AGC gives its innovation strategy a new boost with a second exclusive panoramic roof

  Autoglass

AGC Automotive Europe is supplying the sliding version of its light control glass roof, which uses WONDERLITE™ technology, on the prestigious Mercedes-Maybach S 600. The WONDERLITE™ glass roof reflects infrared radiations, directly reducing the need for air-conditioning, and thus lowering fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

AGC Automotive Europe is now supplying the sliding version of its light control glass roof on the prestigious Mercedes-Maybach S 600
AGC Automotive Europe is now supplying the sliding version of its light control glass roof, available as an option, on the prestigious Mercedes-Maybach S 600. Thanks to WONDERLITE™ technology, this laminated roof can be switched from transparent to dark blue at the mere touch of a button. Furthermore, it is the largest in its category.
The sliding roof has a total area of 1.7 m² compared with 1.3 m² for the fixed version, itself nearly three times larger than any comparable product on the market. Apart from its ability to slide open, the size increases the exclusive sensation of opening to the outside, whatever the conditions, while also making the driving environment considerably brighter. Based on the latest advancements in SPD technology, the WONDERLITE™ glass roof directly serves the ambition of offering maximum comfort to passengers in all new luxury models.
WONDERLITE™ glass roof also benefits from solar control layers which filter out ultraviolet radiations, helping to protect against sunburn and to prevent fading of the vehicle interior. It also reflects infrared radiations, directly reducing the need for air-conditioning, and thus lowering fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. This dual action operates both in transparent and in dark blue modes. According to Jean-Marc Meunier, General Manager of AGC Automotive Europe, “This innovation reinforces the group’s ambition and capacity to develop glass products with high added value for its automotive customers.”
B...


expand

Channel: Autoglass

24 Total news items for this channel since 1996
Page  1 of 1 
latest Order by:

GlassOnline News by Channel

Agc301116

2016-11-30
AGC Automotive Glass has just launched its new website www.agc-automotive.com, designed to showcase the innovative...

Autoglassbanner

2016-08-24
Thanks to an agreement with Induver Holding, AGC Automotive Europe will be setting up a joint venture for manufacturing...

Autoglassbanner

2015-02-26
During a recent press conference, B. Santhanam, president and MD, Flat Glass, Saint-Gobain India spoke about the...

Autorepairs

2014-11-19
Boyde Group has recently added two new collision repair locations in Idaho and Seattle, thus increasing its presence in...

Panoramasunroof

2014-10-30
Member nations agreed to negotiate the rules for panorama sunroofs based on tests conducted by the Korean Ministry of...

Autoglass

2014-10-15
According to the chairman of Fuyao North America, which acquired a former General Motors plant this year, there will be...

AutoglassArena

2014-10-02
Auto glaziers will find diverse offerings in the “Autoglass Arena” organised by the Federal Association of German Gla...

Guardianautoglass

2014-09-10
Kearney Glass has joined Glass Doctor and is now named Glass Doctor of Central Nebraska, carrying glass products for...

Fuyao

2014-01-17
Fuyao Glass Industry has announced that it plans to purchase the former General Motors Assembly in Ohio. The company...

Fenzi

2014-01-13
Safelite and AGC have entered a licensing agreement that allows Safelite to manufacture, distribute and sell...

Autoglassbanner

2013-10-14
Asashi Glass has announced that it will be establishing an auto glass plant at its subsidiary AGC Flat Glass, which...

Signing

2013-06-07
Boyd Group has effectively acquired a majority ownership and controlling interest in the retail auto glass business of...

Zeiss

2013-05-15
After the acquisition of HGV Vosseler, a provider of optical 3D measuring technology, Zeiss is increasing its presence...

Windshields

2013-05-06
According to a recent company release, Vitro will invest more than USD 146 million back into the company to increase...

LaminatedAutoGlass

2013-03-29
With auto sales continuing to decline, and Europe facing the ongoing debt crisis, Saint-Gobain has announced plans to...

Fenzi

2013-03-19
Fenzi has announced that it has created a new range of highly specialized Tempver ceramic paints for auto glass....

Signing

2013-02-26
The MoU signed by Trakya Cam, which involves a 100% stake in Fritz Holding GmBH, will enable the Turkish company to...

Windscreen

2013-01-31
UK-based Auto Windscreens has been chosen by Tradewise Insurance as its auto glass repair and replacement supplier of...

Autoshow

2013-01-23
The North American Auto Show, taking place right now in Detroit, has on show innovations and technology regarding auto...

Windshieldreplacement

2012-07-10
The Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Technician Olympics™ (AGTO), to take place 20-22 September 2012 in L...

Carheadlights

2012-05-17
The National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) released its plan to develop a standard for what has been a...

Northamericanautoshow

2012-01-24
According to the Enhanced Protective Glass Automotive Association (EPGAA), vehicles on display at the 2012 North...

Vistaroof

2011-09-09
Sales of vehicles with ‘vista’ or ‘panoramic’ roofs are soaring, and sales of 2011 Ford Explorers equipped with the vist...

24 Total news items for this channel since 1996
Page  1 of 1 

Our Glass Magazines & Annual Guides Read online free of charge

Glass-Technology International
 
Glass Machinery Plants & Accessories
 
World Glass Directory
 
Flat Glass World Directory
 
Return to top

Powered by GlassOnline Logo

Copyright © Smartenergy S.r.l. 1996-2016 - All rights reserved

Smartenergy S.r.l. - publications@glassonline.com - Cookie policy
Registered office: Via Antonio Gramsci, 57 - 20032 Cormano (MI), Italy
Company registry - Milan, REA No.: MI-2022277 | Share capital: € 10,000 | P.IVA/VAT No.: IT 08386450962