BASF: Chemistry-driven innovations for future mobility

We want our customers and partners to get ahead with chemistry driven innovations. Whether their journey involves improving powertrains, lightweight construction, design, automated driving or ensuring a smooth ride – together, we can shape mobility to be more sustainable, safer and more comfortable.

BASF supplies and develops functional materials and solutions that enable vehicles to be built more efficiently and have a lower environmental impact, whatever powertrain technology they use. BASF’s product range includes for example plastics, coatings, catalysts, automotive fluids as well as battery materials. These products are broadly used in major parts or components of a car: from powertrain and chassis to interior and exterior components, right down to electronics and electrics. With such an extensive range of products, BASF is the world’s leading chemical supplier to the automotive industry. In 2017, BASF’s automotive driven sales totaled €11.6 billion – representing approximately 19% of BASF Group’s sales.

BASF cooperates closely with customers all over the world through a network embracing Europe, Asia-Pacific, North and South America as well as Africa. Further information on BASF’s solutions for the automotive industry is available at