Don't look now, but snow season is rapidly approaching, and what better car to clear snow from a driveway than a... mint E30 BMW 3 Series Convertible. While most plow vehicles are big, heavy-duty trucks, Nordic Auto Plow didn't want the rest of us to be left out in the cold, so the Chicago-based company developed a plastic, light-duty plow that can attach to almost anything – including a car, an ATV or even a riding lawn mower. Now, this isn't the first time we've seen a product like this before, but the fact that the company turned the Ultimate Driving Machine into the Ultimate Plowing Machine definitely grabbed our attention.

This plastic, modular blade hooks to the front or rear of just about any vehicle using a pair of straps and a pair of bungee cords, and since it only rests against the car's bumper rather than actually being attached to it, we imagine it would be pretty hard to cause any frame damage. On most cars with plastic fascias, there will most certainly be paint damage, though.

Still, weighing under 50 pounds, taking less than a minute to install, costing less than $700 and being able to remove snow from the heated comfort of your car, this would probably be a time-saving, cost-effective alternative to a snow blower when clearing a driveway or small parking lot as shown in the videos below. Now all you need is a Mr. Plow jacket.





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Nordic Auto Plow Announces National Launch of Low Exertion Auto Snow Plows

U.S. Made Auto Snow Plows Allows Users to Plow from the Comfort of their Cars, ATVs or Riding Mowers


West Chicago, IL – October 17, 2012 – Nordic Auto Plow, LLC, the developer of unique, low exertion auto snow plow products that allows users to plow driveway snow from the comfort of their personal vehicles, announced today the nationwide launch of Nordic Auto Plow for cars, ATVs and riding mowers. The patent pending design for all three versions introduces a welcome alternative to snow removal that helps people who cannot physically shovel snow, who have a higher risk of heart attack, or who simply want an easier and faster way to clear their driveways.

The USA-made Nordic Auto Plow products were designed by experienced product engineers and industrial designers to easily attach to all cars, SUVs, and light trucks as well as most brands of riding mowers, ATVs and Quads without damaging the vehicles. While the plow blade is the same for the car, ATV and riding mower versions, the attachment mechanisms vary for each. Weighing less than 50 pounds, the plow blade is readily moved into position and attached to the vehicle in just minutes. The ATV and riding mower versions are also suitable for year-round use pushing mulch, topsoil, leaves, sand, etc.

"The idea for the Nordic Auto Plows came from watching people struggle with shovels and snow blowers in cold, wintry weather," said CEO and Founder Richard Behan. "I believed there must be a better way to help people easily clear snow using their personal vehicles. The Nordic Auto Plows are the perfect answer to this winter-weather dilemma," said Behan.

The Nordic Auto Plow rounded blade is designed to glide over uneven surfaces, such as driveway cracks, minor grade variances, paver bricks and gravel, and the rounded plow blade design does not scrape or damage driveway surfaces like a traditional metal plow. The blade is made from rugged ABS plastic and is designed for durability and repeated use. It is also reversible, which further extends its life.

More information about Nordic Auto Plow products, including both installation and snow removal videos, are available at www.NordicAutoPlow.com.

About Nordic Auto Plow

Based in West Chicago, Illinois, Nordic Auto Plow, LLC, provides a unique, low exertion auto snow plow for everyday cars and vehicles. The company was co-founded by Richard Behan (President) and his wife Paulette Behan (CFO), the developers and designers of the auto snow plow. For more information, visit www.NordicAutoPlow.com.


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      Rob J
      • 2 Years Ago
      Would have been 100 times better if he did it with the top down. While yelling "Look at me giving a F#$K!"
      diffrunt
      • 2 Years Ago
      Those born below the snow belt are blest.
      RUNRUNRUN@ilikeelectronics.com
      Snow......... what's that? It was 88 here in Stuart, FL today!
      truewhiteboy
      • 2 Years Ago
      Mr. Plow, that's my name. That name again is Mr. Plow.
      Stinkyboy
      • 2 Years Ago
      I thought most BMW owners figured they would do more plowing after buying one.
      GR
      • 2 Years Ago
      This product is almost pointless. It will shovel only the amount of snow that you could actually drive on without much difficulty. Look at the amount of snow in the videos, it's like an inch or two deep. Most cars with decent tires can drive over that. In fact, some snow is better for traction than no snow on a slippery, ice-covered plowed surface.
      kimkapwan0
      • 2 Years Ago
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CURwy-OyNNw&list=UU9sI2xe5qZwaTQciTggpsDA&index=4&feature=plcp
      John
      • 2 Years Ago
      LMAO I can't wait for the law suits over blown engines, fried transmissons, and bent unibody frames to roll in.
      72CJ5driver
      • 2 Years Ago
      I've used a 1-ton truck, a 1/2 ton truck, a 1/4 ton truck, and a jeep cj for plowing at various times. I can say that plowing snow is one of the MOST abusive things you can subject a vehicle too. Blown transes, bent frames, shattered axle shafts. And those were all well designed, poupose built plow setups with their own beefy sub frames that tied tirectly into the truck frame. Sure 1 or 2 inches is pretty easy, but as the snow piles up, its gets much much heavier than anyone realizes. That, and there are always grates, curbs, stumps, and frozen hobo corpses hiding under that snow to give you a nice sudden stop. I guess if you don't really give an F about your car, go for it. Caveat Emptor
      torrenceofarabia
      • 2 Years Ago
      Just set it on fire, the snow around it will melt.
      dmptrk22
      • 2 Years Ago
      great until you hit a curb and the airbag hits you in the face
      lthrnck68
      • 2 Years Ago
      Really? A plow for cars. No way I'd screw up my car by attaching a plow to it.
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