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. Doubling Catalyst Manufacturing Capacity in Europe

    July 25, 2014

    Today, it takes more than 100 cars with catalytic converters to produce the same emissions from just one pre-1974…

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  2. The Future of Car Colors is Coming to Detroit

    July 23, 2014

    It’s about that time again, after another year of research and color speculation, BASF is almost ready to reveal its…

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  3. How an Old Chevrolet Farm Truck Inspired a Passion for Painting

    July 17, 2014

    For one auto enthusiast, Detroit’s famous Woodward Dream Cruise became more than just a fun-filled weekend; it opened…

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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