Tag: Automotive

CBT Automotive Newscast: July 15, 2020

Today’s Featured Interview:

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DealerPRO Training CEO Don Reed on Rebooting Your Fixed-Ops Department:
With a shortage of technicians, strained advertising budgets, and a national pandemic, it can be tricky for dealers to navigate fixed-ops management. Service drives were largely considered essential services at the height of the pandemic. There was a lot of pressure put on them to make up some of that lost revenue. Here to help us shed some light on these topics is Don Reed, CEO of DealerPRO Training. Watch the full-length interview here.

Top Headlines: 

Cheryl Miller has resigned from her position as CEO of AutoNation.

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Nutson’s Automotive News Wrap-up – Week Ending July 11, 2020

This Happened Last Week:“Wuhan Virus Forces More Auto Event Cancellations; Ford Bronco LIVE Video Reveal; Italy Cash For Clunkers; Court Says FCA Not Guilty; Big 3 CEO’s Snub President Trump;
100 Activist Ford Employees Petition Company To Stop Selling Police Cars; US Retail Auto Sellers Happy (More New Car Inventory Will Make Them Happier); June US Fleet Sales Down 70%; FCA Recall; Hagerty Hot 6; Collector Car Appreciation Day Celebrated July 10; No Covid Worries At Indy Car and NHRA


AUTO CENTRAL CHICAGO July 12, 2020; Every Sunday Larry Nutson, Chicago Car Guy and Executive Producer, with able assistance

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Nutson’s Weekly Automotive News Wrap-up

This Happened Last Week:“Ford Bronco Alive, Jeep Fights Back; RAV4 Hybrid, 14 States Push ETrucks;
Hyundai EV Sales; New Nissan Ariya Plugged In; Testa Descriptions Verboten in Germany; Lexus Owners Loyalest; STELLANTIS IS New Name; New Corvette Buyers Get Scale Model To Fondle Over;
Honda America Discontinues Models; Dieselgate Perp News; Racing Superstars Back New Circuit Ala IROC; Happy 90th Isky; 240Z Father Yoshihiko Matsuo Passes, Yasuraka ni nemuru (RIP);


AUTO CENTRAL CHICAGO July 19, 2020; Every Sunday Larry Nutson, Chicago Car Guy and Executive Producer, with able assistance from senior editor Thom Cannell from The Auto Channel Michigan

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MARELLI News – MARELLI wins 2020 Automotive News PACE Award MARELLI

h-Digi® Module is the First Lighting Innovation of its Kind,
Supporting Glare-Free High Beam and Image Projections on the Road

April 29, 2020

Automotive News named Marelli a 2020 PACE Award winner at a virtual ceremony held on April 28. Marelli was one of 13 companies to win the prestigious award, which honors automotive suppliers for superior innovation and technological advancement. The company’s h-Digi lighting module, which provides glare-free high beam with high definition quality thanks to 1.3 million pixels, took home the prize.

h-Digi is a product of Marelli Automotive Lighting, and marks the first time digital

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Automotive paint – Wikipedia

Robotic arm applying paint on car parts.

Automotive paint is paint used on automobiles for both protection and decoration purposes.[1][2] Water-based acrylic polyurethane enamel paint is currently the most widely used paint for reasons including reducing paint’s environmental impact.

Modern automobile paint is applied in several layers, with a total thickness of around 100 µm(0.1mm). Paint application requires preparation and primer steps to ensure proper application. A basecoat is applied after the primer paint is applied. Following this, a clearcoat of paint may be applied that forms a glossy and transparent coating. The clearcoat layer must be able

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