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    Report: VW joins Daimler's protest of new A/C refrigerant as EU deadline for compliance passes
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    The case of Dupont and Honeywell's refrigerant R-1234yf is doing the exact opposite of keeping things cool. The two chemical companies have spent years and hundreds of millions of dollars developing R-1234yf to replace R-134a, the new refrigerant shown to be 99.7-percent kinder to the environment ...

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    Video: Freestyle motorcycle riding in the French Alps film is gorgeous
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    Of the world's innumerable natural wonders, the French Alps are particularly spectacular. Stretching along the border between France and Italy, the mountain chain offers exceptional vistas and, for braver folk, incredibly challenging terrain. Freestyle trials rider Julien Dupont recently brought ...

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    Report: DuPont to sell $4B auto paint business?
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    Even though DuPont's automotive paints, or "performance coating," division brought in 12.1 percent of the firm's 2010 revenue, the pretax operating-profit margin was only seven percent, said to be about "half the corporate average." With the highly diversified firm making plays in more lucrative ...

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    World's Most Popular Car Color: Silver under threat from Black
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    2010 DuPont Automotive Color Popularity Study – Click above for high-res image gallery
    DuPont has rolled out its annual Automotive Color Popularity Report, and it looks like the long-reigning king may be under threat from a new foe. Silver held the most popular color title for seven years ...

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    Americans like White, the world likes Silver in new Color Popularity Report
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    DuPont has released its annual Color Popularity Report, and for the first time has converged data from across the globe to create a worldwide report on how we, as a species, prefer our cars to be colored. OK, maybe that's a bit hyperbolic, but the new worldwide report confirms that Black, Silver ...

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    DuPont chief calls on Detroit to make 'Car of the Future'... that uses his fuel
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    It's debatable whether or not now is the right time to make changes in the way our cars are made, with some believing that Detroit should follow the path it's already on and others claiming there couldn't be a better time to make major sweeping changes. Count DuPont head Chad Holliday among the ...

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    REPORT: Silver still king of car colors, the future looks blue
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    Automotive paint supplier PPG says the color of tomorrow's car is blue. According to Jane Harrington, PPG's manager of color styling, "It's one of those colors that complements vehicle shapes... It's a globally acceptable color. It doesn't have any bad connotations." The company studies trends in ...

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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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    DuPont reports most popular color on earth
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/DuPont_reveals_most_popular_car_color_on_earth'; For seven long years, silver has reigned as the overall number one choice worldwide for car color. DuPont reports that those days are over, and the new color of choice is -- gasp -- white/white metallic. That ...

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    Pricey Pickup: 1969 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow truck for sale
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    All that money, and it looks like a lowered Ford Courier with a nice paintjob -- from the side, anyway. This Silver Shad-amino (Shadero?) has just undergone a two-year restoration by Florida's Foreman Motors. It'd be just the thing out on the Estate, cruising the grounds surrounded by sumptuous ...

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