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Top Stories of the Decade

As we head into 2020, glassBYTEs.com took a look at the most popular stories of the 2010s. The top ten may not be what you expected but they were the most read based on page views. 1. Honda Requires OE … Continue reading

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Explaining the Exploding Sunroof

News of exploding sunroofs can often scare consumers. At Auto Glass Week™, Allied Glass Experts president Henry Chamberlain addressed the causes of sunroof shattering and said, “this is just one part of the conversation related to spontaneous tempered glass breakage.” … 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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Hyundai Seeks Dismissal of Class Action Over Allegedly “Spontaneously Shattering” Sunroofs

Hyundai has asked the U.S. District Court of California to dismiss a class action lawsuit brought by vehicles owners who say the automaker’s panoramic sunroofs “spontaneously shatter.”

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SEMA Market Report Reveals Hot Diversification Trends

Over the last 25 years, the specialty equipment market has grown from $7.2 billion to $36.2 billion, according to the 2015 SEMA Market Report. AGRR companies may want to consider carving out a larger piece of this diversification pie as consumers increasingly looking to personalize their rides.

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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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New Jersey Judge Upholds Six-State Class-Action Lawsuit over Alleged Volvo Sunroof Defect

A New Jersey U.S. District Court judge has denied Volvo’s motion to reconsider the six-state class-action status of a lawsuit filed over an alleged defect in the automaker’s sunroofs, which plaintiffs claim allows water to flood their vehicles.

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