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SPANESI REVAMP TOUCH MEASURING

The recent Spanesi world dealer conference rolled out a restyled and easy to use Touch measuring package which can now give access to any repair under any vehicle faster, with an improved working ability to get measurements taken. The...

PPG PARTNERS WITH BELL RACING HELMETS

PPG are proud to supply their products to Bell Racing Helmets whose customers include several Formula 1 drivers, as well as countless world champions and racing teams.   The expert quality and paint development abilities of PPG presents opportunities for partnerships with companies...

COATINGS NEWS – VICAN MANUFACTURING WITH BRANDS LIKE VOLLUS AND MIPA GROW GAUTENG

Continuing with the German brand Mipa, and Vican’s locally produced products such as Vollux, Superlight, Glaker and Noval, and strengthening of their distribution network around the country, Automotive Refinisher decided to venture closer to home here in Gauteng to...

MED CHASSIS FOR VAG FAMILY ELECTRIC MODELS

Volkswagen presented the chassis of its new electric model family ID. for the first time. The modular electric drive matrix (MEB) that serves as the foundation of the ID. chassis is a totally unique selling proposition for Volkswagen. It...

STANDOWIN IQ CLOUD NETWORK DIGITAL COLOUR MANAGEMENT

Colour management is reliable, fast, efficient – and now completely wireless – with the new Standowin iQ Cloud. Standox, the refinish paint brand from Wuppertal, Germany, supports professional body shops with three different packages of tailor-made digital colour management...

NEWS FROM THE ZOO

GLOBAL AND LOCAL MOTOR INDUSTRIES IN TURMOIL   The motor industry is in turmoil, whether it is globally or right here in South Africa. Globally the credibility, trustworthiness and honesty of the industry is being questioned, with reports of cheating on...

CLASSIC CAR RESTORATION

For many car owners, their vehicle is more than just a means of transportation. There was, until recently, a bright orange 1969 Porsche Targa found in Swiss bodyshop, run by René Sahli. The classic car had come in to...

FROM FRANKFURT WITH LOVE

By Andrew Marsh Occasionally we are aware that events happening around us are of historic significance – the classic ‘where were you when…?’. This year the automotive industry has been in the spotlight, from closing many established plants, through loan...

AUTONOMY AND THE CHANGING FACE OF UNDERWRITING

Barry Sheehan of the the University of Limerick delivered an intriguing presentation at IBIS Ireland 2017 on the future of autonomous vehicles and the impact it will have on insurers and the process of underwriting. He began by pointing out...