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ZF LIFETEC Innovates Dual Contour Airbag for Enhanced Safety in Automated Driving

(IN BRIEF) ZF LIFETEC, a division of ZF Group based in Alfdorf, Germany, has introduced advanced dual contour airbag technology aimed at enhancing safety in automated driving scenarios. The dual contour airbag adjusts its size and inflation pressure based on … Read the full press release

ZF Introduces Innovative Employer Branding Metaverse for Talent Engagement

(IN BRIEF) ZF has unveiled its cutting-edge Employer Branding Metaverse, revolutionizing talent acquisition and engagement through immersive virtual experiences. This innovative platform allows candidates to explore ZF’s brand essence, corporate culture, and career opportunities in a dynamic virtual environment. Featuring … Read the full press release

New Era for Independent Workshops: ZF Aftermarket Unveils OE-Quality Commercial Vehicle Sensors

(IN BRIEF) ZF Aftermarket has introduced OE-quality sensors for commercial vehicles in the independent aftermarket under its WABCO brand. This marks the first time such high-quality sensors are available to independent workshops, enabling them to perform comprehensive repairs without compromising … Read the full press release

ZF Shifts Focus to Becoming a Premium Autonomous Driving Technology Supplier

(IN BRIEF) ZF, a technology company, has announced a change in its business model for the global shuttle business, opting to refocus on becoming a leading technology supplier for autonomous driving. The company has decided to abandon its previous goal … Read the full press release

ZF Aftermarket Introduces Repair Kits for Electric Axle Drives, Expanding Support for Independent Workshops

(IN BRIEF) ZF Aftermarket is bolstering its electric drivetrain offerings by introducing repair kits for electric axle drives. While electric motors are known for their durability and limited moving parts, they can still require repairs due to factors like dirt, … Read the full press release

ZF Unveils Innovative Mobility Solutions at ‘Next Generation Mobility Days’ in Shanghai

(IN BRIEF) ZF, the technology company, showcased its cutting-edge technology portfolio to over 600 representatives from around 40 Chinese automobile manufacturers during its “Next Generation Mobility Days” event in Shanghai. The event featured driving demonstrations and technical discussions, where customers … Read the full press release

ZF Unveils Advanced Agricultural Technology Solutions at Agritechnica 2023

(IN BRIEF) ZF, a leading technology company, is showcasing innovative technology solutions for the agriculture sector at Agritechnica 2023. The company’s offerings include vehicle motion control, drive line technology with continuously variable transmissions, braking technology with brake-by-wire solutions, electrification solutions … Read the full press release

ZF Introduces Next-Gen Rail Drives for Milan and Rome Metros, Enhancing Efficiency and Comfort

(IN BRIEF) ZF, a leading technology company, will supply the metros built by Hitachi Rail for Milan and Rome, Italy, with its latest two-stage spur gear drives. These drives offer several improvements, including a 10% reduction in weight, noise-optimized gearing, … Read the full press release

ZF Presents Electrified Trailer Concept for Sustainable Road Freight

(IN BRIEF) ZF, a leader in digital solutions for energy management and automation, is showcasing its electrified trailer concept at the NUFAM commercial vehicles trade show in Germany. The solution integrates ZF’s AxTrax 2 electric axle with a modular battery … Read the full press release

ZF Showcases Cutting-Edge By-Wire Technologies and Ultra-Compact 800-Volt Drive at IAA Mobility 2023

(IN BRIEF) At the IAA Mobility 2023, ZF is spotlighting its cutting-edge by-wire technologies that offer purely electronic control for steering, braking, and suspension systems, eliminating the need for mechanical connections. The company also introduced the EVSys800, an ultra-compact and … Read the full press release

ZF Reports Strong H1 2023 Results and Confirms Full-Year Outlook Amid Global Market Challenges

(IN BRIEF) During the first half of 2023, ZF reported sales of €23.3 billion, a 10 percent increase from the previous year. The company’s adjusted EBIT reached €941 million, maintaining an EBIT margin of 4.0 percent. Despite challenges from inflation … Read the full press release

ZF Aftermarket Expands Product Offerings and Introduces Digital Solutions for the Mexican Passenger Car Aftermarket

(IN BRIEF) ZF Aftermarket is expanding its product and service offerings for the passenger car aftermarket in Mexico and will showcase them at INA PAACE Automechanika. The company is adding TRW brake discs, rotors, and drums to its portfolio, providing … Read the full press release

ZF Unveils Comprehensive eMobility Kit for Commercial Vehicle Electrification

(IN BRIEF) ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) division has introduced its latest eMobility kit, which includes all the necessary technologies for commercial vehicle manufacturers to electrify their vehicles. The product range encompasses all-electric central drives, axle drives, and eComponents, making … Read the full press release

ZF Launches Space-Saving Marine Hybrid Module for Efficient Ship Electrification

(IN BRIEF) ZF, a leading driveline and chassis technology specialist, has introduced a marine hybrid module that simplifies the electrification of ships. The module features a patented supporting frame, eliminating the need for a separate base and offset-adjustment coupling for … Read the full press release

ZF contributes expertise to Navigation Data Standard Association for development of digital map solutions

(IN BRIEF) Automotive supplier ZF has joined the Navigation Data Standard Association to establish a global standard for digital maps in standard and high definition formats. The NDS provides a specification for the standardised preparation and use of map information, … Read the full press release

ZF’s CeTrax Lite Provides Smart Solution for Light-Duty Commercial Vehicles

(IN BRIEF) ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) division has begun series production of its CeTrax lite electric central drive, which has already received orders from Asia and the Americas. Designed for light commercial vehicles, the highly integrated electric drive provides … Read the full press release

ZF reaches milestone of 50 million automotive cameras produced, sets industry record for annual production

(PRESS RELEASE) FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, United States, 3-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — ZF, a German car parts supplier and the world’s leading supplier of automotive cameras, has announced that it has produced over 50 million automotive cameras, the most of any … Read the full press release

ZF franchit le cap des 50 millions de caméras automobiles produites et établit un record de l’industrie pour la production annuelle

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, United States, 3-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — ZF, un fournisseur allemand de pièces automobiles et premier fournisseur mondial de caméras automobiles, a annoncé avoir produit plus de 50 millions de caméras automobiles, le plus grand … Read the full press release

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