Swedish Success: ABB announces world’s first art car painted entirely by a robot

Västerås, Sweden – Move over artists, the robots may be coming for your jobs, too. According to ABB Robotics, one of the company’s robots has successfully painted a car with artistic designs in less than 30 minutes. A mechanized arm with an advanced print jet mechanism, ABB’s IRB 5500 industrial robot successfully painted a replica […]

Wednesday Wisdom

By Jordan Arseneault Toronto, Ontario – April 2, 2019 –- With more than 2,500 followers on his auto painting-themed Instagram account, Fix Auto Stratford’s refinish technician Josh Dobson is something of a flag-bearer for the industry. This week, Collision Repair caught up with Dobson to talk about training in the industry, as well as what he sees as the […]

Paint predilection predictions

BASF uses data and trends to predict the future of car colours

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — June 29, 2018 — Automotive supplier BASF is using research and data to predict the future, at least in regards to the colour of new vehicles.    Though they might not be claiming to know or be from the future, the German chemical company has combined trends in […]