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European Commission Releases Strategy for Cooperative, Connected, Automated Mobility

On Nov. 30th, 2016, the European Commission (EC) released a strategy on Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS). The strategy offers step-by-step guidance for coordinated deployment of connected and automated vehicles across the European Un...

Axalta Paints Cars for Formula One's Nico Rosberg and NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson

Axalta Coating Systems announced that its paints helped carry Nico Rosberg, driver of the Formula one team MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, and Jimmie Johnson of NASCAR to victory at their recent championship season finale wins on the Formula One and NASCAR ...

Online Registration for National Auto Body Council Annual Golf Fundraiser Now Open

The National Auto Body Council (NABC) has announced that online registration is now open for its Annual Golf Fundraiser, which will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 11th in Palm Springs, Calif., at the Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort. Fees for early bird ...

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Consumer Advocates Sue NHTSA for Ignoring Automatic Emergency Braking Petition

from aftermarketNews  Three of the nation’s leading consumer advocates have sued the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in a federal district court in Washington, D.C., for failing to respond to a formal request that the age...

SATA Introduces the SATAjet 5000 B PHASER

SATA has introduced the SATAjet 5000 B PHASER, the “Concept Gun.” A tuxedo is not for every day, and the finest china is reserved for special occasions. And with the new SATAjet 5000 B PHASER, it is not for the average situation. It is made for...

PPG Salutes Paralyzed Veterans of America at SEMA

PPG announced it had some very special guests at its booth at the 2016 SEMA Show: members of Paralyzed Veterans of America. The paint manufacturer's booth, with its “Salute to Color” theme, was the perfect backdrop for hosting these heroes a...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Celebrates 150th Anniversary with New Ford F-150 Giveaway

As part of its celebration of 150 years of service, Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes, in conjunction with 3M Repair Solutions, recently announced and presented the winner of its new Ford F-150 pickup truck giveaway, the grand prize in the comp...

Ohio Investing $15 Million in Autonomous Vehicle Corridor

An article published on Cleveland.com stated that Ohio is investing $15 million in a 35-mile stretch of road outside of the state's capital of Columbus that will act as a testing ground for autonomous and connected vehicles. Called the Smart M...

Automotive and Collision Technicians Honored at ASE Annual Meeting

from aftermarketNews.com Forty-five automotive professionals were recognized on Nov. 16th at the Fall Board of Governors meeting of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) held at the Embassy Suites in Concord, N.C. T...

U.S. DOT Proposes Guidelines to Address Driver Distraction Caused by Mobile Devices in Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released proposed guidelines to help address driver distraction caused by mobile and other electronic devices in vehicles. The announcement covers...

Web Presence Management: Aloha! The Tale of a New Business and Their Web Presence

High school sweethearts Tina and Palani Ryder have been married 30 years, as of October 12th (congratulations!). Together with their first-class paint technician, Justin (their son), and a body tech apprentice, Duke, they opened their doors for bus...

H&V Collision Center Joins with Marines for Toys for Tots 2016 Holiday Collection

H&V Collision Center, the largest independent and family-owned collision repair company in the Capital Region, is joining with the Marine Corps to collect for Toys for Tots at all H&V locations in upstate New York. H&V has stationed To...

Martin Senour Announces 2017 First Quarter Training Schedule

The Martin Senour Company has announced its 2017 first quarter training schedule, with courses running from Jan. 16th to April 3rd, 2017. The curriculum is designed to educate shop owners, managers and technicians on best practices for using in...

Robert W. Mallon Inc. Acquired by Colours

FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced that Robert W Mallon Inc. has been acquired by Colours, Inc., one of the fastest growing P...

G&C Auto Body Founder Gene Crozat Passes Away

Gene Crozat, founder of G&C Auto Body in Santa Rosa, Calif., has passed away. A post on G&C Auto Body's Facebook page on Nov. 23rd read: It is with profound sadness and grief that we must announce the passing of our Husband, Father, Fo...

CAPA Introduces CAPA 701 Mirror Standard

The Certified Automotive Parts Association (CAPA) announced that its Technical Committee has approved the CAPA 701 Standard for the certification of aftermarket exterior mirrors and mirror components. This Standard specifies the certification requi...

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