27 Apr '14, 12am

Latest news from #TheGreenCar website Nissan develops self-cleaning car

Not only is cleaning your car a major drag, but it can also be harmful to the environment. If you wash your car on the street or on your drive, much of the run-off either evaporates or runs into nearby street drains. Either way the run-off water ends up going back into local waterways, untreated and un-cleansed and could be major source of environmental damage to local ponds, rivers and streams. Thank God, Nissan is on it. The firm has become the first carmaker to test a new type of paint which could make washing the car a thing of the past. Developed by UltraTech International, the new Ultra-Dry Ever paint is now being tested on one of the brand’s Note cars. It plans to fully assess how this nano-paint can effectively repel mud, rain and everyday dirt, to allow your sponge to take early retirement. The new nano-paint is hydrophobic and oleophobic. It works by creating a l...

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