The art of keeping your car's paint job shining
Before car companies started applying a clear coat of paint to cars, waxing your vehicle regularly was extremely important. In the 1980s, when clear coats became widespread, waxing your car suddenly wasn't as important. The clear coat did a tremendous job of protect the car's paint. Since then, car paint technology has only gotten better. Despite this, if you really want your car's paint job to last, you need to rob wax on it from time to time.