Post Tagged with: "ZF"

ZF Friedrichshafen opens new plant in Pune

German auto component manufacturer, ZF Friedrichshafen AG has opened a new facility in Chakan, Pune with a total investment of about Rs 150 crore (20 million) to tap the growing potential of the Indian market. Spread across 85 000 square meters (21 acres) the new facility will house Car Powertrain Technology and Commercial Vehicle Technology divisions as well as ZF[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 News, Web Exclusive
ZF: Active Kinematics Control: Steering Impulses from the Rear Axle

ZF: Active Kinematics Control: Steering Impulses from the Rear Axle

Active Kinematics Control (AKC): Toe angle modifications at the rear axle assist steering angle of passenger cars Increased driving dynamics and safety Integration with other active systems possible Electric actuators make the system energy-efficient Steerable rear axles, which assist the steering angle of the front axle, have been on the automotive industry’s agenda for many years. This technology can improve[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 Globescan, Web Exclusive

Bosch completes acquisition of ZF Lenksysteme

The growth area of electric steering is the basic technology for driver assistance, automated driving, and electric cars Integration in the Bosch Group as separate division Company will be called Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH On January 30, 2015, the Bosch Group completed its acquisition of ZF Friedrichshafen AG’s 50-percent share in the joint venture ZF Lenksysteme GmbH (ZFLS). The antitrust authorities have[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 Globescan, Web Exclusive
100 Years ZF Friedrichshafen AG: Global Group in Its Anniversary Year

100 Years ZF Friedrichshafen AG: Global Group in Its Anniversary Year

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the foundation of ZF Friedrichshafen AG Entrepreneurial development from a supplier specialized on aviation technology to a globally-active technology company All employees involved in global anniversary activities Positive prospect: Enhanced Group can serve mobility megatrends Calendar year 2015 will herald the start of an important anniversary year for ZF: One hundred years ago, in[Read More…]

by January 5, 2015 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
ZF Honors Outstanding Suppliers

ZF Honors Outstanding Suppliers

Six companies will have been delighted to receive the ZF Supplier Award this year. The accolade, which the technology company awards to outstanding suppliers and partners, was presented for the seventh time. The award for the most innovative supplier went to Elring Klinger AG. The group of companies headquartered in Dettingen/Erms, Germany, supplies ZF with specialty gaskets, plastic modules, thermal[Read More…]

by December 1, 2014 Globescan, News
In high demand: ZF Services [pro]Tech Workshop Concept has already attracted more than 4100 Partners

In high demand: ZF Services [pro]Tech Workshop Concept has already attracted more than 4100 Partners

Detailed, product-focused concept from ZF Services grows fast Optimized services for passenger car and commercial vehicle workshops Launch planned in Poland, Spain, and South America Compared to their authorized competitors, independent workshops are attracting more and more customers. One major reason is their systematic professionalization, not least due to workshop concepts such as ZF Services [pro]Tech. Some two and a[Read More…]

On Tour With More Comfort: ZF Delivers 8-Speed Automatic Transmission For New Iveco Daily

  The 8HP by ZF is the first 8-speed automatic transmission to be installed ex works in an Iveco Daily  8HP scores with energy efficiency and travel comfort Iveco is “International Van of the Year 2015” – not least thanks to its fuel efficiency The more demanding the requirements for comfort and efficiency, the more important are advanced transmissions –[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 Uncategorized

ZF and Chinese Automotive Manufacturer BAIC Form Joint Venture

– Joint venture in chassis technology for development and assembly of chassis systems – New plant with 200 employees will be located south-east of Beijing   ZF Friedrichshafen AG and Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation (BAIC Group) have for the first time founded a joint venture for developing and assembling passenger car chassis systems. Dr. Stefan Sommer, CEO of ZF, and[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive

ZF on a roll

– Technology company has increased its year-on-year sales from January to August by 10 percent – ZF’s CEO Dr. Sommer: With the TRW acquisition, we are expanding our portfolio in highly attractive segments – ZF Innovation Truck combines new products and technologies   At the 65th IAA Commercial Vehicles, Dr. Stefan Sommer, CEO of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, presented a positive result of the[Read More…]

Double Victory for ZF in the ‘Best Commercial Vehicles and Brands 2014′ Readers’ Choice

Double Victory for ZF in the ‘Best Commercial Vehicles and Brands 2014′ Readers’ Choice

In the ETM publishing house’s The Best Commercial Vehicles and Brands 2014 readers’ choice, ZF experienced a double success: taking first place for the tenth consecutive year in the ‘commercial vehicle transmission’ product group. In the ‘retarder’ category, the readers chose the ZF-Intarder as the winner.   In the readers’ choice of the ‘lastauto omnibus’, ‘trans aktuell’, and ‘Fernfahrer’ trade[Read More…]