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2011-12-15 10:00:00

WACO, Texas, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waking up bright and early to remove ice from a windshield is a pain. Unfortunately, many impatient drivers discover creative ways to break the glass instead of removing the ice. "There are some creative ideas for getting ice off windshields, but they can be hazardous," Wayne Robinson of Glass Doctor® of Amarillo, Texas, said. "There is a better way to remove ice from auto glass." Here are the Glass Doctor eight do's and...

2011-12-01 12:24:00

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's gift-giving crunch time so if you're still struggling with what to give a loved one, family member or friend this holiday season, the perfect present may be related to vehicle safety. Tire pressure gauges, ice scrapers, emergency kits, windshield wipers or the Car Care Guide, published by the non-profit Car Care Council, are ideal for any drivers on your list. "These small and relatively inexpensive items play a big role...

2011-11-17 06:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford has invented a new method of preparing vehicle windshields for attachment to cars and trucks that is simpler, more cost-efficient and eco-friendly Ford is working with companies like Elgin, Ill.-based Plasmatreat U.S. L.P. to bring new technology to market Ford wants to innovate the way vehicle windshields are installed through a new patented process that makes the attachment less costly, simpler and more eco-conscious than current...

2011-11-14 22:09:00

TEMECULA, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Scrubblade, the ultimate high-performance wiper blade, has received the Popular Mechanics 2011 SEMA Editor's Choice Award during the 2011 SEMA and Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) held in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/CG06414) Scrubblade was selected by the Popular Mechanics editor's choice edgingout industry behemoths like Bosch, Rain-X, Trico and PEAK, to win the award for its...

2011-11-09 10:00:00

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Wiper Systems markets. The global market for Wiper Systems is projected to reach US$7.75 billion by the year 2017, primarily driven by increase in automotive production, especially in developing markets such as China and India, technology developments and new product innovations. Growing awareness about the need for replacing wiper blades at regular intervals and the huge untapped demand for rear wiper blades also augur well for...

2011-11-08 13:00:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From the hottest to coldest and wettest to driest, 2011 brought extreme weather. And predictions for a severe winter indicate more extreme weather is coming. People in the Northeast were treated to a taste of winter for Halloween, with a nor'easter dropping 32 inches of snow, leaving a million people without power and taking down nearly 1000 trees in Central Park. That storm came after New York saw the snowiest January 2011 on record, had a...

2011-08-24 18:55:00

The tinting of automotive glass and commercial/residential buildings has huge benefits. Paul Jangtrakool, owner of Skyline Tint offers advice to consumers interested in these products. Springfield, Va (PRWEB) August 24, 2011 A tint job done correctly on an automobile, boat, or commercial/residential building will not only look sleek and eye catching, but it may also keep you safe. Many of todayâs premier window films will block out 99% of harmful UV rays, decreasing your...

2011-06-21 07:14:00

DEARBORN, Mich., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The EPGAA, a glass industry association, says that Advanced Solar Control Glass can significantly reduce the need for air conditioning, extending EV range. The announcement was made in response to a prevalent theme heard while attending the Automotive News Green Car Conference, held in Detroit, Mich. on June 13 & 14, 2011. Automotive leaders globally have acknowledged that overcoming range anxiety is a key barrier to EV proliferation, and...

2011-05-05 09:00:00

WACO, Texas, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Car maintenance isn't just under the hood. A cracked windshield is a safety risk. It can impair the driver's vision and put passengers at risk. Most automotive safety experts rank the windshield as the third most important safety component in today's vehicles, behind seatbelts and airbags. Laws require seatbelt use and prevent tampering with airbags, but there are no laws that govern replacement windshield installation. The Auto Glass Replacement...

2011-04-20 10:01:00

WOBURN, Mass., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JN Phillips Auto Glass announced today that, as a result of its "GreenShield(SM)" program, more than one million pounds of glass and plastic have been successfully recycled and kept from ending up in landfills. Launched in November 2010, GreenShield is JN Phillips' commitment to responsibly recycle 100 percent of the windshields the company replaces. GreenShield is the first large-scale effort by any retailer/installer to recycle and reduce the...