BASF and Axalta reveal the most popular car colours of 2018

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — January 9, 2019 — White remains the most popular colour for vehicles around the world – but black and grey are on the rise, two new studies from major auto paint manufacturers have revealed. About 38 percent of all vehicles on the road are painted white, reports by BASF and Axalta […]

Securing a future for electric vehicle batteries

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — January 9, 2019 — Booming demand for electric vehicles has sparked a race to acquire metals used in the production of batteries. While only a modest 668,000 battery-powered vehicles were sold in 2017 (out of 82 million passenger vehicles sold worldwide), sales are growing by 78 percent year-on-year, according to business intelligence […]

PPG announces Q1 2019 collision refinish training schedule

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – January 9, 2019 — PPG announced its schedule of collision refinish training classes for the first quarter of 2019. Collision refinish courses set for January, February and March will cover PPG premium brands including the ENVIROBASE, High Performance, AQUABASE Plus, DELTRON and GLOBAL REFINISH SYSTEM lines. With all of […]