Nissan has presented a car that glows in the dark thanks to the innovative paint used, the Nissan Leaf a 100% electric car that leaves no one indifferent. The purpose is to highlight the growing importance of solar and raise awareness about the need to be respectful and responsible with the environment.
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To make this car with this type of paint, the Japanese automaker worked with inventor Hamish Scott shining spray-creator of ten hours during the night. The formula is totally secret, but it is unveiled Nissan if it is composed of organic material, highlighting strontium aluminate.
This material is odorless and biologically and chemically inert, so that it is not toxic and presents problems for biodegradation.
This innovative paint uses absorbed during the day to shine overnight ultraviolet rays. is able to save as much energy as to shine between 8 and 10 hours at a stretch. There are more than 150,000 units sold worldwide, according to the company. It is estimated that the paint on the body lasts for about 25 years, a hope much greater than coatings used in their models life.
Of course the price is too high, and therefore not profitable marketing. The good part is that his painting is beneficial to have traffic during the night hours , as it would improve significantly if the cars were painted with this spectacular technology. With this new venture, Nissan focused on reducing vehicle-related accidents.
Several non-organic companies that have applied paint that glows in the dark their cars, but Nissan is the first automaker to use this technology directly based on organic materials, get a really surprising result.
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