Welcome to the BASF Automotive Newsroom 

Here you’ll find the latest BASF news, stories and event information providing an
up-to-date pulse on BASF’s advancements for the automotive industry. We invite you to explore the multimedia stories told here to learn more about chemistry’s crucial role in the future of automotive innovations.

The Latest

  1. Can Plastic Parts Survive a Turbo’s Hot Air?

    July 8, 2014

    The use of turbochargers by automakers to boost a vehicle’s torque and horsepower in smaller engines is expected to…

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  2. Hyundai Embraces BASF’s Integrated Process – A First in Brazil

    July 2, 2014

    BASF has been elected as one of the best suppliers by Hyundai Motor Brazil because its automotive coating application…

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  3. Did the Ford Mustang’s Color Shifting Paint Inspire the U.S. $100 Bill?

    June 25, 2014

    The 1996 Ford Mustang Cobra with mystic paint was a memorable vehicle. It was the first car to feature color shifting…

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  4. 7 Tips to Keeping Car Cabins Cool

    June 21, 2014

    Summer is officially here, and with that comes pool parties, barbeques and road trips. Be careful though! When a car is…

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  5. Submit Now for Volkswagen and BASF “Science Award for Electrochemistry”

    June 12, 2014

    Are you on the cusp of discovering the next big thing in electrochemistry? Do you want to be awarded €25,000 for your…

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  6. Addressing the Automotive Skills Gap in Michigan

    June 5, 2014

    This past week, Gov. Rick Snyder (MI-R) announced that filling the skills gap was one of his top priorities to help…

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