Care Tips , Exterior, Paintwork and Chrome /
17 Jun 2014 09:30

SONAX Insect star against „paint devourers“

The vexatious summer topic of insects will probably never cease: Insect dirt looks nasty and it damages the car’s paintwork. The organic “paint devourers” can induce serious damage, particularly when exposed to solar radiation. And the longer it sticks to the paintwork, the deeper the residues eat into the paintwork surface. Under the microscope craters and cracks are then to be seen. For that reason paintwork care is not just a question of attractive appearance – it is, in this case, indispensable for damage prevention and to maintain the value of the car.

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Exterior, Paintwork and Chrome

SONAX Insect star against „paint devourers“

The vexatious summer topic of insects will probably never cease: Insect dirt looks nasty and it damages the car’s paintwork. The organic “paint devourers” can induce serious damage, particularly when exposed to solar radiation. And the longer it sticks to the paintwork, the deeper the residues eat into the paintwork surface.
Care Tips / 1 Oct 2014

Perfection in every detail

When it comes to perfect paintwork care results, a detailer is an absolute must for the crowning achievement. SONAX expert Richard Hanauer explains what’s so special about it. „As the name suggests, it’s all about the details. more
To celebrate the 111st anniversary of Hoffmann Mineral and to inaugurate the newly built production hall “Gereute 1” SONAX and Hoffmann Mineral (both part of the Hoffmann Group) arranged a big party with almost 1,500 guests.At the beginning president Manfred Hoffmann held a short speech and emphasized that the new hall was not only a signal for the production to continue to be located in Germay but also for all 400 jobs to be secured now and in the future. The Bavarian minister president, Horst Seehofer, who was present as well, shared these thoughts and was proud to announce that the Hoffmann group was even older than the CSU political party.After the official part of the party it was possible to peek into the new hall or ride on a bus to the siliceous earth extraction site. Moreover, there were two clowns around and a music band for not only speeches but much fun and entertainment. more
With the commissioning of a new building complex for the expansion of the production and warehouse capacities, SONAX is pressing ahead with its expansion activities on the own premises. For the expansion we invested an amount reaching into the tens of millions.  more
Tree sap and bird droppings are difficult to avoid, particularly in summer - these contaminants are like poison for the paintwork and, particularly when exposed to solar radiation, can cause irreparable damage to the paintwork after just a short time. more
Fairs Events / 30 Jun 2014

SONAX Bulli at the DONAU CLASSIC

This year’s vintage car rallye DONAU CLASSIC directed the participants along the river Danube to Neuburg, Germany again. And SONAX was present there twice. On the one hand the SONAX Volkswagen Bulli took part in the rallye with the two drivers Dirk Hattenhauer and the head of the Hoffmann Group, Manfred Hoffmann. On the other hand the SONAX apprentices were diligent and cleaned the windows of all vintage cars which were driven at the rallye for them to be more successful at the special stage. At the end the SONAX Bulli wasrated 58th of 168. more
Care Tips / 28 Apr 2014

Luxury for the Leather

For leather seat covers, regular care is especially important, so that the material remains supple and does not age prematurely. During the summer months solar radiation and heat also place a great strain on the high quality interior if it is not thoroughly maintained and protected. more
Care Tips / 3 Apr 2014

Better Overview in Spring and Summer

Insects are a real menace, because in spring and summer they smear up the windscreen. This is particularly distracting when the sun is low on the horizon – then the smeared windscreen can also become a safety hazard. But a highly effective summer windscreen cleaner is capable of thoroughly removing insect residues. more
Fairs Events / 5 Mar 2014

Spring’s awakening in Stuttgart

Visitors to the SONAX booth at the Retro Classics trade fair in Stuttgart, from the 13th - 16th March 2014, will be welcomed with practical demonstrations as well as numerous innovations for the care and value retention of automobiles. more
Acid containing wheel cleaners can induce corrosion on wheel bolts and metal parts like the brake calipers. more
With Sebastian Vettel’s fourth World Champion triumph, Sonax adds another chapter to its success story as supplier to Formula 1. It is the third season already, that the enterprise accompanied Sebastian Vettel’s successful team Infiniti Red Bull Racing as “Official Supplier”. And in February, SONAX and the Championship Team agreed to partner for another two years. more