Twin video cameras focused on a tractor's fifth wheel make it easier for drivers to couple and uncouple trailers, according to the developer Fontain Fifth Wheel. Schedulded to reach the market this Fall, the Dual Assist Camera System is wired to an in-cab monitor that initially superimposes crosshairs over the display to help a driver center the tractor as it backs up. Once the cameras pass under the kingpin, the video switches to the second camera view so the driver can watch the kingpin engage the fifth wheel....More
Nissan calls it a hydrophobic coating. Spray it on top of a vehicle's paint and it sheds dirt, eliminating the need to ever visit the wash bay. It's not available yet on any production vehicle, but here's what it looks like when you spray half a car and run it through mud and muck.