The End Of The Line For The Humble Windscreen Wiper?

By | 01/01/2014

Ah…The humble windscreen wiper.

Not the most exciting piece of vehicle technology, but an important – if not often neglected – piece of vital vehicle safety equipment.

The windscreen wiper as we know it could very well soon be retired, to be replaced with a hi-tech ultrasound device which stops anything from sticking to the windscreen.

The technology – developed by super-car designers McLaren – is expected to be introduced into McLaren’s own range of luxury vehicles.

It seems that it is early days just yet, however as with most vehicle technology, the ‘trickle-down effect’ will likely take place over time which could ultimately result in the technology becoming common place across the board.

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As always – stay safe out there good people!