Aluminum-Bodied Vehicles Can Be Worse for Environment

  WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association, recently released findings of two new case studies that examine the effect …

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Showcase Your Apprentice at the NS Skills Competition

The CCIF Skills Program helps to promote careers in the collision industry by partnering with Skills Canada organizations across Canada. Right now, the Nova Scotia Provincial competition is seeking


I-CAR Website Has Ford-F-150 Collision Repair Instructions

  The Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) announced that 51 collision repair instruction sheets released by Ford for the 2015 Ford F-150 are now available on the


Axalta Builds Dual Refinish/Powder Training Centre

Axalta Coating Systems broke ground on an 18,000 sq. ft. facility to train coating professionals. This unique centre will be adjacent to Axalta’s Houston, Texas powder coating manufacturing


PPG Says White Still Most Popular Global Vehicle Colour

PPG released its annual automotive colour popularity data, showing that white continues to be the most popular car colour globally based on 2014 automotive build data. According to PPG’s

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Refreshing Campaign for Fix Auto

  Fix Auto is driving ahead in the body shop and collision repair industry under their dynamic young leader. This drive is helped along by a national advertising campaign that


Y’d Open in Axalta’s Orange Crush

  Business Wire has let us know that during the SEMA Trade Show, Axalta Coating Systems displayed a custom made 1932 Ford Sedan called Y’d Open at its booth. The

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Ford Approves DeBeer WaterBase Series

  Ford has approved DeBeer Refinish WaterBase 900+ Series by Valspar Automotive for use globally for warranty and repair work. This approval is based on the WSS – M2P100-D specification


AkzoNobel Develops Additive for Safer Roads

AkzoNobel launched an additive for road salt which helps to protect against frost damage and makes driving safer. Ecosel AsphaltProtection is a fully biodegradable additive for de-icing brine. It


Axalta Prices Initial Public Offering

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. has priced and upsized its initial public offering from 45,000,000 to 50,000,000 of its common shares at $19.50 per share. The shares began trading on