TITLE

Automakers: Shine-free matte finishes latest trend

AUTHOR(S)
Durbin, Dee-Ann
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
South Texas Automotive Report;Mar2008, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that matte finish in automobiles are gaining popularity as of March 2008. The entry cites that at least eight cars from the North American Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan sported a gleam-free matte finish. According to car design experts, most automobile makers are experimenting with matte to highlight the pure elements of an automobile's surface. Also cited are vehicle models using matte finish, including the Hummer HX, the Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder and Chrysler's Jeep Renegade.
ACCESSION #
31889245

 

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