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US consumers union calls on Tesla to improve “Autopilot” safety

Consumers Union, the advocacy division of Consumer Reports (CR), called on Tesla to move quickly to improve the safety of its “Autopilot” driver-assist system and to publicly release the...
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Toyota and Lexus to launch V2V and V2I in the US in 2021

Reports 92 percent of its vehicles currently have AEB as standard equipment. Toyota and Lexus announced the company’s plan to start deployment of Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC) systems on...
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3M Contributes $US250,000 to United Nations road safety initiative

3M has pledged support as a founding donor to a newly established United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund. The company committed $US250,000 to the UN Road Safety Trust Fund...
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Blackstone pays $508m for AMA Group’s collision repair business

AMA will sell the collision repair business to Blackstone via a de-merger for $508 million, 10.7 times projected earnings, valuing the collision repair businesses of AMA at 86 cents-per-share. ...
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Maven celebrates one year on the road

Holden’s car-sharing service, Maven Gig celebrates first anniversary with impressive growth.  Imagine being able to trial a job for a month to decide if you liked the conditions, pay...
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Chris Titmarsh BASF Vice President, Automotive Refinish Coatings Solutions, APAC

Chris Titmarsh has been involved in the Coatings and Chemicals Industry his entire career, which has seen him rise from a young Paint Chemist in Blacktown to become BASF’s...
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Glasurit – 130 years of paint history

2018 is a significant year for Glasurit, BASF’s premium paint brand. Exactly 130 years ago, Max Winkelmann laid the cornerstone for his company that spawned the world’s successful Glasurit...
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Sydney Automotive Paint and Equipment teams up with Audi Australia

Sydney Automotive Paint and Equipment shows they are a company on the move, recently aligning with global car manufacturer, Audi who delivered a focussed training program to their repairer...
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Unprecedented support for Autocare 2018

In what can only be described as an overwhelming vote of confidence by the automotive aftermarket industry, the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) is delighted to advise that the...
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The car of the future is the “connected car”

Not only will these vehicles employ a host of technologies to make the roads safer and occupants happier, but they also will help new-car dealers streamline their operations and...
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