PARIS – The combination of features available from laminated side windows is beginning to convince manufacturers to install them in European high-end models, and an industry organization predicts that 50 models will use them by 2006. Federico Olivares, PPG's market manager for automotive OEM glass, shows off thin panel of laminated glass used in Lincoln Aviator. Laminated glass resists break-ins, repels ultraviolet rays, reduces interior noise, is 10%-12% lighter in weight and ...

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