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BASF Battery Materials Powering E-mobility in North America

Nov 30, 2018

BASF Battery Materials Powering E-mobility in North America

BASF Demonstrates the Importance of Automotive Composites for Lightweighting

Oct 17, 2018

BASF Demonstrates the Importance of Automotive Composites for Lightweighting

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

Aug 09, 2018

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

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

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

Milestones, Expansion and Innovation at BASF Huntsville Site

Nov 17, 2017

Milestones, Expansion and Innovation at BASF Huntsville Site

Powering Hybrid/Electric Vehicles with Materials that Matter

Sep 11, 2017

Powering Hybrid/Electric Vehicles with Materials that Matter

Automakers can lower VOCs in vehicle's interiors with BASF

Jul 25, 2017

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

BASF Demonstrates the Importance of Automotive Composites for Lightweighting

Oct 17, 2018

BASF Demonstrates the Importance of Automotive Composites for Lightweighting

The use of automotive composites offers lightweighting advantages, helping automakers create vehicle parts with reduced weight and improved performance and strength. Fiber-reinforced composites can compete with traditional materials and are well-suited for both interior and exterior applications.

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

Aug 09, 2018

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

Sustainability remains a top priority for automakers, despite the Environmental Protection Agency's recent proposal to scale back fuel-economy standards.

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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

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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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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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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Powering Hybrid/Electric Vehicles with Materials that Matter

Sep 11, 2017

Powering Hybrid/Electric Vehicles with Materials that Matter

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

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

It's exhilarating to drive off the lot in a brand new vehicle, inhaling the distinctive new car smell. In fact, the new car scent has such mass appeal that companies even sell air fresheners featuring the aroma. Yet, 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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