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Full-Size Passenger Trucks Remain Popular with Thieves in 2021

If auto glass shops wondered about the continued prevalence of full-size pick-up truck customers needing repairs after attempted or successful thefts of their vehicles within the past year, they’re likely not alone. That’s because the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s recently-released … Continue reading

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Consumer Protection Class Action Lawsuit Dropped Against Nissan

A consumer protection class action lawsuit accusing Nissan of knowingly selling vehicles with panoramic sunroofs that can spontaneously shatter was tossed out of court Monday, May 9, by a Washington federal judge. Filed May 25, 2016, Lohr v. Nissan North … Continue reading

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This 1947 Electric Car was the First Nissan EV

The TAMA’s old-style turn signals flip out from the windshield’s A-pillar. Many cars in Japan had signals like that at the time. And also like many vehicles of the time, the TAMA’s windshield was flat. Click here to view video. … Continue reading

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Nissan Develops Collision Avoidance ADAS

Nissan is testing a vehicle to demonstrate how the technology can automatically perform collision-avoidance maneuvers. The perception technology fuses information from lidar, radar and cameras to detect the shape and distance of objects as well as the structure of the … Continue reading

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Nissan Files Noncompliance Report

According to a notice posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) has established that certain replacement windshield glass lites manufactured by Central Glass Co., Ltd., outsourced to Japan Tempered & Laminated Glass Co., Ltd. … Continue reading

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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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You Can’t Look Out the Back of These Cars, Recalls Issued

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued two visibility recalls from Nissan North America Inc. (Nissan), and Ford Motor Company (Ford). Nissan The recall, according to NHTSA, states that the rear window glass may separate from the vehicle, … Continue reading

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Nissan Gives Out asTech Scanning Tools

Nissan North America (Nissan) teamed up with asTech® for a new program. According to the auto manufacturer, Nissan will provide complimentary asTech scanning devices to its entire certified network of collision repairers. “By giving our shops the tools to scan … Continue reading

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How 4 Recalls May Impact Your Business

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued four recalls with implications for the auto glass industry. The recalls affect Nissan Altima, Mercedes Benz recently published four recalls that may affect your business. The three vehicle makes included in … Continue reading

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Judge Dismisses Several Claims in Nissan Sunroof Lawsuit

It’s been more than a year since Nissan North America was hit with a lawsuit claiming certain models have defective panoramic glass sunroofs, which may cause them to explode spontaneously. However, the manufacturer made headway in the case when U.S. … Continue reading

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Nissan Asks that Defective Sunroof Lawsuit be Dismissed

In February, Nissan was hit with a lawsuit claiming that certain 2008-present Nissan and Infiniti models have faulty panoramic glass sunroofs, which can cause them to explode spontaneously. The lawsuit was brought forth by Janelle Horne who claims that she … Continue reading

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Car Windshield Stays in Place After Being Dragged by Truck

The windshield of a Nissan Maxima broke yet remained in place as the vehicle was dragged for more than half a mile by a truck along 15 Freeway in Los Angeles County on April 19th. In the video, the truck … Continue reading

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Porsche and Nissan Issue Recalls over Windshield and Airbag Issue

The National Highway Traffic Safety Association has issued two recall reports on defects on windshield bonding  reported by Porsche and Nissan. On March 2, 2017 Porsche issued a recall on 21 of its 2017 models. According to the recall, windshields … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Alleges Nissan Knew about Defective Sunroofs

Nissan is under fire following a lawsuit alleging that certain 2008-present Nissan and Infiniti models have defective panoramic glass sunroofs, causing them to explode spontaneously. The lawsuit alleges that these sunroofs are made from defective tempered glass, which fails to … Continue reading

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Nissan Recalls More than 300,000 Vehicles

Nissan North America has recently issued a recall on certain 2015-2017 Altima sedans due to faulty wiring of rear windows. According to the notice, 341,005 vehicles may be affected. “The rear door latch/lock cable on the vehicles may have been … Continue reading

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Nissan Given Deadline to Respond to Class Action Suit

Nissan has until next month to respond to a class-action suit accusing the company of manufacturing defective sunroofs, a judge has ordered. Continue reading

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Pickup Drivers Being Left in the Dark

With all the recent attention on Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS), one basic safety feature – headlights – seems to be coming up short. Continue reading

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Nissan, NASA Partner to Develop Driverless Vehicles

Nissan and NASA have formed a five-year research and development partnership to advance autonomous vehicle systems and prepare for commercial application of the technology, according to a statement from Nissan officials. Continue reading

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