Automotive News for February 2013

Automotive News Archive

Environmental Protection Agency Releases 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Study

Total toxic air releases declined between 2003 and 2011, mostly due to decreases in HAP emissions.

Ford Motor Company is Seeking a Few Good 'Local' Suppliers

Detroit-based automotive manufacturer launches cooperative effort with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

Chrysler Group’s WCM Academy Honored with Manufacturing Leadership Award

Program honors those shaping the future of global manufacturing.

Bayer MaterialScience Develops innovative Coatings ‘Crosslinker’

Initially designed for gentle textiles, Imprafix 2794 offers advantages for automotive OEM coating applications.

Specialty Coating Systems Announces Additional AS9100C Certifications

Achievements reflect the company’s continued commitment to provide high-quality products and services via continuous improvement.

U.S. Industrial Production Dips in January

Manufacturing edged down 0.1 percent after rising 0.4 percent in December. Decreases were recorded across major categories of durables.

BASF Develops New Color for Volkswagen SUV Concept Car BASF Develops New Color for Volkswagen SUV Concept Car

"Blue pear"l hue aims to harmonize with stainless steel appearance.

Enthone Launches New German Website reinforces Enthone's commitment to creating customer value.

REM Surface Engineering Hosts Lean Leadership Tour REM Surface Engineering Hosts Lean Leadership Tour

Southington, Conn.-based specialty finisher shares experiences and lessons learned in its 'lean' journey.

The Carlyle Group Completes Acquisition of DuPont Performance Coatings

Company to be renamed 'Axalta Coating Systems'