June 27 - 28 2019 Hôtel Majestic Barrière - Cannes - France

SURCAR CANNES CONGRESS 2019 Countdown

SURCAR EUROPEAN CONGRESS

The International Conference on Automotive Body Finishing since 1964

Committee Members

Gilbert  Lotito

SAMES-KREMLIN
Automotive, Key Accounts & Systems Global Director

Chris  GLOBE

JAGUAR LAND ROVER
Senior Manager, Paint & Plant Engineering Advance Manufacturing Engineering

Jürgen STIEGLER

BMW
Head of Early Phase product, product and process planning paint and finish

William  BRUNAT

PPG
Technical Director Automotive Coatings EMEA

Manfred  HOLZMUELLER

HENKEL 
Regional Steering Unit Head OEM Assembly Automotive & Metals Industries, Europe

Tony  RUSSELL

ABB
Global Head of Paint Automation

Christophe  GRUAT

PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN
Paint Materials and Process Director

Anne-Catherine Basset

RENAULT
Paint and Plastics Process Engineering - General Manager

Takashi  SUZUKI

TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Project General Manager, Paint & Finishing Design Department., Material Engineering Division

Ralf  DUNKEL

MAGNA STEYR
General Manager Business Unit Painted Body

Thomas  Heusser

AUDI
Head of Technology Development Materials and Process Engineering

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Surcar Upcoming Events

SURCAR CANNES CONGRESS 2019

This 30th edition of CANNES CONGRESS (June 27-28, 2019) will be the milestone event focusing on the Renaissance of Car Body Paint and Process and tracing the evolution of production line since Henry Ford to Human-Machine cooperation.

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SURCAR DETROIT #CONNECT 2019

Emphasizing networking and knowledge sharing, the SURCAR Connect (June 11-12, 2019) is a prominent gathering with enjoyable activities that strength our North American Car Body Finishing Community, support Detroit local causes.

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SURCAR SHANGHAI CONGRESS 2020

In April 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.

Industry News

Valeo 2018 profit fell on emissions-test bottlenecks

21 February 2019 18:41 - Autonews

Valeo said 2018 profit fell in a "challenging year" marked by a slowdown in China and WLTP emissions-test bottlenecks that hit European production....

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Peugeot's 508-based Geneva concept previews new range of high-performance electrified vehicles.

21 February 2019 16:43 - Autonews

The Peugeot Sport Engineered is a derivative of the 508 that adds a high-performance hybrid powertrain with low emissions. The concept previews a new line of high-performance electrified vehicles....

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Europe's first lithium mine looks to automakers for investment

21 February 2019 15:27 - Autonews

Europe’s first lithium mine in Finnland is searching for investors from the auto industry looking to secure an environmentally-friendly supply of the key battery material for their EVs....

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Northvolt aims to outcompete Asian rivals through vertical integration

21 February 2019 14:41 - Autonews

Northvolt aims to outcompete Asian battery making rivals by lowering its costs through greater vertical integration that includes energy production and manufacturing costly battery cathodes....

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Volvo raises $215 million in bond issue after canceled IPO

21 February 2019 11:53 - Autonews

Volvo has raised 2 billion Swedish crowns ($215 million) in a bond issue just five months after the automaker terminated plans for a stock market flotation, blaming trade tensions and a downturn in the sector....

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Renault's outlook cut to 'negative' by Standard & Poor's

21 February 2019 10:59 - Autonews

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's cut its outlook on Renault to "negative," citing broader challenges within the automotive sector that could hit its profits....

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VW's Diess says U.S. tariffs could cost automaker up to $2.8 billion

21 February 2019 10:24 - Autonews

VW Group profit faces its biggest threat from potential U.S. tariffs that could cost the automaker up to $2.8 billion annually, CEO Herbert Diess told the Financial Times....

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Apple sheds light on safety of its AV program

21 February 2019 08:52 - Autonews

Apple has taken some steps that may signal the company's intentions to present a more public and consumer-friendly face for its autonomous-vehicle program....

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