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Controlling the Temp with New Automotive Heat Management Systems

Jan 16, 2014

Controlling the Temp with New Automotive Heat Management Systems

Smart forvision Series: Cool Paint, Reflective Film Fight Heat Rays

Nov 11, 2013

Smart forvision Series: Cool Paint, Reflective Film Fight Heat Rays

Cellasto is a microcellular polyurethane elastomer created by BASF to reduce noise, vibration and harshness.

Oct 09, 2013

Detroit's "Big Three" Recognize Cellasto® Team for Quality

From top: Song Wei Teo's Leaf Chair design, Pantila Debhakam's Orb design and Joonyoung Kim's Artificial Muscle design.

Mar 13, 2013

"Leaf Chair" Wins Global Seating Competition

Controlling the Temp with New Automotive Heat Management Systems

Jan 16, 2014

Controlling the Temp with New Automotive Heat Management Systems

At BASF, we recognize and embrace research that improves fuel economy for internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles and increases driving range for electric vehicles (EV) - two of the most important trends in the automotive industry today. Energy consumed by the use of heat, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in vehicles is one of the major causes for increased fuel consumption and limited battery range.

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Smart forvision Series: Cool Paint, Reflective Film Fight Heat Rays

Nov 11, 2013

Smart forvision Series: Cool Paint, Reflective Film Fight Heat Rays

No motorist enjoys being hit with a swift kick of stagnant, hot air when opening the car door, or trying to avoid touching hot surfaces that feel like hot lava after the car has sat out on a warm day. Heat management solutions not only provide a motorist with greater comfort but they also enable the car to be more efficient as less energy is required by the air conditioning unit to cool the vehicle.

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Cellasto is a microcellular polyurethane elastomer created by BASF to reduce noise, vibration and harshness.

Oct 09, 2013

Detroit's "Big Three" Recognize Cellasto® Team for Quality

In a world full of noise, the quest for quiet is never-ending, which is why the Cellasto® brand has become globally known for reducing noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) in vehicles leading to greater comfort and convenience for drivers. And, it's fantastic that our Cellasto team is getting their due attention too.

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From top: Song Wei Teo's Leaf Chair design, Pantila Debhakam's Orb design and Joonyoung Kim's Artificial Muscle design.

Mar 13, 2013

"Leaf Chair" Wins Global Seating Competition

Our first global design competition called 'sit down. move.' encouraged designers, engineers and dreamers to create innovative automotive seating solutions for the future. Announced in 2012, we asked the applicants to consider design, comfort, ergonomics, safety and weight during the design and production process. And, we were not disappointed to say the least. We had more than 170 entries from 33 countries.

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