visionThe ZF Magazine
The corporate magazine's latest issue focuses on future mobility.
Higher transport volumes, higher requirements – future mobility solutions have to meet this challenge. More and more people and goods need to be moved faster, more efficiently and more conveniently. There is more than one way to address this challenge, but what is particularly important is a smart transportation mix.
With a wealth of ideas and a broad portfolio of products, ZF drives forward the development of smart mobility. ZF's solutions will not only be installed in autonomous taxis or electric buses, but they will also enable the networking of a variety of transportation modes.
The latest issue of ZF's "vision" magazine provides you with plenty of information on these aspects as well as other exciting topics from the world of ZF.
Here is an overview of the contents of the latest "vision" magazine:
- Treading new paths
Mobility needs to be reinvented to manage the social change in the 21st century.
- A fresh twist on urban and rural mobility
Expert Tom Kirschbaum speaks about changing requirements and the success factors of transportation concepts outside metropolitan areas.
- Relaxed traveling
Today and in future, we need a smart mix of zero-emission vehicles, for which ZF already offers numerous products.
- The robot always rings twice
The internet changes our purchasing behavior. Intelligent delivery vehicles make deliveries more convenient and relieve road traffic.
- Highly precise and always up-to-date
Autonomous vehicles need high-resolution maps. Millions of miles of road have to be recorded and updated daily.
- Shaping change
The mobility industry is undergoing a radical transformation. U.S. professor Robert Wolcott speaks about ways to respond to this challenge.
- Split-second decisions
Autonomous vehicles can only function because their integrated supercomputer is able to learn and act like a human.
- Silent sailing
Automated manual transmissions manufactured by ZF now enable sailing. This new function noticeably reduces fuel consumption and emissions.
- System meets component
"vision" talked to two ZF experts who develop chassis products fit for use in self-driving cars.
- Focus on field work 4.0
Autonomous driving is not restricted to road traffic. ZF also integrates its innovative technology into agricultural machinery.
- Many assistants – one logic
A new interaction concept coordinates all assistance systems to relieve the driver, resulting in greater safety and less confusion.
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