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Vale Duncan McDonnell

PPG is sad to report the sudden passing of Duncan McDonnell – father, partner, colleague, mentor, friend and National Sales Manager Refinish Australia PPG Brands. When asked what he...
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Motor vehicle fatality rates spike in the US

Preliminary estimates from the National Safety Council from all 50 states indicate that for the third consecutive month, road users in the US were at a higher risk of...
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Job support extension a win for businesses

The Motor Trades Association of Queensland (MTA Queensland) has welcomed the Morrison government’s announcement to extend the income support provided by JobKeeper for another six months. The payment subsidy...
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IAG braces for sharp earnings fall as perils hit margins

IAG has flagged insurance margins for the 2019/20 financial year will fall short of its 12.5-14.5% guidance, as earnings take a huge hit from adverse natural perils, prior period...
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BASF launches baslac e-finder star

BASF has introduced the new handheld colour retrieval instrument baslac e-finder star. Designed specifically for body shops, the device is aimed at easier colour matching, faster repair times and...
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Tradiebot Inc. Live in USA

Australian based immersive technology company Tradiebot Industries has announced the establishment of its American trading arm Tradiebot Inc. With the support of its American-based legal partners Polsinelli and newly...
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Workshop Health Check inspires business improvement

The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) has released an online Workshop Health Check initiative for the auto service and repair workshop sector. The free industry Workshop Health Check helps...
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Two great initiatives from Ford

Ford unveils the Bronco in North America Ford North America unveiled the highly anticipated Bronco with a virtual launch streamed via YouTube. While the Bronco is only being offered...
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AkzoNobel delivers robust profitability during Q2, despite COVID-19 headwinds

Akzo Nobel N.V. has provided a further update on recent business performance and announces preliminary financial results for the second quarter of 2020: Revenue 19% lower at €1,987 million...
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Insurtech incubator to launch pay-as-you-drive motor product

Insurance incubator Insurtech Gateway Australia has announced plans to introduce a pay-as-you-drive motor product in partnership with a Silicon Valley start-up specialist. The investment in the motor offering is one...
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