Axalta employees raise funds for SickKids

Stephen Embrey, Axalta Site Administrator, accepted the "Together We Will" award on behalf of Axalta’s Ajax, Ontario employees.

Toronto, Ontario — September 20, 2016 — Axalta Coating Systems has received the “Together We Will” Award from SickKids Foundation. The “Together We Will” award recognized Axalta’s Ajax, Ont., facility as one of the top fundraisers for the recent Heatwave Durham 2016 10th Annual Corporate Challenge for SickKids softball tournament. For the second consecutive year, […]

NHTSA releases first US federal guidelines for self-driving cars

Google's self-driving car was the first to make headlines, but it's been followed by other entries into the field. The rapid proliferation of autonomous vehicle technology has prompted the US-based NHTSA to deliver guidelines on how the technology should be developed and regulated.

By Mike Davey Washington, DC — September 20, 2016 — Our neighbours to the south have rolled out official guidelines for the development of autonomous vehicles (AVs). Among other items, the guidelines propose more government involvement in the design of these systems, and calls on manufacturers to share more information on the details of these […]

Active aerodynamics may be the next evolution of fuel-efficiency

An example of Magna's Actero Active Aerodynamic Systems. Actuators increase or decrease aerodynamic drag to suit conditions.

By Mike Davey Aurora, Ontario — September 20, 2016 — Fuel-efficiency is of primary concern to auto manufacturers as they strive to hit targets laid out by national governments. These efforts invariably impact the repair process in some way, especially as much of what we’ve seen in recent years focuses on the materials used in […]