Nissan has fitted a Leaf with a glow-in-the-dark paint developed in collaboration with inventor Hamish Scott.

Nissan has fitted a Leaf with a glow-in-the-dark paint developed in collaboration with inventor Hamish Scott.

It's being described as a ultraviolet-energized paint with a spray-applied coating capable of absorbing UV energy during the day hours and can store enough energy to allow the body of the car glow between eight and ten hours during the night. It's made entirely of organic materials and contains a rear earth product known as "Strontium Aluminate" which aside from being solid and odorless it's also biologically and chemically inert.

Unfortunately, this glow-in-the-dark paint is not commercially available but Nissan says that if made it would last for 25 years unlike the current crop of glowing car paints and wraps which have a shorter lifespan.

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