ZF http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53715/more en ZF Finds Difficulties Overseas http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-finds-difficulties-overseas <div class="node-body article-body">From challenging markets in South America and Australia to Europe and the Ukraine, ZF is struggling to make ends meet. CEO Stefan Sommer says he is glad to have thriving operations in North America and Asia to pick up the slack.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-finds-difficulties-overseas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-finds-difficulties-overseas#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional South America - Regional Australia Brazil U.S. Germany Russia Ukraine Holden TRW ZF 2015 North American International Auto Show Component Globalization Labor & Human Resources Product Development Argentina axles Brazil economic crisis European Commission Financial Times GM Holden Holden Commodore Lehman Bros. logistics machinery Russia Stefan Sommer Tier 0 Tier 1 TRW Ukraine Venezuela workforce ZF Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:17:00 +0000 1209771 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>ZF CEO Stefan Sommer at NAIAS with company&rsquo;s new 8-speed plug-in hybrid transmission.</strong></p> 2015 NAIAS: Shots From the Floor http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2015-naias-shots-floor <div class="node-body gallery-body">A photo gallery of highlights from press preview and supplier days at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2015-naias-shots-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2015-naias-shots-floor#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America - Regional U.S. Aisin Auto Makers Chrysler Dealerships Denso Ford General Motors Suppliers ZF 2015 North American International Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:42:00 +0000 1196261 at http://wardsauto.com TRW Pleased With First CES Display http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-pleased-first-ces-display <div class="node-body article-body">More than 170,000 analysts, techies, executives, purchasing agents and company reps attended this year’s CES from around the world to learn what’s new and on the horizon. Some 3,500 companies exhibited, including TRW.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-pleased-first-ces-display" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/trw-pleased-first-ces-display#comments Premium Limited Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany Audi BMW Chevrolet Chrysler Fiat Ford Mercedes TRW Volkswagen ZF Sales & Marketing Automatic Braking Autonomous Vehicles Brakes Future Products Product Development Purchashing Bosch Carsten Hass cloud computing Consumer electronics Show Delphi Denso John Wilkerson Las Vegas Convention Center Magna Valeo vehicle-to-infrastructure Sun, 11 Jan 2015 21:56:00 +0000 1197191 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>TRW&#39;s acrylic car showing supplier content was popular among CES booth visitors.</strong></p> 2015 Winner: Chrysler 6.2L Supercharged OHV V-8 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-winner-chrysler-62l-supercharged-ohv-v-8 <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Exploring the Hellcat’s expansive powerband is nothing short of transformative. Getting out of the car afterward, one might resemble Moses coming down from Mount Sinai with a glowing aura after conversing with God.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-winner-chrysler-62l-supercharged-ohv-v-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-winner-chrysler-62l-supercharged-ohv-v-8#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Engines North America North America - Regional U.S. Dodge ZF Fuel Economy Gasoline Product Development Supercharger Transmissions 6.2L Supercharged V-8 Audi S4 Avant Dave Zoia Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Hellcat Hemi IHI supercharger TorqueFlite ZF Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:31:00 +0000 1187581 at http://wardsauto.com Coming to an EV Near You: Multi-Speed Transmissions http://wardsauto.com/blog/coming-ev-near-you-multi-speed-transmissions <div class="node-body blog-body">A ZF executive says he expects 3- or 4-speed transmissions to be available in electric vehicles within five or six years. The new gearboxes could extend range some 20%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/coming-ev-near-you-multi-speed-transmissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/coming-ev-near-you-multi-speed-transmissions#comments Blog Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany BMW General Motors Tesla ZF Batteries Electric Vehicles Emissions Future Products Product Development Sales Results Transmissions 1-speed transmission 2-mode transmission 2-speed transmission 3-speed 4-speed transmission James Potter Nissan Leaf Tesla Model S torque ZF ZF Powertrain Technology Road Ahead Tue, 02 Dec 2014 13:14:00 +0000 1167451 at http://wardsauto.com 4-Wheel Steering Market on Rebound http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/4-wheel-steering-market-rebound <div class="node-body article-body">Germany’s ZF provides rear-steering as standard equipment on four Porsche models, and four other customers will use the supplier’s technology within the next two years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/4-wheel-steering-market-rebound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/4-wheel-steering-market-rebound#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional Austria U.S. Germany Delphi Ford General Motors Porsche ZF Automatic Chassis Continuously Variable (CVT) Dual Clutch (DCT) Electronics Future Products Product Development Safety 4-wheel steering Active Kinematics Control AKC Audi Prologue Austria Batavia Continuously variable transmission CVT Delphi General Motors Lebring Mark Rotary Quadrasteer Steward Snead TechAcademy Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:06:00 +0000 1166981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>ZF supplies rear-steering system for Porsche 911 Turbo S.</strong></p> Tom Murphy ZF TechAcademy in South Carolina http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-techacademy-south-carolina <div class="node-body gallery-body">ZF hosted journalists for a 1-day TechAcademy at a former runway in Greenville, SC, to demonstrate its capabilities in chassis and driveline technologies. Eight-speed, 9-speed and dual-clutch transmissions were among the systems evaluated, as well as rear-wheel steering. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-techacademy-south-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/zf-techacademy-south-carolina#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Germany BMW Porsche ZF Automatic Chassis Dual Clutch (DCT) Electronics Future Products Product Development Safety Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:05:00 +0000 1167051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Jaguar F-Type roadster has ZF torque converter and 8-speed automatic.</strong></p> LCV Concept Fleshes Out Iveco’s Dual Energy System http://wardsauto.com/europe/lcv-concept-fleshes-out-iveco-s-dual-energy-system <div class="node-body article-body">The concept’s fully automated load management uses sensors that identify the goods and then indicate the correct positioning of the different parcels within the vehicle interior.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/lcv-concept-fleshes-out-iveco-s-dual-energy-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/lcv-concept-fleshes-out-iveco-s-dual-energy-system#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Bosch Denso Iveco ZF Design Electric Vehicles Emissions Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:09:00 +0000 1139551 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Iveco concept LCV features two propulsion systems.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-130 <div class="node-body article-body">Dusseldorf welcomes IAC HQ; Brose expands Southeast Michigan operation; Mitsubishi Automotive Electric to supply Americas from Mexico base.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-130" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-130#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Australia China Mexico U.S. Malaysia Germany Continental Ford IAC ZF Climate Controls/HVAC Component Global Sources Globalization Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Internet Logistics Materials OE-Supplier Relations Sound Systems Vehicle Interiors Benecke-Kaliko Brose DuPont Mitsubishi Electric Pandora Internet radio Sage Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:05:00 +0000 1133151 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Interior-surface production techniques in tune with China&#39;s clean-air goals.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> ZF’s TRW Acquisition Symbolizes Evolving Auto Industry http://wardsauto.com/north-america/zf-s-trw-acquisition-symbolizes-evolving-auto-industry <div class="node-body article-body">The two companies argue global megatrends related to fuel economy, safety and autonomous driving are transforming vehicles and the auto industry, making their businesses more complementary than they may appear. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/zf-s-trw-acquisition-symbolizes-evolving-auto-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/zf-s-trw-acquisition-symbolizes-evolving-auto-industry#comments Premium Limited Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. TRW ZF Automatic Automatic Braking Autonomous Vehicles Electronic Stability Program (ESP) Fuel Economy Future Products Globalization Product Development Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:58:00 +0000 1121671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>The new company will offer all relevant technologies for a fully autonomous chassis under one roof, says ZF CEO Sommer.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>