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Is OE Glass Really Necessary, or Are Aftermarket Products a Solid Alternative?

When it comes to original equipment (OE) and aftermarket glass, car makers are clear: When performing replacements, OE glass should be used. Even if the aftermarket version is manufactured to the same tolerances, it doesn’t matter: their position statements set … Continue reading

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Latest Position Statement Highlights FCA’s Auto Glass Standards

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC (FCA) released a position statement on auto glass replacement, which states only “authentic Mopar glass is designed, engineered, manufactured and tested to the FCA US LLC internal and government-mandated standards and is the only equivalent … Continue reading

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Rhode Island is One Step Closer to Gaining a New Law

Rhode Island’s legislature continues its work on Senate Bill 850. The bill requires that a vehicle owner be notified in writing or by electronic mail that aftermarket glass installations may require recalibration of safety related systems. The Senate passed the … Continue reading

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HLDI Research Shows Differences Between ADAS Results Based On the Auto Glass Used

With Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) rising in consumer popularity, several tests have been performed to prove its value over the years. The Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI), has been conducting its own studies and has recently published its results. … Continue reading

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TODAY’S BLOG: Is It Really the Same as OE Glass?

“One of the real joys of being both an owner and CSR is the customer contact that I receive. It is an education of how truly gullible people are despite what degrees they may hold or how much research they may conduct when trying to make a buying decision.” —Neil Duffy

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