BASF Coatings in India has received three supplier awards from Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra and Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI). BASF received the Best Supplier Award for its performance in the paints category for the year 2009 from major motorcycle manufacturer HMSI. This is the third consecutive and fourth time in the past five years that BASF in India has earned the title for the Best Performance in Paints category. Tata Motors Limited, India's largest automobile company, awarded BASF with the Best Supplier Award for its performance in the paints category for the year 2008-2009, considering parameters such as quality, cost, delivery and development. Mahindra, leader in the utility vehicle (UV) segment in India, honored BASF with the Best Performance Award in Value Addition and Value Engineering category for the year 2009-2010. Today, BASF is one of the top three players in the thriving automotive coatings industry in India, supplying all major automotive and motorcycle companies.