In a recent press release from the mighty Volkswagen, they are pushing technology with a updated version of a heated windscreen. Now heated windscreen is nothing new as they have been around for years, but this is not just for the cold winter months as every morning many motorist face the same problem: a frozen windscreen. Neither ice scraper nor de-icing spray provides the perfect solution.
Volkswagen is offering a genuine alternative with the climate windscreen. It heats up without the use of any filament wires, thus providing perfect visibility
In the summer, the thin layer of silver acts as a passive heat shield. As it reflects up to 60 per cent of the summer heat, it is able to reduce the inside temperature by up to 15 degrees more than conventional glass with green tinting. As a result, the air-conditioning system is able to cool a car that has been parked in the sun down to a comfortable temperature much more quickly.
The question is how much will it cost to replace these new silver windscreens?
Full Press release can be downloaded below
The rules for tinted front windscreens and front side windows depend on when the vehicle was first used. There are no rules for tinting the rear windscreen or rear passenger windows.
The Consumer Rights Act 2015 replaced the Sale of Goods Act on 1 October 2015; here's everything you need to know:
What is the Consumer Rights Act?
On 1 October 2015, the Consumer Rights Act replaced the Sale of Goods Act. The new law gives consumers the right to ask for a full refund in the first 30 days after buying any product that proves to be faulty, including a car.