Automotive News for December 2012

Automotive News Archive

GM to Buy Back Stock from U.S. Treasury Department

U.S. government intends to fully exit GM investment within 12-15 months.

PPG Completes Acquisition of Spraylat

Purchase furthers the capabilities of PPG’s industrial coatings business for both liquid and powder coatings.

Dow Honored as 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator by Thomson Reuters

For second consecutive year, Dow is recognized in annual ranking for global leadership in innovation performance.

Mayville Engineering Company Acquires Center Manufacturing, Inc. Mayville Engineering Company Acquires Center Manufacturing, Inc.

Acquisition designed to create greater customer and industry diversification, while providing more products and processes through an expanded geographic footprint.

DuPont Releases 2012 Automotive Color Popularity Report DuPont Releases 2012 Automotive Color Popularity Report

White/white pearl still dominates globally, DuPont study shows.

Dow Coating Materials to Expand Dispersants Production

Increased global demand drives need for additional investment, Dow says.