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Current Press Releases

“Gymkhana” star Ken Block takes off with Sonax

Sonax is a world leader in the manufacture of high-performance car care products – and also is very popular with motorsports fans around the globe. This also appeals to drift icon and rallycross pro Ken Block. The star of the spectacular “Gymkhana” videos will set the stage for the Sonax logo in the future. >> Details

Sonax gets off to a good start at SEMA Show in Las Vegas

26 October 2016 – At SEMA Show 2016 – the world’s largest trade fair for car accessories, refinement and sporty individual cars – Sonax presents many innovations from November 1-4. Particularly for professional users Sonax has plenty to offer. >> Details

Sonax again best brand 2016

13 April 2016 – Winning the readers’ survey of the magazines “Auto Bild” and “Motor Klassik” confirms the excellent reputation of the car care specialist from Neuburg on the Danube. Prior to this, Sonax won the readers’ choice of the magazines “auto motor und sport”, “Auto Zeitung” and “Motorsport Aktuell”. >> Details

Sonax Headlight Restoration Kit

15 March 2016 – The leading German manufacturer of premium car care presents an interesting addition to its range of powerful car care products 2016. The novelties include the Sonax Headlight Restoration Kit. >> Details

Sonax Xtreme Protect+Shine best product in Auto Bild and GTÜ test

10 February 2016 – The test ofthe German magazines “Auto Bild Sportscars” and “Auto Bild” in co-operationwith the German Society for Technical Inspection (GTÜ) put six modernpolymer-based paintwork sealing products on trial. Sonax Xtreme Protect+Shine scored thehighest rating and came off as test winner. >> Details

Sonax declared “Brand of the Century”

For the second time now, the car care specialist Sonax has been acclaimed as “Brand of the Century”. Only every three years, a high-ranked jury of the publishing house “Deutsche Standards Editionen” awards the cross-sectoral prize to German brands that represent their industry in a unique way. >> Details

Sonax to reveal many premieres at SEMA Show in Las Vegas

November 2015. At SEMA Show 2015 – the world’s largest trade fair for car accessories, refinement and tuning – Sonax will be the only car care manufacturer to wave the “Made in Germany” flag. >> Details

Sonax Insect Star is “highly recommended”

August 2015. Ten insect cleaners have been put to the test by “auto motor und sport” magazine. The Sonax Insect Star has rated very highly, displaying top cleaning effectiveness in the practical test, and the lowest price per litre, prompting testers to give an overall verdict of “highly recommended”. >> Details

Sonax wins the “auto motor und sport” paintwork polishing test

August 2015 – Sonax Xtreme Polish & Wax 2 hybrid NPT is the clear test winner in the product comparison of the German car magazine “auto motor und sport”. >> Details

Sonax celebrates its 65th anniversary

On 11 May 1949, the Sonax brand was registered and legally protected. And in 1950, the company began to pioneer the development and manufacturing of car care products.When Manfred Hoffman senior and his father took the entrepreneurial venture of manufacturing a car polish, the success was not at all certain. Inventiveness, a keen feel for market situations and excellent products played a major role in their success: today, Sonax GmbH in Germany employs around 350 people and, in 2014, yielded a turnover of approx. € 90million. >> Details