Heavy-duty trucks were a rare sight at this year’s Auto China 2018. But of those that were on display there were interesting characteristics. Foton-Daimler enjoyed “home court advantage,” while traditional heavy-duty truck manufacturers like Beiben and SAIC-IVECO-Hongyan and young star JMC Heavy-Duty showed off their latest product offerings. Of the Read More
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 Read More
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 Read More
SUNNYVALE, California – What do you get when you combine ZF, the global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology, Baidu, one of China’s largest internet giants and a key enabler of autonomous driving, and Pand Auto, one of China’s rising car sharing Read More
[ 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 Read More
DENVER, CO – Foton and long-time partner Cummins signed a strategic cooperation MOU to develop green and smart trucks on October 13. The deal was inked on the sidelines of the 8th U.S.-China Energy Efficiency Forum held in Denver, which signals the start of the second phase of Foton’s “Super Read More
SHANGHAI – ZF announced on September 25 that it has appointed Andreas Weller president of Asia Pacific for the German tier-one supplier, effective immediately. Weller will replace Rudi von Meister, who will continue to work with Weller until he departs officially on December 31. Weller joined TRW in 2013 as Read More
FRANKFURT – ZF and BHAP, a subsidiary of BAIC Group, signed a memorandum of understanding here on September 13 to establish a joint venture in China to produce e-mobility components for BAIC Group vehicles. “China is the largest and most dynamic market for electromobility and is playing a key role Read More
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 Read More
JIAXING, Zhejiang – The Foton-ZF high-end commercial vehicle automatic transmission project broke ground here on September 2. As the first-phase project of the Foton Yangtze River Delta industrial base which has a total investment of ¥20 billion, the project covers an area of over 25 hectares with an investment of Read More