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5 Ways Material Science Is Driving Autonomous Vehicle Safety and Design

Jul 10, 2018

5 Ways Material Science Is Driving Autonomous Vehicle Safety and Design

BASF Automotive Paint Color Trends 18/19 65 Global Colors

Jun 21, 2018

3 Trends Shaping Future Automotive Paint Colors in North America

PremAir means light-duty trucks, SUVs can keep trucking

May 02, 2018

PremAir means light-duty trucks, SUVs can keep trucking

Six Ways Materials Can Enhance Ride-Hailing Vehicles

Mar 05, 2018

Six Ways Materials Can Enhance Ride-Hailing Vehicles

iGloss Auto Clear Coat for Higher Gloss and Fewer Scratches

Jan 24, 2018

iGloss Auto Clear Coat for Higher Gloss and Fewer Scratches

Milestones, Expansion and Innovation at BASF Huntsville Site

Nov 17, 2017

Milestones, Expansion and Innovation at BASF Huntsville Site

Latest Material and Battery Technology Trends for Electric Vehicles

Sep 11, 2017

Electric Vehicle Battery Technology and Material Solutions

Automakers can lower VOCs in vehicle's interiors with BASF

Jul 25, 2017

Low VOC Polyurethanes Create an Odorless New Car Smell

Need for Transparency in Today's Digital World Influences BASF's Automotive Color Trend Predictions

Jun 19, 2017

Need for Transparency in Today's Digital World Influences BASF's Automotive Color Trend Predictions

5 Ways Material Science Is Driving Autonomous Vehicle Safety and Design

Jul 10, 2018

5 Ways Material Science Is Driving Autonomous Vehicle Safety and Design

As the race to fully autonomous vehicles continues, the technology that enables this revolution poses the biggest challenges - as well as the biggest opportunities - the automotive industry has ever seen.

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BASF Automotive Paint Color Trends 18/19 65 Global Colors

Jun 21, 2018

3 Trends Shaping Future Automotive Paint Colors in North America

Color plays a big role in a consumer's decision of which vehicle to drive off the lot. It's deeply psychological. Often consumers aren't even aware of the factors that may subtly influence their preferences, and the color they select then becomes an external expression of who they are to the world.

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PremAir means light-duty trucks, SUVs can keep trucking

May 02, 2018

PremAir means light-duty trucks, SUVs can keep trucking

SUVs and pickup trucks accounted for 63 percent of total automotive sales in 2016, yet the high emissions outputs of these vehicles negatively impact automakers' ability to meet tightening standards set forth by the Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board.

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Six Ways Materials Can Enhance Ride-Hailing Vehicles

Mar 05, 2018

Six Ways Materials Can Enhance Ride-Hailing Vehicles

By 2030 ride-hailing is expected to be a $285 billion industry, with 97 million ride-hailing trips occurring daily around the world, according to Goldman Sachs.

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iGloss Auto Clear Coat for Higher Gloss and Fewer Scratches

Jan 24, 2018

iGloss Auto Clear Coat for Higher Gloss and Fewer Scratches

Exterior appearance plays a significant role in vehicle selection and purchase. However, over time, environmental and mechanical influences can cause scratches on the surface. Customer surveys such as J.D. Power reveal that the number and degree of those scratches is a cause for vehicle owner dissatisfaction.

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Milestones, Expansion and Innovation at BASF Huntsville Site

Nov 17, 2017

Milestones, Expansion and Innovation at BASF Huntsville Site

The automotive catalytic converter is arguably the most important pollution control device ever invented, removing more than 95 percent of harmful emissions from gasoline engines since its inception nearly 50 years ago.

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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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Automakers can lower VOCs in vehicle's interiors with BASF

Jul 25, 2017

Low VOC Polyurethanes Create an Odorless New Car Smell

This well-known smell can negatively impact air quality. The odor inside vehicles is created when volatile organic compounds (VOC) are released from plastic, leather, rubber or textile interior components, which passengers may inhale while in the vehicle.

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Need for Transparency in Today's Digital World Influences BASF's Automotive Color Trend Predictions

Jun 19, 2017

Need for Transparency in Today's Digital World Influences BASF's Automotive Color Trend Predictions

In a digital world where data is consumed through screens and technology replaces human interaction, a stronger call is being made for more simplicity, transparency and clarity. The BASF Color Design Excellence Group gleaned this insight during its extensive research of the current cultural landscape, which inspired its 2017-18 Automotive Color Trends collection theme - Translucid.

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