazine, today announced the promotion of Holly X. Biller to the position of president. Biller has previously served as vice president of the company and has spent her career in positions of increasing … Continue reading
Just over a quarter (27%) of Canadian consumers are very or somewhat interested in purchasing car insurance directly from their manufacturers, a recent Deloitte survey found. Click here to read more.
An updated Federal regulation from the NHTSA no longer allows for auto-close windows via the car or an app, among other features. Tesla owners took to social media to share their frustration of their vehicles missing the set-it-and-forget-it auto-close window … Continue reading
As the number of shootings of on-duty Texas law enforcement officers increases, a local College Station nonprofit is working to install bullet-resistant glass in patrol vehicles throughout the Brazos Valley. Click here to read more.
Glass has been a central focus in the lives of Donna and Jack Braden for 46 years. That makes it tough for the couple to step away from the business, which they have done. The outgoing owners of the Allentown, … Continue reading
A decision to support Hope’s Home via a donation to a local mountain climber’s fundraiser has a very personal connection for Shelly Gordon of 6th Avenue Car Wash & Auto Glass. Gordon’s niece lived at Hope’s Home for part of … Continue reading
In the modern world, technology is advancing at a rapid pace, especially in the way we communicate and navigate the roads. With these advancements come benefits that can improve road safety for everyone. From navigation devices to video cameras and … Continue reading
As Tesla readies its ‘Full Self-Driving’ system for launch, the state of California has passed a new law that forbids manufacturers from leaving customers with any impression that their vehicle can drive itself without significant driver attention. Click here to … Continue reading
This AI-powered concept car with attitude showcases a vivid, color-changing E Ink wrap and an AR display that fills the entire windshield. Click here to read more.
Richard Lien worked for his uncle for five years until he was ready to purchase Arrowhead Auto Glass in Duluth a couple of years ago. He since has expanded his business, first adding mobile services and recently opening a store … Continue reading
An Avelo flight that took off from Tweed New Haven Airport on Saturday was diverted after a crack was found in the windshield of the cockpit. Click here to read more.
The vehicle features floating seats and a transparent glass footrest. Click here to read more.
Residents of a Maryland apartment complex found their car windows smashed and their air bags missing – a too familiar sight for some. It appears thieves mostly targeted Hondas parked at the complex in the 3600 block of Powder Mill … Continue reading
Christine O’Brien, president of the Insurance Council of New Jersey, opines that the state legislature are “inexplicably pushing for legislation that will cause auto insurance coverage costs to rise yet again.” Senate Bill 357, she says, is likely to increase … Continue reading
Patsco Windshield Repair, a Houston, Texas-based provider of windshield repair kits and services, has announced that its DIY repair patches are now available on Amazon.com. The company describes its flagship product, the Patsco Windshield Repair Patch, as “a unique and … Continue reading
When the word hand-built is thrown around in the automotive realm, it commands one’s attention and inspires the imagination. In the case of Cadillac’s new ultra-luxury sedan Celestiq slated for 2024, it ticks all the right boxes and introduces a … Continue reading
The footage taken by a family in a car showed the armed man dressed in black and wearing sunnies running onto the road with a metal pole and smashing a silver car’s window. Shards of glass are seen falling on … Continue reading
PGW Auto Glass LLC announced that it has acquired American Glass Distributors, one of the largest independent wholesale distributors of automotive aftermarket glass and supplies in the southern United States. Family-owned and operated since 1972, American Glass is headquartered in … Continue reading
Insurers are struggling in California as vehicle accidents increase but rates haven’t risen in two years. Click here to watch the video.
The kit should include items such as water, food, ice scrapers and warm clothing. Click here to read more.
In an effort to decrease confusion about advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and increase their use, Consumer Reports provided detailed guidelines to automakers to help them design more user-friendly controls and displays. Click here to read more.
Police are on the hunt for a Christmas vandal after up to 50 cars were damaged in an early-morning wrecking spree. CCTV footage shows a suspect repeatedly scratching the phrase “LOL” onto windscreens in the village of Dordon, near Birmingham, … Continue reading
We’ve all seen it before. You’re driving down the road after a snow storm and then you see that one car that only has the snow and ice cleared from the driver’s side of the windshield. Not only is it … Continue reading
A Kansas City woman is recovering in the Intensive Care Unit after a rock flew through her front windshield and injured her head. Click here to read more.
Guests at the Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront location in Glendale, Wis., woke up to smashed car windows on the morning of December 11. Police say vandals smashed windows on 28 cars, though most of the vehicles did not have any … Continue reading
The Volkswagen Type 2 “Camper” or as the people called it, the “Splitty” due to its split-windshield design. Click here to read more.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) has opened a preliminary investigation into Automated Driving System (ADS) equipped vehicles operated by Cruise LLC. According to the administration, those vehicles may engage in “inappropriately hard braking” … Continue reading
You Can Buy a Brand New Electric Car with Digital Screens and a Glass Roof for Less than $5,000 – but There’s a Catch
The catch is you’ll need to pay to import it yourself if you really want one – it’s only being sold in China for now. Click here to read more.
Board member James DiCastro said the proposed auto repair shop, which would employ 10-15, would be a “good investment” for that business area. Click here to read more.
Two Florida men were lucky to escape serious injury Thursday when they were ejected through the front windshield of a tanker truck carrying more than 1,300 gallons of cooking oil, KTLA sister station WFLA reports. Click here to watch the … Continue reading
Car ADAS Solutions, a leading provider of ADAS calibration technology and services, announced the addition of its first licensee in Ohio, Calibration Connection. Click here to read more.
The study, published in The American Journal of Medicine earlier in December, evaluated the accident reports and vaccination status of the more than 11 million drivers in Ontario, Canada, from 2021. During the period studied, 6,682 people were hospitalized following … Continue reading
Eastman and Ceres Holographics are collaborating to introduce the world’s first holographic-enabled transparent display system for automotive windshields at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2023 from Jan. 5–8, 2023, in Las Vegas. Click here to read more.
The tow truck ran through two cinder block basement walls of the house near where they meet to form a corner, causing wooden beams in the house to crash through the front windshield of the tow truck. Click here to … Continue reading
A man in Winchester used a very interesting method to clear his frozen windscreen with fire before driving off. Click here to watch the video.
Saint-Gobain Launches Glass Circular Economy Program in California, Recycles Windshield Glass for Insulation Production
Saint-Gobain North America, through its automotive glass subsidiary Saint-Gobain Sekurit and its building products subsidiary CertainTeed Insulation, has begun a recycling program at two locations in California, where windshield glass scraps are recycled and reused in the production of insulation. … Continue reading
How to Avoid Shattering Your Windshield and Playing Bumper Cars on the Road During the Winter Months
Walking in a winter wonderland can be as lovely as the classic 1934 Richard Himber song indicates, with majestic imagery of soft snowflakes falling atop knitted caps and children making imprints of angels on white-blanketed hilltops. Click here to read … Continue reading
Because the coating is transparent, it could be used on vehicular and residential windows, eyeglasses, and glass displays. The scientists note that the coating won’t heat up vehicles or glasses, either, since the gold layer only absorbs a small portion … Continue reading
Experts are forecasting an average increase of 7% in the cost of car insurance next year, so right now is the time to shop for the best rates. Click here to read more.
Unless your car has a heated windscreen, using an ice scraper is a familiar routine on frosty winter mornings. However, what if you find ice on the inside of the windscreen? Click here to read more.
NHTSA says Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain wiper recall and customer program should fix things. Click here to read more.
Manufacturer Fuyao Glass America plans to build a 600,000-square-foot facility immediately north of its current operations at 800 Fuyao Ave. along Springboro Pike, according to Moraine city officials. Click here to read more.
The frost is officially here, and while the sparkling weather phenomenon is beautiful to look at, it is also inconvenient and dangerous for drivers. The first issue many of us came across this morning was a frozen solid car, with … Continue reading
The student said he “lost it” after missing his train at Braintree station, according to MBTA Transit Police. Click here to read more.
It happened Sunday, December 11, 2022, prompting San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputies to respond to the High Desert Gateway shopping center located at 12795 Main Street, for a report of two vehicle break-ins, sheriff’s logs confirmed. Click here to read … Continue reading
An auto insurance policy that includes coverage for both uninsured and underinsured motorists does not require the insurer to pay the policy limits twice, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled. Click here to read more.
A heated windscreen is the kind of feature you didn’t know you needed until Jack Frost pays a visit. Rather than arming yourself with an ice scraper or a can of de-icer, you’re able to sit in the comfort of … Continue reading
A glass roof in a vehicle can brighten an otherwise dark interior. It’s a welcome add-on in an age where high belt lines and thick pillars have made large expanses of side glass uncommon. Click here to read more.
A person was recorded on video driving with their hood unlatched and blocking their front windshield view on Thursday morning. Click here to read more.
A Montgomery County committee Wednesday voted to recommend that auto glass producer Fuyao Glass America receive the maximum $750,000 in county development funds to assist a $300 million expansion in Moraine. Click here to read more.
During a press conference Monday, New Jersey Senate majority leader Teresa Ruiz told a joke about her parents to underscore why she thinks car insurance companies shouldn’t be allowed to determine someone’s premium rate based on their education level. Click … Continue reading
Apple sought to build the first completely autonomous vehicle, without the need for a steering wheel or pedals. But according to the report, engineers working on the project (known internally as Titan) no longer think that vision is possible with … Continue reading
Three people were hospitalized but are expected to be OK after a crash in Dickinson, Texas, ended with a light pole going through a vehicle’s windshield. Click here to read more.
Driven Brands Holdings Inc. will market its glass services under the Auto Glass Now (AGN) name starting January 2023. Michael Macaluso, executive and group president of paint, collision and glass, says the rebrand will be accompanied by a “technology refresh” … Continue reading
The American Automobile Association (AAA) isn’t thrilled with the current state of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), with particular criticism of the names of these systems. AAA says names like Autopilot, ProPILOT, or Pilot Assist mislead drivers into expecting that … Continue reading
Experts say companies are paying out more to repair even if you got into the same accident as you did two years ago. It costs 15% more to repair now, experts say. To cut down on car insurance costs, you … Continue reading
A tow truck driver was injured after a bullet struck his windshield on the highway, according to San Antonio police. Police said the driver was on his way to help at a crash when a bullet hit his windshield. He … Continue reading
A driver was headed along Highway 16 in Kitsap County, Washington, west of Seattle, when they were pulled over Sunday by a trooper who noticed the vehicle – including the windshield – nearly completely covered in snow. Click here to … Continue reading
Those who are monitoring the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) lawsuit alleging sex discrimination against Safelite AutoGlass will have to wait a few more days to receive an update on the proceedings. While Safelite originally had until mid-November to file … Continue reading
According to initial reports, the semi that caught fire was possibly hauling cardboard, and the second semi was carrying auto glass. Click here to read more.
Technology company Continental has won a CES 2023 Innovation Award in the Vehicle Tech & Advanced Mobility category for its leading-edge screen technology, Scenic View Head-up Display (HUD). Click here to read more.
B.C.’s Civil Resolution Tribunal has dismissed a dispute filed against the City of Penticton for a damaged windshield, where the driver claimed the municipality failed to adequately clean a city road and was responsible for the repairs. Click here to … Continue reading
Austin Police Department officers were called out to the 3400 block of Ed Bluestein Boulevard on Nov. 28 for reports of a person with a knife on the hood of another car, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by KTBC. … Continue reading
The auto glass industry finds itself in an interesting predicament when it comes to OEM vs. aftermarket glass. When you have to install new glass, what’s the right choice? With new ADAS features using forward-facing cameras mounted to the glass, … Continue reading
UniglassPlus Rymal recently opened a new auto glass/windshield repair service location on Rymal Road East between Upper Ottawa Street and Nebo Road. Click here to read more.
Ian Rowlands has joined Autoglass as its new commercial director to enhance its offer to customers and help accelerate UK growth. Click here to read more.
Employees of J.B. Auto Glass told police that a man had walked into their store with a small dog in hand asking to use the bathroom. The man, later identified as Boyer, eventually walked out of the bathroom covered in … Continue reading
Don’s Mobile Glass in California says it’s the first U.S. member of the Ford Certified Glass Network (FCGN). Jacques Navant, the company’s technical director, and chief operations officer Dave Leach say the development comes as an “investment in competence.” Ford … Continue reading
When do advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) become too overwhelming, too all-encompassing for the safety of the driver, occupants or others in the vicinity of such a vehicle? The Brake Academy posted the following look at this side of modern technology … Continue reading
Emergency crews were called to the runway at Salt Lake City International Airport after reports of a military plane coming in with some kind of technical issue. Click here to read more.
A frightening case of violent road rage involved two teens and a bicyclist in Carlsbad this week. The teens said the cyclist chased them down the street, tried to pull them out of the car and punched their windshield leaving … Continue reading
The black BMW, which had no license plate and was uninsured, was being driven along a highway in Ontario, Canada, when it was spotted by police. Click here to read more.
Tesla Inc. told U.S. auto safety regulators it has reports of two new crash fatalities in Model 3 cars tied to advanced driver assistance systems in the month ending October 15, data released Tuesday by the government shows. The National … Continue reading
Auto Windscreens, a windshield repair and replacement company in the UK, reports that it has seen body glass claims halve since 2011. “Body glass claims now make up a small percentage of our work,” says James Reynolds, Auto Windscreens’ commercial … Continue reading
Who wants to pay more for car insurance? I don’t. And neither do any of the customers I serve as an independent insurance agent. But a potential auto coverage crisis is brewing in California that could hurt consumers —all because … Continue reading
There was a gaping hole in the heavily damaged SUV’s windshield. It is believed the woman may have been ejected through the windshield, according to sources. Click here to watch the video.
A pane of auto glass can now do more than keep out wind and rain. Glass produced by Fuyao Glass Industry Group in Fuzhou, Fujian province, can be used as a display screen, similar to a computer. Click here to … Continue reading
If your car has been in a fender-bender, it may be in worse shape than you think. The radars in the car’s bumpers might need re-aiming to ensure they’re pointed in the right direction. The front-facing camera might have to … Continue reading
A trucker shared a short but terrifying dash cam clip captured when road debris suddenly demolished her windshield. Click here to watch the video.
A study by AAA released last week found Rehoboth had the seventh-highest deer accidents in the state. From October through December in 2021, there were 16 crashes in the town, according to the AAA study. Click here to read more.
Ford Motor Co. has notified federal regulators that an estimated 550,000 Ford F-150 pickup trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada may have nonworking front windshield wipers because a wiper motor may cease to function. Click here to read more.
Western Power Sports (WPS) announced that it is introducing a new line of UTV windshields that will be available to dealers and consumers. Click here to read more.
Keeping your car from being stolen or broken into in Spokane is a growing problem. Just ask Chef Michael Owens at the People’s Waffle downtown. “I’ve had a couple times actually, a couple different occasions, where my back window has … Continue reading
Troy Schweigert had already been operating an automotive glass installation and tinting business, Troy’s Auto Glass-n-Tint Shop, for over 20 years when he got the opportunity to go into the screen-printing business. Now he’s been able to supplement his income … Continue reading
The gullwing doors are eye-catching but also allow Drako to remove the B-pillar, easing ingress and egress from the rear seats … The Dragon also uses cameras in lieu of mirrors, displaying the view on small screens integrated into the … Continue reading
A driver was injured after ice flew off another vehicle and smashed their windshield in northern Maine on Friday. A piece of ice flew off a vehicle that was traveling in Caribou on the connector between Van Buren Road and … Continue reading
Drivers finding shattered glass where their car once sat is at an all-time high. According to the Memphis data hub, more than 7,500 cars have been stolen this year. Click here to read more.
NOVUS Glass has announced winners and inductees of the Top Franchise, President’s Circle and NOVUS Glass Hall of Fame as part of the second annual conference titled “Full Speed Ahead” alongside ProColor Collision. Held from October 19-21 in Texas, the … Continue reading
Fix Network World announced during the eighth annual National Apprenticeship Week, Nov. 14-20, the launch of its Fix Network Apprenticeship Program (FNAP) for automotive glass technicians in Washington State. The Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council voted unanimously in October … Continue reading
The Caliber family of brands, including Caliber Collision, Caliber Auto Care and Caliber Auto Glass, is partnering with two national workforce development nonprofits, TechForce Foundation® and Learning Undefeated, for the Technician Apprentice Program (TAP). Caliber wrote in a news release … Continue reading
Ambar Martinez with Cali Auto Glass in Victorville has been named a finalist in the 20th annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship. Click here to read more.
Downtown Birmingham residents said their parking lot is being targeted by thieves, sending WBRC multiple pictures of proof. Residents tell WBRC that seven different cars, from the same lot, were smashed into in the last week. But, residents say the … Continue reading
An initiative called “Fix the Cracks” is working to protect consumers from predatory auto glass claims and litigation, ensure passenger safety and draw attention to the need for legislative changes. Many Floridians are unknowingly signing their rights away to vendors … Continue reading
Jerry’s ABRA Auto Body of Mankato, Minnesota, has donated $4,800 to the Alzheimer’s Association, according to a press release. Click here to read more.
Not all of us are lucky enough to live somewhere with a garage big enough for all the vehicles that the family needs to get to and from work, school or childcare. And not all of us are lucky enough … Continue reading
Details of the interior haven’t been fully released, except the full-length, glass roof dubbed the “next generation glass canopy.” It appears to take the Lucid Air’s huge glass roof to the next level; skinny pillars paired with an impressive glass … Continue reading
Allstate Welcomes asTech as a Preferred Diagnostic Scanning Provider for its Good Hands Repair Network
Repairify™, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC (“Kinderhook”), today announced that Allstate has added asTech as a preferred diagnostic scanning provider for collision centers participating in its Good Hands Repair Network (GHRN). Click here to read more.
Fuyao Glass America is another success story achieved through localization of the supply chain and employees, according to its Vice-President Amy Lei. Click here to read more.
She rolled onto the Toyota Corolla and broke the windshield, getting scraped up from the glass. Click here to read more.
On July 6, Grant Lykins was driving on I-94 when gravel flew off a truck and hit his car. His vehicle’s dash camera captured the debris striking his vehicle. “I started hearing the plinking of gravel hitting my windshield,” Lykins … Continue reading
Marvin Boyd is retiring this month after 51 years in the auto glass industry in Big Spring, including owning and operating his own shop, Boyd’s Auto Glass. Click here to read more.
DLA Land and Maritime has issued a solicitation which will result in a five year contract for supply of armored windshields for the HMMWV. This transparent armored glass has a national stock number of 2541-01-188-7381. Click here to read more.
A Madera driver had a close call while driving to work as a large piece of plywood flew through her windshield inches away from her Saturday evening. Click here to read more.
Now that November is underway and temperatures will start to drop, hopefully, this is something you don’t have to hear about for a long time. Everyone knows they shouldn’t do it but it seems like every year we see and … Continue reading
Auto Glass Now has added three new locations in Kentucky, Texas and Ohio, all of which boast “state-of-the-art equipment,” according to a company news release. With a focus on providing quality service with speed and efficiency, Auto Glass Now says … Continue reading
With fall comes cool weather and shorter days. It also means drivers are more likely to encounter deer the roadway. The number of deer-vehicle collisions increases in October and peaks in November and December. Click here to read more.
The mirrors are inspired by racing motorcycles, and the steeply raked windshield blends into the roof which then sweeps rearward for a fastback vibe. Click here to read more.
In an interview, the victim told police the man approached their car, grabbed their partially opened window with his bare hands and shattered the glass. They said they were surprised by how easily the “window crumbled” in the man’s hands. … Continue reading
New Jersey lawmakers may take a second look at raising some car insurance coverage minimums after most bills in a reform package championed by Senate President Nicholas Scutari failed to advance this summer. Last week, Sen. Joe Lagana (D-Bergen) introduced … Continue reading
A large, tinted panoramic glass roof lets in just enough light without superheating the cabin and without robbing headroom. Click here to read more.
Breaking a window is harder than you think, especially in a panic-inducing situation. Click here to read more.
A Gloucester County, N.J., woman died Sunday evening when a deer traveled clear through her car, smashing through the front windshield and exiting through the rear. Click here to read more.
In reporting its financial results for the third quarter of 2022, Driven Brands Holdings Inc., says it aims to open more than 30 additional stores in the paint, collision and glass segment before the end of the year. Driven Brands … Continue reading
Cary Group has acquired Autoglas Luxemburg, a vehicle glass repair and replacement company in Luxemburg. Click here to read more.
According to police, the vehicle is described as an older model gold SUV, possibly a Chevrolet Tahoe or Suburban, with no license plate. The SUV is suspected to have damage to the right front bumper, “heavy windshield damage” and will … Continue reading
Drivers could be fined for leaving their car engine on to melt the ice and frost from their windscreen, according to experts. Click here to read more.
A sofa had seemingly fallen from the sky and obliterated the windscreen and half the passenger side of the Toyota Yaris. Click here to read more.
Several car companies pioneered the deployment of passive thermal cameras in the early 2000s (General Motors, BMW, Honda, etc.), primarily to provide safety in nighttime driving due to animal collisions or injury to pedestrians in areas with poor lighting or … Continue reading
Leclercq’s so-called Vertical Design Language introduces a flat and upright windscreen. This is something not seen in a new car for decades because, although low cost and simple, it produces too much aerodynamic drag. Click here to read more.
Bouchelle collided with the end of the guardrail, which pierced through the engine compartment of the car all the way through the back window, officials with the Cleveland Police Department said. Click here to read more.
It’s not every day that you get to shatter a Ferrari’s windshield without any negative repercussions. The guys from the Normal Guy Supercar YouTube channel got this rare opportunity and recorded the damage on video. Click here to watch the … Continue reading
Dallas Roberts said parts for Kia and Hyundai vehicles are on backorder and can take months to arrive. He’s turned to finding parts through a network of salvage yards in the Midwest. Especially for hard-to-find car windows. Click here to … Continue reading
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems are not “self driving,” but drivers are all too happy to hand over responsibility to the software. Click here to watch the video.
“Driving in extreme weather conditions can be very dangerous, so extra care is needed at all times. Whilst the water-repellent solution appears to work to some degree in the TikTok video, we would argue that visibility is still impaired from … Continue reading
Park City Police Blotter: Person Attaches Phone to Windshield, Watches Videos While Driving, Agency Says
The traffic stop was reported on Main Street in Park City, Utah, on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 9:41 p.m. A police officer pulled over the driver after observing that the person’s phone was attached to the vehicle’s windshield. The person … Continue reading
Auto Glass Week™ 2023 is heading to the shoreline! The oceanside town of Virginia Beach, VA, will be the location of the annual event for OE and aftermarket automotive glass repair, replacement, and calibration. Lock in the dates of September … Continue reading
Auto insurance premiums are rising for a number of reasons linked to inflation, but that’s not the only aspect of the industry that is wearing on customers. Consumers say the real trouble starts when they file a claim. Click here … Continue reading
A California man was arrested after he returned to a business he had been trespassed from and then reportedly proceeded to throw rocks at several vehicles parked in the company lot, causing thousands in damage, police say. Click here to … Continue reading
A motorist in Thailand experienced a huge shock when a hammer suddenly crashed into his windshield. Fortunately, the man will not have to pay for the repairs. Click here to watch the video.
“I saw an orange blur, glass shattered, I closed my eyes, flashed back, they opened and I realized what it was,” says Nick Costi of Hauppauge. The impact caused Costi to briefly black out, but fortunately no one was hurt. … Continue reading
“You may remember that back during COVID-19 in 2020, auto insurers lowered rates and returned around 14 billion dollars nationwide to their policy holders because fewer people were driving,” said Scott Holeman, spokesperson for the Insurance Information Institute, which is … Continue reading
Jet Lands with Smashed Windshield and Broken Nose after Extreme Weather that Left Passengers in Terror
A passenger plane was forced into an emergency landing late on Wednesday after its nose cone and windscreen were shattered mid-flight, according to multiple reports. Click here to read more.
Staci Mann says a passing gravel truck pelted her windshield while she was driving, chipping and cracking the glass. She snapped a picture of the truck and sent photos of the damage to the business, which refused to cover the … Continue reading
Multiple vehicles had their windows busted while parked for the Jackson State versus Southern football game Saturday. Click here to read more.
Opus IVS, the Intelligent Vehicle Support division of Opus Group, announced Friday, October 28 that it has completed the acquisition of Auto Techcelerators. Popular products from Auto Techcelerators include the ADAS CoPilot, Calibration CoPilot and Test Drive CoPilot products. According … Continue reading
Staff from Speedy Auto Glass in Williams Lake, B.C., donated $1,000 to Hough Memorial which will go toward the purchase of a colposcope for Cariboo Memorial Hospital. Click here to read more.
More Arlington residents woke up this morning to find their car windows shattered by an unknown vandal or group of vandals who had previously damaged nearly three dozen vehicles in a week-long smashing spree. Click here to read more.
An angry elephant who escaped from Khao Yai National Park smashed a pickup truck’s windscreen with its tusks in northeast Thailand. The Khao Yai National Park chief, Chaiya Huayhongthong, reported … that a well-known, badly behaved, male elephant repeatedly rammed … Continue reading
The American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) released a white paper this week examining how auto insurance is impacted by inflation. The paper, entitled “The New Normal? Auto Insurers Continue to Struggle with Inflation,” finds that insurance claim costs have … Continue reading
After the Met Office released predictions of snow and ice across the country this winter, road users have been warned to follow one rule, or face fines of up to $1,000. If your car is coated in snow and ice … Continue reading
A four-year-old girl was taken to hospital after a large stone smashed through a car’s windscreen and hit her in the face. It happened while she was traveling in a BMW on the M5 on Sunday (23 October). Click here … Continue reading
‘Aggressive Panhandler’ Accused of Smashing Woman’s Windshield Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in Spring Branch: HPD
An investigation is underway after a suspect accused of smashing a woman’s windshield was killed in an officer-involved shooting in northwest Houston Tuesday, according to the Houston Police Department. Click here to read more.
Warranty Solutions Group has announced a new partnership with Autoglass to save drivers money on windscreen repairs or replacements. Bookings must be made through the new co-branded portal on the Autoglass website, and discounts are automatically applied at checkout. Click … Continue reading
The most recent Consumer Price Index (CPI) reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows motor vehicle insurance rates have risen 10.3% over the last year. Click here to read more.
With the car’s need to have bullet-poof certification the car has smaller windows with bulletproof glass. Bolstering the car’s survivability, the rear windows are long gone. Effectively the boot of this car becomes a rear-loading area, for all that apocalypse … Continue reading
A driver in Michigan was killed Sunday afternoon when a kayak and roof rack fell off a passing vehicle. Click here to read more.
A bill recently introduced by assemblypersons Paul Moriarty and Joe Danielsen of New Jersey Districts 4 and 17, respectively, would prohibit manufacturers from requiring subscriptions for certain motor vehicle features. The bill would make it unlawful for manufacturers or dealers … Continue reading
I’ve recently started to get a lot of phone calls and questions from shops when I’m doing seminars asking, “Mike, should I renew my shop’s OEM certifications?” I say the answer is absolutely yes. Here’s why. Click here to read … Continue reading
While many of the losses from Ian, which various modelers say could result in more than $50 billion in insured losses, will hit auto and homeowners insurers hard, commercial insurers operating in Florida are also expected to pay significant amounts … Continue reading
Nearly two dozen vehicles in the area of the isthmus had their windows smashed early Sunday morning, the Madison Police Department said. Officers are combing through evidence, including blood and shattered windows, to find whoever is responsible. Click here to … Continue reading
Glaston Group has received four orders for new Automotive pre-processing Champ Evo lines from a customer in China. The orders total approximately $2.95 million and are booked in the company’s Q3/2022 and Q4/2022 order books. In June, Glaston announced its … Continue reading
You don’t want to mess around with a cracked, broken or pitted windshield. It’s an underrated component of your car that has a multifunctional use. Not only does a windshield keep wind, water and road debris out of your face, … Continue reading
Staff at the electrical union hall on The Hill in St. Louis sifted through security footage on Thursday after more than a dozen cars were burglarized in their parking lot. On Thursday, officers patrolled the union’s lot, which was still … Continue reading
After the Saints fell to the Cincinnati Bengals, the couple made the rainy walk to their truck that they paid $30 to park in a lot at the intersection of Gravier and Rampart Streets, but they quickly realized their gray … Continue reading
Final numbers won’t be available for months, but one thing is certain: An overwhelming number of drivers in Hurricane Ian’s path will be replacing a vehicle at a time when inventories are already tight. “We’re anticipating more than 300,000 destroyed … Continue reading
A Capital Area Transportation Authority bus driver suffered “minor injuries” Monday night after a projectile went through the windshield of the bus, Ingham County Sheriff’s Capt. Andrew Daenzer said. Click here to read more.
Nearly two dozen cars and trucks in Kirksville had a window shot out with a BB gun this week. Kirksville Deputy Police Chief Justin Jones said the crimes happened in the overnight hours of Monday into Tuesday and Tuesday into … Continue reading
A crime wave targeting unsuspecting drivers across the country has now hit many communities across Chicago in a big way. Records released to NBC 5 Responds by the Chicago Police Department show these thefts have skyrocketed since May, amounting to … Continue reading
Safelite Group, a vehicle glass services and recalibration company and owner of Safelite AutoGlass, announced an agreement to acquire the auto glass assets of Reliable Glass headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz. The transaction was completed on Friday, October 14, 2022 and … Continue reading
Key Media & Research (KMR) Columnist Lyle Hill interviewed Mike Rowe, longtime host of Dirty Jobs, during Auto Glass Week™/International Window Film Conference & Tint-Off™. KMR publishes USGlass, Window Film, Paint Protection Film, AGRR and Door & Window Market magazines. … Continue reading
If you have invested in the fixtures and scan tools to perform advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS) calibrations, you know most systems will walk you through the entire process. But what happens when you follow the directions and the process still … Continue reading
Police in two counties are looking for two persons of interest after around a dozen car windows were smashed and a number of checks were stolen. Most of the car break-ins happened Sunday at Clearcreek Park in Springboro, where parents … Continue reading
Tulsa police are searching for the driver of a truck that caused a rollover crash in east Tulsa Tuesday morning. Police said a truck hit a parked car just after 3:30 a.m. near East 31st Street and South Mingo Road. … Continue reading
The number 46 service was traveling along Shettleston Road on Tuesday afternoon when the driver was forced to hit the brakes, which caused some passengers to fall forward. Click here to read more.
Passengers on NJ Transit trains might soon be able to enjoy the scenery once again. After many complaints, the agency is replacing the infamous cloudy, smokey-looking windows on its newer train cars as part of an $8 million program. Click … Continue reading
One vehicle was stolen and four others had windows broken on the Far East Side in a spree reported Friday, Madison police reported. Officers were sent about 8 a.m. Friday to the 2500 and 2700 blocks of Crossroads Drive, police … Continue reading
A driver was injured when a microwave oven thrown from a moped smashed into his car’s windscreen. The motorist, a man in his 20s, saw the moped coming towards him without lights on in Heapham Road, Gainsborough at about 23:00 … Continue reading
It turns out that the year-long rise in the price of just about everything has finally reached the insurance industry. Jimmy Spears, head of Automotive at Tractable, a company that supports insurance carriers, says insurance companies’ costs are rising even … Continue reading
‘Incredibly Blessed That I’m Here’: B.C. Woman Says She Was Nearly Killed When Metal Beam Smashed Through Windshield
A B.C. woman says she was nearly killed when a metal beam that flew off a transport truck on Highway 1 smashed through her windshield, recalling that she barely had time to blink – and when she opened her eyes … Continue reading
An airplane with a cracked windshield landed at North Central West Virginia Airport on Friday. The plane reported an “Alert 2″ to authorities due to a cracked windshield around 11:38 a.m. Friday, according to the Harrison County 911 Center. Click … Continue reading
Another round of car break-ins happened on Sunday, this time in the Salemtown area where Metro Police said over a dozen cars were burglarized. Police said the break-ins happened along Fifth Avenue North from Hume Street to Coffee Street. For … Continue reading
Keeping your car windscreen and windows clean isn’t just smarter and more hygienic, it’s essential from a safety point of view. Dirt, streaks and smears can reduce visibility, especially at night or in adverse weather conditions when the lights of … Continue reading
A woman died Tuesday afternoon after police said a piece of metal went through her windshield while she was driving on the highway. St. Louis police said the crash happened at around 1 p.m. on westbound Interstate 64 near Grand … Continue reading
What Caused Macomb County Crash that Killed Corvette Driver, Caused Transformer to Fall on Box Truck
The driver of a box truck and another witness told police that Daniel Evola, 34, of Macomb Township, had tried to pass the box truck on Romeo Plank Road, just north of 26 Mile Road. Evola appeared to lose control … Continue reading
Although the original windshield was long gone, the previous owner knew people in the auto industry who created a clay model of the swept-back piece of glass, which was then used to produce a plaster mold that Maruska inherited when … Continue reading
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) account for 13% of total industry problems with 23.1 PP100 (problems per 100 vehicles), according to the inaugural J.D. Power 2022 ADAS Quality and Satisfaction Study. Specifically, lane departure warning/lane keeping assistance and forward collision … Continue reading
Thieves inspired by social media are stealing certain models of Kias and Hyundais with little more than a phone-charging cable. The trend started in Milwaukee before spreading to cities nationwide. It has led to multiple lawsuits filed against the carmakers. … Continue reading
Even though it has been nearly three years, it’s still difficult for Brandy Jo Furniss to talk about what happened. The young mother, working as a hospice nurse, was on her way to see a patient on an afternoon in … Continue reading
Several neighbors in the Germantown and Schnitzelburg neighborhoods spent the latter part of their weekends sweeping up after their rear car windshields were busted out in an alleged overnight vandalism spree. Neighbors told WAVE News the crimes happened late Saturday … Continue reading
An 18-year-old in Derby had a close call Tuesday afternoon when a board somehow fell off of a truck and impaled her Jeep’s windshield. The teen said she was driving home from school on K-15 when a small car in … Continue reading
With fall deer breeding season now underway, police in Fairfax County, Virginia, are giving drivers tips on how to safely navigate the roads. Police say there are hundreds of reported accidents involving deer in Fairfax County. More than half of … Continue reading
Despite the New Orleans Saints’ big win on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks, not all fans left celebrating. Several say they had their cars broken into downtown. Fans told WDSU the breaking happened at the Premium Paid parking lot on … Continue reading
Police are investigating after a total of 13 cars were broken into at area parks over the weekend. On Oct. 2 between the hours of 3:30-5 p.m. police said that 11 cars were broken into at Clearcreek Park. Two more … Continue reading
Tesla reached out to Teslarati to confirm that it does service Geico-insured customers in Phoenix, Arizona and that reports that Tesla authorized collision centers in Phoenix would not service GEICO-insured vehicles were false. Click here to read more.
These are some of the “Cars of Hurricane Ian.” Upside down cars. Sideways cars. Pricey paint-scratched sports cars parked in Naples. Cars with broken glass and cars rendered useless because they were submerged in storm surge water that Ian brought … Continue reading
Michael Waldman drives the I-17 South between Pinnacle Peak and Loop 101 nearly every day for work. “When you’re driving, what you hear is a lot of that tic, tic, tic, tic, which is the gravel and the rocks spewing … Continue reading
Two cars were stolen and others were damaged during a break-in at a Moraine used car dealership discovered Friday morning, according to the business owner and initial reports. A man who identified himself as the business owner said two cars … Continue reading
Whether you’re a body shop, auto glass shop or even subletting to a company performing services for your shop, when you’re repairing any vehicle, you need to know what, how and why to complete the repairs correctly and efficiently. Knowledge … Continue reading
A rockslide in Pilar damaged a car early Monday (Oct. 3) as it traveled north, according to a post on social media. The entire front windshield of an SUV was damaged, and a broken arm was reported, but “both driver … Continue reading
‘It Makes Me Feel Very Scared’: Dozens of Cars Vandalized at Luxury High-Rise Apartment Complex in Rice Village
A brazen act of vandalism in an apartment complex in Rice Village where dozens of vehicles were broken into, and oddly, nothing was stolen. As you walk through the parking lot’s second and third floor, you could see smashed windows, … Continue reading
The Amarillo Fire Department responded to a structure fire at a glass company. The fire at Binswanger Glass, located at 1009 SE 5th Avenue, started around 9:45 a.m. Click here to read more.
Safelite, the vehicle glass services company, is expecting to open its first Frisco location in late spring 2023 at 6065 Sports Village Road, according to a news release. Click here to read more.
As the automotive industry methodically advances toward greater vehicle automation, consumer readiness for higher levels of automation remains low—even declining slightly from 2021—making it challenging to bring vehicle buyers into the modern mobility movement. According to the J.D. Power 2022 … Continue reading
As the carnage from Hurricane Ian subsides, many drivers in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas are wondering if their auto insurer will pay to repair damages on their car. The answer: It depends on your coverage. Some policies will leave … Continue reading
Police are asking for the public’s help after a rash of car burglaries in southern Johnson County over the weekend. Dozens of Overland Park residents woke up to find their car window shattered and items inside – gone. Police said … Continue reading
Safelite Group, a vehicle glass services and recalibration company and owner of Safelite AutoGlass, has acquired the auto glass assets of Binswanger Glass headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., with operations throughout the Midwest and Southeastern U.S. The transaction was completed on … Continue reading
Many vehicles have been impacted by the high waters Hurricane Ian brought in as a Category 4 hurricane. Floods were seen across the state from Fort Myers to Kissimmee. Florida is one of the states with the most flood-damaged vehicles … Continue reading
Residents in some parts of southwestern and central-eastern Utah were pelted with massive hailstones Sunday afternoon. One resident even had the rear windshield of their car shattered by the hail. Click here to read more.
Several Morehouse College students woke up to find their car windows smashed and their belongings stolen Friday morning. The bulk of the break-ins happened in a parking lot along Parsons Street, just a few feet from the Atlanta University Center. … Continue reading
A half gallon of milk almost cost one couple their lives. Now, Clearcreek Township Police are investigating whether this was done on purpose or someone who forgot to put all their groceries away. Click here to read more.
Subaru of America is recalling specific new 2022 Outback midsize SUV and 2022 Impreza compact models for improper windshield attachment. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says they may have applied the wrong clear coat to the windshield during … Continue reading
When the white-hat hacker GreenTheOnly revealed Tesla’s Autopilot code could recognize tests, Tesla investors were more concerned about giving a reasonable explanation than the EV maker. In fact, Tesla has publicly ignored what the hacker revealed. The National Highway Traffic … Continue reading
You may have seen Tesla’s much talked about Semi electric truck. What fascinates us most about it as glass industry professionals are the complex wrap-around windshields of this beast. We immediately start to think of all the challenges related to … Continue reading
On Monday, Sept. 26, a Rogers teen was going through an automatic car wash when a brush fell in her car. Click here to read more.
A Tesla owner has reportedly struggled to get his car fixed after a recent accident. Fortunately, the owner is okay, and the accident wasn’t his fault, at least according to the various stories about the matter. However, it seems Geico … Continue reading
Mike Spradlin of Norco said he recently saw two large trucks (a dump truck and a truck with a trailer carrying gravel) with signs posted on the back saying something like, “Warning: Keep back 200 feet – not responsible for … Continue reading
The supply chain is still on the struggle bus. The market’s unpredictable. And inflation is getting scary (we see you, gas prices and insurance premiums). Your wallet is probably feeling the pain at every turn, and we have a feeling … Continue reading
In the middle of dealing with storm response for Ian, one St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office deputy found himself in a life-threatening situation for a completely different reason. Early Thursday morning a road rage incident led to a deputy being … Continue reading
A West Michigan representative introduced a bill Sept. 22 to fund the purchase and installation of bulletproof windows and doors for Michigan State Police cruisers. House Bill 6407, introduced by State Rep. Christine Morse (D-Texas Township), would appropriate almost $25 … Continue reading
Allstate and State Farm – two of America’s biggest P&C insurance companies – are looking to increase their auto insurance rates significantly, citing inflationary pressures and increases in the severity of auto accidents as reasons for the hikes. Click here … Continue reading
Ever driven past a vehicle with an excessively cracked windshield and wonder if that was illegal? Well, the Wisconsin State Patrol wants to remind motorists of the law following an incident on I-43. The Wisconsin State Patrol posted on its … Continue reading
The windows of several cars in Hazel Dell were shattered either late Saturday night or early Sunday morning. Click here to read more.
There is no doubt that the intersection is busy throughout the day. Click here to watch the video.
A British Airways flight made an emergency diversion after its windshield shattered mid-flight, according to a passenger. Caroline Edmunds tweeted that she was on BA0624 from London to Rhodes, Greece, on Saturday afternoon when it was forced to land in … Continue reading
A story regarding an accident caused by a glass jar of spaghetti sauce smashing through the windshield of a pickup truck on Route 96 in Ovid last Friday was certainly unique when we first reported it but now it has … Continue reading
A man was charged with misdemeanor battery and misdemeanor injury to property after reportedly throwing himself through a car windshield to stop a woman from leaving. Idaho Falls Police were called to a home for a disturbance on June 1. … Continue reading
PGW has secured a relationship with Paul Anaya and Winner’s Edge Consulting. “Having known Paul for many more years than either of us want to admit, I am thrilled to be working with him and learning how to better serve … Continue reading
Vehicle owners have great incentive from the Florida Legislature to carry full coverage insurance when it comes to damaged windshields. Same Day Windshields works with insurance companies to ensure our customers have zero costs out of pocket, resulting in free … Continue reading
I know this seems like a bit of weird content coming from us, but why is it that we get so excited when our windshield is super clean, but we tend to wash it less when it really matters? It’s … Continue reading
An Uber driver and his passenger had a close call in San Francisco Thursday morning when a tree came crashing down on the driver’s car. Uber driver Obed Kusman and his fare were near the intersection of 8th and Market … Continue reading
Vitro Automotive Glass will hold an open house for its warehouse facility and distribution center in Franklin Park, Illinois, its second such location in the United States, on Friday, Sept. 23. Jim Ricci, business development manager at Vitro, says the … Continue reading
NOVUS Glass of Richmond, Virginia, the newest addition to the NOVUS national network of auto glass service centers, is up and running offering both in-store and mobile auto glass services. NOVUS wrote in a news release that owners Avery and … Continue reading
We don’t yet have any concrete details regarding the EX90’s electric powertrain, but in a video published Thursday, Volvo Cars CEO Jim Rowan said the company’s new SUV will have a level of safety equipment “beyond any Volvo car before.” … Continue reading
A community is feeling frustrated as residents say they are being threatened day after day by a man throwing rocks at vehicles along SR 900 in Renton. Eilleen Demetrio, who has lived in the area for 18 years, is one … Continue reading
On 17 September, a Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737-800 (registered C-FFPH) operated TUI Airlines Netherlands flight OR3042 between Antalya, Turkey and Rotterdam, The Netherlands. A cracked windshield, however, forced the pilots to divert to Bucharest, Romania. Click here to read more.
Let’s say a thief entered your premises by breaking a glass window. To prevent such occurrences, you can protect the windows with cheap iron bars, install costlier toughened glass or fortify your residence by ordering expensive security glass. All three … Continue reading
Lincoln’s Model L100 Concept Electric Car Looks Futuristic with Glass Roof – but Comes with Two Very Awkward Features
Lincoln released a video on Wednesday demonstrating its fully-electric Model L100 Concept. The video’s initial shot of the Model L100 Concept reveals a Lincoln that looks like it just stepped out of a time machine. The Model L100 Concept’s sweeping … Continue reading
A slew of Germantown car break-ins has people on edge. People in one of the apartment complexes said more than 50 cars were broken into in their building alone. Monday morning, Metro Nashville Police officers met with dozens of people … Continue reading
It can happen anywhere and it can happen in seconds, thieves breaking the glass to your car to get to the valuables you have sitting inside. “My pops always used to say, when you lock your car you’re only keeping … Continue reading
Drivers are enjoying the advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) features that have been rolled out in the past few years. Some of those features include adaptive cruise control, blindspot detection, lane-keep assist, automatic emergency braking and much more. Click here to … Continue reading
XPeng (NYSE:XPEV) has rolled out a City Navigation Guided Pilot program, becoming the first Chinese auto company to introduce high-level Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) functions for complex urban driving scenarios. Click here to read more.
Bellingham Police Department (BPD) Lieutenant Claudia Murphy told Whatcom News via email that 2 patrol officers riding in the same BPD SUV were driving down Lincoln Street approaching Fraser Street on Saturday, September 17th, about 4:45am. The officer driving noticed … Continue reading
A Canadian man is going viral after documenting a Starbucks sign falling off the building and shattering his windshield. Employees working at drive-thrus have undoubtedly seen it all — from men ordering on horseback, to customers climbing in through the … Continue reading
Body shops in Memphis are remaining busy as a rash of car break-ins plague residents. Don Gentry with Gentry Glass told News Channel 3 that he receives nearly a dozen calls a day from victims who need repairs done to … Continue reading
Any Utah driver has likely experienced the frustration of rock smacking your windshield and leaving a nasty crack. But what hit Diane Van Nosdol’s windshield was not just a pebble or small piece of gravel from the roadbed. It was … Continue reading
It’s the stuff of nightmares. What do you do when a four-foot metal bar is coming straight at you, while you’re driving 65 mph? Fernando Sosa Garcia found out the hard way and miraculously lived to tell the tale. Click … Continue reading
NOVUS Glass has announced the opening of a new store serving North Dallas, Plano and Frisco communities. The company wrote in a news release that NOVUS Glass of Plano offers reliable and convenient in-store and mobile auto glass services. Those … Continue reading
How can automakers keep up with consumer demand for unique features and new use cases in connected vehicles? Innovative manufacturers are redesigning their electronics and digital architecture to favor the continuously evolving, software-defined vehicle. It gives them almost unlimited opportunities … Continue reading
‘It was a violent attack’: Multiple People in SE Portland Neighborhood Targeted by Man Smashing Windshields
A SE Portland neighborhood says they’ve been targeted by a man on a bike who has been smashing their windshields as they’re driving. After two people shared their own stories online, other neighbors came forward to them to say they’ve … Continue reading
Lincoln ActiveGlide, which was first introduced on the 2022 Lincoln Navigator, adds more capability to the best-selling vehicle in the Lincoln lineup. As Lincoln’s top selling SUV, more than 50 percent of Corsair sales come from conquests (new customers to … Continue reading
Overnight storms dropped damaging hail and caused some power outages. FOX 4 viewers shared video of some of the worst of it. Click here to watch the video.
Broken glass was everywhere at a Greensboro apartment complex this week. Thieves broke into at least 10 cars. They smashed the windows of four cars, the other six cars had been left unlocked. This kind of thing happens in every … Continue reading
In Albany, several people are seeing one of the most common crimes: car break-ins. Since Tuesday, the Albany Police Department is investigating over 40 car break-ins. In a number of car break-ins, a running theme is shattered vehicle windows. Guns … Continue reading
When Mitsubishi closed its auto factory here in 2016, residents worried it would become another symbol of American manufacturing decline. Six years later, the plant is back in business with a radical Silicon Valley makeover. Click here to read more.
A recent example from a dealership was a damaged front license plate with bent corners that was affecting system operation and resulting in a collision warning without anything in front of the vehicle. Exterior conditions or objects, even a small … Continue reading
A chipped or cracked windshield can be a quick and inexpensive fix, but a full windshield replacement can be costly. If you have car insurance with comprehensive coverage, your insurer may pay for repair or replacement and may even cover … Continue reading
From personal experience, I can attest that falling acorns can damage cars. They can cause dings, dents, scratches, and even crack a windshield. There are a couple of newer cars that are parked in my garage, but I have an … Continue reading
Beginning this fall when its next-generation BlueCruise 1.2 active driver assist rolls out, Ford is introducing three new features, including hands-free lane changes. The American automaker says it has bolstered its Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) team to improve BlueCruise … Continue reading
A driver who asked to remain anonymous told FOX 29 that he was driving on I-76 eastbound near the Passyunk and Oregon Avenue exit around 7 p.m. when his car was struck by a large rock. He described the sound … Continue reading
Safelite has announced the appointment of Scott Koenigs to executive vice president/chief people officer, as well as Gannon Jones to executive vice president/chief commercial and customer experience officer. “We are pleased to welcome two seasoned and professional leaders with deep … Continue reading
Driven Brands Holdings Inc. has announced the acquisition of Auto Glass Fitters, writing in a news release that the development makes it the “second largest player in the U.S. auto glass repair, replacement, and calibration category.” Driven Brands entered the … Continue reading
AirPro Diagnostics, offering ADAS calibration solutions, has announced that is now a preferred vendor of glass repair and replacement company Glass Doctor. Several Glass Doctor locations were involved in successful field testing of AirPro devices, specifically the Auggie calibration device, … Continue reading
For many Americans, the image of an electric vehicle is largely confined to a futuristic sedan or boxy hatchback. But legacy automakers are racing to offer electrified versions of their classic brands, holding on to the design and sensory elements … Continue reading
At MotorBiscuit, we’re here to unravel the mysteries of car windshields. In an earlier article, we covered why there are small black dots on a windshield. In another one, we showed the secret apple trick on a windshield. Now, for … Continue reading
Auto Glass Week has been one of the most widely acclaimed business educational events for over a decade. With throngs of business leaders, innovators, and brilliant minds flocking under one roof, AGW events are helping hundreds of brands, firms, and … Continue reading
An LKG student of a private school sustaining injuries after falling out of a moving school bus through its emergency door at Edathala on Thursday evening has sent shock waves among parents. A similar incident had been reported from Pallikkara, … Continue reading
Todd Kendhammer said his wife Barbara was killed in a freak accident when a pipe smashed into the windshield of their car in 2016. A Wisconsin jury didn’t believe him, and he was sentenced to life in prison. Their children … Continue reading
Safelite AutoGlass, the largest auto glass repair and replacement business in the United States, violated federal law by refusing to hire a qualified applicant because she is a woman, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit … Continue reading
Ohio State announced last week that Safelite AutoGlass, a Columbus-based vehicle glass services and recalibration company, will be the first-ever sponsor of the field at Ohio Stadium. With that, BuckeyesNow has received an exclusive first look at the Safelite Field … Continue reading
Hot Shot Auto Glass & Calibration, a minority, woman-owned auto glass business, opened at 3883 E. University Ave., Ste. 1177, Georgetown, on July 30. Click here to read more.
“There’s a lot of loose gravel out there, so it’s inevitable, it’s going to happen,” says Ahman Davis, owner of ASAP Autoglass in Columbus. There are signs throughout Highway 165 in Fort Mitchell warning drivers about the condition of the … Continue reading
A woman driving on the Edward E. Howlett Memorial Highway last night suddenly found herself under a barrage of what seemed like rocks or BBs, leaving her vehicle heavily damaged with a shattered rear window and numerous dings and dents. … Continue reading
After 17 years along the train tracks outside of historic Downtown Bryan, the folks at George’s Auto Glass don’t see many firsts. “This is the first one, this is the start,” Konner Garrett, the general manager of the shop explained … Continue reading
AAA expects the Labor Day holiday weekend travel volume to return to near pre-pandemic levels, as it did for the Memorial Day and Independence Day holiday weekends earlier this summer. “AAA reminds all holiday weekend travelers, especially those planning a … Continue reading
One loose tire on Interstate 80 sent two people to a local hospital after it smashed into a vehicle’s windshield near Gretna. Around 12:11 p.m., an eastbound Dodge Avenger lost a tire near the Gretna exit. Click here to read … Continue reading
Volkswagen is Stockpiling Windshields and Brewers are Bulk-Buying Beer Bottles Amid a Looming European Glass Shortage
The Wall Street Journal reported how companies in Europe are likely to be affected by a glass shortage being sparked by soaring energy costs. Volkswagen, which Bloomberg Intelligence expects to overtake Tesla as the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles … Continue reading
Hail is one of the worst fears of petrolheads, as even if you keep your car in an enclosed parking space, there is always the chance it can catch you on the road. A driver in Canada learned it the … Continue reading
A Tri-State auto repair shop is stepping up to help a Corryville church repair its damaged vans. An estimated $5,000 in damage was done to two Peoples Church vans when an unidentified suspect stole fuel and batteries from the vehicles, … Continue reading
At least half a dozen people in Schuylerville and neighboring Victory Mills woke up to their car windows and windshields being smashed in; some completely broken. The cause? Paving stones which police say were tossed at several parked cars. The … Continue reading
They say the only thing constant in the world is change and like it or not, a significant change has just been announced in Columbus. Safelite Autoglass, a company based in the capital city has purchased the naming rights to … Continue reading
One of the worst feelings when owning a car is walking out to it in a parking lot and seeing one of its windows broken. There’s glass everywhere, and you’re not sure whether your car has been vandalized or broken … Continue reading
Despite having a Republican governor, Virginia is on track to adopt the new Californian restrictions on the sale of gas-powered vehicles. The California Air Resources Board issued the rule and held a final hearing this week requiring all new cars … Continue reading
Goodyear police are looking for a woman who allegedly smashed car windows and stole purses to commit credit card fraud. Officers say it happened at least three times between April and June at two separate parking lots in the city. … Continue reading
I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, marked the official opening of its new Chicago Technical Center (CTC) on Aug. 24, the most recent symbol of I-CAR’s neutral, mission-centric work and purpose, and its commitment to technical leadership on … Continue reading
Insurance companies opened drive-up claims centers in West Des Moines Wednesday to handle hundreds of auto damage claims from the hail storm last Friday. Nationwide opened a center at Home Depot, while State Farm opened at Lowes. “We’re seeing vehicles … Continue reading
“I just heard shattered glass, so I turned around and looked in and realized something was missing,” Choi said. “I realized my book bag that had my laptop, my bible and a lot of my precious notes that I had … Continue reading
I feel like every time we find a new incredible barn find story, most of us have a moment of despair, thinking that must have been the last of them. However, more just keep coming. While the internet has certainly … Continue reading
Today’s cars last longer than ever. The average car on America’s roads is now 12.2 years old, but they’re also more complex and more expensive to repair. Windshield replacement, for example, is a reasonably affordable repair when windshields are simple … Continue reading
SEMA Garage, a new 45,000-square-foot facility for the automotive aftermarket industry and the first-ever research facility dedicated to testing and understanding how the aftermarket is impacted and can successfully work with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), has opened in Plymouth … Continue reading
In an effort to add an extra layer of protection for area law enforcement, Operation Safe Shield will be providing bullet-resistant windshields for some patrol vehicles in the area. So far College Station Police Department, Caldwell Police Department, Brazos County … Continue reading
Calum Tuttle said he walked outside of his Mud Island apartment on Monday morning to find his car window bashed in. More than 20 cars had been hit. “The glass was shattered. Glass everywhere,” Tuttle said. “Everything had been gone … Continue reading
German automaker Audi showed off its Grandsphere concept car, which features a retractable steering wheel and lounge-like seating. Click here to watch the video.
Local car windshield and window repair shops say they are trying to make as many repairs and replacements each day that they can. But they say supply chain issues are still a problem. So the speed at which they can … Continue reading
Truck driver Kenneth Campbell was on his way home from a week on the road when his tractor trailer’s windshield cracked and his passenger window shattered, spraying him with glass, KMOV reported. Campbell soon realized it was caused by a … Continue reading
Dozens came back to their cars after a concert at Mercedes-Benz Stadium to find their windows broken and their stuff stolen. With football games about to start and more concerts, one victim posted a warning on TikTok that has been … Continue reading
In order to create dramatic panoramas and deeper connections with the external marine environment, superyacht owners and designers are specifying bigger and more complex windows on board. As these glass surfaces become a more prominent feature on board, however, the … Continue reading
Brace yourself. The Lincoln concept debuting at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is a massive take on a future luxury electric car with a giant 14-foot reverse-hinged door—longer than some entire vehicles—and even features its own red carpet for a … Continue reading
If you’re one of those unfortunate drivers who has a run-in with a deer, your auto insurance should cover your expenses if you have a comprehensive policy. Here’s what to expect from your insurance carrier and what to do if … Continue reading
Golf ball-sized hail and heavy rains fell throughout the Des Moines metro late Friday afternoon, causing metro residents and attendees of the Iowa State Fair to seek shelter indoors. Afternoon damage reports from the weather service showed broken windshields and … Continue reading
Car roofs specialist Webasto has acquired Carlex Glass Luxembourg SA in Grevenmacher (Luxembourg). Carlex manufactures glass elements for passenger cars and has many international carmakers among its customers and was previously part of Carlex Glass America LLC, based in Nashville, … Continue reading
Drivers have been urged to check their windscreens during heatwaves as any chips or breaks could lead to a major repair bill. The UK is facing some of its hottest weather in years and drivers have been facing increased costs. … Continue reading
Toyota World Rally Championship driver Esapekka Lappi says he was frightened at times by a “crazy” lack of visibility over Rally Finland’s jumps and crests caused by a damaged windscreen. Lappi’s hopes of reeling in rally leader Ott Tanak began … Continue reading
Many residents in the Springfield neighborhood of Liberty Heights woke up Sunday morning to find the windows of their cars smashed and items stolen from them, police reported. The Springfield Police detective’s unit is investigating the incident where 20 cars … Continue reading
A central Indiana city where a police officer was killed by gunshots fired into his cruiser is investing in bullet-resistant windshields for its 19 police vehicles. The Elwood Board of Public Works and Public Safety voted unanimously Monday night to … Continue reading
A Sarasota County man was arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that left a 13-year-old girl in critical condition. The Florida Highway Patrol said the girl was riding her bike in a crosswalk near a school on East Bay … Continue reading
The Austin Police Department received 44 car burglary reports at The Domain in June, according to Senior Officer Frank Creasey. That number spiked from just nine in May. There were 18 in July. One interviewee says it was the windows … Continue reading
Lyons Glass Company, a glass retail and installation company in Alton, Ill., was selected as the August 2022 RiverBend Growth Association Small Business of the Month award recipient. The award recognizes a different business each month for its community efforts … Continue reading
If you have a Class C that has a windshield leak, I would contact an authorized chassis repair facility such as Ford or Dodge and ask if they work on RV chassis. You can also contact your local Winnebago or … Continue reading
An Alberta driver has told Global News he’s being forced to drive an “unsafe” vehicle due to Volkswagen Canada not having sufficient supplies. Brandon Cruze bought a brand new 2022 VW Tiguan back in November 2021. A few months ago, … Continue reading
“Oh, my God! I just hit four of them!” A Louisiana woman screamed in terror as she drove through a swarm of birds smashing against her windshield. Each year, thousands of purple martins roost under The Causeway Bridge as they … Continue reading
Rockford Auto Glass and More, which has been in Rockford for more than 70 years, is under new ownership. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Friday at the location on 5401 E State Street to mark the grand re-opening after Rick … Continue reading
Tesla is no stranger to lawsuits, and recently Elon Musk announced the company would significantly strengthen its legal department. “Tesla policy is never to give in to false claims, even if we would lose, and never to fight true claims, … Continue reading
The Department of Transportation said on Friday that Steven Cliff, the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, plans to leave the agency in September after three months in the top job. Ann Carlson, the chief counsel of NHTSA, … Continue reading
As National Science Week highlights the role of glass in everyday life, the AFP is able to reveal how tiny fragments of glass assisted the AFP to solve a murder on Norfolk Island 20 years ago, the first reported murder … Continue reading
New figures from the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) show that while vehicle miles traveled continue to increase for Americans as compared to 2021, the rate of that increase has slowed compared to February and March. While year-over-year increases for February … Continue reading
Work done at the shop includes oil changes, tires, front ends, engines, rebuilding transmissions, exhaust work, “you name it.” It was obvious by looking at the parking lot that size and style of vehicle really doesn’t matter. Johnny’s Garage can … Continue reading
The days of simply replacing a windshield are quickly coming to an end. With the advent of ADAS (advanced driver assistance system) technology, windshield replacement often requires perfectly precise recalibration to ensure that cameras are positioned correctly and functioning as … Continue reading
Tesla’s Autopilot and Full Self-Driving programs are facing mounting pressure from many fronts as regulators and politicians are getting involved. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has famously launched 38 special investigations of crashes involving Tesla vehicles where it … Continue reading
A woman is out a $500 deductible and has lost her sense of security after thieves stole her car out of a parking garage three weeks ago. Jennifer Crewz said she parks in the garage off N. 9th Street and … Continue reading
Auto Glass Now has now opened four new locations in 2022 with the recent announcement of two new facilities in Pinedale and Sacramento, Calif. The company says the locations will “look to provide Californians a new level of service.” Auto … Continue reading
Original equipment (OE) vs. aftermarket parts for the repair of vehicles has been a subject of debate for the collision repair industry for as long as I can remember. I’m not saying anything that’s not already known to all of … Continue reading
An 18-year-old was arrested Tuesday for causing $350,000 in damages to car windows at A1 Auto Recyclers. Cody Boehmer, 18, is charged with two felonies for property damage and two misdemeanors for trespassing. The owner of A1 Auto estimated the … Continue reading
San Diego police are on the lookout for a woman who used a golf club to smash the windows of at least 15 cars in the middle of the night in Encanto. Neighbors near the Encanto trolley stop at 62nd … Continue reading
It’s unlikely to surprise any of the enthusiasts who prefer a good old-fashioned button, but Volkswagen has gotten into trouble because of its touch-capacitive buttons. One, in particular, is leading to the recall of 2,238 Golfs. The cars, 2022 Golf … Continue reading
Oklahoma drivers are feeling the negative financial impacts of inflation with car insurance. One local agency said this is due to shortage issues. They explained since there is already a shortage of supplies and car inventory, inflation has caused a … Continue reading
Dozens of drivers must pay hundreds of dollars to get their car windows fixed after they were all damaged or broken in an Aug. 5 smash-and-grab spree in Davis. According to Davis police, on Friday, around 6 a.m., reports started … Continue reading
Many hotel guests in southeast Memphis received a wakeup call after dozens of cars were vandalized overnight at Extended Stay America. Car windows and windshields were smashed which left many people angry and frustrated. This incident comes four days after … Continue reading
ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems) are digital electronic systems developed to help drivers navigate the roads more safely and with fewer accidents, crashes, and losses of life. These systems employ advanced sensors and processors that can give drivers assistive information … Continue reading
It was just a quick drive through the car wash. Denise DeMarco had taken her car to the same Cobblestone Auto Spa location several times, but this time was different. “When I got to the dryer section, I heard what … Continue reading
Neighbors on East Meadow Avenue and Cambridge Street in East Meadow woke up this morning on August 4 to their car windshields and windows smashed. According to Nassau County police, Tejinder Singh was arrested for this incident around 8:20 a.m. … Continue reading
A teen is fighting for his life, after a driver slammed into his motorcycle, throwing him into the air. It happened just before 4 p.m. on Route 16 in Barton Friday afternoon. Click here to read more.
Hutchinson Automotive and Glass has expanded its services. Mark Hutchinson, owner of Hutchinson Automotive and Glass, says since mid-July he and his wife Pam have added to the services they provide. Hutchinson Automotive and Glass recently bought Reinhardt Autoglass from … Continue reading
Inflation has soared to a 40-year-high, and like nearly everything else, auto insurance rates are increasing. Bankrate expects more insurance rate hikes as the year continues, with millions of dollars more in premium increases going into effect later this month. … Continue reading
You lurch through a pothole, slam the car door, or bump another car’s fender, and suddenly your windshield cracks or even shatters right before your eyes. It may seem like your car’s window just imploded for no reason, but there … Continue reading
Many car thieves choose to commit their crimes late at night, when no one is around to see them, but some are far more brazen and have a different tactic to steal vehicles, and it happens in broad daylight. The … Continue reading
Ford Motor Company’s new Ford Certified Glass Network (FCGN) requires that all companies installing glass be accredited members of the Auto Glass Safety Council. The company designed the initiative to ensure that glass installation and calibration on Ford and Lincoln … Continue reading
Geico is going all digital with its insurance policies in California. The American insurance giant is no longer offering in-person locations to purchase car and homeowners insurance in the state, the company’s website shows. A member of the company’s service … Continue reading
Three in Alberta had to huddle for safety inside their car Monday as it suffered an onslaught of grapefruit-sized hail during a thunderstorm that would go on to set a Canadian national record. Click here to read more.
Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11) and Staten Island District Attorney Michael McMahon requested that the U.S. Attorneys for the Eastern District of New York, Southern District of New York, and the District of New Jersey establish a task force to assist … Continue reading
Customers have begun to take notice of MasterTech Autoglass, said Amanda Kerley, who along with her husband, Steve, owns the new business in Crystal City. MasterTech Autoglass, 104 Twin City Mall, opened June 22. Click here to read more.
Longtime Local Business Jack Morris Auto Glass Acquired by Charlotte-Based, Publicly Traded Driven Brands
As a child, Paul Morris would get up in the middle of the night and go with his father, Jack, to change the family business’ analog clocks, in preparation for daylight saving time. “He always said, ‘If it’s worth doing, … Continue reading
CCC Intelligent Solutions (CCC) has announced that AirPro Diagnostics (AirPro) is joining the CCC Diagnostics network. The company says in a news release that through an integration with AirPro, collision repairers using CCC Diagnostics will be able to capture and … Continue reading
A combination of less accountability and more knowledge has led to a rise in car theft in Colorado Springs over the past few years, according to Sgt. Michael Inazu of the city’s police department’s motor vehicle theft division. Click here … Continue reading
A whopping 50 million vehicles on the road have open recalls. Thousands of Fords, Nissans, Hyundais and Hondas were recently added to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s list. Click here to read more.
A milestone achievement has been reached in the construction of BMW Group’s US$304m (€300m) new test facility with two test sections going into operation ahead of schedule. Situated in Sokolov, about two-and-a-half hours’ drive from BMW’s FIZ facility in Munich, … Continue reading
While dealing with record rainfall, police in one Metro East community received dozens of calls after someone shot up more than 40 cars with a BB gun. Like many neighborhoods in Belleville, Lincolnshire is typically quiet, but for many people … Continue reading
Police reported that investigators believe a group of men who shattered windows on more than 40 vehicles at Mercy Hospital South in south St. Louis County also broke into at least 18 vehicles in Arnold. The Arnold break-ins occurred at … Continue reading
Guardian Glass has sold its business in Russia, which included two glass plants employing approximately 600 people. The purchaser is a private enterprise in the construction industry. Dave Robertson, president and COO of Koch Industries, parent company of Guardian Glass, … Continue reading
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is currently working on revising a number of its testing standards related to Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) including automatic emergency braking and partially autonomous vehicle systems like Ford’s BlueCruise as those features … Continue reading
An agitated man destroyed a Tesla windshield and sunroof in Chicago. Fortunately for the owner of the Model S, Tesla’s strong glass which can withstand up to four times the weight of the car protected them. Click here to read … Continue reading
Driven Brands, a North American automotive services company, announced the expansion of its auto glass offering in the U.S. with the acquisition of Tennessee-based Jack Morris Auto Glass. Family-owned and operated since 1951, Jack Morris Auto Glass grew from one … Continue reading
Apple Inc. has enlisted one of Lamborghini’s top car-development managers in a sign that it’s stepping up work on a self-driving electric vehicle, according to people with knowledge of the situation. Click here to read more.
Tesla has finally put an end to its unlimited “Standard Connectivity” internet connection included in all Tesla vehicles with now a new generous eight-year time limit. Click here to read more.
There’s an all-new Ford Mustang coming, and we can expect to get our first look at it — where else? — in Detroit. Specifically, at the 2022 North American International Detroit Auto Show, which takes place in September. Click here … Continue reading
Virginia Beach Police tell 10 On Your Side a rash of recent car break-ins is alarming. Melissa Johnston, a public information officer with VBPD, said as of Tuesday, more than 20 car break-in reports have come to the police department. … Continue reading
General Motors’ second-quarter net income fell 40% from a year ago as computer chip and parts shortages hobbled factory output and drove the company’s U.S. sales down more than 15%. The Detroit automaker earned $1.67 billion from April through June, … Continue reading
Have you ever gotten into your car and suddenly noticed a large crack in the windshield? You don’t know exactly how it got there, but now it looks like your windshield is ready to shatter right before your eyes. That’s … Continue reading
Car dealerships have faced a number of challenges over the years with inventory shortages. Now an act of vandalism could further be challenged for a dealership in Sioux Falls. It happened last night at Graham Automotive on 41st street, a … Continue reading
Manuel Salguero said his frustrations began in May when his new, 2022 Kia Sportage was stolen from the parking lot of his north Columbus apartment complex. Click here to read more.
Did you know that riding in cars puts you at risk for skin cancer? That’s right, there’s enough harmful UV radiation passing through the average vehicle’s windows to damage your skin. Fortunately, you can take steps, such as tinting your … Continue reading
A 23-year-old woman used a window-break tool to escape her vehicle after she accidentally drove it into the Delaware and Raritan Canal in Somerset County on Thursday night, authorities said. Click here to read more.
A 27-year-old man is dead after debris flew through the windshield of his vehicle during a crash on Interstate 840 late Saturday night. The crash happened Saturday night at mile marker 58 on Interstate 840. According to THP, a 1994 … Continue reading
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Boyd Group Services Inc. (TSE:BYD – Get Rating) – Investment analysts at Cormark boosted their Q2 2022 earnings per share estimates for shares of Boyd Group Services in a research note issued on Tuesday, July 19th. Cormark analyst J. Fenwick … Continue reading
Americans are paying a lot more these days, and now you might want to add car insurance to the list. Turns out, living in an area with a higher crime could increase your car insurance premium, even if you’re not … Continue reading
So you’re driving down the road in Louisiana and you see a truck ahead of you. There’s one of two options, slow way down and stay away from them, or try to get by them as fast as possible. Because … Continue reading
Memphis Police are investigating a string of break-ins, and the problem is not only affecting vehicle owners, but also auto glass repair shops. Midtown resident Kent Suslavich said after having his car broken into once last month at Madison at … Continue reading
Being in the car industry for 22 years, Federico Quezada made a decision that he wanted to work for himself by the time he was 40. Federico saw his dream of being his own boss come to fruition four years … Continue reading
Breaking a Car Window to Save an Animal from Extreme Heat is OK, Massachusetts Police Say, but Do This First
With a heat advisory issued for most of Massachusetts — and temperatures that could feel as hot as 100 degrees in the coming days — it’s critical to know the best way to take care of and protect animals during … Continue reading
At first, the Blattner family thought it was a rock that had launched through their vehicle’s windshield, grazing two adults in the vehicle. They later learned it was a bullet. Click here to read more.
Safelite Group, a vehicle glass services and recalibration company and owner of Safelite AutoGlass, announced today an agreement to acquire Henderson Glass in Michigan. The transaction closed on Friday, July 15, 2022. “Founded in 1915, Henderson Glass has a long-standing … Continue reading
An enhanced EyeSight Driver Assist Technology system (ADAS) will be a standard feature in the 2023 Subaru Outback sport-utility vehicle (SUV) and Legacy Sedan. The latest generation of the ADAS operates more smoothly and under a greater range of conditions. … Continue reading
Windshield glass is often taken for granted in cars. Windshields give us an unobstructed view of the road and an added layer of protection from flying objects so we can stay safe. But what happens when your windshield is no … Continue reading
Window repair tech Nathan Gonzales did his best in the 115-degree weather Monday, but it wasn’t easy. “It’s pretty difficult,” said Gonzales, who works for Safelite Auto Glass. “You’re getting sweat constantly in your eyes, getting sweat constantly everywhere, but … Continue reading
A Brooklyn man charged last week with the vehicular hit-and-run death of an Oregon man who was jogging along a rural road was ordered to stand trial Thursday after a preliminary hearing. Click here to read more.
The message is clear: Americans want the right to repair. Whether it’s their mobile phones, their printers, their computers or their vehicles, Americans have watched product manufacturers raise the prices of new products and close off avenues to consumers who … Continue reading
By now if you don’t know that you shouldn’t leave your dog alone in your car then you don’t deserve to have one. But that didn’t stop the driver of this Audi in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, from doing just that over … Continue reading
It was a shocking sight for Kenwanna and Jonathan Washington on Friday night. “A piece of the bridge fell on us, at first initially we didn’t know what was going on if someone threw something if someone was shooting,” Kenwanna … Continue reading
The owners of nearly a dozen cars were left cleaning up broken glass because of a series of car break-ins near Hampton and Fyler. Sayed Ahmed feels lucky because his car hasn’t been broken into yet, but he worries it’s … Continue reading
Auto Techcelerators has announced that it has received a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its Test Drive Co-Pilot™ platform. The tool aims to help glass repair businesses perform and document post-repair and post-calibration test drives. … Continue reading
Lock it before you leave it. This is the message from Memphis Police after a string of carjackings, break-ins, and thefts across the city. There are new details on this troubling trend. Across the city of Memphis, you will find … Continue reading
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has found no “safety-related defect trend” leading to thousands of vehicle sunroofs suddenly shattering, or “exploding” in the words of Florida drivers who spoke with WESH 2 Investigates and showed us the … Continue reading
Police in West Chester are warning drivers that criminals have been causing plenty of headaches — by quickly breaking into cars and stealing whatever they can get their hands on. In a video released by the police department, a thief … Continue reading
Utah Driver Avoids Serious Injury After Metal Object Flies Through Windshield: ‘Like a Giant Ninja Star’
A Utah driver described a terrifying moment that happened on her way to work Wednesday when a piece of metal debris crashed through her windshield. The close call took place near 2300 North on I-215 in Salt Lake City, the … Continue reading
The introduction of the sixth-generation of the Honda CR-V, the top-selling sport-utility/crossover vehicle (SUV/CUV) in the United States, brings an upgraded set of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and safety features along with numerous other changes and enhancements. A new Honda … Continue reading
Most of us have had the experience on the road of a rock flying into the windshield and leaving a nasty crack. One of our viewers wants to know; A dump truck is dropping gravel and has a sign saying … Continue reading
Several car windows were smashed on and near Convent Place near Hillsboro Village and a glass repair shop said it is fixing more cars from incidents like that. Click here to read more.
The wiring harness in modern vehicles can stretch more than two miles and weigh as much as 125 lbs., so any technology that can help reduce this increasingly heavy and complex component in new vehicles will be welcome. Powermat Technologies, … Continue reading
Neighbors in one Midtown neighborhood woke up to find several cars on their street had shattered windows. Atlanta Police responded to Vedado Way on Sunday morning where 18 vehicles “sustained damaged windows,” police said. Click here to read more.
Boston Red Sox outfielder Rob Refsnyder has been hitting practically everything in sight so far during Boston’s series with the New York Yankees this weekend. That even includes objects outside of Fenway Park. Click here to read more.
Driven Brands Holdings has announced the election of Jose Tomás of TelevisaUnivision to its board of directors effective Monday, July 11. Driven Brands wrote in a news release that Tomás currently serves as the chief administrative officer for TelevisaUnivision, a … Continue reading
Thankfully, this reader supplied a copy of his paperwork, which explained some of the factors that went into the cost of the windshield replacement. The reader’s 2021 Nissan Rogue has the Platinum trim options, including noise-reducing acoustic laminated glass used … Continue reading
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has assigned a Special Crash Investigations unit to collect information on a fatal crash involving a Tesla that occurred near Gainesville, Florida, the afternoon of July 6. Click here to read more.
According to Ithaca Police, at 6:37 a.m. they received a report that a burglary had taken place at Safelite Auto Glass at 150 Cecil A. Malone Drive. Police responded to learn that money had been taken from a safe on … Continue reading
Launch Tech Co., founded in China in 1992, is celebrating three decades of global service to the automotive diagnostics tools and equipment sector. The company wrote in a news release that the anniversary marks a “milestone of accomplishment” in its … Continue reading
Tim Clark Memorial Scholarships Awarded to Two Worthy Students Through Driven Brands and the Collision Repair Education Foundation
Driven Brands continued its partnership with the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) to again award Tim Clark Memorial Scholarships to two deserving collision repair students. Selected from a pool of high school seniors and post-secondary students who have demonstrated their … Continue reading
The global shortage of computer chips and other parts forced General Motors to build 95,000 vehicles without certain components during the second quarter. The Detroit automaker said in a regulatory filing Friday that most of the incomplete vehicles were built … Continue reading
Surveillance footage shared by the Blount County Sheriff’s Office shows a tan Ford F-350 driving away from a crash with a piece of lumber sticking out of the front windshield. Click here to read more.
As of Wednesday, July 6, all new cars in the European Union (EU) will include automatic emergency braking (AEB). Tim Camm, Autoglass technical training manager, says it’s only a matter of time before the United Kingdom (UK) takes similar action. … Continue reading
The 5-Star Safety Rating Program that Americans use when shopping for new passenger vehicles “fails consumers” by not including collision-avoidance and other technology in the ratings and is approaching “near irrelevance,” National Transportation Safety Board Chair Jennifer Homendy said. Click … Continue reading
Fireworks were thrown at Chicago police SUVs in at least three separate incidents over the Fourth of July weekend, injuring four officers as they responded to calls of service, police said. Click here to read more.
A series of car windows and one home window were smashed across the Niagara region last week in a destruction spree that has no reported motive. Niagara Regional Police Services have launched multiple damage investigations as of June 30 after … Continue reading
In 1995, Patsco Windshield Repair was established to provide customers with the highest caliber windshield crack repair, headlight restoration, and auto glass repair services. The professionals at Patsco take about 15 to 20 minutes to repair the crack. Click here … Continue reading
As carmakers identify new ways to keep vehicle occupants safe, the list of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) continues to expand. One of the more recent innovations on the ADAS front is called traffic-sign recognition (TSR). Traffic-sign recognition essentially serves … Continue reading
On a day that should have been full of bbq, fireworks, and celebration is now full of anger, frustration, and questions for half a dozen residents in east Springfield. They woke up on this Independence Day to find that their … Continue reading
Residents living along San Francisco’s Lake Street said Saturday that their cars were recently vandalized. Most of the damage happened on one block Friday afternoon, on the north side of Lake Street between 17th and 18th avenues. Click here to … Continue reading
The new head of the government’s road safety agency says it will intensify efforts to understand the risks posed by automated vehicle technology so it can decide what regulations may be necessary to protect drivers, passengers and pedestrians. Click here … Continue reading
Insurers were generally slow to raise rates and premiums as inflation blossomed and bloomed over the last year or two. But that is now changing. Premiums for auto, health, life and homeowners policies are climbing, some at a higher speed … Continue reading
Jeep and Nissan have put out two very different left-fielders in the shape of the Gladiator and Frontier, respectively. The former bolts a bed onto the back of the Wrangler, a model that has only grown in popularity in the … Continue reading
Video Shows 3 Smashing Car Windows Outside Pembroke Pines apartments; Residents Say at Least 15 Vehicles Targeted
Vandals smashed the windows of more than a dozen cars parked at an apartment complex in Pembroke Pines, and police said the act was caught on camera. According to Pembroke Pines Police, the incident happened in the parking lot Camden … Continue reading
More than 63,000 Ford 2022 Broncos and Rangers are potentially affected by inadequate windshield bonding, resulting in the manufacturer issuing a recall for the vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), inadequate front windshield bonding may result … Continue reading
A fire at Gerber Collision and Glass, 1365 Broadway NE, created flames and heavy smoke early Monday evening. The Salem Fire Department received the call at 5:41 p.m., went to a second alarm and had the blaze contained about half … Continue reading
Safe Auto Group has teamed up with the Milwaukee Police Department to provide $50 gift cards to all Milwaukee police stations for victims of auto theft. Click here to read more.
Windshield-mounted video cameras integral to a suite of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC (Bendix) advanced safety technologies (ADAS) will remain compliant with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) rules for mounting placement, thanks to an exemption the agency recently made … Continue reading
Don’t stop for coffee on your way to or from Oakland Airport with a car full of luggage, because opportunistic thieves may just smash in and grab it all. Click here to read more.
This week the Saint-Gobain North America Foundation donated more than $170,000 to 21 local non-profit organizations in the Worcester area, including Old Sturbridge Village, a living museum which recreates life in rural New England from the 1790s through 1830s. Click … Continue reading
As pointed out by the European Commission, at the end of vehicles’ life, automotive glass pieces are rarely removed from vehicles before the latter are shredded. Consequently, most automotive glass is not entering a recycling route. Click here to read … Continue reading
San Antonio’s auto glass repair experts, Patsco Windshield Repair is beaming its searchlight on how summer heat affects auto glass, and some tips on how to protect it on the hottest days of the year. Click here to read more.
An office worker in Long Island City got a big surprise earlier this month when he discovered that the windshield of his brand-new Tesla had been smashed by a raging vandal with a large wooden sign. Click here to read … Continue reading
Remember that fun little Jeep-lookin’ Mini Moke from a post-WWII British military vehicle development program? It’s been rehashed in several incarnations since, but the most recent (and most stateside) is Moke America, which wants to get Americans to switch from … Continue reading
Safelite has appointed former vice president of marketing Christina Pletnewski to chief marketing officer, the company recently announced in a news release. “Christina’s journey since joining our business in 2016 as vice president of marketing demonstrates her vast talent and … Continue reading
An Oregon state worker is being praised as a hero for his quick-thinking actions that helped save a mother and her three children from a car that was teetering on the edge of an embankment. Click here to read more.
Chinese electric car maker Nio is cooperating with a police investigation after one of its vehicles crashed out of a third-floor window killing two occupants. Click here to read more.
Entrepreneur Magazine recently released its annual list of top 500 franchises, and three companies related to the auto glass industry landed a spot this year—Novus Glass, Carstar and Glass Doctor. No. 101 – Novus Glass Initial Investment: $56,800 – $216,490 … Continue reading
The Uniban Canada Boost Convention raised more than $20,000 for its charitable partners last week in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec as part of a celebration for its “aggressive growth strategy.” “We embarked on a strategic growth plan with our franchise partners to … Continue reading
One of the more perplexing questions is how self-driving car insurance will work. After all, isn’t “the car was driving itself” a perfect excuse for a car crash? Click here to read more.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his electric-car factories are “losing billions of dollars” as global supply-chain disruptions and challenges in battery manufacturing constrain the company’s ability to scale up production. Click here to read more.
A 16-year-old Eagle Scout jumped into action when he saw an 18-wheeler over turn right in front of him. Click here to read more.
In a market challenged by price increases, inflation and labor shortages, representatives at XYG North America discussed their future strategies and goals with glassBYTEs.com/AGRR magazine. “Everyone knows inflation is hitting its highest point,” says Brilli Huen, XYG North America marketing … Continue reading
Caliber Collision opened a new center in Greenville, S.C. on June 20, 2022, which marks 1,500 locations nationwide for the company. “This would not be possible without the commitment of every Caliber teammate to deliver our purpose of Restoring the … Continue reading
Prices for materials used in the auto glass industry showed increases in May 2022, according to recently released Producer Price Index (PPI) data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The monthly PPI, which includes auto glass*, increased by 8.3% … Continue reading
Kuraray’s Advanced Interlayer Solutions Division has announced it will increase the prices of automotive interlayer films globally on or after July 1, 2022. According to a company news release, the price increase comes with increased costs for raw materials, packaging … Continue reading
Fix Network’s 13th annual golf tournament supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Canada saw record participation this year, with more than 150 golfers and more than $7,600 raised. Fix Network wrote in a news release that the more than 150 … Continue reading
Alaska Hi-Way Autobody and Alaska Hi-Way Auto Glass are officially under new ownership. Now known as CSN Alaska Hi-Way, the Fort St. John repair shop and glass shop were acquired on May 1, 2022, by Lift Auto Group. Click here … Continue reading
Since Tuesday, Katie Tippy has been by her husband’s side in the ICU at Wexner Medical Center. It’s not how she expected to commemorate their first month of marriage. Click here to read more.
Cruise Passengers’ Cars Were Broken Into While Parked at a Secured Norfolk lot. They Want the City, Security Company to Make it Right.
When Katheryn Smith returned to Norfolk from a weeklong cruise memorializing the deaths of her brother-in-law and other family members, she found her car window broken and belongings inside ransacked. Click here to read more.
A pedestrian randomly attacked a woman’s car as she sat at a red light in Northwest D.C. on Monday, she told News4. Melanie Vella said she was stopped at a red light at Tenley Circle, in Tenleytown, on her way … Continue reading
Elon Musk Says the Difference Between Tesla Being ‘Worth a Lot of Money or Worth Basically Zero’ all Comes Down to Solving Self-Driving Technology
Tesla founder Elon Musk said the key to his electric automaker’s value is whether it can achieve self-driving technology, adding that the firm would be “worth basically zero” without it. Click here to read more.
Memphis Police Department reports 3,619 thefts from motor vehicles so far this year. During a briefing Wednesday, MPD made it clear that many of the suspected thieves are on the hunt for weapons. Click here to read more.
Jeremy Gonzalez, a bartender at Perry’s Fireside Lounge, tells 12 News the man smashed the windows of every car in the parking lot with a tree stump early Sunday morning. Click here to read more.
Automakers reported nearly 400 crashes of vehicles with partially automated driver-assist systems, including 273 involving Teslas, according to statistics released Wednesday by U.S. safety regulators. Click here to read more.
Michael Shane Marlowe, owner of B & B Auto Glass and Mirrors in Statesville, N.C., was killed the evening of Monday, June 13, when a vehicle reportedly crossed the centerline and collided with his golf cart. Marlowe’s 5-year-old son, Bentley … Continue reading
Maserati makes some of the world’s most inspiring and exciting vehicles. Its newest supercar, the MC20 Cielo, is a glass-topped convertible. Click here to read more.
Most drivers think they pay too much for car insurance, and many of them are taking action by switching car insurance companies, according to a new Forbes Advisor survey of 2,000 drivers who have auto insurance. Click here to read … Continue reading
The vehicle’s wheel throws up a rock in front of you, and suddenly your windshield is chipped or cracked. Damaged windshields are a common complaint among car owners. It’s essential to understand why they happen and what you can do … Continue reading
If you’re looking for profitable service business ideas, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll explore a range of service business ideas you can start, including windshield repair. Click here to read more.
Ford Motor is instructing dealers to temporarily stop selling electric Mustang Mach-E crossovers due to a potential safety defect that could cause the vehicles to become immobile. Click here to read more.
Patriot Armor, headquartered in Lenox Dale, Mass., purchased the glass fabricating assets from O’Gara-Hess & Eisenhardt Armoring Company LLC (“O’Gara”). Patriot Armor has secured a long-term lease for the former O’Gara glass plant in Cincinnati, Ohio, and will commence operations … Continue reading
Always review your car insurance at policy renewal time to be sure that you have the right coverage at the best price, including glass replacement. Click here to read more.
Take a look while strolling downtown and you’re bound to see it – shattered glass on sidewalks, streets and parking lots from vandals bashing a car window, taking valuables from inside and fleeing the scene. Click here to read more.
Join Berjaya Sompo in Protecting the Environment – Repair your Car’s Windscreen Instead of Replacing
Malaysians produce 38,200 tonnes of waste daily, which, in a year, amounts to around 14 million tonnes with an estimated cost in the region of RM2 billion. Glass makes up 3.3% of the total waste produced, so we are dumping … Continue reading
Cadillac is teasing its next electric car, the Celestiq, with a series of new pictures to highlight some design accents, which will have a smart glass roof. Click here to read more.
Champion Auto Systems has acquired the Hollandia 700 (H700) line of sunroofs from Webasto. According to Bill North, president Champion Auto Systems, Webasto has been supportive of the acquisition and all tooling and equipment are currently being transported to the U.S. The … Continue reading
Fix Network Masters Golf Tournament returns to Milton, Ontario this summer after a two-year hiatus. The 13th edition of the popular sporting event takes place June 14, at Milton’s Greystone Golf Club. As in previous editions, amateur golfers across Fix … Continue reading
Visteon Corporation introduced a product that it says will improve a driver’s experience. The company’s image processing algorithm preserves and improves the cockpit display image quality across the full range of ambient light conditions. The company says its TrueColor Image … Continue reading
The Caliber family of brands, including Caliber Auto Glass, says it is committed to its purpose, Restoring the Rhythm of Your Life for its teammates, customers and the communities they serve. The company, along with USAA and NABC Recycled Rides®, brought the Caliber purpose … Continue reading
Celebrating 25 years in the glass business, Emirates Glass is currently executing projects across the UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Africa and the UK. The company will expand in the Gulf Corporation Council and Middle East region. Click here to … Continue reading
The Wall Street Journal discovered that the safety regulator would also release information on crashes involving driving assistance technologies. NHTSA said it wanted to offer more transparency on crashes involving new ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems). Not by chance, two of the most famous ones … Continue reading
The leaked images of 2022 Brezza in a video by Extreme Media show the white SUV with a sunroof. Based on the images, the SUV will have some significant changes in its appearance. Click here to read more.
If enacted into law, the act will take effect on January 1, 2023 and apply to all auto insurance policies issued, renewed, altered or modified on or after that date. Click here to read more.
Police said the man apparently did not attempt to steal anything from the vehicles. An investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made. Click here to read more.
The first-ever Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) Career Day kicks off this September 16! Throughout the day, our special guests will gain exposure to passionate industry representatives from different disciplines and have an opportunity to meet with employers that have immediate … Continue reading
Ford filed a new patent for a switchable glass system that takes electro-chromatic glass to the next level. Click here to read more.
Although the car had tinted windows and their valuables were covered, the couple thinks a thief was waiting for an opportunity and saw the bride and her matron of honor get out of the vehicle without their purses and took … Continue reading
Florida Highway Patrol tweeted about a semi truck’s brake pad crashing through the windshield of a Nissan SUV. No injuries were reported. Click here to read more.
We’ve seen enough water crossings gone wrong to know that even shallow depths can be problematic for low-slung vehicles. And yet, some people are luckier than others and can make it through even with the most unprepared car. At least, this … Continue reading
“A perfect storm of record-high replacement costs, increased frequency and severity of collisions and an economic outlook that suggests this situation won’t change anytime soon is forcing a major industry disruption,” said Marty Ellingsworth, executive managing director of P&C insurance intelligence … Continue reading