Automotive

Automotive industry intel that revs your engine. Whether you’re an automotive detailer, collision repair technician, or an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), find expert tips and advice you need to put the wheels in motion.

  • Unwrap these tips to conquer car wrap season.

    Unwrap these tips to conquer car wrap season.

    Winter is over, and you’re ready to give your vehicle a new look with this wrap film. Here are three tips to make your work stand out.

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  • High-performing tools for the highest performing abrasives. Get yours at no additional charge from 3M.

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  • Optimize paint and solvent usage in your collision repair shop.

    Optimize paint and solvent usage in your collision repair shop.

    An important step in the auto collision repair industry is paint application. Find out how the 3M™ PPS™ Series 2.0 Spray Cup System can make repairs easier.

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  • How to improve the performance of your collision repair abrasives.

    How to improve the performance of your collision repair abrasives.

    Collision repair abrasive products play a key role in the quality of your finished product. These are the best ways to improve automotive abrasives performance.

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  • A Chip Foose guide to Bondo® Products for cars.

    A Chip Foose guide to Bondo® Products for cars.

    If you are looking to repair a dent on your car or restore it back to its prime, Chip Foose recommends 3M’s Bondo® product line to make your work look top of the line.

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  • How much is your car painting process costing you?

    How much is your car painting process costing you?

    Inefficiencies in your car painting process waste time and money. Industry expert Bill Suzuki shares how to improve productivity and save dollars.

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  • Brighter future. Within reach.

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  • Sun protection that doesn't defy window tint laws.

    Sun protection that doesn't defy window tint laws.

    Long commercial commutes can put truck drivers at risk from prolonged sun exposure. Learn how a colourless automotive window film can help.

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  • How to protect your car from stone chips.

    How to protect your car from stone chips.

    Find out why car owners should use paint protection film to help keep their car looking shiny and newer longer.

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  • Why Chip Foose chooses 3M products.

    Why Chip Foose chooses 3M products.

    Chip Foose knows you need products you can trust to deliver quality automotive solutions. Learn why he’s been a loyal fan of 3M for more than 40 years.

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  • How to keep your automotive painting process competitive.

    How to keep your automotive painting process competitive.

    Industry expert Bill Suzuki weighs in on the evolution of automotive painting, and how to work faster and smarter to stay relevant.

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  • FAQ: The new 3M™ Accuspray™ ONE Spray Gun.

    FAQ: The new 3M™ Accuspray™ ONE Spray Gun.

    “ONE” is the key word: you can use the 3M™ Accuspray ONE Spray Gun for virtually all of your coating applications. Read more about this 3M technology.

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  • Rethinking the collision repair model to stay competitive.

    Rethinking the collision repair model to stay competitive.

    Learn how Ken Friesen of Concours Collision uses lean thinking to succeed in the tightening Collision Repair Industry.

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    Keep it Flowing with 3M™ PPS™ Series 2.0 Spray Cup System

    Keep it Flowing with 3M™ PPS™ Series 2.0 Spray Cup System

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  • How a small shop realized a big dream: meeting Chip Foose.

    How a small shop realized a big dream: meeting Chip Foose.

    Jeanne Mariott of Painted by Dave always dreamed of meeting Chip Foose. Learn how the 3M™ Accuspray™ System connected them.

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  • 5 life lessons from automotive legend Chip Foose.

    5 life lessons from automotive legend Chip Foose.

    You know him from Overhaulin and Foose Design, but how did he get to where he is today? Learn about the philosophy that has guided Chip Foose to success.

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