According to Frank Stephenson, McLaren’s chief designer, the company plans on using a new system to replace windshield wipers that involves using ultrasound to send 30kHz waves across the surface. This will clear “of any debris, even those really horrible insect remains that can build up and obstruct your view.” Continue reading for two videos of the McLaren P1 and more information.
Geek.com reports: “How does it stop such debris? By creating a force field that stops rain, snow, or insects ever reaching the windshield. If they can’t touch it, then the glass will remain clean and clear. A lack of wipers brings with it multiple benefits to the driver. For one, no wipers means less things to break, so no more regular wiper changes.