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Cars Having a blast: cars with no windscreens

13:45  12 march  2020
13:45  12 march  2020 Source:   motoringresearch.com

Duxback windscreen treatment promises to tackle ice and water

  Duxback windscreen treatment promises to tackle ice and water Duxback is a windscreen treatment developed for the airline industry. It promises to improve visibility in the rain and make it easier to de-ice glass. The post Duxback windscreen treatment promises to tackle ice and water appeared first on Motoring Research.

A windshield wiper or windscreen wiper (British English) is a device used to remove rain, snow, ice and debris from a vehicle's front window so the vehicle's operator can better see what's ahead of them.

Google confirmed the car has no windscreen wipers at a Q&A at Thinkery – a children’s museum in the Austin, where it's cars will be tested. However prototype does have wipers on its sensors, described as 'eyes'. There's no need for windscreen wipers because there will be no human driver or steering

a close up of a toy motorcycle: Breaking: McLaren withdraws from Australian GP due to coronavirus © Autocar Breaking: McLaren withdraws from Australian GP due to coronavirus

The McLaren Formula 1 team has withdrawn from this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix after one of its team members tested positive for the coronavirus.

The team made the announcement this morning (Thursday), and came in the midst of controversy that event in Melbourne was still going ahead despite concerns about the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

In a statement McLaren said: “The team member was tested and self-isolated as soon as they started to show symptoms and will now be treated by local healthcare authorities.

“The team has prepared for this eventuality and has ongoing support in place for its employee who will now enter a period of quarantine. The team is cooperating with the relevant local authorities to assist their investigations and analysis.”

Is your car safe this Christmas? DVSA warns there could be 50,000 'dangerous' motors on the road that have missed December MOT tests

  Is your car safe this Christmas? DVSA warns there could be 50,000 'dangerous' motors on the road that have missed December MOT tests Data from last year shows that 1.5m vehicles were MOT tested in December 2018. Of these, 385,859 were late, meaning a quarter were being used illegally and risking £1,000 fines.Last December, there were 385,859 cases of late MOT where motorists were using their cars illegally, it has revealed, suggesting many simply forget to do it in the busy festive run-in.

Windscreen damage is very common and very inconvenient. Windscreen damage is very common and very inconvenient. What are the main culprits that cause windscreen chips and cracks? Collisions. Whether it be another vehicle, animals on the road, birds, or the dreaded car thief with a

Left car with no windscreen . Cars , Parts & Vehicles. Having removed the cracked windscreen he discovered a small (1cm square) area of rust in one corner. As a consequence Autoglass refused to either fit a new windscreen or replace the old one.

McLaren added: “The decision has been taken based on a duty of care not only to McLaren F1 employees and partners, but also to the team’s competitors, Formula 1 fans and wider F1 stakeholder.

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© LAT In the convertible: Former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard is fond of cars "I really don't have many cars," says David Coulthard, just to add: "[In my garage] all my racing cars are standing." And other special vehicles will be added shortly: "I have ordered a [Aston Martin] Valkyrie and a [Mercedes] Project One. In both cases I am on the waiting list." Valkyrie and Project One are super sports cars, each with over 1,000 hp system performance.

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