Technology Behind Auto-Dimming Mirrors

Auto-dimming mirrors have been around for some time, and they are a great feature to have when the driver behind you forgets to dim their lights. The blinding glare reduces your ability to see the road in front of you, and this can be dangerous. Even though they seem simple, there is some advanced technology behind this feature.

Auto-dimming mirrors use a material that is electrochromic, which means that it darkens when a charge is applied to it. Light sensors transform light into a minute current that passes through the material. This causes it to darken and dim the mirror. When the light is gone, the current stops and the mirror returns to normal.

Many of the vehicles from Hixson Lincoln of Leesville in Leesville, LA are from top manufacturers who include auto-dimming mirrors and other advanced safety features. Our sales staff will be happy to introduce you to them and let you try them out for yourself.

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