March 2017

Glasurit® launches new flexible program to train body shop workers

Glasurit® has launched a tailor-made training program that uses a customised and flexible training approach to educate bodyshop workers in using the comprehensive Glasurit portfolio of paint systems for...
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Uber restarting tests after Ariz. crash into self-driving car

Uber said Monday it had restarted autonomous testing that day following a collision involving one of its test vehicles and another driver. The other vehicle — not the Uber — was...
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Glasurit Careers Day a hit with YEP

Kate Wright, business manager for YEP (Youth Employment Partnership) arrived with eight of her young registrants for the Glasurit Careers Day in Sydney and they were all excited and...
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Land Rover touts aluminum in next-gen Discovery, completely new Velar

Land Rover-certified collision repairers might get even more use out of their aluminum tools and training with the company’s announcements of two affordable-for-a-luxury-car models last fall and this month. In...
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Nippon paint at collision repair expo

Automotive after-market refinish paint, ancillaries, and consumables for car refinish, commercial vehicles and light industrial coating markets with an emphasis on EU VOC compliant system comprising of nax E3...
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U-Pol at Collision Repair Expo

U-POL will be releasing NEW Rapid Ultra-Fast Cure Clearcoat.  Rapid Ultra-Fast Cure Clearcoat is a unique high performance Clearcoat that gives an exceptional high gloss gun finish, cures in...
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Thatcham at Collision Repair Expo

Visit our Booth AF20 for live demonstrations of how to access Thatcham repair times and methods via escribe. Check out the website at:https://www.thatchamescribe.com.au/  
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I-CAR at collision repair expo

I-CAR offers a variety of educational and training recognition programs for the collision repair industry and its focus is to provide everyone involved in collision repair with access to...
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FIX AUTO MORLEY LATEST SHOP TO JOIN FIX AUTO AUSTRALIA’S NETWORK

Fix Auto Australia Head of Business Terry Feehan is pleased to announce that Fix Auto Morley, Western Australia, owned and operated by Travis Arnold, is the latest shop to...
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ChemSpec USA Launches New Website

ChemSpec USA, LLC., is very excited to announce the launch of its new global website. The company is encouraging its customers and guests to visit www.chemspecpaint.com today and look...
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Ford: New tech on 2018 F-150, Mustang to spot pedestrians at night

Ford has announced  it would this year launch technology to automatically brake vehicles for pedestrians in the dark. The upgraded Pedestrian Detection system will be available first for the European version...
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3M at Collision Repair Expo

The 3M Collision Repair Solutions team are excited to return to the Collision Repair Expo in 2017 on stand AB28 from the 6th – 8th April. With an important...
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GM Holden at Collision Repair Expo

GM Holden is proudly supporting the Collision Exhibition, giving repairers the opportunity to get the latest repair guides, engineering and business support. Hear from our very own Holden engineers...
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GPI automotive at Collision Repair Expo

Visit GPI Automotive at their Booth AD42 to see the following products and more: Unic range of Solvent Recovery and Gun Wash machines – JTAPE Masking Solutions – Kwasny...
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MAKs equipment and OZ-GEL at Collision Repair Expo

There will be a range of panel shop equipment on display including: Spanesi Pullling benches, Spanesi measuring system and spray booths, Spotwelders from ARO Welding technologies on the MAKS...
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The national collision repairer lifetime achievement awards breakfast at Collision Repair Expo

The National Collision Repairer is proud to once again hold their annual Lifetime Achievement Awards breakfast in conjunction with the Collision Repair Expo. The breakfast will be held on...
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AkzoNobel reviewing strategic options to separate Specialty Chemicals

AkzoNobel, one of the world’s leading paints, coatings and chemicals companies announced a review of strategic options for the separation of its Specialty Chemicals business. The Specialty Chemicals business,...
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Tesla vows to add 300 more body shops soon, drop poor performers, ‘personally manage each car’

After a Tesla owner complained  in the Motley Fool about a long wait time for parts, Tesla fired back — at its collision repairers. Actually, it didn’t just fire back,...
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Leaf, Q5 examples, battery science suggest care needed with electric vehicles in paint booths

Repair procedures aren’t just for the body folks. Even the paint department can discover vehicle-specific considerations. Collision Advice CEO Mike Anderson provided a great example of this on a...
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Capricorn Society at Collision Repair Expo

      A Capricorn membership makes it easier to run and grow your business, and with one of Australasia’s most generous rewards programs, Members can also earn 1.5...
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