The Valkyrie Project: Spanesi bringing women-built race car to SEMA

Spanesi Americas will display the Valkyrie Project, a women-built 1969 AMC AMX, at its booth at the SEMA Show.

Napierville, Illinois — October 26, 2015 — Spanesi Americas has announced it will host the “Valkyrie Project” at its SEMA booth, 10777. The SEMA Show takes place November 3 to 6 at the Las Vegas Convention Centre. The Valkyrie Project is a 1969 AMC AMX, built by women of the industry. According to a statement […]

Fix Auto expands with Fix Auto Fredericton

Some of the team from Fix Auto Fredericton. The facility has recently joined the Fix Auto network.

Halifax, Nova Scotia — October 26, 2015 — Paul Randles, General Manager of Fix Auto Atlantic Canada, has announced the addition of new strategic partner Fix Auto Fredericton. This facility is located in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Fix Auto Fredericton has undergone major changes in the past few months, like the addition of four more work […]

Expectations building for a strong Q3 for Axalta

Axalta logo

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — October 26, 2015 — An interesting investment thesis on the popular financial website zerohedge.com paints automotive finish manufacturer Axalta as “an excellent long-term [investment] hold.” The author of the piece can’t say enough nice things about the investment potential of Axalta. According to the author the “company’s stock is […]

Report: ‘Efficient’ steel designs may be lighter than aluminum

Aluminum components are lower in weight, but a new report says that weight savings decreases significantly when you include system components. Infographic courtesy of WorldAutoSteel.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — October 26, 2015 — The aluminum vs. steel debate continues to play out with a new study from WorldAutoSteel suggesting high-strength steel can lead to lighter parts than using aluminum. Anyone who has watched an NFL broadcast recently will be aware of the debate, or at least how it’s […]