Monthly Archives: February 2017

RECALL: Mercedes-Benz Issues Recall over Windshield Issue

February 21, 2017

Mercedes-Benz USA has issued a recall for several models because of a defect that could cause the windshield to separate from the vehicle. Read More

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RECALL: General Motors Issues Recalls on Suburban HD and Malibu

February 17, 2017

General Motors LLC (GM) has issued a recall for certain 2016-2017 Chevrolet Suburban HD vehicles due to improperly assembled side view mirrors. The recall was issued on January 12, and applies to 214 vehicles. Read More

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Sika Industry Announces Price Increases

February 17, 2017

Effective April 15, 2017, Sika Corporation, Industry Division will increase prices between 2 percent and 3 percent on products within the auto glass replacement, flat glass, facades, fenestration and insulating glass segments. Sika’s costs have continued to increase significantly over the past year, and this will allow it to continue to provide its customers products, service and support. Read More

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Members of the Automotive Industry Seek Federal Laws for AD Testing

February 17, 2017

Today, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee is hearing from several leaders of major automotive manufacturers to discuss the state of autonomous driving (AD), and some are requesting that the federal government intervene and stop states from mandating conflicting autonomous vehicle safety legislation. They reported in prepared documents that this is the biggest inhibitor of autonomous developments and regulations. Read More

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Arizona SB 1169 Not Heard at Committee Meeting

February 17, 2017

There’s been an update on the status of Arizona’s SB 1169, a proposed bill that would repeal the state’s “zero-deductible” policy on auto glass repair and replacement. Read More

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Nissan Recalls More than 300,000 Vehicles

February 9, 2017

Nissan North America has recently issued a recall on certain 2015-2017 Altima sedans due to faulty wiring of rear windows. According to the notice, 341,005 vehicles may be affected. Read More

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New Safety Rules Make Car Glass Tougher to Break

February 2, 2017

A new car safety requirement will be in affect later on this year. The U.S. Department of Transportation is requiring new cars to have safety glass in all the side windows. Read More

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Arizona Transportation Committee Holds Zero-Deductible Bill

February 2, 2017

A proposed Arizona bill to repeal the “zero-deductible” auto glass repair and replacement law was on the table for discussion yesterday during the state Senate’s Transportation Committee meeting. However, at the last minute it was held and not discussed, effectively putting the bill on hold for now; though it could be resurrected at a later date. Read More

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Audi Recalls 500,000+ Vehicles

February 1, 2017

Audi is recalling nearly a quarter million vehicles due to a sunroof drainage defect, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is recalling 234,054 2011-2017 Audi Q5 vehicles. Read More

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