ZF was founded 100 years ago. A landmark anniversary always offers an opportunity to take stock: Where have we come from – where are we today – and where will we find ourselves in the future? We have built a bridge spanning our past to the present and beyond.

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Motorsports: 8HP

Power and Paddles

The modified 8-speed automatic transmission is also a contender in motorsport – in BMW’s M235i Racing car.


The best of both worlds

ZF has developed a plug-in hybrid system with which cars can drive on battery power faster and further than with earlier full-hybrid systems.

100 Years – 100 Schools

ZF Initiates Worldwide Education Project

ZF has rolled out its so far largest humanitarian education project to build schools in poverty-stricken regions around the globe.

North America

ZF at NAIAS 2015

ZF will be presenting in Detroit how mobility becomes more efficient.

Carreer Paths

Expat in Shanghai

German development engineer Philip Recker moved from tranquil Lake Constance to sizzling Shanghai.

TraXon Dual

Without Interruption

The automatic commercial vehicle transmission is able to shift gears "under load" and is able to save even more fuel.

ZF way to go

“I was hooked immediately”

Started in 2001 as an intern, Daniela Saker Beltrame now is in charge of 240 employees.

ZF Motorsports

Over 500 Podium Places

Vehicles with ZF technology regularly figured among the winners in the 2014 season.

Year-End Press Conference

Growth above average

ZF expects an increase in sales to more than EUR 18 billion for 2015.


ZF agrees to acquire TRW

The transaction combines two highly successful companies.


No “high anxiety” here!

Service technicians maintain wind turbine gearboxes around the world.

Active Axle Kinematics

A rear axle that thinks

It's easier to drive round a tight bend when all four wheels can move.

ZF at a Glance

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology with 122 production companies in 26 countries. ZF is one of the ten largest automotive suppliers worldwide.

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ZF Products
Technologies for the Future

Fuel-saving transmission innovation: The world's first 9-speed automatic passenger car transmission. ZF presents the all-new 9-speed automatic transmission for vehicles with transverse engines and front or all-wheel drives.

Integrated solutions from a single source

Excellent, high-quality products and the entire range of Aftersales services. ZF Services is your reliable partner who accompanies you throughout the lifecycle of your vehicles. And that worldwide – with its own comprehensive service network. This guarantees your mobility at all times and everywhere. Efficient service with a maximum of ZF expertise is also in great demand in the non-automotive sector.

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