Automotive and commercial vehicles

AkzoNobel Develops Innovative Film Technology for Radar Sensors

AkzoNobel has developed a radar-transparent bright film which allows to coat decorative metallic parts that hide radar sensor without blocking the transmission of signals.

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ABB PixelPaint has won the lnnovation and Entrepreneurship Award

ABB's PixelPaint robotic painting technology for the automotive industry has won the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award.

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Clariant’s Automotive Styling Shades 2025 Trendbook Now Available with an Interactive Digital Version

Clariant unveiled its Automotive Styling Shades 2025 Trendbook, which features 28 trend colours for the automotive industry and includes, for the first time, an interactive digital version.

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AkzoNobel is Developing Advanced Technologies for Electric Vehicles

AkzoNobel’s Powder Coatings has started to develop advanced technologies that will help to bring the automotive industry into the future. As e-mobility and the demand for electric vehicles is continuingly increasing all over the world, AkzoNobel is focusing its efforts on the growing needs of the customers within this industry.

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The Innovative Sames Kremlin's PaintSave Halves the Paint Lost to Colour Changes

40 cubic centimetres: that's about the volume of paint lost on a car line with each colour change. PaintSave by Sames Kremlin reduces it to 18 cc and allows to save tens of thousands of euros per year.

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Dürr Installs the First Automatic Painting Line in Uruguay at Nordex

Dürr has installed an automatic painting line for vehicles manufacturer Nordex, which is based in Montevideo, Uruguay. This is the first automated painting line in the country.

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Chemistry and Automotive Conference Invites You to Warsaw

The Chemistry and Automotive conference, taking place 7-8 September 2021 in Warsaw, will provide the opportunity to better understand recent developments within the automotive, railway, tram, chemical and related industries.

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Covid-19 Might Increase Sales of Blue Cars, According to PPG 2020 Automotive Color Popularity Report

PPG 2020 Automotive Color Popularity Report shows that blue hues – which convey optimism, confidence, recovery and hope – have increased their popularity.

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A Pioneering E-bike Prototype Coated with Axalta’s ElectroLight

Student engineering team from University of Oviedo has used ElectroLight to coat its prototype electric motorbike submitted to the MotoStudent Competition.

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Axalta Rebranding Operation: the Launch of the Axalta Mobility Coatings Division

With the aim of supporting innovation processes and offering cutting-edge technologies and flexibility to withstand the evolving demands of OEM customers, the Transportation Coatings division has been rebranded Mobility Coatings.

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Dürr Delivers One of the Biggest Paint Shops to SAIC Volkswagen

Despite all the restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Dürr handed over one of the biggest paint shops in China to SAIC Volkswagen right on schedule. 

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Cortec Launches the World’s First Compostable Corrosion Inhibiting Stretch Film

Adding to its commercially compostable film technologies, Cortec has recently launched EcoStretch, a corrosion-inhibiting stretch film powered by Nano VpCI.

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New Formula 1 Season, Same Paint Supplier: AkzoNobel Extends Its Partnership with McLaren Racing

AkzoNobel has extended its partnership with the McLaren Racing Formula 1 team and will once again supply the British team with a wide range of paint products. 

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Dürr Builds a Scalable Paint Shop for Enovate’s New E-car Factory

To support Enovate in the manufacturing of its e-cars at the company’s new plant in Changsha, China, Dürr built a scalable paint shop, which features EcoProFleet automated guided vehicles (AGV), RoDip® E and EcoDry X.

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Cortec Launches EcoShield VpCI-380 Topcoat for Industrial Painters

Cortec has launched EcoShield VpCI-380, a DTM fast drying, water-based fluoropolymer modified acrylic one-coat system that provides corrosion protection and weatherability on metals in harsh outdoor environments.

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