Volume 15, Issue 2 - March/April 2013
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Unveiled at Detroit Auto Show
Check out the latest vehicles unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Take a look at some of the most unique vehicle designs, and of course, their glass.
Smartphone on Wheels
“The ultimate in personalization, the Fun-Vii offers the ability to alter the content displayed on the interior and exterior with the same ease as downloading an application or posting to Instagram. The whole vehicle body can be used as a display space, with the body color and display content changeable at will. This allows the entire vehicle to function as a display for messages or images as you choose,” says Toyota.
Though both vehicles were created as display concepts which are unlikely to ever be mass produced, the technology they display may be someday.
Jeep issued a statement saying, “The Jeep Compass offers an array of clever features consumers will appreciate whether commuting to work, driving in challenging weather conditions or exploring new trails or out-of-the-way places.”
The company also says the new model will feature an acoustic laminated glass windshield which “helps make this the quietest Compass ever.”