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PPG invests US$10 million to expand OEM coatings production

As its partnerships with major vehicle Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) continue to go from strength to strength, PPG has announced a significant investment of more than US$10 million to...
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BMW Group unveils colour change concept at CES

At the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas BMW unveiled a new exterior colour changing technology developed with E Ink for the BMW iX. BMW said the prospective “future...
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Axalta’s 69th Global Automotive Colour Popularity Report

Axalta Coating Systems has released its 69th annual Global Automotive Colour Popularity Report revealing most cars on today’s roads are white (35%), black (19%) and grey (19%). Grey increased...
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Holmes Panel and Paint awarded I-CAR Gold Class

I-CAR Australia is pleased to announce that Holmes Panel and Paint located in Raceview, Queensland has been awarded the prestigious I-CAR Gold Class Collision status. “The Road to Gold...
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BASF appoints new President of Coatings Division

Uta Holzenkamp is the new president of BASF’s Coatings division with around 11,000 employees at more than 70 sites effective 1 January 2022. After her studies of organic chemistry...
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BMW appoints new General Manager Marketing

BMW Australia has announced Alex McLean as its new General Manager of BMW Marketing, effective 1 January 2022. McLean has worked for BMW Group Australia since 2013. During this...
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PPG in pole position at Indianapolis

In an epic, multiyear agreement, PPG has been named “Official Paint and Finishing Supplier” of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) and the NTT INDYCAR Series. “PPG is one of...
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Burson Auto Parts and Lamattina Top Fuel Racing join forces

Hot on the heels of the announcement that Australia’s Burson Auto Parts had taken on the naming rights of the 2022 Australian Top Fuel Championship, comes another extremely high-octane...
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I-CAR announces Gold Class for Duncan Smash Repairs

I-CAR Australia is pleased to announce that Duncan Smash Repairs in Narrabri, NSW, has been awarded the prestigious I-CAR Gold Class Collision status. “We decided to join the Road...
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Changes to the Code Administration Committee representatives

The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) and the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) have announced changes to the Motor Vehicle Insurance and Repair Industry (MVIRI) Code Administration Committee...
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