As the automotive landscape is changing before our very windshields, BASF is committed to chemistry-driven innovation for the automotive industry. Partnering with BASF, automakers can develop world-class vehicles that take on the changing automotive industry. We’re focused on creating chemistry for a sustainable future – targeting both the challenges of today, and the ones down the road. From hood to hitch, BASF has solutions for all parts of the car. Learn more at automotive.basf.us.
BASF offers a variety of adsorbents that are uniquely suitable for automobile emission systems. These products are exceptionally stable with high bulk densities and surface areas. They are useful in reducing the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released from automotive exhausts.
Battery Material Solutions
BASF offers a portfolio of advanced application specific cathode materials to support higher energy density, safety and improved efficiency for lithium-ion batteries.
BASF’s mobile emission
control technologies offer
compliance solutions for
light-duty gasoline and diesel
engines, heavy-duty diesel
engines, motorcycles, small
engines, and more.
Learn more about BASF Catalysts
Coating materials from BASF Coatings protect surfaces and give them color and luster. Our products and processes set the standard for eco-efficiency. Every day, our research and development teams work to make coatings of the future more high-performance and more eco-friendly. When it comes to automotive OEM paints, automotive refinish products, and industrial paints, BASF Coatings is the global player in the coatings industry.
Dispersions & Pigments
The Dispersions & Pigments division is a leading global supplier of pigments, resins, dispersions and additives such as photoinitiators, light stabilizers and formulation additives for the paint & coatings, printing & packaging, adhesives & fiber bonding, nonwoven materials & natural fiber composites, and asphalt modification industries.
BASF is one of the leading producers of Engineering Plastics globally for the automotive industry. BASF has the expertise from both a material and a design standpoint to help our customers be more successful and innovation in areas such as lightweighting and space-saving designs.
The Monomers division develops and produces one of the world’s most extensive ranges of inorganic chemicals, natural gas-based products and metal compounds for customers in the construction, pharmaceutical, foodstuffs and timber products industries.
BASF is the world's leading chemical company and the largest producer of formic acid. BASF and Tekion will jointly develop and test a tailor-made formic acid formulation. The two companies will also work together on the development of applicable codes and standards and will share their expertise on materials compatibility for fuel cells.
Performance Chemicals offers solutions for the automotive industry including additives and pigments for plastics that go into automotive interiors and exteriors; lubricant additives and synthetic lubricants; and fuel additives.
The Petrochemicals division supplies products to internal as well as external customers in the following industries: chemical manufacturing, construction, food and beverage, and agriculture.
BASF is the leading supplier of Polyurethane Solutions for systems, specialties and PU basic products. With its global network of 38 polyurethane system houses and its comprehensive product and service portfolio, BASF is the preferred partner of its customers in many industries
Styrolution offers the broadest product range in the styrenics world, encompassing both consistent and high-quality commodities with outstanding reliability and highly innovative specialties with excellent performance characteristics