The Automotive and Transport industry is constantly looking for new and exciting innovations to help meet the demanding needs of critical consumers with a growing environmental awareness. We create speciality chemicals that provide you with durable and high performance solutions. Take a look at the innovative selection Croda has to offer.

Lubricant Additives
We offer a range of speciality lubricant base oils and additives delivering superior performance for passenger cars, trucks, buses, off road vehicles, motorcycles, railway and marine applications. Utilising multiple technology platforms our range of ingredients help to; improve fuel economy, reduce emissions, extend oil drain intervals and improve component durability. Applications on our Lubricants website include: fuel additives, engine oils, driveline and transmission oils, including environmentally acceptable lubricants.

Speciality Additives for Plastics
The use of plastics in the automotive industry is becoming increasingly popular due to the desire for light-weight vehicles. We have identified a range of products suitable for this challenging market, providing the following effects; mold release, anti-scratch, anti-static, UV protection and composite lubrication. Applications on our Polymer Additives site include; interior and exterior parts and under-the-bonnet components.

Coatings & Polymers
We offer innovative solutions for light-weight and stronger, longer lasting materials that enhance the performance of adhesives, coatings, engineering plastics and foams in all kinds of vehicles. Our smart ingredients deliver effects such as enhanced durability, product life time extension, improved versatile and inter layer adhesion, better scratch resistance and production cycle time improvement.

Advanced Materials
We offer solutions for improving rheology and dispersancy of conductive inks and pastes as well as a range of high performance dispersants that can be used to produce catalyst wash coats for improved efficiency of catalytic converters.

CrodaTherm™ bio-based phase change materials are ideal for automotive applications that require thermal management or control. Applications include HVAC systems, electronic and mechanical components, as well as traction batteries in electric and hybrid vehicles. 

Vehicle Cleaning
We offer a variety of speciality ingredients to give excellent cleaning and finishing of external and internal vehicle surfaces.