media release Landmark Approval For Lesonal August 15, 2005 Akzo Nobel’s Car Refinishes business has clinched a landmark deal with Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. Nobel’s Car Refinishes business has clinched a landmark deal with Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. company’s Lesonal refinish paint has been approved for after market painting jobs at their dealer network after just six months of initiating the approval process. This is the first automotive approval in the two-wheeler segment for Lesonal in India. “Bodyshops can increase their profitability by using Lesonal, as the two-wheeler parts can now be repaired instead of having to be replaced”, said Mohammed Faisal Gourh, Car Refinishes’ AAM manager in India. “Customers will have their motorcycle or scooter back much faster. Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd were looking for renowned paint companies to stabilize their after market paint jobs and tested Akzo Nobel’s products on consumption/cost, color matching abilities and the availability of a strong dealer network across the country. addition to offering the first class Lesonal assortment, Akzo Nobel will also offer training to bodyshop staff to help them reap the full benefit from the products.