2020 is starting out with one of Southern California’s biggest auto show events of the year in San Diego, CA on Jan 1-5, 2020. Get your motors running because every year new vehicles and technology are introduced to the general public and it’s a very exciting moment for all those [...]
Martin Auto Color is pleased to announce the opening of our newest location in San Diego, CA. This new store is our 26th, and with our corporate and business offices, brings our total number of locations to 28; 26 in California and 2 stores in Nevada. Guided by our longstanding [...]
So Cal boasts several summertime car shows ranging from small, private shows to large shows that include plenty of opportunities to see some of the most exclusive cars in the state. You can also win great prizes, enjoy a variety of food prepared by local vendors and capture some amazing [...]
By Admin on in July 29, 2019 in Industry News
Need something to do in this Labor Day weekend? Take a look at these great Labor Day events, and you’ll have no excuse for lounging at home come Labor Day weekend. Head on out and wrap up your fun-filled summer in style. Labor Day Derby & Car Show Clayton, CA [...]
By Admin on in March 26, 2019 in Industry News
PPG is not only the number one choice among automotive collision repair professionals, it is the official paint of the Oakland Raiders. In late February, PPG Paint announced a multiyear corporate marketing agreement with the current Oakland Raiders. The agreement will make PPG paint brands the Official Paint of the [...]
By Admin on in February 25, 2019 in Industry News
Consumers often choose conservative colors for automobiles, such as white or black, green has historically been an incredibly popular color choice, particularly in the ‘90s. When the year 2000 approached, preferences shifted to more neutral options, making green’s popularity almost non-existent. Green continues to make up a small percentage of [...]
By Admin on in February 2, 2018 in Industry News
Martin is proud to introduce our latest location in Palm Desert, CA to our fast growing collection of stores. Guided by our longstanding principles of tradition, experience, teamwork and mutually respectful partnerships, Martin Auto Color has faithfully served and earned the trust of auto body customers for more than 25 [...]
By Admin on in January 4, 2018 in Industry News
It’s almost time for the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) to find its way to Southern California. On January 17th and 18th, 2018 the CIC will host an event in Palm Springs, at the Hilton Hotel. If you would like to make reservations, you can click here. But what is the [...]
By Admin on in August 31, 2017 in Industry News
Training should never be just about meeting requirements. Training should be about doing the right thing - for your customers and your business. Doing the right thing also means expecting excellence and setting the bar higher than those around you. Higher safety standards, customer satisfaction, and technician performance equal higher [...]
It’s that time of year again. The most sought after and attended auto show in Las Vegas, Nevada! The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. In [...]
Coffees, Cars & Bikes Jan. 16, 23, 30, 2021 Every Saturday, enjoy a cup of joe with your cars and bikes at the Perfect Brew & Juice in Concord. Social distancing and masks are required. https://norcalcarculture.com/events/coffee-cars-bike NorCal Minis January 24, 2021 Let’s gather [...] Read More..
Donut Derelicts - Huntington Beach January - Every Saturday morning 6 a.m. - 10 a.m. Saturday morning Car Meet - Adams Avenue Donuts has long been a community meeting place. Every owner of a street rod, hot rod, classic and specialty creation from the South Bay to Laguna (and parts [...] Read More..
El Paseo Cruise Night, Palm Desert January 1, 2021 – 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome at El Paseo Cruise Night, with or without a classic car! The cool, shiny, lovingly cared-for cars begin arriving around 2 p.m. at the upper level of the parking structure behind The [...] Read More..