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Automotive color palettes are headed back in time

by Jeff Sabatini (RSS feed) on Jul 26th, 2012 at 6:01PM

Paint is not all that exciting, hence the phrase, "like watching paint dry." This means that automotive paint suppliers don't usually have much to talk about, outside of the annual silver-is-the-most-popular-car-color press releases that get picked up by every media outlet on Earth. This one, however, is a bit different. BASF Automotive Coatings releases an annual automotive color trend report, one that tries to predict what colors will be the most popular, some five years from now. This year's verdict is heavy on so-called "natural" colors like browns, greens and blues. These earth tones... Read More

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