Charley Hutton wins Ridler Award with PPG-painted Oldsmobile

'Olds Cool,' painted by Charley Hutton with PPG products. The vehicle has won the Ridler Award at Detroit Autorama.

Mississauga, Ontario — March 15 , 2016 — PPG and Charley Hutton have done it again, this time with a 1939 Oldsmobile convertible sporting a custom-mixed metallic PPG Envirobase High Performance finish. The car has won the 53rd annual Ridler Award at the 2016 Detroit Autorama. The Ridler Award is extremely prestigious and is given […]

AYCE pre-apprenticeship program returns for 2016

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By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — March 15, 2016 — AYCE Youth Employment Services has announced it is actively looking for new applicants for its Auto Body Collision and Damage Repair pre-apprenticeship training program. AYCE is a division of Tropicana Community Services. Applicants must be willing and able to commit to a 30-week full-time program, […]

eMarketing Sherpas launches new Facebook apps for collision repair facilities

eMarketing Sherpas has released new applications that the company says can help you make the most of your social media.

Poway, California — March 15, 2016 — Your collision centre may have a Facebook page, but it is really helping your business? Social media is a vital marketing tool, but there’s more to using it correctly than simply making sure the page is updated frequently. Automotive consultancy eMarketing Sherpas has announced the release of four […]

New Serious Multi-Purpose Cleaner from Shurhold Industries

Shurhold's SMC is sold in concentrated form in large 1-gallon pails, as well as a ready-to-use trigger spray bottle, shown here.

Palm City, Florida — March 15, 2016 — Shurhold Industries has released a new product that the company says eliminates the need for a variety of products currently used for car cleaning in the autobody world. Serious Multi-Purpose Cleaner (SMC) from Shurhold Industries is a professional-grade automotive cleanser that the company says works on many […]