SOUTHFIELD, MI – The color gurus at paint-supplier BASF Corp. predict silvers and grays eventually will be overtaken in popularity by blues, as car buyers break away from conservative hues driven by the events of Sept. 11, wars and the depressed global economy. BASF’s Jon Hall inspects color sample. “We think it’s important to break away from that grip of silver and go back to some things that are more colorful, more exciting, more interesting and are a little more theatrical, if ...

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