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  1. Bio-Based Foam, a New Sustainable and Lightweight Automotive Material

    August 9, 2018

    Sustainability remains a top priority for automakers, despite the Environmental Protection Agency's recent proposal to…

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  2. 5 Ways Material Science Is Driving Autonomous Vehicle Safety and Design

    July 10, 2018

    As the race to fully autonomous vehicles continues, the technology that enables this revolution poses the biggest…

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  3. PremAir means light-duty trucks, SUVs can keep trucking

    May 2, 2018

    SUVs and pickup trucks accounted for 63 percent of total automotive sales in 2016, yet the high emissions outputs of…

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  4. Powering Hybrid/Electric Vehicles with Materials that Matter

    September 11, 2017

    It is estimated that 5 to 8 percent of all vehicle production will be made up of pure electric, full hybrid or plug-in…

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  5. BASF Helps Automakers Create the New Car Smell of the Future: Odorless

    July 25, 2017

    It’s exhilarating to drive off the lot in a brand new vehicle, inhaling the distinctive new car smell. In fact, the…

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  6. Need for Transparency in Today’s Digital World Influences BASF’s Automotive Color Trend Predictions

    June 19, 2017

    In a digital world where data is consumed through screens and technology replaces human interaction, a stronger call is…

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