Fix Auto Wangara further expands the network in Western Australia

Fix Auto Wangara, owned and operated by Andy and Gail Allen in Western Australia, is the latest shop to join the Australian Fix Auto network.
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Who Wants to Be a Self-Driving Car

See the world through the eyes of an autonomous vehicle – the new moovel lab “Who Wants to Be a Self-Driving Car” project makes this possible.
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Aussie motorists vanilla with their car colour

National insurer Youi released research revealing Australian motorists have a clear preference when it comes to the colour of their car.
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Damage on aluminium and composite may undetectable to the naked eye

Potential growth in carbon fibre and aluminium use among OEMs could lead to shops having to be cognisant of the potential for damage at the microscopic level.
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AkzoNobel reclaims top ranking on Dow Jones Sustainability Index

AkzoNobel has returned to the top of the influential Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) to lead the rankings again for the fifth time in six years.
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The 3M PPS Series 2.0 and Chip Foose at the Gosford Classic Car Museum

3M introduced the PPS Series 2.0 Spray Cup System at the Gosford Classic Car Museum on “Bathurst Weekend”.
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Gala dinner, tradeshow and record profits from Capricorn

The all new International Convention Centre (ICC) at Darling Harbour was the setting for the Capricorn Society annual NSW gala dinner and tradeshow.
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3M and Chip Foose support the Feel the Magic Foundation

Coinciding with the 3M-Foose Australian leg of their global tour at the Gosford Classic Car Museum, Andrew King, 3M Automotive Aftermarket & Marine Division Business Manager Australia & New...
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Texas body shop owes $31.5M for incorrect repair tied to fiery crash

A Texas jury found John Eagle Collision Centre’s incorrect repair liable for much of the severity of the crash of a 2010 Honda Fit and awarded the couple injured...
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PPG holds second training session of 2-year scholarship program

PPG Business Manager, NSW/ACT Ken Wiggens launched the PPG Industries NSW TAFE Scholarship program with eight scholarships being awarded to second year TAFE students across NSW.
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First-responder guides show locations of ultra-high-strength steel in Tesla Model 3

Shops curious to learn more about the structure and technology of the new Tesla Model 3 as well as prior Teslas may want to check out the company’s first-responder...
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Fix Auto Osborne Park joins Fix Auto Australia

D & T Panel Beating in Perth WA is the latest family owned business to join Fix Auto in Australia.
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BMW may expand certified auto body repair network to independents

BMW is evaluating whether its contractual obligation to dealerships preclude it from expanding its formal Certified Collision Repair Centres network to independent auto body shops in the USA.
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Axalta Coating Systems appoints Joseph F. McDougall, President Global Refinish

Joseph F. McDougall has been named Senior Vice President and President, Global Refinish at Axalta Coating Systems. In this new role Mr. McDougall will be responsible for Axalta’s global...
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PENRITE CELEBRATES ITS PROUD AUSTRALIAN HERITAGE AT THE SANDOWN 500

The traditional start of the Supercars Championship endurance racing season is the Sandown 500.
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PPG – making tomorrow better

Tony Naughton and his MVP team went on the road in September to present business solution seminars to existing customers and other shop owners in Sydney, Coffs Harbour and...
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Snap-On adds capabilities to support collision repair diagnostics

Software upgrades to diagnostic scan tool products perform full system code scans mandated by vehicle manufacturers for pre and post collision repair work.
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OEM estimates of training needed for brand suggests ‘our industry has a training issue’

In the US, the elite collision repairers may have a huge deficit between how much their staff trains and how much OEMs think they should be training, based on...
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Glendale TAFE continues its commitment to industry development

An invitation to anyone interested in auto body repair, commercial vehicle & trailer manufacture, protective coatings, aircraft coatings and RV manufacture, service & repair.
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MINISTER SALUTES SKILLSTECH DRAG CAR

ACM Parts’ drag car project collaboration with TAFE Queensland SkillsTech students has caught the attention of the Palaszczuk Government as National Skills Week kicked into gear last week.
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