Windshields and New Technologies For Them
Today windshield replacements have gotten more and more intricate and confusing to vehicle owners in the last 5 years. The technology that major manufactures like Ford, Toyota, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, etc have integrated with windshields is incredible and extensive. These new technologies can range from your basic Rain Sensor to Lane-Keep Assist to Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist. The more advanced the technologies get the more complicated it can be for consumers to ensure with the auto glass company that they are ordering the correct windshields for their cars. It is important for you as the consumer and owner of the vehicle to always be aware of the different features your vehicle has for more importantly your safety but also in the future if you need a windshield replacement. Below I have attached a link to a New York Times article that takes a deep dive into how intricate these new technologies have become and how once a windshield replacement is made the importance of getting those different sensors re-calibrated.