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    Study: How the 'unpretentious beauty' of 'flyover states' will influence your next car color
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    Chemical giant BASF is getting mighty philosophical in its 2014 report Under the Radar, predicting the popular automotive colors of the 2018 model year. The company believes that the US is embracing "the unpretentious beauty of the 'flyover states," and the country is also returning to normalcy ...

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    Study: Yellow, orange surprise as best paint colors for car resale value
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    It might be worth choosing a color other than the standard black or silver next time you're car shopping. A new study conducted by the used car search engine iSeeCars.com of over 20 million previously owned vehicles last year finds that less popular shades lead to lower price depreciation than ...

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    Official: Lexus asks fans to help name new orange shade for RC F
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    Flip through the catalog for most Lexus models and you're bound to see an array of different shades of beige and gray. But even Lexus has its wilder side, denoted by the letter F, and those models can wear brighter hues. The IS F, for example, offered an electric shade of blue which Lexus called ...

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    Study: White remains world's most popular car paint color, copper and bronze rising
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    When it came to paint colors on new cars, for ten years, silver was the one hue to rule them all, not just extending its lead through 2009 and 2010 but doing so in the U.S., Europe and Asia. The revolution came in 2011, when white took over as the top color in the States and black claimed the ...

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    Report: Has Apple's influence made white cars cool?
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    When you think of Apple products, what color comes to mind? If you purchased a MacBook this year, maybe aluminum's gray hue, but for everyone else, the color that likely comes to mind is that clean white, maybe with a white Apple logo in the middle. According to a Fortune article, that prevalence ...

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    Study: White ousts silver as America's favorite automotive paint color
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    When it comes to tastes in automobiles, Europeans and Americans tend to be on opposite sides of the spectrum. Small trumps big. Manual over automatic. Car against truck. Black versus white. That's right, automotive paint supplier PPG says 20% of new cars in North America were white in 2011, ...

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    BMW owner tapes black car to white
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/design/When_you_re_bored_with_one_color_car_use_tape'; When a BMW 335i owner in Munich became bored with his black coupe, he hired a team to wrap it in white tape. Two days later, he drove home in his refreshed "Alpine White" coupe (with an M3-appearing black ...

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    Color trend update: Blue gaining on White
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    Click above to view gallery of more happy and confident carsEach year, DuPont does a study on color trends in the automotive industry. As the leader in supplying finishes for both the new and aftermarket auto realms, this is the kind of information that the company needs to know. Thankfully, ...

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    Time Waster of the Day: Maserati GranTurismo configurator
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    This is how this writer would take his GranTurismo... how would you like yours? Oh, how these fancy online car configurators are fun. And time-sapping. The Veyron's, as you may recall, is stylish and serene, but even with the new options coming out there's still not a lot to chose from, two-tone ...

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    Pretty Colors: Bugatti offers new rims n' trims for Veyron
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    Let's admit it: playing around with the customizing tools for cars you never intend to buy is fun. Although the Veyron's is one of the nicer ones we've tinkered around with, the lack of choices gets boring pretty quick, two-tone paint schemes notwithstanding. Fortunately the good folks at Bugatti ...

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