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Axalta unveils future automotive colour trends report

Axalta has unveiled a spectrum of automotive colours designed for the future of automobiles in its 2019 Automotive Color Trend Report: Color Combo. The report showcases unique colour combinations, such as Comeback Duo and Smart Duo, and the emerging global automotive trends and latest innovations in colour science driving them.

“New colour technologies have allowed us to introduce a spectrum of unique colours and effects that not only capitalise on current trends, but also address the formulations required to meet the needs of tomorrow’s vehicles,” said Nancy Lockhart, Global Product Manager – Colour, Axalta.

The 2019 Color Combo report was compiled by reviewing the relationship of colour trends, colour formulations, the latest in colour technology, and Axalta’s Global Color Popularity data to develop sets of colour combinations that are shaping the automotive industry.

The colour combinations for 2019 include:

Earlier this year, Axalta announced the 2019 Automotive Color of the Year, Sahara – a colour primed for vehicle customisation at manufacturing facilities and in the aftermarket. Sahara is a golden bronze tone that radiates warmth, richness, and strength for vehicles of all sizes, and can serve as the principal colour of two-tone designs, including black roofs, stripes, and accent packages. Sahara falls under the Popular Duogroup.