Clean transport: BASF catalyst and NECAR 5


Company name: BASF.

Location: Global

Products: Wide range of chemicals, pharmaeuticals and agrochemicals.

Sustainable change: Hydrogen-fuel cells can generate electricity for "clean" transport. A BASF-developed catalyst allows these cars to run on methanol. This brings clean transport a step closer to being a viable alternative to petrol-driven vehicles.

Effect: Reduced emissions of carbon dioxide from vehicles.

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Car powered by a hydrogen fuel cell

DaimlerChrysler have developed an electric car that uses power generated by a hydrogen fuel cell. A BASF catalyst allows it to run on methanol.