28 Apr '14, 10am

Nissan create world's first 'self-cleaning' car! @NissanUK #nissan #note

Trials have so far proven the paint to repel dirt from the car's surface Nissan have started tests on a paint technology that may make washing the car a thing of the past. Washing the car is not only tedious but also costly. Nissan is responding to this problem by testing an innovative nano-paint technology that repels mud, rain and everyday dirt. The specially engineered super-hydrophobic and oleophobic paint has been applied to the Nissan Note , making it the world’s first 'self-cleaning car'. In simple terms, the paint creates a layer of air between the cars surface and the surrounding environment. This allows it to act almost as a force field repelling waters and oils that leave dirty marks on the car’s body work. The technology is called 'Ultra-dry' and Nissan are the first car manufacturer to trial it. The 'self-cleaning' Nissan Note is currently undergoing a variety...

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