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SAPE Group takes Expo postponement in its stride

The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) has recently announced the 2021 Collision Repair Expo, scheduled to take place in Melbourne in April, will be postponed to 7 to 9...
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PPG’s Cobra bows out

Having staked a place as a dependable and enduring market favourite, time has finally caught up with Cobra as PPG’s long-running refinish system is phased out. The more “experienced”...
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Suncorp plans to “simplify & innovate”

Suncorp CEO Steve Johnston says the insurer will need to consider the impact of COVID-19 on household budgets and customer requirements as it also looks to simplify its product...
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AkzoNobel continues to see improving trend in Q3 2020

As the complex situation regarding the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, Akzo Nobel N.V. provided an update on recent business performance. Market headwinds have continued to ease during...
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Servicing win for industry

Previously under Stage 4 conditions, motorists living in the metro Melbourne area were not permitted to book routine servicing (logbook or scheduled maintenance) for their vehicle(s) as a standalone...
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IAG appoints Nick Hawkins as new CEO

Nick Hawkins, who was given responsibility for IAG’s day-to-day operations five months ago following a decision by Peter Harmer to retire, has been appointed CEO, effective 2 November. Hawkins...
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Aircraft repair and the need to use OEM procedures

The recent webinar by aviation and power plant technician Jeff Al-Mufleh seemed to support two concepts experts have urged upon the fellow transportation industry of collision repair: Use OEM...
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General Motors and Honda establishing a strategic alliance in North America

General Motors and Honda have announced they have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding following extensive preliminary discussions toward establishing a North American automotive alliance. The scope of the...
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Axalta announces new partnership with Flight Youth Engineering

Axalta, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with Flight Youth Engineering (FYE), an organisation offering a unique science,...
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Australian Automotive Aftermarket and Collision Repair Expo rescheduled

The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) has made the necessary decision to reschedule the Australian Automotive Aftermarket and Collision Repair Expo, which was to be held 29 April to...
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