Installing the 3M Paint Defender on a Focus ST

Hooniverse Associate Editor Jason Connor has a pretty rad machine in the form of his mountune Ford Focus ST. He has been taking it to the track, and hitting the canyons, while also using the car to serve as the occasional Hooniverse camera car. That means he's getting some paint chips on the nose of his beloved… » 9/17/14 2:56pm 9/17/14 2:56pm

How To Clean Your Headlamp Lenses

Take a look at the front of your car. If it's a few years old, there's a good chance that those cheap plastic headlamp lenses the manufacturer slapped on there are starting to look as yellow as a heroin addict's teeth. » 7/06/12 4:00pm 7/06/12 4:00pm

3M, Visteon BMW X-Wave Concept Demonstrates Future Of In-Car Tech

Featuring a host of Human Machine Interface, lighting, surface and display innovations, 3M and Visteon have created the X-Wave to showcase technology they'd like to bring to the automotive market. The two companies have combined expertises—Visteon with in-car tech and 3M for transmissive optical film and other… » 6/04/08 1:00pm 6/04/08 1:00pm

A Car of the Future by a Tape Company? 3M Says Yes

The 3M company of tape and packing supplies fame has teamed up with automotive supplier Visteon to show off this futuristic car interior at the Consumer Electronics Show. The two have reportedly dumped upwards of 50 so-called "innovative technologies" into this interior. Wow, 50 is a mighty big number, though some are… » 1/08/08 11:00am 1/08/08 11:00am

Long Mask Gone Too Far

Leaving blue tape on the car long after track day action is the equivalent of leaving mud caked onto a 4x4 into the week, or a shoe polish dial-in up on the window the day after a night out at the local dragstrip. Taking the concept of blue tape for track day way, way over the top is this guy. Attention 3M. You have… » 7/16/07 2:00pm 7/16/07 2:00pm