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Adapting Automotive Design for Connected, Autonomous and Electric Vehicles

Jan 15, 2019

Adapting Automotive Design for Connected, Autonomous and Electric Vehicles

Latest Material and Battery Technology Trends for Electric Vehicles

Sep 11, 2017

Electric Vehicle Battery Technology and Material Solutions

Ultramid Endure Plastics Take the Heat of Turbo Technology

May 09, 2017

Ultramid Endure Plastics Take the Heat of Turbo Technology

From catalysts, coatings and plastics to polyurethane foams and battery materials, BASF offers many solutions to reduce emissions and help automakers meet CAFE regulations.

Jul 21, 2016

Achieve CAFE Standards with 9 Sustainable Products

Innovation Focused 'Think Tank' for Auto Solutions in Mexico

Jul 28, 2015

Innovation Focused 'Think Tank' for Auto Solutions in Mexico

How Heat Managed Pigments Reduce Car Interior Temperature

Jan 15, 2015

How Heat Managed Pigments Reduce Car Interior Temperature

Slentite™: New High-performance insulation material for customized climate management.

Sep 19, 2014

Extending Electric Vehicle Range Through Heat Management Solutions

How Automotive Heat Insulation and Reflective Products Reduce Car Temps

Jun 21, 2014

Automotive Heat Insulation and Reflective Solutions Reduce Car Temperature

Chemistry-Driven Innovation for the Automotive Industry

Jan 24, 2014

Chemistry-Driven Innovation for the Automotive Industry

Latest Material and Battery Technology Trends for Electric Vehicles

Sep 11, 2017

Electric Vehicle Battery Technology and Material Solutions

It is estimated that 5 to 8 percent of all vehicle production will be made up of pure electric, full hybrid or plug-in hybrid vehicles by 2020, but automakers today are focusing on technologies that will help these vehicles go farther at a price point that attracts the average driver.

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Ultramid Endure Plastics Take the Heat of Turbo Technology

May 09, 2017

Ultramid Endure Plastics Take the Heat of Turbo Technology

By 2020, the number of powertrains using forced induction to boost power and acceleration is expected to be as high as 60 percent, with passenger vehicles and pickup trucks using turbo technology.

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From catalysts, coatings and plastics to polyurethane foams and battery materials, BASF offers many solutions to reduce emissions and help automakers meet CAFE regulations.

Jul 21, 2016

Achieve CAFE Standards with 9 Sustainable Products

The U.S. Government's Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards mandated a more than doubling of vehicle fuel efficiency to 54.5 miles per gallon by the year 2025, representing a formidable challenge given technology available at that time. Yet in an industry where innovation is critical to success, OEMs and suppliers have made substantial strides toward meeting these requirements, in turn developing a wide array of technologies in production today.

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Innovation Focused 'Think Tank' for Auto Solutions in Mexico

Jul 28, 2015

Innovation Focused 'Think Tank' for Auto Solutions in Mexico

Mexico's automotive industry is experiencing unprecedented growth and is quickly becoming one of the strongest auto manufacturing markets in the world. Mexico has an estimated production volume of 3.3 million vehicles for 2015. And 83 percent of the production is exported, making Mexico the fourth largest exporter in the world. Add in the recent influx of luxury vehicles now being produced in Mexico, and the question is no longer, "why invest in Mexico?" - but rather, "why not invest in Mexico?"

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How Heat Managed Pigments Reduce Car Interior Temperature

Jan 15, 2015

How Heat Managed Pigments Reduce Car Interior Temperature

There's new heat management technology that can keep car interiors cool even on the hottest of days, regardless of the vehicle's color - even black!

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Slentite™: New High-performance insulation material for customized climate management.

Sep 19, 2014

Extending Electric Vehicle Range Through Heat Management Solutions

Increased driving range. Every electric vehicle owner wants it. Every electric vehicle manufacturer strives to achieve it. Many factors impact electric vehicle (EV) range, which makes for a delicate balancing act for OEMs and suppliers. From vehicle aerodynamics, battery size and weight, to battery power drains from features consumers expect like infotainment systems, power windows, and automatic locks and seats, manufacturers are looking at every possible way to increase the drive range of EVs and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV).

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How Automotive Heat Insulation and Reflective Products Reduce Car Temps

Jun 21, 2014

Automotive Heat Insulation and Reflective Solutions Reduce Car Temperature

BASF’s heat management solutions not only keep the vehicle interior cooler but also reduce the amount of energy needed to run an air conditioner. These solutions enable vehicle interiors to be less sensitive to external heat and maintain a comfortable temperature for drivers and passengers.

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Chemistry-Driven Innovation for the Automotive Industry

Jan 24, 2014

Chemistry-Driven Innovation for the Automotive Industry

We are pleased to debut our new automotive capabilities video: Chemistry-Driven Innovation for the Automotive Industry.

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