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Study Says Need for Re-Calibration is Overlooked

adasThink, a Toronto-based software company has released a study showing that Advanced Driver-Assistance System (ADAS) re-calibrations are routinely missed. Its study focused on Canadian collision repair shops and included the following OEM vehicle models: Acura, Audi, Buick, Dodge, Ford, GMC, … Continue reading

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AGC’s Curved Cover Glass Used in Mass-Produced Vehicle

AGC Asahi Glass (AGC) has announced that its cover glass for car-mounted displays will be installed in the new Audi A8 vehicle. This will mark the world’s first ever (*) mass-produced vehicle to incorporate curved cover glass. The cockpit of … Continue reading

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Volkswagen Recalls More than 17,000 Vehicles

Volkswagen Group of America has issued a recall for certain 2015-2017 Audi A7 vehicles due to improper deployment of head curtain airbags, which could put a passenger in greater risk of an injury in the event of a crash. The … Continue reading

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VW Recalls 2,340 Audi Q5 SUVs in Russia Over Sunroof Water Problems: Standards Agency

VW Recalls 2,340 Audi Q5 SUVs in Russia Over Sunroof Water Problems: Standards Agency

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Audi Recalls 500,000+ Vehicles

Audi is recalling nearly a quarter million vehicles due to a sunroof drainage defect, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report.

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Audi Engineer Outlines Next Steps to Autonomous Vehicles

What is next on the path to fully automated vehicles? Kaushik Raghu, senior staff engineer at Audi, said the answer is traffic jam piloting.

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10 OEMs to Offer Automatic Emergency Braking on New Models

Ten automakers have committed to making automatic emergency braking (AEB) a standard feature on all new vehicles built, according to a joint statement from the U.S. Department of Transportation, its National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Many of the cameras integral to AEB require calibration once a windshield has been replaced.

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VW Recalls Audi Q3 Vehicles Over Sunroof Issue

Volkswagen is recalling certain 2015 Audi Q3 vehicles over a potential sunroof safety issue. If the vehicle is turned off while the sunroof is closing, the sunroof could continue to close instead of stopping, according to VW.

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AGRR™/glassBYTEs.com™ Newscast Goes Onsite to Detroit

For the latest on aluminum-bodied vehicles and what these cars could mean for your business, join our editors as we go onsite to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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CES: Driverless Cars Are Coming; Ready or Not?

Automotive technology appears to be evolving at warp speed and the impact these advances will have on glass will be big. The vital relationship between technology and glass has never been more apparent than at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week where automakers and companies are launching driverless cars, a stream of gadgets to control your vehicle, haptic feedback dashboards and more. Here’s a look at some of the top news.

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NHTSA: 22 Million Vehicles Recalled in 2013

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that approximately 22 million vehicles were recalled in 2013 and “shattering sunroofs” was a big reason behind automotive glass-related recalls. This is the highest total since 2004 when overall recalls reached more than 30 million.

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Audi Issues Recall Over Possible “Sunroof Shattering”

Audi has issued a recall through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for certain model-year 2013 to 2014 Audi A8 and S8 vehicles due to possible sunroof shattering. The defect was traced back to the production of the glass.

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