ZF CEO Scheider: China a strong growth market and ZF plans to strengthen all tech components

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – China is a strong growth market for ZF and the German tier-1 supplier wants to strengthen its position with all of its technology components, according to Wolf-Henning Scheider. As CEO of ZF since February 1, Scheider made the comments at ZF’s annual press conference here on March 22

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The autonomous driving “China speed”

In earlier January, I traveled with ZF to CES 2018 in Las Vegas and 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. As different as they were – one showcased advanced technologies or technology concepts and the other showcased, well, simply new concepts and cars – the two events gave me

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Chery becomes first automaker to use ZF’s ProAI supercomputer for L3 autonomous driving

[ UPDATE ] ZF appointed Wolf-Henning Scheider as new CEO effective February 1, 2018, succeeding Dr. Konstantin Sauer, who returns to his full time position as CFO after holding the CEO position on an interim basis. DETROIT – Chery Automobile Co., Ltd. has become the first automaker to use ZF’s ProAI

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ZF and Baidu announce new strategic cooperation on autonomous driving

FRANKFURT – ZF and Chinese internet search giant Baidu announced on September 12 a new strategic cooperation where the two intend to collaborate in the areas of autonomous driving and telematics as well as mobility services to develop extensive technical solutions for autonomous driving in China. ZF and Baidu intend

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CES 2017: the race to redefine personal mobility continues

The first Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was about personal computers. Fast forward to CES 2017, the largest tech expo show on earth has turned into the Connected Electronics Show. It showed us what the next growth driver is: connected and autonomous cars. In 2017, CES once again heralded great change

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Moving forward: Robin Li maps out global expansion for Baidu

In 1999, bearing a dream of “changing people’s life with science and technology,” Robin (Yanhong) Li returned to China from New York and founded Baidu. After years of efforts, Li has one of the most impressive search engine technical teams in the world. Its management team, product design team, development

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