Ford Develops Way to Keep Spiders from Nesting in Vehicles
We are never more than a few feet away from a spider at any given time. For some of you, that’s a scary thought. It’s extra scary for the engineers who design and build vehicles because there are many places inside a vehicle that a spider would like to set up shop. We’ve even seen recalls in the past related to possible spider problems in cars.
Now Ford has developed a new piece of technology to help protect the precious fuel vapor lines inside the car. It’s a type of screen, and it helps keep the arachnids out while still letting the vapor through. Ford is using a variation of the technology now, but it’ll go global with the launch of the Ford Focus RS.
“2015 Ford Focus RS: Now With Less Spiders!”
We sometimes forget that our vehicles are often exposed to the outside world and the elements, and that nice, warm vehicles can provide comfort for animals, insects, and other forms of life. With the development of the spider screen technology, Ford is hoping to make the trouble that spiders cause a thing of the past, which can help with the overall, long-term reliability of the vehicle.
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