ZF

ZF

Zahnradfabrik Friedrichshafen, and commonly abbreviated to ZF ("Zahnradfabrik" = "Gear Factory"), is a German car parts maker headquartered in Friedrichshafen. Specialising in engineering, it is primarily known for its design, research and development, and manufacturing activities in the automotive industry. It is a worldwide supplier of driveline and chassis technology for cars and commercial vehicles.

Transmission Evolution for Commercial Vehicles: ZF PowerLine Goes Into Production

Having anticipated the trend, ZF’s Powerline satisfies todays move towards the greater automation of commercial vehicles, worldwide. This new transmission was first introduced in 2016, and only four years later, series production has begun. Andreas Moser, ...

Pub: Dec 11, 2020 by J. Doe
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ZF Extends Suite of Fleet Solutions to Light Commercial Vehicles in Europe

Fleet operators can access a comprehensive portfolio of proven technologies to manage trucks, trailers, drivers and LCVs from a single all-in-one back office platform.Light Commercial Vehicles fulfill a vitally important role within the logistics and trans...

Pub: Dec 10, 2020 by J. Doe
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New Head for ZF Aftermarket

“The automotive future is smart with alternative drive concepts, connected vehicles and autonomous driving in addition to radically changing customer expectations”, describes Colpron about today’s challenges and confirms: ZF Aftermarket wants to take this ...

Pub: Dec 9, 2020 by J. Doe
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ZF Aftermarket trains fire fighters in handling electrified vehicles

In principle, electric vehicles are no less safe than conventional vehicles. Their lithium-ion batteries are extremely well protected and can only be mechanically damaged in serious accidents. And yet: Damaged or burning electric vehicles do happen, and th...

Pub: Dec 3, 2020 by J. Doe
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Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger to join ZF Supervisory Board

Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger is a renowned industry expert and has many years of experience as CEO and board member of major companies. The representatives of the two ZF shareholders are pleased that Hiesinger will join ZF’s Supervisory Board. With 93.8 percent,...

Pub: Dec 1, 2020 by J. Doe
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Friedhelm Dierker and Dieter Stein take over IAM Sales D-A-CH at ZF Aftermarket

With many years of management sales experience Dieter Stein and Friedhelm Dierker, will jointly manage sales in the D-A-CH region from January 1, 2021. Friedhelm Dierker will be responsible for national co-operations and the commercial vehicle business in ...

Pub: Dec 1, 2020 by J. Doe
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ZF Wind Power breaks 200 Nm/kg torque density barrier with the modular gearbox platform SHIFT 7k

With a torque range covering 3000 to 8000 kNm, ZF Wind Power’s SHIFT modular gearbox platform portfolio enables cost-efficient turbine designs for all markets with a wind power density ranging from 125 W/m2 up to 500 W/m2.This industry leading torque densi...

Pub: Nov 30, 2020 by J. Doe
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ZF: This is why brake checks for commercial vehicles are so important, especially before winter

As winter approaches, so do the long nights with temperatures around or below freezing point. While the truck driver spends a pleasant night's rest in the heated cab, his truck is at the mercy of the cold without protection. In extreme cases, the night fro...

Pub: Nov 27, 2020 by J. Doe
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ZF’s Environmentally-Friendly eTrailer Recognized by CLEPA Innovation Awards 2020

Developed to maximize operating efficiency and lower fuel consumption, the eTrailer is equipped with an electric motor and associated control system, innovatively connecting truck and trailer vehicle controls.The eTrailer’s intelligent motor recuperates el...

Pub: Nov 26, 2020 by J. Doe
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ZF Aftermarket extends its portfolio of semi compound brake discs by TRW

In response to strong demand from the market, ZF Aftermarket is expanding its portfolio of semi compound brake discs. Under the TRW brand, which represents decades of expertise and innovation in the development of braking systems, the business now offers i...

Pub: Nov 26, 2020 by J. Doe
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Automation of Local Public Transport Begins in Southern Germany

The development, implementation and testing of economical and reliable operation with automated vehicles is of great relevance for the future of local public transport. In the Mannheim real-life laboratory, the focus is on automated operation in mixed traf...

Pub: Nov 26, 2020 by J. Doe
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Intelligent System Solutions for Material Handling

With the newly developed eTRAC GP27, ZF extends the model range of the well-known dual-motor front wheel drive eTRAC GP25 (fig. 4). Besides the advantages of energy efficiency, noise and maintenance intervals which distinguishes the eTRAC GP range in gener...

Pub: Nov 25, 2020 by J. Doe
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ZF ECOMIX II – Low-maintenance operation for concrete mixers

Thanks to a tough bearing concept it was possible to significantly increase the output bearing strength, which leads to less sensibility at off-road operation. With the new bearing concept, the installation angle is no longer dependent on drum size and dru...

Pub: Nov 24, 2020 by J. Doe
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ZF BASICPOWER – Robust and reliable technology

Specifically, for the Off-Road market, ZF has created a dedicated team of Sales, Application, Service and Engineering professionals in China to support both domestic and international customers with existing products and new developments tailored to the ma...

Pub: Nov 24, 2020 by J. Doe
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ZF is local

ZF activities in the Chinese market date back to the year 1980, when the first cooperation agreement was signed. Since then, development has followed three steps. First, sales and service centers were localized and gradually extended followed by production...

Pub: Nov 24, 2020 by J. Doe
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