Found this on the Carpoint website, obviously it's been designed for cars but I wonder if it's a technology that would cross over well to bikes (certainly be useful for some riders) Nissan claims to have developed the world's first self-repairing clear coat paint. And its set to debut the technology on one of its SUVs... No, there's no need to check the date. It's not April 1... Nissan has developed what it claims is the world’s first clear coat that repairs itself. Dubbed Scratch Guard Coat, the paint self-heals, repairing scratches from car-washing machines, off-road driving and fingernails, Nissan claims Says Nissan, Scratch Guard Coat contains a newly-developed high-elastic resin that helps prevent scratches from affecting the inner layers of a car’s painted surface. With Scratch Guard Coat a scratched surface will return to its original state anywhere from one day to one week after damage. Timing depends on the ambient temperature and the depth of the scratch. The water-repellant paint also has a higher resistance to scratches when compared with conventional clear paints. According to Nissan, a vehicle painted with Scratch Guard Coat will exhibit only one-fifth the abrasions caused by a car-washing machine compared with a car covered with conventional clear paint. Scratches from car-washing machines account for the majority of scratches to painted car surfaces. The self-healing effect is active for about three years, the maker says. And yes, it is coming to production vehicles. Nissan says Scratch Guard Coat will be applied for the first time on an SUV model that is scheduled for a partial makeover in the near future. The paint will be applied to the car’s chassis, bumpers, door mirrors and other parts.