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What: BASF-painted vehicles awarded at SEMA 2018    Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV When: October 30 – November 2, 2018  Background: Over 70 vehicles finished in BASF’s Glasurit® and R-M® coatings were featured at the 2018 SEMA show, many of which received accolades for their high-quality finishes. BASF-coated vehicles received the following […]


The Great 8, which will now be known as the BASF Great 8, is comprised of the eight finalists chosen each year to compete for Detroit Autorama’s prestigious Ridler Award.    Being named as a Great 8 finalist is a highly sought-after achievement. Renowned custom car builders from across the U.S. bring their creations to […]


BASF, in conjunction with the National Auto Body Council (NABC), will host a First Responders Emergency Extrication (FREE) event at the BASF Houston Competency Center for local first responders and body shops. Local fire fighters are invited to learn about evolving vehicle design, including high-strength steel, airbags, advanced restraint systems, onboard technology and safety around […]


A 1971 Ford Maverick owned by Jimmy Shaw and built by Greening Auto Company with Glasurit 55 Line finish, “Glasurit Go Fast Greening Gray,” developed through Color Ideation, was crowned the winner of the fourth annual BASF Glasurit Best Paint Award at the 2018 SEMA Show. Out of a field of more than 30 entries, […]


Make sure you stop by booth #20353 at SEMA and visit us! For more information and a full schedule of events at our booth, visit our SEMA page.


SOUTHFIELD, MI, October 12, 2018 – BASF Refinish Automotive Coatings will display more than just paint at the Specialty Equipment Manufacturer Association (SEMA) 2018 Show. SEMA booth #20353 located in the Racing and Performance area of Central Hall will feature four custom builds and highlight the four components of BASF’s Value Beyond Paint Vision+ tools […]


What: 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, 33rd annual Shades of the Past Car Show and Goodguys 21st Colorado Nationals    Where: Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, 200 Clock Tower Pl, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA, 93923; Shades of the Past Car Show, Dollywood’s Splash Country, 1198 McCarter Hollow Rd., Pigeon Forge, TN; Goodguys 21st Colorado Nationals, The Ranch Events […]


Background: Detroit’s Big Three participated in BASF’s Performance Group OEM Technology meeting, concluding August 22, 2018. Each Performance Group attended one of four sessions held throughout the summer with General Motors, Ford Motor Company and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. BASF Performance Group members had a unique opportunity for open dialogue with the OEM’s collision group engineers, […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, September 25, 2018 – BASF Refinish Automotive Coatings will conduct two educational sessions as part of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) Repairer Driven Education (RDE) series at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, as well as sponsor the SCRS RDE OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit. Seminar leaders will discuss how […]


The recent Goodguys West Coast Nationals Show Presented by BASF at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., had a slew of award-winning cars present, including the crowned “America’s Most Beautiful Street Rod.” Robert Anderson’s 1936 Pontiac sedan, “Pindian,” was awarded Goodguys Most Beautiful Street Rod presented by BASF. The sedan debuted earlier this year […]

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