ZF

Vernon Hills, IL 60061

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About ZF

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology, as well as active and passive safety technology.

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777 Hickory Hill
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
United States of America
http://www.zf.com
847.478.6868

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ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology, as well as active and passive safety technology. 

Products and Press Releases

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Vice President of Commercial Vehicle Driveline Systems, Americas for ZF Group Christian Feldhaus unveils ZF's AxTrax 2 LF at APTA EXPO in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 9.
Vice President of Commercial Vehicle Driveline Systems, Americas for ZF Group Christian Feldhaus unveils ZF's AxTrax 2 LF at APTA EXPO in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 9.
Vice President of Commercial Vehicle Driveline Systems, Americas for ZF Group Christian Feldhaus unveils ZF's AxTrax 2 LF at APTA EXPO in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 9.
Vice President of Commercial Vehicle Driveline Systems, Americas for ZF Group Christian Feldhaus unveils ZF's AxTrax 2 LF at APTA EXPO in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 9.
Vice President of Commercial Vehicle Driveline Systems, Americas for ZF Group Christian Feldhaus unveils ZF's AxTrax 2 LF at APTA EXPO in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 9.
APTA EXPO

ZF's AxTrax 2 LF electric axle for city buses to hit show floor at APTA EXPO 2023

Oct. 9, 2023
The AxTrax 2 LF features a compact design to help maximize the available space for batteries and enhance manufacturer’s design flexibility for the passenger compartment.
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ZF Bus Connect will be showcased by ZF aftermarket at 2023 APTA Expo
ZF Bus Connect will be showcased by ZF aftermarket at 2023 APTA Expo
ZF Bus Connect will be showcased by ZF aftermarket at 2023 APTA Expo
ZF Bus Connect will be showcased by ZF aftermarket at 2023 APTA Expo
ZF Bus Connect will be showcased by ZF aftermarket at 2023 APTA Expo
APTA EXPO

ZF aftermarket to show ZF Bus Connect at APTA EXPO 2023

Oct. 9, 2023
The ZF Bus Connect provides a cloud-based tool for bus fleets, service providers and OEMs to increase safety and efficiency, improve uptime and decrease total cost of ownership...
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Bus Builders, Bus Components, Accessories

CeTrax 2 dual electric drive

Oct. 3, 2023
Precision-engineered electric central drive for heavy buses that fits in ICE transmission space.
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ZF has launched the ZF Health Check.
ZF has launched the ZF Health Check.
ZF has launched the ZF Health Check.
ZF has launched the ZF Health Check.
ZF has launched the ZF Health Check.
Fuel Systems & Fueling Equipment

ZF launches ZF Health Check

June 8, 2023
The solution uses numerous types of sensor data registered in the transmission system during vehicle operations, including engine speed, gear step, oil temperature and oil pressure...
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Bus Builders, Components & Accessories

AxTrax AVE – Electric portal axle

April 19, 2022
The AxTrax AVE electric portal axle is ideally suited to various drive concepts for city buses.
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AxTrax AVE

April 21, 2021
AxTrax AVE is ZF’s electric portal axle with integrated wheel hub drive.
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Fuel Systems & Fueling Equipment

ZF upgrades EcoLife transmission software on NYCT bus fleet, saving fuel and costs

Feb. 19, 2021
The upgraded software resulted in a six to 14 percent fuel economy improvement, an annual savings of 720,000 gallons of fuel.
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Openmatics is the official connectivity platform provider for VDL Bus & Coach.
Openmatics is the official connectivity platform provider for VDL Bus & Coach.
Openmatics is the official connectivity platform provider for VDL Bus & Coach.
Openmatics is the official connectivity platform provider for VDL Bus & Coach.
Openmatics is the official connectivity platform provider for VDL Bus & Coach.
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Electric Bus Manufacturer VDL Chooses Openmatics Connectivity Platform

Sept. 28, 2018
Openmatics, a subsidiary of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, is the official connectivity platform provider for VDL Bus & Coach, the Dutch vehicle manufacturer of buses and coaches.
Technology

IAA 2018: ZF Makes Logistics Cleaner and More Autonomous

Sept. 19, 2018
With the headline “Smart Logistics” at IAA 2018, the company has bundled its technologies and – through automation, networking and electrification – has created attractive solutions...
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ZF Marshall Safety Electronics Plant Celebrates 65 Years and Launches New Generation of Camera Technology

Aug. 14, 2018
The ZF Marshall manufacturing facility located in Central Illinois is an integral part of ZF’s leadership in the supply of automotive camera technology.

Articles & News

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ZF and Beep will partner to bring ZF's next generation of autonomous Level 4 shuttles to the U.S. market.
ZF and Beep will partner to bring ZF's next generation of autonomous Level 4 shuttles to the U.S. market.
ZF and Beep will partner to bring ZF's next generation of autonomous Level 4 shuttles to the U.S. market.
ZF and Beep will partner to bring ZF's next generation of autonomous Level 4 shuttles to the U.S. market.
ZF and Beep will partner to bring ZF's next generation of autonomous Level 4 shuttles to the U.S. market.
Autonomous Vehicles

ZF and Beep to partner on autonomous shuttle for U.S. market

ZF and Beep have signed an agreement to bring a new generation of autonomous Level 4 shuttles to market.
Easymile
Easymile’s EZ10 is a driverless, electric shuttle that can carry up to 12 people.
Easymile’s EZ10 is a driverless, electric shuttle that can carry up to 12 people.
Easymile’s EZ10 is a driverless, electric shuttle that can carry up to 12 people.
Easymile’s EZ10 is a driverless, electric shuttle that can carry up to 12 people.
Easymile’s EZ10 is a driverless, electric shuttle that can carry up to 12 people.
Technology

Special Report: Autonomous and Connected Vehicles

Aug. 15, 2018
An overview of the state of the industry as it relates to autonomous and connected vehicles.
Mass Transit/Leah Harnack
In ZF's Innovation Van, autonomous technology is used to improve the first-last mile efficiency of package delivery. (For the demonstration, the face shield worn is different than their actual design which more closely resembles glasses. They could not be shown due to propriety information.)
In ZF's Innovation Van, autonomous technology is used to improve the first-last mile efficiency of package delivery. (For the demonstration, the face shield worn is different than their actual design which more closely resembles glasses. They could not be shown due to propriety information.)
In ZF's Innovation Van, autonomous technology is used to improve the first-last mile efficiency of package delivery. (For the demonstration, the face shield worn is different than their actual design which more closely resembles glasses. They could not be shown due to propriety information.)
In ZF's Innovation Van, autonomous technology is used to improve the first-last mile efficiency of package delivery. (For the demonstration, the face shield worn is different than their actual design which more closely resembles glasses. They could not be shown due to propriety information.)
In ZF's Innovation Van, autonomous technology is used to improve the first-last mile efficiency of package delivery. (For the demonstration, the face shield worn is different than their actual design which more closely resembles glasses. They could not be shown due to propriety information.)
Technology

Tomorrow’s “Driver”

Aug. 15, 2018
Planning for next-generation mobility means a new role for the driver.
Mass Transit/Leah Harnack
ZF demonstrates its multiple systems expertise as a partner in the newly founded e.GO Moove GmbH joint venture. The e.GO Mover is part of an entire digital logistics offering, including hardware, software, and services, highlighting ZF’s strategic orientation.
ZF demonstrates its multiple systems expertise as a partner in the newly founded e.GO Moove GmbH joint venture. The e.GO Mover is part of an entire digital logistics offering, including hardware, software, and services, highlighting ZF’s strategic orientation.
ZF demonstrates its multiple systems expertise as a partner in the newly founded e.GO Moove GmbH joint venture. The e.GO Mover is part of an entire digital logistics offering, including hardware, software, and services, highlighting ZF’s strategic orientation.
ZF demonstrates its multiple systems expertise as a partner in the newly founded e.GO Moove GmbH joint venture. The e.GO Mover is part of an entire digital logistics offering, including hardware, software, and services, highlighting ZF’s strategic orientation.
ZF demonstrates its multiple systems expertise as a partner in the newly founded e.GO Moove GmbH joint venture. The e.GO Mover is part of an entire digital logistics offering, including hardware, software, and services, highlighting ZF’s strategic orientation.
Technology

Mobility for Tomorrow's Cities: Autonomous and Electric

June 29, 2018
Tomorrow’s mobility will be more focused on passenger comfort as electrification and automation continue to develop in the market.
Alstom - Design & Styling
On August 1, 2017, Alstom delivered the first of 60 Citadis X05 to Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) in Sydney, Australia.
On August 1, 2017, Alstom delivered the first of 60 Citadis X05 to Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) in Sydney, Australia.
On August 1, 2017, Alstom delivered the first of 60 Citadis X05 to Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) in Sydney, Australia.
On August 1, 2017, Alstom delivered the first of 60 Citadis X05 to Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) in Sydney, Australia.
On August 1, 2017, Alstom delivered the first of 60 Citadis X05 to Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) in Sydney, Australia.
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APTA Expo Product Features - Day One

Oct. 7, 2017
Some of the latest products and technologies on display at the American Public Transportation Association's Expo 2017.
Local Motors
Local Motors' Olli is a shuttle that uses IBM Watson as a human interface to give personality to the vehicle.
Local Motors' Olli is a shuttle that uses IBM Watson as a human interface to give personality to the vehicle.
Local Motors' Olli is a shuttle that uses IBM Watson as a human interface to give personality to the vehicle.
Local Motors' Olli is a shuttle that uses IBM Watson as a human interface to give personality to the vehicle.
Local Motors' Olli is a shuttle that uses IBM Watson as a human interface to give personality to the vehicle.
Technology

Autonomous Technology – Driving into the Future

April 19, 2017
Transit could be facing competition from the new mobility options autonomous opens up or they could be at the forefront of the future of mobility by leveraging these innovations...
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ZF recently presented its latest in collision avoidance technology, a critical step toward enabling autonomous driving. MassTransitmag.com/12228158
ZF recently presented its latest in collision avoidance technology, a critical step toward enabling autonomous driving. MassTransitmag.com/12228158
ZF recently presented its latest in collision avoidance technology, a critical step toward enabling autonomous driving. MassTransitmag.com/12228158
ZF recently presented its latest in collision avoidance technology, a critical step toward enabling autonomous driving. MassTransitmag.com/12228158
ZF recently presented its latest in collision avoidance technology, a critical step toward enabling autonomous driving. MassTransitmag.com/12228158
Technology

Smart Transit

Aug. 15, 2016
Technology advancements are driving us toward autonomous mobility.
Leah Harnack/Mass Transit
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Tomorrow's Technology Today

July 5, 2016
Improving mobility through increased efficiency, electrification and safety were on display at ZF's test track at a recent global press event.
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ZF Innovation Truck, Maneuvering Test during ZF's Trade Press Conference 2014, Aldenhoven, Germany.
ZF Innovation Truck, Maneuvering Test during ZF's Trade Press Conference 2014, Aldenhoven, Germany.
ZF Innovation Truck, Maneuvering Test during ZF's Trade Press Conference 2014, Aldenhoven, Germany.
ZF Innovation Truck, Maneuvering Test during ZF's Trade Press Conference 2014, Aldenhoven, Germany.
ZF Innovation Truck, Maneuvering Test during ZF's Trade Press Conference 2014, Aldenhoven, Germany.
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Tomorrow's City

March 7, 2016
Technology is transforming urban mobility. It’s exciting to see transit agencies embracing the transformation, becoming transportation managers of their communities through innovative...
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Expo Products Tuesday

Oct. 13, 2014
Pendolino: A Different Kind of High-Speed Rail Solution Alstom Transport Permitting any country, whatever its geography, to have access to high-speed rail required an innovative...

Videos & Resources

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Electrically driven low-floor bus with ZF's AVE 130 low floor axle at the Bus Section during ZF's Trade Press Conference 2014, Aldenhoven, Germany.
Electrically driven low-floor bus with ZF's AVE 130 low floor axle at the Bus Section during ZF's Trade Press Conference 2014, Aldenhoven, Germany.
Electrically driven low-floor bus with ZF's AVE 130 low floor axle at the Bus Section during ZF's Trade Press Conference 2014, Aldenhoven, Germany.
Electrically driven low-floor bus with ZF's AVE 130 low floor axle at the Bus Section during ZF's Trade Press Conference 2014, Aldenhoven, Germany.
Electrically driven low-floor bus with ZF's AVE 130 low floor axle at the Bus Section during ZF's Trade Press Conference 2014, Aldenhoven, Germany.
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Motion and Mobility: ZF Vehicle Demonstration

July 14, 2014
ZF hosted a press event at its location in Aldenhoven, Germany.
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Busworld Newsletter 44

July 24, 2012
Highlights from Busworld Turkey, which was held April 19 - 21 in Istanbul, Turkey, and highlights from Busworld Russia, held June 5 - 7 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

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Technology

ZF Remains on Course in the First Half of 2018

July 30, 2018
In the first half of 2018, ZF Friedrichshafen AG achieved its targets: Sales rose to €18.7 billion, and adjusted operating profit (EBIT) amounted to approximately €1.1 billion...
Management

ZF Appoints New Board of Management Members

July 27, 2018
ZF Friedrichshafen AG's Supervisory Board has appointed Sabine Jaskula and Dr. Holger Klein to the company's Board of Management.
Technology

ZF's Successful TraXon Transmission Now Features Predictive Maintenance Function

July 16, 2018
The TraXon modular transmission system, successfully used by truck manufacturers worldwide, will be equipped with an optional predictive maintenance function starting in 2019....
Technology

ZF Spins off Car eWallet as a Start-up

July 16, 2018
ZF has founded Car eWallet GmbH, a Berlin-based start-up, in which the company will outsource the current activities of the transaction service Car eWallet.
Technology

PTSI Transportation Debuts New Route Learning System Product Video & Brochure

July 13, 2018
ZF has founded Car eWallet GmbH company will outsource the current activities of the transaction service Car eWallet. The objective is to further develop and market the service...
Technology

ZF and Faurecia’s Trendsetting Cockpit Interactive Display Demonstrates Safety-Focused Interior Design Alternatives Without Steering Wheel and Pedals

July 12, 2018
rom fully automated delivery trucks to robot taxis of the future: With the rise of automation, new concepts for driver workplaces in the transport industry are in demand. The ...
Mass Transit/Leah Harnack
The prototype articulated bus is equipped with two AVE 130 electric portal axes for a powerful drive.
The prototype articulated bus is equipped with two AVE 130 electric portal axes for a powerful drive.
The prototype articulated bus is equipped with two AVE 130 electric portal axes for a powerful drive.
The prototype articulated bus is equipped with two AVE 130 electric portal axes for a powerful drive.
The prototype articulated bus is equipped with two AVE 130 electric portal axes for a powerful drive.
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ZF Electric Drive Solutions Simplify Transition to E-Mobility for Bus Manufacturers

July 12, 2018
System solutions from ZF simplify the transition to electric-powered city buses.
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Autonomous and electric: people mover to start series production in 2019.
Autonomous and electric: people mover to start series production in 2019.
Autonomous and electric: people mover to start series production in 2019.
Autonomous and electric: people mover to start series production in 2019.
Autonomous and electric: people mover to start series production in 2019.
Technology

Autonomous and Electric: People Mover to Start Series Production in 2019

June 27, 2018
ZF’s CEO Wolf-Henning Scheider and Dr. Günther Schuh, founder and CEO of e.GO Mobile AG based in Aachen, have announced that series production will begin in Aachen.
Management

Changes in the ZF Executive Board

June 27, 2018
Peter Lake joined the Executive Board as head of Sales and Market shortly after the acquisition of TRW by ZF in May 2015.