AkzoNobel SEMA symposium to focus on sustainability

Norcross, Georgia — October 15, 2013 — AkzoNobel will be holding a symposium on innovative sustainability solutions during SEMA 2013. SEMA week will begin for AkzoNobel with a press conference on Monday, Nov. 4, announcing the collision repair industry’s first Sustainability Education Challenge Grant. The grant, sponsored by AkzoNobel and administered by the Collision Repair […]

Audatex Canada adds Chrysler North America data to AudaVIN

Toronto, Ontario — October 15, 2013 — Audatex Canada ULC announced today an agreement to bring Chrysler vehicle manufacturing build data to vehicles sold in Canada through Audatex AudaVIN vehicle identification technology. Adding Chrysler build data to AudaVIN technology further supports the accurate vehicle identification technology that Audatex brings to the Canadian marketplace to help […]

Ford unveils prototype parking, auto steering collision avoidance tech

Lommel, Belgium — October 15, 2013 — Ford Motor Company has revealed technology that has been developed to enable drivers to park at the touch of a button from inside or outside their car, in addition to a prototype system utilizing automatic steering and braking to avoid collisions with vehicles or pedestrians. Ford’s Research and […]

NABC to deliver three presentations at NACE booth

Las Vegas, Nevada — October 15, 2013 –  The National Auto Body Council (NABC) has announced three featured attractions that will be displayed at the company’s booth during NACE. The NABC, located at Booth 634 during NACE,  will host a seminar on “First Responder Emergency Extrication,” as well as two separate recycling rides presentations. The […]

SCRS adds consolidation seminars to SEMA education series

Las Vegas, Nevada — October 15, 2013 — The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has announced the addition of three new seminars to its Repairer Driven Education (RDE) series scheduled for SEMA 2013. Among the new additions is a panel entitled, “Competing in a Consolidated Marketplace,” which will be headed by Tim Ronak of […]