Automotive & Transportation
Automotive & Transportation

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BASF Automotive Solutions

To meet customers’ requirements, the automotive industry needs continuous innovations. We want you to get ahead with chemistry driven solutions for future mobility. Together we can shape mobility to be more sustainable, safer and more comfortable. Explore our portfolio and stories on industry trends.

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Whether your journey involves improving powertrains, lightweight construction, design, automated driving or ensuring a smooth ride - together we develop answers to current industry challenges.

Our portfolio for the automotive industry includes catalysts, coatings, plastics, automotive fluids and battery materials. With such an extensive range of products, BASF is the world’s leading chemical supplier to the automotive industry.

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Curious on which automotive solutions drive you forward?

Click here and explore our virtual car to learn more about our broad portfolio for all segments and industry challenges:

  • Exterior
  • Powertrain & charging infrastructure
  • Interior
  • Chassis

In which automotive segment are you interested in? 


To make the car more comfortable, quieter and also safer, we offer a wide range of products for car interiors.


We create modern and durable car exteriors that meet both - design and functionality requirements. 

Powertrain & Chassis

Our products for all kinds of powertrains and for chassis can improve engine performance while reducing energy consumption and offering an excellent drive experience. 


While ensuring a higher power output, our automotive electronic products meet the increased demand and growing volume of electrical wiring in cars. 

What is your challenge? 

Interior concepts

Looking for innovative interior concepts meeting both - design and performance? Visit our interior website to learn more. 


Interested in eMobility solutions? Visit our eMobility website and explore our portfolio to solve current challenges and make future mobility happen.


Do not want to compromise on dynamics, safety and comfort? Discover how we can develop NVH solutions together.


Creating a sustainable future? Visit our website to learn more about our solutions that help reducing CO2 emissions, meeting recycling targets and improving air quality.

Looking for specific solutions?
Find out how we can help you to face your unique challenges.


New designs, big ambitions, efficient production - the right material selection is key to making eMobility a success!

Performance Polymers

We can help you navigate the world of plastics and foams used in component manufacturing to ensure your ambitious innovations become a high-performance reality.


What colors will you see on the road in three to five years? 


That’s the vision the BASF design team offers automotive OEM customers through expertise in trend research and the design and creation of bold, unique colors.

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