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BASF to start Germany battery materials production site

13 February 2020

BASF is to start a new battery materials production site in Schwarzheide, Germany, as part of its multi-step investment plan to support the European electric vehicle value chain.


just-auto Plus only BASF further invests in Europe to strengthen global leadership position for battery materials for electric vehicles

13 February 2020


BASF doubles Jiangmen refinish coatings capacity

6 December 2019

BASF is to double production capacity of automotive refinish coatings at its Jiangmen site in China.


BASF innovation for thinner and lighter components

20 September 2019

In a joint project, BASF and STR Automotive have brought components for premium vehicles into serial production for the first time using a new lightweight material - 'Elastolit R 8819 Lightweight'.


JLR joins BASF in ChemCycling project

22 July 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover is trialling an innovative recycling process which converts plastic waste into a new premium grade material that could feature on future vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Sibur and BASF to develop innovative polymer solutions

19 June 2019


just-auto Plus only BASF to stop TDI production at Ludwigshafen plant

27 November 2018


BASF and LG Chem recognised by BMW for innovations

22 November 2018

BASF and LG Chem are among a list of suppliers honoured by BMW Group for their innovations and development work.


just-auto Plus only BASF develops digital visualisation platform for automotive coatings

7 November 2018


just-auto Plus only BASF Q3 2018 sales up 8% at EUR15.6bn

29 October 2018


BASF and Kolon launch new POM plant in South Korea

26 October 2018

German chemicals giant BASF and South Korea’s Kolon Plastics (Kolon Group) this week began operations at a new automotive plastics joint venture in the Gimcheon in North Gyeongsang Province.


just-auto Plus only BASF board extends appointment of its board member

25 October 2018


BASF and Nornickel JV to manufacture battery materials in Finland

22 October 2018

BASF has selected Harjavalta, Finland, as the first location for battery materials production serving the European automotive market.


Daimler developing autonomous transport with BASF trials

19 September 2018

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Vans has shown its Vision Urbanetic mobility concept at the commercial vehicles IAA in Hanover, revealing more details and a testing partnership after first showing the product in Copenhagen on 10 September.


BASF opens new laboratory for automotive coatings in Munster

17 September 2018

BASF's Coatings division has opened a new laboratory for automotive OEM coatings at its site in Munster, using a lab dosing machine developed for BASF.


just-auto Plus only BASF to increase alkoxylates production capacity at Antwerp facility

7 September 2018


just-auto Plus only BASF announces key leadership changes

3 September 2018


BASF and Grolman expand collaboration in Europe

24 August 2018

BASF and Gustav Grolman have strengthened their collaboration in Europe with the marketing of amine-based curing agents for the professional processing of epoxy resins.


just-auto Plus only BASF develops bio-based foam for light instrument panels

2 August 2018


just-auto Plus only BASF sales rise 3% to EUR16.8bn in Q2 2018

30 July 2018


just-auto Plus only BASF to augment ethylene oxide production at Antwerp facility

24 July 2018


just-auto Plus only BASF to invest in Materialise

20 July 2018


just-auto Plus only BASF expands its Ultradur HR thermoplastic polyesters portfolio

10 July 2018


just-auto Plus only BASF augments Basonat hardeners production at Ludwigshafen facility

26 April 2018


just-auto Plus only BASF announces key management changes

20 April 2018


just-auto Plus only BASF opens new Ultrason production line at Korea facility

12 April 2018


just-auto Plus only BASF introduces new pigment technology for automotive coatings

11 April 2018


just-auto Plus only BASF expands Ultrasim for foaming simulation for steering wheels

14 March 2018


BASF enhances its Ultrasim simulation tool

13 March 2018

BASF says it now offers a new module for simulating applications of injection-molded components and that this offers benefits - in particular - in developing components for future electric vehicle


just-auto Plus only BASF/Toda establish new battery materials JV in the US

9 March 2018

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BASF news

BASF to start Germany battery materials site

13 February 2020

BASF is to start a new battery materials production site in Schwarzheide, Germany, as part of its...


just-auto Plus only BASF to strengthen European position for batteries

13 February 2020

BASF is announcing a new battery materials production site in Schwarzheide, Germany, as part of i...


BASF doubles Jiangmen refinish coatings capacity

6 December 2019

BASF is to double production capacity of automotive refinish coatings at its Jiangmen site in Chi...


BASF innovation for thinner and lighter components

20 September 2019

In a joint project, BASF and STR Automotive have brought components for premium vehicles into ser...


JLR joins BASF in ChemCycling project

22 July 2019

Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover is trialling an innovative recycling process which converts plastic...


just-auto Plus only Sibur/BASF to develop innovative polymer solutions

19 June 2019

Sibur and BASF are collaborating to develop innovative polymer solutions at Sibur’s PolyLab...



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