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Woman take centre stage at a Motor Show for the first time in history

History was made at the 2019 London Motor & Tech Show because, for the first time in the 121-year history of automotive shows, a group of female motoring writers had a stand. This has never ever happened before at...

SAHARA, COLOUR OF THE YEAR, SAY AXALTA

For the first time in its five-year history, Axalta’s Automotive Colour of the Year is showcasing a colour primer for vehicle customisation both at manufacturing facilities in the aftermarket. Sahara, a golden bronze tone, radiates warmth, richness and strength...

MIKE MABASA IS NEW HEAD OF NAAMSA

With Mike Mabasa (44), who is the new executive director of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA), has been with the Pretoria-based organisation since November 5, 2018, firstly as director designate and then as executive...

SAINT-GOBAIN ACQUIRE FARECLA PRODUCTS

Saint-Gobain has acquired the UK-based company Farécla Products. Founded in 1952, Farécla Products manufactures surface finishing products and solutions for consumer and industrial uses including automotive markets. Farécla Products will enable Saint-Gobain to complete its surface finishing product range while...

BASF co-founds global Alliance to End Plastic Waste

BASF today co-founded a global alliance of nearly 30 companies to advance solutions that reduce and eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) has committed over $1.0 billion with the...

ANDREW MARSH ON TOP ‘DOWN UNDER’

For the Auto Industry Consulting engineering director Andrew Marsh delivered a keynote address at the biennial Collision Repair Expo in Melbourne recently.  As part of the Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo, the Collision Repair Expo welcomed over 12 000 trade...

TOYOTA ANNOUNCE SPONSORSHIP OF SASAPD GAMES

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) and the South African Sports Association for the Physically Disabled (SASAPD) are pleased to announce they have signed a three-year partnership to promote the sporting codes offered at Paralympic level for athletes with disabilities....

AER-O-CURE NEW DISTRIBUTOR

Aer-o-cure is the newly appointed exclusive distributor for Spanesi products.  Spanesi celebrates 50 years this year and offer a comprehensive range of bench and measuring solutions to suit various applications. Aer-o-cure has the experience, knowledge and after sales support to...