June 16 - 17 2020 Detroit - Michigan - Usa 1st International Conference on Automotive Body Finishing in North America


1st International Conference on Automotive Body Finishing in North America

SURCAR Upcoming Events


On April 22-23, 2020, SURCAR will organize its 5th Asia Congress in Shanghai. The two-day international congress will focus on the latest information about World Wide Technical developments and innovation, taking into account Car Body Finishing Industry’s perspective in Asia-Pacific.

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This 2nd edition of DETROIT Congress (June 16-17, 2020) will be a two-day international conference that enhances successful innovation strategies and presents R&D programs and real experience feedback in the surface finishing field.

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Committee Members

Mark Dunn

Vice President Sales

Matt Boland

Vice President Global Transportation Coatings Technology

Mike Nelson

Paint Process Manager

Kevin A. Rahrig

Executive VP - Commercial

Sean McKeon

Vice President – Global Account Management

Rich Everly

Vice President Paint

Mike Boss

President & CEO

Jorge  Singman

Vice President - Automotive Systems USA

Jon  Karr

Vice President Paintshop Automation

Bill  Wolf

Director - Paint Operations Manufacturing Engineering

April  Stevens McNally

Chief Engineer VOME - Global Paint Engineering

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Industry News

Ford dealership gives new Escape to husband of El Paso shooting victim

22 August 2019 20:50 - Autonews

Casa Ford-Lincoln donated the vehicle to replace one stolen shortly after the funeral of Margie Reckard, whose husband invited the public to attend because the couple had no nearby family. ...

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VW targets higher profit as EV costs, uncertainty weigh

22 August 2019 18:32 - Autonews

VW's diesel-emission scandal caused a fundamental crisis but it also became a catalyst for the transformation of the automaker, VW COO Ralf Brandstaetter said -- setting the stage for the company's bold plans to pass Tesla as the electric car leader. ...

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Ford of Europe chairman to head Changan-Ford JV in China

22 August 2019 15:38 - Autonews

Steven Armstrong, 55, will become president of the joint venture Oct. 1 to replace the retiring Nigel Harris. Ford said Armstrong's responsibilities in Europe will be distributed among Ford of Europe President Stuart Rowley and others. ...

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VW denies report of interest in Tesla stake

22 August 2019 14:45 - Autonews

A German business magazine reported VW CEO Herbert Diess is interested in buying a stake in Tesla. The automaker said the report is "without merit." ...

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Audi to join Daimler, BMW self-driving tech alliance, report says

22 August 2019 14:05 - Autonews

The automakers will cooperate on developing advanced technology for autonomous driving systems, a German business magazine said. ...

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Hyundai teases concept EV for Frankfurt

22 August 2019 02:55 - Autonews

The angular concept, shown in a teaser image, is inspired by looking back at the company's design in the 1970s, Hyundai said. ...

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DoorDash acquires autonomous tech company Scotty Labs

21 August 2019 21:58 - Autonews

"Our core belief at Scotty has always been that Autonomy + Remote Assistance will be the future of logistics," Scotty Labs CEO Tobenna Arodiogbu wrote on Medium. ...

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BYD profit triples as EV boom continues

21 August 2019 21:54 - Autonews

BYD posted a first half net profit of 1.45 billion yuan ($205.29 million), up from 479.10 million yuan a year earlier, behind a 95 percent jump in sales of new-energy vehicles, even as demand for the company's gasoline models dropped. ...

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