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Human Power Team Aims to Break Records with the Help of AkzoNobel

Up until 2015, HPT Delft and Amsterdam had won the men’s category in the World Human Powered Speed Challenge for four years in a row, and held the world human powered speed record. Sadly, a series of setbacks led to bitter disappointment that y...

Simon Pagenaud Takes PPG-Painted Chevy to Another Team Penske IndyCar Victory

Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud drove his No. 22 PPG Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet to another Verizon IndyCar Series win, beating teammate and second-place finisher Will Power to the checkered flag in the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car ...

BASF Accepting Entries for 2nd Annual Glasurit Best Paint Award

Glasurit Automotive Refinishes will honor outstanding excellence in painting during the 2nd annual Glasurit Best Paint Award, judged and presented by the legendary Chip Foose. Vehicles must be on display at the 2016 SEMA Show and must use Glasurit 22...

PPG Dream Car Award Winners Named at Annual Goodguys PPG Nationals

PPG Industries took a starring role at the 19th annual Goodguys PPG Nationals held July 8-10, 2016 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio. The annual PPG Dream Car award winners were named, and a PPG-painted car took Street Rod of the Year hon...

Painting Demos at NACE | CARS 2016 to be Performed Using Shop-Pro Mobile Work Station

NACE | CARS, being held August 11-12 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., will again include live painting demonstrations. Once again, the popular live painting demonstrations will be performed using the Mobile Work Station from S...

Artist Utilizes Axalta Coating Technology to Finish Carbon Fiber Sculpture

Axalta Coating Systems is working with automotive manufacturers in their quest to make vehicles lighter in order to reduce emissions and fuel consumption by replacing standard steel with composites such as carbon fiber. Axalta applies the technol...

House of Kolor Looking for Class of 2017 "Prestigious Painters"

House of Kolor is looking for next year’s “Prestigious Painters.” The custom coatings brand is accepting submissions through Sept. 1, 2016, for its class of 2017 winners. The Prestigious Painter Award is a coveted title that has been given ...

Technical: Mattes and Metallics

You’ve probably heard the Henry Ford quote regarding his Model T: “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants, so long as it’s black.” And while the Model T was available in other colors, it does suggest there were limited of...

CAPA Announces New Labeling Program

The Certified Automotive Parts Association (CAPA) announced a new labeling program for certified plastic parts such as bumper covers that have a waterborne low volatile organic compound (VOC) primer. Manufacturers of CAPA Certified plastic parts, ...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Receives Technical Approval from Volkswagen Group

Volkswagen Group has entered into a corporate agreement with Sherwin-Williams and approved the Sherwin-Williams refinish paint brand for use at Volkswagen Group brands (VWPC, Audi, SEAT, Skoda, and VWCV) certified collision repair facilities in N...

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