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AUTOMECHANIKA FRANKFURT

Story & pics by Ian Groat It’s wonderful to be able to celebrate a major success story. With over 5 000 trade stalls and a global visitor network of attendees that’s exactly what happened at this year’s Automechanika Frankfurt event...

BMW X3 XPLORE TOUR

Story & pics by Jay Groat BMW Group’s R6.1 billion upgrade to Plant Rosslyn has turned it into a state-of-the-art X-manufacturing facility. The first BMW X3s rolled off the production line in April this year, for sale in global and...

DEVILBISS LAUNCH DV1 – THE MOST ADVANCED REFNISH SPRAY GUN ON THE MARKET

DeVilbiss have announced the launch of DV1, their next generation spray gun. It is, without doubt, the most advanced DeVilbiss spray gun on the market – no other refinish spray gun in the range is built like it or...

AUTOBOYS AND NORTON PARTNER UP

Autoboys are looking to become a trusted provider of genuine parts, original equipment equivalent parts, automotive glass and automotive solutions for the financial services and associated automotive repair industry. With a national footprint of 72 stores already, which in...

CUSTOM CORNER

Story & pics by Jay Groat Known as the family man’s Ferrari, this pop-up-headlights model with flowing Pininfarina styling set the 365GT4 apart from Ferrari’s model line-up at the time due to it’s sedan like spaciousness. The 365 GT4 2+2 model...

LLUMAR TRAINING CENTRE HOSTS MASTERCLASS SESSION

Story & pics by Jay Groat The global success LLumar has enjoyed over the last decade is largely due to the top quality of their products and their ease of application, all of which help to protect vehicles and make...

AXALTA SOUTH AFRICA DISTRIBUTOR ROUND-TABLE

Axalta in South Africa was formally introduced to the South African distributor network at a round-table event in Johannesburg earlier this year. During the two days Axalta’s global business was presented and the local strategy was shared. Modderfontein, South Africa...

FESTIVAL OF MOTORING

Story & pics by Ian Groat Embarking on another four-day motor show for both hard core petrol heads and the rest of us practical motorists, the expo held at Kyalami was an object trip for many aspirational dreaming car owners...

BASF STRENGTHENING OEM PARTNERSHIPS

BASF Coatings Services together with BMW South Africa recently hosted the BMW ARC seminar at the Refinish Competence Centre (RCC) in Midrand to promote the FIT4Paint product portfolio. The two companies have had a long-established cooperation in the refinishing sector...

METROPOLITAN PAINT SHOP GETS CELETTE SA UPGRADE

Situated in the heart of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, is the recently upgraded Mobeni Panel Shop who are responsible for repairing municipal City Fleet cars for the greater eThekwini Municipality.  With a backlog of work to be restored to new in...