Love it or Hate it, there’s a new F1 logo

As the 2017 Formula One season roared to the finishing line, the FIA launched a new look for the world’s most popular motor sport. The words ‘new logo’ don’t usually get pulses racing, but this one’s causing quite a stir. Not surprising when you realise that the season’s 20 grands prix had a global TV audience of 500 million wannabe …

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What’s your favourite custom car from the movies?

Every petrolhead has their own list of great motors from the movies, and we’d love to see yours. Here are some runners and riders, just to get your engines started. Back to the future Yes the Delorean DMC-12 looked fabulous. And yes it had its faults as well. In fact the company went bust three years before Marty McFly and …

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Why slowing car sales could be good news

New care sales in the UK fell by 12.2% in October 2017, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. In fact sales are on course for the first annual decline since 2011, and the SMMT forecasts that the decline will continue into 2018 before levelling out in 2019. Reasons for this trend can …

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Nick Jevons Moves to the Other Side

JTAPE are pleased to announce that they have strengthened their external technical sales team by adding Nick Jevons to the team full time. Nick will cover major areas of the North of England and will provide support and technical advice to distribution and body shops alike in his area. Nick has been with the business six years now and has …

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See you at SEMA

As the European leg of the automotive exhibitions draws to a close JTAPE’s focus will move state side for the SEMA show. The SEMA Show is the world’s largest automotive trade event. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place. From 1-4 November JTAPE will be at the Las Vegas Convention Center. We expect our stand …

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It was all about Autonomous at Automechanika

With Automechanika 2016 focusing on technology JTAPE could see first hand how Autonomous vehicles will change the automotive industry. It’s been well documented that most manufacturers will move towards this driverless future in three stages: Feet-off (intelligent cruise control) Hands-off (think of Tesla’s Autopilot) Brain-off stages While stage 1 and stage 2 are essentially on the market. Stage 3 is …

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Is Apple about to takeover McLaren

Shortly after Automechanika 2016 closed its doors the news became flooded with reports that Apple is poised to takeover McLaren. From the rumours swirling through the halls at the show, Apple was in the process of scaling back its autonomous car project (codename Project Titan) to refocus on software delivery. Read more here. However, in contrast with those reports we …

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Automechanika 2016 Review

With a record 4,820 exhibitors at the show, we, JTAPE, exhibited at our 7th Automechanika Frankfurt this September, as was once again, it was another success for our company. Over 136,000 visitors from over 170 different countries visiting the Frankfurt exhibition in 2016 and as always, we saw a great response to the demonstrations and product innovations on our stand. …

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Has Apple changed its focus with Project Titan

Automechanika 2016 has had a great deal of focus on technology in the lead up to and throughout the event. One of the hottest rumors circulating the halls is that after several years of development, huge R & D investment, and some extremely high profile staff recruitment from competitors such as Tesla, Google and Samsung, it seems Apple has changed …

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Are we about to see the rebirth of DeLorean

There have been whispers for quite some time, crazy concepts shared on the web and everything in between, but we have just had confirmation from sources at Automechanika that a new DeLorean will be manufactured and should appear in low volumes next year. The DeLorean which was made famous as the time traveller’s vehicle of choice in the Back to …

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And we’re off..

After the stressful, airconditionless setup, we are off and running at Automechanika Frankfurt 2016. Our 9m x 3.5m stand has seen many new leads, interests in all products and have received visits from  a few existing customers over the first two days. Come and visit us to see product demonstrations on our new demonstration units with informative product videos running everyday until close. …

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JTAPE at Automechanika Frankfurt

We are very pleased to announce that JTAPE will once again be exhibiting at the Automechanika Frankfurt 13-17 September 2016. JTAPEs attendance of the world’s leading trade fair for the automotive service industry demonstrates its global ambitions for its range of tape based refinishing products. With the launch of our new digital platform at www.jtape.com and several new products planned …

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