Who invented the intermittent windshield wiper?

Answer The intermittent windshield wiper was invented by the late Robert Kearns. Kearns patented his invention in 1967. The story behind Kearns' creation, including his decades-long patent-infringement fi... Read More »

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Who invented the windshield wiper?

Mary Anderson patented a design for a windscreen wiper swinging arm in 1903. Gladstone Adams patented a design for a windscreen wiper in 1911 that began appearing in cars in 1916.Source:The Great I... Read More »

Who invented the windshield wiper motor?

Mary Anderson invented the first set of manually operated windshield wipers in 1905. Another woman, Charlotte Bridgwood, president of Bridgwood Manufacturing Company of New York, invented the first... Read More »

When Was the Windshield Wiper Invented?

While riding a streetcar during a snowstorm and watching the driver get out and clear the windshield every few minutes, Mary Anderson did the first drawing of a windshield wiper system in 1903. She... Read More »

Who invented the automatic windshield wiper?

Some debate exists about who invented the first automatic windshield wiper. Most credit Ormand Wall, a Hawaiian dentist who designed the first motor-powered windshield wiper in 1917. According to O... Read More »