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Move Over, Silver: World’s Favorite Car Color

2014 CLA 45 AMG Mercedes-Benz is presented at the New York International Auto Show, in the Javits Center, in New York.

Move Over, Silver: World’s Favorite Car Color

After more than a decade as the world's favorite car color, silver is

falling in popularity to white. PPG Industries, the leading supplier of

automotive paints, says 25 percent of the vehicles it supplied in the

2013 model year were white, up 3 percent from the prior year. Automakers

are currently scouting colors for the 2016 and 2017 model years, and

Harrington is showing them some eye-popping options, from a pink-tinged

bright red developed in Asia to a rich dark gray with faint green


Reporting by the Associated Press.