Car colour experts at paint suppliers see blue as the colour of the future, possibly with a pearlescent coating, a deep mica or aluminum metal-flake look, the New York Times (NYT) said. Car makers seem to agree, too, the NYT noted. "We have blue showing up very popular on just about everything," Margaret Hackstedde, the director for colour and trim design for the Chrysler Group of DaimlerChrysler told the newspaper.