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Here’s How ZF’s Innovative EasyTurn Front Axle Concept Will Simplify Parallel Parking
Here’s How ZF’s Innovative EasyTurn Front Axle Concept Will Simplify Parallel Parking

19 Jul 2022, 15:25 UTC / The German engineering powerhouse recently unveiled a new front axle concept that can dramatically impove a vehicle's front wheel turning radius

 
Automotive Industry Asks for More Time to Change to EVs
Automotive Industry Asks for More Time to Change to EVs

18 Jun 2021, 17:40 UTC / The lack of clear rules about where they should get makes things hard for automakers and suppliers: they need governments to act

 
ZF Releases New EV Braking System With Enhanced Energy Recuperation Capabilities
ZF Releases New EV Braking System With Enhanced Energy Recuperation Capabilities

27 Jan 2021, 16:40 UTC / Already in use on VW's ID.3 and ID.4 models, ZF's new EV braking system replaces complex mechanical parts with software, providing a highly efficient solution

 
Here is a Detailed View of ZF’s 8HP Automatic Transmission
Here is a Detailed View of ZF’s 8HP Automatic Transmission

29 Oct 2020, 10:01 UTC / The vast majority of today's vehicles use automatic transmissions to improve performance and efficiency. We take a look at the most successful of them all.

 
ZF Demonstrates Pre-Crash External Airbag, Will Turn Your Car Into a Pufferfish
ZF Demonstrates Pre-Crash External Airbag, Will Turn Your Car Into a Pufferfish

7 Jun 2019, 15:03 UTC / Automotive supplier proposes adding more sensors to the exterior of the car, which would deploy an external airbag milliseconds before impact

 
ZF Wants All-Wheel Steering To Make a Comeback in SUVs and Trucks
ZF Wants All-Wheel Steering To Make a Comeback in SUVs and Trucks

4 Jul 2017, 12:09 UTC / The Michigan-based arm of German driveline and chassis specialist ZF thinks it's high time the rear-wheel steering made a comeback for pickups and SUVs

 
Lawsuit Claims FCA's Monostable Shifters Are Defective
Lawsuit Claims FCA's Monostable Shifters Are Defective

13 Apr 2017, 17:07 UTC / A woman from San Antonio has filed a lawsuit against FCA targeting the design of their monostable gear selectors. She was hurt by her vehicle in her driveway

 
FCA And ZF Will Recall Nine-Speed Automatic Gearbox
FCA And ZF Will Recall Nine-Speed Automatic Gearbox

10 Aug 2016, 14:42 UTC / ZF and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have decided to recall the nine-speed automatic gearbox that equips multiple models of the American automaker.

 
More Electric Axles on the Way - A Look at the Tech Your Next Car Might Have
More Electric Axles on the Way - A Look at the Tech Your Next Car Might Have

24 Mar 2016, 16:53 UTC / ZF has released images and specifications of a new electric axle system. It develops 204 HP and is considered a game changer

 
ZF's New Modular Rear Axle Has Steering and Electric Drive Options
ZF's New Modular Rear Axle Has Steering and Electric Drive Options

6 Feb 2016, 16:03 UTC / ZF says that its modular rear axle system can be installed on an existing car with only a few modifications, so it could make upgrades more easily

 
ZF Buys TRW in Attempt to Create Bosch-Rivaling Supply Giant
ZF Buys TRW in Attempt to Create Bosch-Rivaling Supply Giant

20 Nov 2014, 16:56 UTC / It’s been a tight-lipped rumor for some time but today it was confirmed. ZF Friedrichshafen bought TRW Automotive today in a $13.5 billion deal, in a daring move to create a supply giant that ...

 
No 9-Speed Gearboxes in Future BMWs
No 9-Speed Gearboxes in Future BMWs

28 May 2014, 12:18 UTC / BMW decided, once again, to go down a different route, compared to its rivals. This time, the disparities showed up in the transmission department, where the Germans are poised to keep true to the c...

 
Chrysler Starts Producing 9-Speed Auto At Tipton Facility <span>· Video</span>
Chrysler Starts Producing 9-Speed Auto At Tipton Facility · Video

14 May 2014, 11:59 UTC / After years of sitting idle, the American manufacturer recently celebrated the reopening of its facility in Tipton County. With the help of three nearby facilities located in Kokomo, the Indiana-bas...

 
BMW and ZF Sign New Deal for 2014 Motorsport Program
BMW and ZF Sign New Deal for 2014 Motorsport Program

30 Apr 2014, 10:03 UTC / Reading just a few reviews of the latest BMWs will make a couple of things obvious. Apart from the usual ‘dull’ and ‘overweight’ adjectives you’ll find in almost all o...

 
BMW and MINI to Receive ZF 9-Speed Automatic Gearbox in 2015
BMW and MINI to Receive ZF 9-Speed Automatic Gearbox in 2015

10 Oct 2013, 08:38 UTC / The world of automatic transmissions is dominated today by the brilliant ZF 8-Speed gearbox. It's being used on every BMW model throughout the German company's line-up, excepting the M mod...

 
ZF, Levant Power to Develop the World’s First Regenerative Suspension
ZF, Levant Power to Develop the World’s First Regenerative Suspension

28 Aug 2013, 12:38 UTC / With regenerative brakes becoming an increasingly popular way to save energy on road and race cars, engineers have started looking into other vehicle systems that may be used for similar purposes. R...

 
Land Rover Announces 9-Speed ZF Automatic
Land Rover Announces 9-Speed ZF Automatic

27 Feb 2013, 08:47 UTC / British company Land Rover has announced it will debut a new 9-speed automatic transmission for its vehicles at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show at the beginning of March. Hoping to provide even mo...

 
ZF CEO Calls Nine-Speed Transmissions the "Natural Limit"
ZF CEO Calls Nine-Speed Transmissions the "Natural Limit"

7 Nov 2012, 13:11 UTC / While you can still find multiple cars with four-speed automatic transmissions, as well as even more vehicles with five-speed manuals in dealerships from across the world, the auto industry has deve...

 
ZF Details Word’s First 7-Speed Manual Gearbox
ZF Details Word’s First 7-Speed Manual Gearbox

9 May 2012, 12:38 UTC / The 2012 Porsche 911 has already revealed most of its secrets, from its lightweight construction, to the fact that it offers an elongated wheelbase and better performance than ever. As volume pro...

 
Jeep Grand Cherokee to Get Eight-Speed Transmission
Jeep Grand Cherokee to Get Eight-Speed Transmission

5 Oct 2011, 15:28 UTC / Automotive producers seem to have identified the holy grail of increased fuel efficiency, as being an automatic transmission with as many ratios as possible. While Hyundai is working to develop a 10...