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ZF launches latest contribution towards smart transport energy management

Highly innovative real-time Big Data & Analytics-based tool which offers fleets an advanced predictive fuel management solution for vehicles in the field. Brings the European long-haul transport sector one step closer to advanced energy management capabilities with smarter refueling. Enabling … Read the full press release

ZF electric portal axle AxTrax AVE will propel the new Optare’s Metrodecker EVs for London

(PRESS RELEASE) FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 25-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German car parts maker ZF Friedrichshafen AG has announced its electric portal axle AxTrax AVE will be used to propel the new thirty-seven Metrodecker EVs from British bus manufacturer Optare ordered by London … Read the full press release

Electromobility breakthrough: ZF’s new electric 2-speed e-drive solution for the best possible range from each battery charge

Electromobility breakthrough: ZF's new electric 2-speed e-drive solution for the best possible range from each battery charge

(PRESS RELEASE) FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 16-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ZF announced the world premiere of its first 2-speed e-drive system meant for passenger cars. The system integrates an advanced electric motor with a shift element and appropriate power electronics.  Extended driving range … Read the full press release

ZF unveils the latest model of its automotive supercomputer ZF ProAI

ZF ProAI RoboThink is the most powerful AI-capable processing system in the automotive field ZF’s modular and scalable ProAI product family accommodates various software stacks and processors for automated driving ZF introduces its own software stack designed for new mobility … Read the full press release

ZF will unveil a steering wheel and pedal-free robo-taxi at CES 2019

Robo-taxi featuring ZF technology at CES 2019 provides a preview of autonomous ride-hailing Mobility-as-a-Service is one of the biggest drivers of the development of autonomous driving ZF offers automotive systems competence for innovative mobility providers (PRESS RELEASE) Friedrichshafen, Germany / … Read the full press release

ZF receives first approval in Germany for the automated drone flying of spare parts on factory premises

Drone flies replacement parts from central warehouse to maintenance workshops at ZF’s Plant 2 in Friedrichshafen Industry 4.0 solution improves internal logistics on site Long-term goal is for drones to assist in package deliveries Friedrichshafen, Germany, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ZF … Read the full press release

ZF now offers the broadest range of hybrid and all-electric drive solutions for almost every vehicle segment

ZF supplies electric drives for all vehicle types, ranging from bicycles to 40-ton trucks The product portfolio ranges from hybrid solutions to all-electric drives. Integrated E-system solutions, including electronics and peripheral systems. Friedrichshafen, Germany, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ZF is constantly … Read the full press release

ZF Friedrichshafen AG acquires 35 percent stake in engineering services provider ASAP Holding GmbH

ZF buys 35 percent stake in ASAP Holding GmbH which has over 1,100 employees at 11 locations ASAP Group, headquartered in Gaimersheim near Ingolstadt, Germany, offers engineering services with a focus on e-mobility, autonomous driving and connected cars ZF expands … Read the full press release

VDL Bus & Coach launches the next generation Futura equipped with a new driveline

The new driveline of the VDL Futura results in optimum reliability, low maintenance costs and fuel savings of 3%. The VDL Futura is delivered as standard with the new ZF Traxon gearbox. The new generation VDL Futura is 100 kg … Read the full press release

ZF offers an Intelligent Gearbox retrofit as a new method to reduce service bills

With the investment in dedicated service centers, ZF is fully committed to perfect service ZF demonstrates its advanced modular gearbox solution, reducing Cost of Energy and enabling customers to make the right turbine choice to win auctions Friedrichshafen, Germany, 14-Sep-2017 … Read the full press release

ZF’s Expansion of Facilities Sets The Course for Further Growth In Chinese Market

ZF expands its Engineering Center in Shanghai: More engineering power for the Chinese and Asian markets 600 additional engineers by 2022 The latest test facilities for e-mobility as well as for driveline and chassis technology for passenger cars, commercial vehicles … Read the full press release

ZF strengthens leadership in steerable rear axles with production milestone of 100,000 Active Kinematics Control systems

The 100,000th AKC system (Active Kinematics Control) rolls off the line just four years after starting production of active rear axle steering. Production milestone strengthens ZF’s leadership in steerable rear axles, an increasingly common feature in passenger cars worldwide. AKC … Read the full press release

Visionary electric concept vehicle Rinspeed Oasis to feature a number of technologies from ZF at the 2017 CES

“Intelligent Rolling Chassis” (IRC) from ZF offers highly flexible platform for urban electric vehicles IRC installed for the first time in the “Oasis” HMI functions can help expand steering wheel and occupant safety system operation during automated driving FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 29-Dec-2016 … Read the full press release

ZF’s CEO Dr. Stefan Sommer at CES 2016: In the coming decade, our technologies will decisively shape the path towards autonomous driving

The technology company is paving the way for autonomous driving After its acquisition of TRW, ZF now offers a unique technology portfolio for intelligent mechanics First joint appearance at CES Friedrichshafen/Las Vegas, 7-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — During its first appearance at … Read the full press release

ZF highlights its leading position in environmental sensing technology at CES 2016 in Las Vegas

ZF paves the way for automated driving across all vehicle classes Camera family supports multiple advanced functions and features industry leading packaging; next generation radar will offer increased resolution for enhanced detection of pedestrians and other vulnerable road users Third … Read the full press release

Advanced Urban Vehicle: ZF presents an exemplary solution for urban individual transport in the compact and subcompact segments

Semi-automated assistance functions enhance comfort/convenience, safety, and efficiency Electric vehicle parks fully automatically with minimal moves Study of a cloud-based driver assistance system delivers greater safety, efficiency, comfort, and convenience on the road Innovative multifunction steering wheel with hands on/off … Read the full press release

CES 2016: ZF to unveil four innovative approaches to the human-machine interface (HMI) as part of its Cockpit Concept

ZF demonstrates different communication options between the driver and vehicle to support automated driving Steering wheel equipped with touch sensors (hands on/off detection) and a touch display with haptic feedback allow for use without looking Advanced functionality ensures reliable driver … Read the full press release

NAIAS 2016: ZF unveils systems that will increase vehicle efficiency and safety and make automated driving a reality

After its acquisition of TRW, the technology company now offers a comprehensive product portfolio for intelligent mechanics ZF will supply technology for automated driving functions for all vehicle segments Electrical drives and plug-in hybrid systems reduce emissions and increase efficiency … Read the full press release