NAPA XPO Sale officially launched for 2017

The 2017 NAPA XPO Sale takes place at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal on September 12 and 13.

Montreal, Quebec — April 18, 2017 — The official launch of the 2017 NAPA XPO Sale was held April 13 at the Montreal Casino. The event was attended by about 130 industry stakeholders, including more than 60 suppliers. For the second consecutive year, the event will take place at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal […]

PPG releases waterborne viscosity tutorial

When checking for viscosity, the key is to watch for the first “clean break.”

Mississauga, Ontario — April 23, 2017 — PPG has released a video tutorial on checking waterborne viscosity and making adjustments to the mix to ensure good results. According to the company, viscosity is one of the most important aspects of waterborne basecoat to understand before beginning a refinish repair. Proper viscosity helps to ensure fast […]

PDR Canada creates paintless dent repair tools for aluminum

Domenic Serra, Brandon Serra,Eric Lemke and Jake Serra of PDR Canada display the company's new specialized tools for paintless dent repair to aluminum.

By Barett Poley Edmonton Alberta — April 23, 2017 — PDR Canada is breaking ground with a new product for paintless dent repair (PDR) on aluminum. The tools use a special coating that doesn’t damage aluminum. The thought of an aluminum-compatible PDR device had been floating around the company for quite some time, according to […]

The Autonomous Report: Why Mazda CEO believes ‘driving pleasure should never die’

Masahiro Moro, President and CEO of Mazda North American Operations, said in a recent interview, “Mazda’s vision of autonomous driving is not bringing you from A to B while you are reading. That’s not Mazda’s way.”

Toronto, Ontario — April 22, 2017 — This week’s Autonomous Report looks at why Duncan Stewart of Deloitte thinks autonomous vehicles (AVs) may make us “lazy, bored and inattentive,” how Mazda brings a different perspective to self-driving cars, more highlights from the second annual Canadian conference on autonomous vehicles and much, much more! – The […]