BASF Coatings is launching Auroom, a digital platform for automotive designers to map paint colours onto their models and visualize their appearance and effects. This is said to give a realistic impression of colour proposals at an early stage of the design process, including the effects of sparkling and lightness or colour ‘flop’, giving designers Read More..
BASF is investing S25million in 3D printing technology supplier Materialise, based in Leuven, Belgium, and building upon their existing partnership. The two companies are establishing an open business model to optimize both materials and software for 3D printing, and to accelerate commercial applications including in the automotive, aviation and consumer goods industries. “With its 3D Read More..
Volkswagen and BASF have established a 50,000 euro award for research that may lead to better high-performance energy storage. The award comes as the German auto industry is increasingly worried that for advanced battery technology, which is crucial for the growth of the electric-vehicle industry, it needs to rely on expertise from Asia. Martin Winterkorn, Read More..