Auto Glass Safety Council Archives

NHTSA Opens Evaluation into Ford Explorers and Allegations of Detaching Windshield Trim Panels

February 1, 2023

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) is evaluating 2011-2019 Ford Explorers with respect to allegations that windshield trim panels … Read More

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Calibration Legislation Introduced in New Hampshire

January 13, 2023

Auto glass calibration legislation, similar to laws passed in recent years in Utah and Arizona, has been introduced in New Hampshire. The bill, HB 304, … Read More

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Auto Glass Safety Bill Reintroduced in Massachusetts

January 13, 2023

Rep. Josh Cutler has reintroduced his AGSC supported auto glass replacement safety bill in the Massachusetts House for the 2023-2024 legislative session. The bill, patterned after the … Read More

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Mercedes Recalls Additional 2001-2011 Models for Detaching Sunroofs

January 13, 2023

The continuation of a 2017 investigation into the bonding between the glass sunroof panel and the sliding roof frame on a number of Mercedes-Benz models … Read More

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South Carolina Bill Would Halt Rate Increase Based on Glass Claim

January 6, 2023

A bill has been pre-filed for the 2023 Legislative Session in the South Carolina House that would prohibit insurers from raising rates based on the … Read More

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BMW Recall Stems from Improperly Bonded Windshields Courtesy of Robot

November 29, 2022

BMW of North America is recalling certain 2023 X5 and X7 vehicles due to a potential risk of electrical short circuits. The underlying issue, however, … Read More

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Ford F-150 Windshield Wiper Recall a Problem for Automaker Plagued with Safety Issues

November 28, 2022

Ford Motor Co. has notified federal regulators that an estimated 550,000 Ford F-150 pickup trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada may have nonworking front … Read More

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Hyundai to Notify Customers of Recall on Friday, Oct. 14

October 12, 2022

Hyundai Motor America will send out safety recall notifications this week to owners of the 2020-2021 Hyundai Palisade. According to documentation submitted to the National … Read More

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New Subaru Outback and Impreza Recall – Windshields Could Detach in a Crash

October 3, 2022

Subaru of America is recalling specific new 2022 Outback midsize SUV and 2022 Impreza compact models for improper windshield attachment. The National Highway Traffic Safety … Read More

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Extreme Heat Requires Extreme Planning for Auto Glass Industry

September 8, 2022

Triple-digit temperatures in the western United States have auto glass repair and replacement (AGRR) shops navigating the associated issue of adhesive application in high temperatures. … Read More

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