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Rane TRW opens new India safety products plant

13 February 2019

Rane TRW Steering Systems a joint venture of Rane Group with ZF, has opened a new facility for occupant safety products at Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu in India.


IG Metall warns 150,000 jobs risk as climate targets toughen

28 January 2019

IG Metall says up to 150,000 automotive jobs could be lost in Germany should ever-tougher environmental restrictions lead to greater adoption of electric vehicles.


ZF teams with Transdev for shared mobility

22 January 2019

ZF is partnering with Transdev to develop a new shared mobility solution by integrating the e.GO Mover shuttle with the operating system by the global integrator.


ZF supplies electric drive axle for British fuel cell bus

15 January 2019

British bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis is expanding its product line, adding a double-decker model powered by a fuel cell drive. This new model is also equipped with ZF's AxTrax AVE electric drive axle to prevent local emissions. ZF also provided additional hardware and software for optimum performance.


CES - ZF predicts 1.5m new mobility vehicles by 2024

15 January 2019

ZF says it forecasts there will be 1.5m new vehicles in the next five years encompassing technologies enabling ride hailing for example and other CASE trends.


Faurecia estimates China electrification to reach 25%

14 January 2019

Faurecia says it believes electrification will approach 25% of the car parc in China as a rising global population coupled with increased longevity will drive alternative mobility solutions.


CES - ZF looks to roll out AI across the company

14 January 2019

ZF says AI will start to become prevalent across all aspects of its business as the computing power required advances yet further.


ZF expands partnership with Microsoft for digital services

9 January 2019

ZF says it has expanded its partnership with Microsoft to 'establish one of the most comprehensive digital cloud platforms in the automotive market'.


CES - ZF on ProAI, truck platooning and ‘last mile’ deliveries

8 January 2019

At CES this week, ZF is showcasing its sensor portfolio which can more accurately detect vehicle surroundings – both inside and outside of the vehicle – and thereby help to enhance the safety of conventional and automated vehicles. The resulting architecture – including a new, full-range radar, solid-state LiDAR, cameras and acoustic sensors – are combined with supercomputers from the ZF ProAI product family to create a powerful sensor system. Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews at CES, we caught up with Torsten Gollewski, head of ZF Advanced Development and its Zukunft Ventures investment arm.


CES - Autonomous cars most complex project yet - NVIDIA

8 January 2019

NVIDIA has said there is nothing it is working on that is "more complex" than the self driving car.


CES - ZF wants major role in tough emissions reduction

8 January 2019

ZF has conceded the highly ambitious targets set by the European Commission concerning emissions standards will be "very tough" to meet following agreement struck between the EU and its Parliament.


CES - ZF reveals its most powerful AI supercomputer yet

8 January 2019

ZF has unveiled the latest iteration of its automotive supercomputer at the CES show here in Las Vegas, maintaining it is the most powerful AI-capable processing system in the automotive field.


ZF Electric driveline to premiere in Formula E

14 December 2018

In 2016, ZF and Venturi formed an official, technology partnership for the FIA Formula E. For the fifth season of the championship, ZF has developed an electric driveline for Venturi that includes an electric motor as well as newly developed transmission and power electronics.


ZF honours seven suppliers at Global Summit

10 December 2018

ZF has made awards to seven companies across the world at its annual Global Supplier Summit which was dedicated to digitalisation.


ZF spending EUR800m at Saarbruecken plant

7 December 2018

Over the next four years, EUR800m will be spent at Saarbruecken, the lead location of ZF’s transmission technology, the Tier 1 supplier announced.


Bielefeld grants ZF Environment Award

26 November 2018

Bielefeld City has bestowed ZF with its 2018 Environment and Climate Protection Award.


ZF's Konstantin Sauer named CFO of the Year for TRW takeover expertise

22 November 2018

ZF chief financial officer Konstantin Sauer has been named CFO of the Year 2018 by Finance magazine with judges citing a "cleverly financed takeover" of TRW Automotive in 2015 as "a decisive factor" for the award.


ZF to fly automated drones over German factories

12 November 2018

ZF says it is the first company in Germany to receive official approval for automated drone flights over factory premises.


Grocers trialling electric Mercedes Actros in Germany

23 October 2018

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Trucks has delivered a fully electric eActros for on-road testing to EDEKA, the German retail association which will test the 25-tonne truck with refrigerated body for a year in Berlin, using it to transport fresh, temperature-sensitive foodstuffs.


ZF acquires 35% of ASAP Holding

19 October 2018

ZF has acquired 35% of the shares of engineering services provider, ASAP Holding, located in Gaimersheim, Bavaria, near Ingolstadt, although financial details were not disclosed.


ZF develops 3D interior observation system for advanced occupant, interior, sensing

17 October 2018

ZF said it is developing a three-dimensional interior observation system (IOS) capable of detecting and classifying vehicle occupants, determining their size, location and position, and whether or not they are in active control of the vehicle via the steering wheel or monitoring the automated driving systems – all key data to assist with advanced safety and automated driving functions.


ZF launches networked rear axle transmission for SUVs, off-roaders

17 October 2018

Friedrichshafen, Germany-based Tier 1 supplier ZF claims its new generation of electronic limited slip differential (eLSD) has opened "the next digital chapter for off-road and sports vehicles".


VDL selects Openmatics connectivity platform to improve fleet operational efficiency

27 September 2018


ZF safety solutions help to meet Euro NCAP 2020 requirements

26 September 2018


ZF 'preparing to make truck platooning possible'

25 September 2018

ZF says that fully integrated ZF technology for truck platooning (driving automatically in close convoy for slip streaming) – sensor sets, the ZF ProAI supercomputer, ReAx electrohydraulic steering and the TraXon transmission system – are now in pre-production phase.


ZF supplies active belt retractor for Merecdes CLS

25 September 2018

ZF said it had begun volume production of its next generation active control retractor, the ACR8, fitted by Mercedes in the CLS.


ZF to develop autonomous electric delivery vehicle

20 September 2018


ZF on the road to make multi-brand platooning possible

20 September 2018


ZF offers all-electric plug and drive solutions for commercial vehicles

20 September 2018


ZF to plough EUR12bn into CASE megatrends

20 September 2018

ZF says it will invest more than EUR12bn (US$14bn) in e-mobility and autonomous driving during the next five years as part of its drive to make the logistics chain part of current megatrends.

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ZF news

Rane TRW opens new India safety products plant

13 February 2019

Rane TRW Steering Systems a joint venture of Rane Group with ZF, has opened a new facility for oc...


IG Metall warns on 150,000 jobs risk

28 January 2019

IG Metall says up to 150,000 automotive jobs could be lost in Germany should ever-tougher environ...


ZF teams with Transdev for shared mobility

22 January 2019

ZF is partnering with Transdev to develop a new shared mobility solution by integrating the e.GO...


CE -ZF predicts 1.5m new mobility vehicles by 2024

15 January 2019

ZF says it forecasts there will be 1.5m new vehicles in the next five years encompassing technolo...


ZF supplies electric drive axle for fuel cell bus

15 January 2019

British bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis is expanding its product line, adding a double-decker m...


Faurecia estimates China EV takeup to reach 25%

14 January 2019

Faurecia says it believes electrification will approach 25% of the car parc in China as a rising...



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