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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...

2011-03-16 14:47:40

Researchers under the supervision of Universit© Laval professor Ga©tan Laroche have developed the very first permanent anti-fog coating. Dr. Laroche and his colleagues present in the online edition of Applied Materials and Interfaces the details of this innovation which could eliminate, once and for all, the fog on eyeglasses, windshields, goggles, camera lenses, and on any transparent glass or plastic surface. Fog forms on a surface when water vapor in the air condenses in fine...

2010-12-14 07:00:00

CARSON, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanksgiving 2010 was one of the busiest road travel holidays in years, and Christmas 2010 road travel is expected to peak as well. For those sunbirds in southern climates who are preparing to drive into colder weather, AutoMD.com offers a reminder to winterize that vehicle, along with a ten point check list and how-to guides. "People who drive north for the holidays often forget that their vehicle needs special preparation for the winter...

2010-12-08 09:34:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IAS, a leading provider of F&I aftermarket programs to automobile dealerships, today announced a formal alliance with Crystal Fusion Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of windshield protection technologies. Crystal Fusion is an aftermarket product that helps keep vehicle windshields cleaner and stronger while significantly improving hazards associated with night glare and windshield chips. Crystal Fusion may also increase driver...

2010-12-02 04:20:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MS -- Wiper blade performance has experienced a dramatic leap forward with advanced technology 'bracketless' wiper blades such as the Bosch ICON(TM) -- especially in winter. These blades significantly improve driving visibility in any weather all year round, including mist, drizzle, rain, blowing dust, or snow. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101202/NY10697 ) "ICON bracketless blades use dual internal precision-tensioned steel springs...

2010-12-01 09:40:00

Six Point Checkup Means Less Trouble During Blustery Winter BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the 2010 Farmers' Almanac, this winter will see more days of shivery conditions: a winter during which temperatures will average below normal for about three-quarters of the nation. The Car Care Council strongly recommends that all vehicle owners check six key systems before the temperatures start to drop. Battery - Keep the battery connections clean, tight and...

2010-12-01 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rain-X® , the nation's leading wiper blade brand, is excited to introduce the all-new Rain-X ® Repel Wiper Blades, the only commercially-available wiper blades that apply Rain-X® water beading technology directly to the windshield, resulting in dramatically improved visibility when drivers need it the most. Rain-X® Repel Wiper Blades help drivers outsmart inclement weather...

2010-11-16 07:00:00

AutoMD.com's AutoAnswers Provides - and Invites - Individual Answers to Auto Repair Issues from a Community of Experts CARSON, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoMD.com (www.automd.com), the most comprehensive and unbiased free online auto repair resource, and winner of best automotive website of 2010*, today announced that its AutoAnswers has already provided over 20,000 auto repair answers from its community of experts to individual consumers seeking advice for thousands of...

2010-11-01 11:01:00

WOBURN, Mass., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- JN Phillips Auto Glass today unveiled a program to address the massive amount of windshields that end up in landfills each year. Called "GreenShield(SM)", the program 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 impact of consumer windshields at the end of their useful lives. In the United...

2010-09-21 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW) LLC, a world leading supplier of automotive glass and services, will expand in Europe with the construction of a new automotive glass manufacturing facility in Sroda Slaska, near Wroclaw, Poland, to provide value-added products to its European customers. The new facility's manufacturing focus will be on high-technology, high-content windshields with full surface control that meet the needs of the European premium vehicle...


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