Windshields and automotive glass have become a curious thing as of late. These days, even windshields are targets for advanced technology. The problem is that light from the sun attacks on two fronts — direct solar rays that go straight through the windshield and re-radiated infrared light that doesn't escape the vehicle once it is absorbed. This second offender creates a greenhouse-like effect in the cockpit. Ultraviolet light causes things to fade — interior components like leather, ...

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