House of Kolor by Valspar will announce five new custom colors at a press conference during the 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas, currently underway.
Drew Technologies accepts the award for Best New Collision Repair & Refinishing Product at SEMA 2016.
At the 2016 New Product Awards Breakfast at SEMA, Drew Technologies received the award for Best New Collision Repair & Refinishing Product for their Remote Assisted Programming (RAP).
Axalta Coating Systems has developed a new one-component self-bonding electrical steel varnish called Voltatex® 1175W-1K.
Mercury Insurance policyholders reported a substantial increase in property damage during last year’s Halloween week, according to claims data from the company.
General Motors Company has issued a position statement for the collision repair industry directing technicians to scan damaged vehicles for diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) both before and after repairs.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has confirmed that a crash fatality in Riverside County, California, is tied to a rupture of a recalled Takata air bag inflator.
Axalta Coating Systems has announced the winners of its 2016 Custom Finishes Calendar Competition, who will appear in the 2017 calendar.
The House of Representatives passed bill H.R. 6094 on Sept. 28 (The Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools and Nonprofits Act) that would delay the effective date of the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule by six months, from December 1, 2016 to June 1, 2017.
The Mopar brand is rolling out a new multi-faceted awareness campaign designed to both inform consumers of their “Right to Request” Original Equipment (O.E.) collision parts and highlight the benefits of choosing Mopar products over the aftermarket for collision repairs.
Axalta Coating Systems has announced the introduction of the Voltahyd® 2250 series T, M and E electrical insulation coatings, the company’s first waterborne impregnating resins available in China.
During the week of October 3rd, the Auto Care Association submitted comments urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to relist Alibaba and its family of e-commerce platforms, including Taobao and Aliexpress, as notorious markets that facilitate the sale of counterfeit auto parts.
Leading automakers and experts in vehicle security, telematics technology, and diagnostics and repair shared their insights with the collision repair industry during the Technology & Telematics Forum at NACE CARS Expo & Conference in August. They discussed how advanced technologies, connectivity and the Internet are changing the automotive industry.