Corning’s Gorilla Glass for Automotive team is working closely with many of the world’s top automakers to change and improve the driving experience.
Driving innovation to enable cleaner, safer and more connected cars
In the highly competitive automotive marketplace, innovation has been a constant since Henry Ford rolled out his first Model T. Yet automotive glass technology has remained relatively unchanged for nearly a century. Today, Gorilla Glass for Automotive is looking to change that. Lightweight, tough and optically advantaged, Gorilla Glass for Automotive has caught the attention of leading automakers and consumers alike — driving innovation to enable cleaner, safer and more connected cars.
Cleaner Cars — When used as part of an automobile’s windows, Gorilla Glass enables more than one-third weight reduction compared with conventional car windows. This weight reduction can contribute to better fuel efficiency and significantly lower carbon dioxide emissions. That’s no small matter in the face of government regulations and worldwide demand for more environmentally friendly automobiles.
Safer Cars — By design, lightweight Gorilla Glass contributes to lighter vehicle weights, which can improve a car’s acceleration, handling and braking performance. Two times tougher than conventional soda lime glass, Gorilla Glass for Automotive translates into 50% fewer windshield cracks and replacements. And finally, Gorilla Glass for Automotive features three times improved optical clarity, delivering clearer and brighter windows that are also equipped to enable a three times larger viewing area for next-generation Head-Up Displays, with dramatically brighter and sharper images.
Connected Cars — Without question, the same connectivity consumers enjoy with their smartphones, tablets and wearables is now being integrated into the driving experience. With its industry-leading damage-resistance, optical clarity and touch sensitivity, Gorilla Glass enables an excellent multi-touch response, better viewing and an enhanced communication experience for a more connected car. And unlike existing glass technologies for interiors, Gorilla Glass can be easily and more cost efficiently formed into three-dimensional shapes, curving precisely around consoles and dashboards for enhanced ergonomics and design appeal.
Gorilla Glass for Automotive
Decked out in the latest Corning Automotive Glass technologies, on both the interior and exterior, Corning is redefining the driving experience.
Decked out in the latest Corning Automotive Glass technologies, on both the interior and exterior, Corning is redefining the driving experience.Watch Now
Why forward-thinking automakers include Corning® Gorilla® Glass® for Automotive Interiors on their interior design boards.
Why forward-thinking automakers include Corning® Gorilla® Glass® for Automotive Interiors on their interior design boards.Read More
See how we’re bringing the smartphone experience into car interiors to further enable the digital lifestyle drivers desire.
See how we’re bringing the smartphone experience into car interiors to further enable the digital lifestyle drivers desire.Read More
The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS Includes Gorilla® Glass Rear and Side Windows to save more weight.
The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS Includes Gorilla® Glass Rear and Side Windows to save more weight.Read More
Automakers are enabling improved fuel efficiency, impact resistance and viewing areas in vehicles by adopting Corning® Gorilla® Glass hybrid windows.
Automakers are enabling improved fuel efficiency, impact resistance and viewing areas in vehicles by adopting Corning® Gorilla® Glass hybrid windows.Read More
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