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Haldex chairman welcomes ZF sale of 20% stake

20 September 2019

Haldex chairman Joergen Durban has welcomed ZF's divestment of its stake in his company, adding he hoped Knorr-Bremse would do likewise.


ZF may dump Haldex stake

12 September 2019

ZF Friedrichshafen said it was making good progress with the new planned strategic focus in the commercial brakes area and may divest its 20% holding in Haldex.


2019 Frankfurt IAA motor show world premieres list

11 September 2019

The media preview days of the 2019 Frankfurt IAA brought a few surprises. Volkswagen (a camouflaged and altered I.D. Crozz which will be called ID.4), Hyundai (i30 N Project C), FAW (Hongqi S9 & E115 prototypes) and BMW (i Hydrogen Next, and the Concept 4: yes, the one with THAT grille) were among the OEMs showing unheralded vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Maxion and ZF Openmatics to develop integrated wheel connectivity solution

11 September 2019


FRANKFURT - ZF unveils 100km electric range PHEV

10 September 2019

ZF is showing at Frankfurt its BMW-bodied EVplus concept PHEV which is claimed to run 100km (60 miles) under real-life conditions.


ZF teams with scientists to combat motion sickness

2 August 2019

ZF says it is working with neuroscientists from Germany's Saarland region to put the human at the centre of its technology and avoid motion sickness, which can typically induce dizziness, headaches and nausea on long journeys.


ZF H1 sales down 1.7% to EUR18.4bn

2 August 2019

ZF has posted first-half sales down 1.7% to EUR18.4bn (US$20.4bn), while adjusted EBIT stood at EUR650m.


Car eWallet uses smart fuelling as initial use case

1 August 2019

ZF start-up, Car eWallet has established 'smart fuelling' as an initial use case as it looks to capitalise on its spin-off from the German supplier.


ZF outlines Mobility, Life, Balance tech offer

25 July 2019

ZF has outlined a range of technologies to address its 'Mobility, Life, Balance' offer, which is complementary to its 'See, Think, Act' mantra adopted now for several years.


ZF introduces electric two speed drive for passenger cars

16 July 2019

Soon after announcing a second huge order for eight-speed automatics plus a 'hybridised' eight-speed automatic for 2022, ZF has launched an electric two speed drive for passenger cars.


ZF details 'hybridised' eight-speed automatic due in 2022

9 July 2019

ZF said it had taken a different approach to automatic transmission design for hybrid vehicles with its new gearbox due in production in 2022.


Fiat Professional to plug (in) the Ducato in 2020

4 July 2019

There are only so many ways to conduct the presentation of a new vehicle (one of our number likes to refer to one as 'death by Powerpoint') but Fiat Professional, the light commercial arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, chose a quick presenter-hosted question and answer session with key executives and few slides or videos. But it was clear their thoughts were really on the main event and, after audience and teleprompters rotated 180 degrees, the real star of the show made its debut.


Fiat-Chrysler announces ZF transmission deal

3 July 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has named ZF Friedrichshafen as its global transmission supplier for rear wheel drive and all wheel drive vehicles with front longitudinal drive configuration.


Wabco shareholders OK ZF takeover

27 June 2019

As a next stage of its acquisition, ZF Friedrichshafen said Wabco shareholders had approved the proposed takeover of their company.


ZF develops dual-cam two lens camera for CVs

14 June 2019

ZF, a leading supplier of automotive cameras, has developed the Dual-cam two lens camera specifically designed for the commercial truck market and to be used in concert with other ZF ADAS technologies.


ZF develops pre-crash external side airbag system

6 June 2019

A new pre-crash safety system prototype developed by ZF uses an external side airbag deployed milliseconds before a collision. It provides an additional lateral crumple zone, which can help save lives and reduce occupant injury severity by up to 40%. To make this possible, ZF has networked the airbags to the vehicle’s sensor systems and developed algorithms that are capable of determining if a crash is imminent and decide whether or not to deploy the airbag.


ZF to acquire occupant recognition software specialist

13 May 2019

ZF plans to acquire 90% of the shares in Simi Reality Motion Systems GmbH, a company that specialises in occupant recognition software.


ZF Japan presents energy efficient electric LCV prototype

25 April 2019

ZF Japan announced that the company has developed an electric light commercial vehicle specifically for the Japanese market. Driven by its slogan, "ZF electrifies everything," the company has been electrifying a wide range of systems not only for passenger cars and commercial vehicles but also for industrial machines.


NHTSA eyeing TRW airbag control units in millions of cars

24 April 2019

A US investigation into airbags using TRW (absorbed into ZF) control units now includes millions of additional cars, according to US media reports.


ZF and Foton open second transmission JV plant in China

18 April 2019

Following the ZF establishment of two joint ventures with Chinese commercial vehicle manufacturer Foton in 2016, to produce commercial vehicle transmissions, the pair have now opened a second factory in Jiaxing, south of Shanghai.


ZF launches Level 2+ autonomous drive package

12 April 2019

ZF has launched coPilot, an intelligent advanced driver assistance system (ADAS).


ZF readies for global challenges - CEO

11 April 2019

ZF says it is prepared for the macro-economic fall-out from global issues, but concedes it could have an impact on sales performance.


ZF confident of Wabco shareholder takeover nod - CEO

10 April 2019

ZF's CEO says he expects Wabco shareholders will approve the German supplier's EUR7bn (US$8bn) takeover of the braking systems manufacturer later this year.


Wabco purchase to make ZF global tech supplier - CEO

10 April 2019

ZF says its planned acquisition of braking control systems company, Wabco will make the company the globe's main supplier of technologies.


ZF boosts China presence

9 April 2019

ZF says it is stepping up its activities in China, with several additional plants and extension of its development capacities.


ZF eight-speed automatic transmission deal a record

4 April 2019

ZF said it had received "a customer order" for eight-speed automatic transmissions "with a double-digit billion value".


ZF to meet CO2 targets as China winds blow

4 April 2019

ZF says meeting extremely tough new CO2 emissions targets set by the European Commission (EC) will be a tall order, but remains confident it can help the auto industry achieve the reductions imposed by Brussels.


ZF profits slip in "a tense and challenging environment"

4 April 2019

ZF Friedrichshafen boosted 2018 sales 6% year on year to EUR 36.9bn but adjusted EBIT fell to EUR 2.1bn from EUR 2.3bn as adjusted EBIT margin slipped to 5.6% from 6.4%.


ZF signs definitive agreement to acquire Wabco

28 March 2019

ZF Friedrichshafen AG has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wabco for US$136.50 per share.


ZF acquires 60% of 2getthere

19 March 2019

ZF has acquired a 60% of automated transport systems company, 2getthere, located in Utrecht, Netherlands, with offices in San Francisco, Dubai and Singapore.

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ZF news

Haldex chief welcomes ZF sale of 20% stake

20 September 2019

Haldex chairman Joergen Durban has welcomed ZF's divestment of its stake in his company, addi...


ZF may dump Haldex stake

12 September 2019

ZF Friedrichshafen said it was making good progress with the new planned strategic focus in the c...


2019 Frankfurt IAA motor show world premieres

11 September 2019

The media preview days of the 2019 Frankfurt IAA brought a few surprises. Volkswagen (a camouflag...


just-auto Plus only Maxion/ZF to develop wheel connectivity solution

11 September 2019

Maxion Wheels, the world’s largest wheel manufacturer, announced it is collaborating with Z...


FRANKFURT - ZF unveils 100km electric range PHEV

10 September 2019

ZF is showing at Frankfurt its BMW-bodied EVplus concept PHEV which is claimed to run 100km (60 m...


ZF teams with scientists to combat motion sickness

2 August 2019

ZF says it is working with neuroscientists from Germany's Saarland region to put the human at the...



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