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ZF Global Press Event 2017

Vision Zero – a world with zero accidents and zero emissions – could only become a reality when all vehicles are electric, autonomous and connected. Under the motto "On the Road to Vision Zero", ZF demonstrates at the Global Press Event 2017 how the technology company wants to tread the path to Vision Zero. Innovative security systems allow vehicles to see, think and act in order to minimize human errors in the transition phase from assisted driving to autonomous driving. To do this, ZF relies on the further development of already existing solutions as well as on brand new concepts to consequently prevent common accident causes and reduce the number of accidents. At the same time, the company continues pushing the trend toward driveline electrification with its broad portfolio – either in the form of hybrid modules or purely electric systems.






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Video Footage: ZF Global Press Event 2017 (click here for preview or direct download)
The technology highlights, which ZF is presenting at the Global Press Event 2017 in the run up to the IAA, have already been fixed on film. The footage material, which is sorted thematically and ready for broadcasting, is available for online and AV media for your reporting.

Presentations:

Keynote Speech by ZF Board Member Peter Lake
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Presentation at the Workshop „Integrated Safety“
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Vision Zero Vehicle: ZF Presents Electronics Technology to Help Address Distracted and Potential Wrong-Way Drivers

Friedrichshafen. With its “Vision Zero Vehicle,” ZF has made great strides toward mobility without emissions or accidents. The concept vehicle features intelligent mechanical systems capable of ...

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For Axle Hybrids or Fully Electric Vehicles: ZF Integrates Powerful Electric Drive in Innovative Rear Axle

Friedrichshafen. ZF's Vision Zero Vehicle is helping to set the course for an accident-free and zero local emissions future. The vehicle features a 150 kW electric axle drive system for dynamic ...

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Integrated Safety Systems: A Path to Achieve the Vision of Zero Accidents

Friedrichshafen. From a statistics perspective, about 90 percent of all accidents are caused by human error. This means that the human factor represents a significant potential accident risk on the ...

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New Intelligent Chassis Technology From ZF: Connected Systems Supporting the Vision of Accident-Free Driving

The chassis is one of the most complex systems in a vehicle – and one of the most important when it comes to enabling driving safety and comfort. In the age of assisted and autonomous driving ...

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ZF Shaping the Future of Automated Driving Development on Multiple Fronts

Friedrichshafen. ZF continues its quest of enabling the next generation of vehicles to See, Think and Act as it shapes the future of mobility. Through new partnerships and a broad spectrum of ...

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Openmatics Accelerates into the Future

With Openmatics, ZF Aftermarket offers dynamic, manufacturer independent connectivity solutions such as telematics, asset tracking, entertainment, diagnostics and engineering. The range of services ...

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Photo Gallery: Images from ZF’s Global Press Event 2017

Integrated Safety, intelligent Chassis Technology, E-Mobility, Autonomous Driving – and all this bundled together in the highlight „Vision Zero Vehicle“: This was ZF’s Global Press Event 2017. The ...

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Vision Zero Vehicle

With its "Vision Zero Vehicle" concept, ZF has made great strides toward emission- and accident-free mobility.

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Vision Zero Vehicle

With its "Vision Zero Vehicle" concept, ZF has made great strides toward emission- and accident-free mobility.

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Vision Zero Vehicle

With its "Vision Zero Vehicle" concept, ZF has made great strides toward emission- and accident-free mobility.

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Vision Zero Vehicle

With its "Vision Zero Vehicle" concept, ZF has made great strides toward emission- and accident-free mobility.

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Vision Zero Vehicle

With its "Vision Zero Vehicle" concept, ZF has made great strides toward emission- and accident-free mobility.

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Vision Zero Vehicle

With its "Vision Zero Vehicle" concept, ZF has made great strides toward emission- and accident-free mobility.

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Vision Zero Vehicle

With its "Vision Zero Vehicle" concept, ZF has made great strides toward emission- and accident-free mobility.

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Wrong-way Inhibit

ZF's Vision Zero Vehicle, with its “Wrong-way Inhibit” driver assistant, has the potential to help actively prevent wrong-way driving and its often fatal consequences.

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Wrong-way Inhibit

ZF's Vision Zero Vehicle, with its “Wrong-way Inhibit” driver assistant, has the potential to help actively prevent wrong-way driving and its often fatal consequences.

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Wrong-way Inhibit

ZF's Vision Zero Vehicle, with its "Wrong-way Inhibit" driver assistant, has the potential to prevent wrong-way driving.

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Wrong-way Inhibit

ZF's Vision Zero Vehicle, with its "Wrong-way Inhibit" driver assistant, has the potential to prevent wrong-way driving.

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Wrong-way Inhibit

ZF's Vision Zero Vehicle, with its "Wrong-way Inhibit" driver assistant, has the potential to prevent wrong-way driving.

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Wrong-way_Inhibit

ZF's Vision Zero Vehicle, with its "Wrong-way Inhibit" driver assistant, has the potential to prevent wrong-way driving.

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Driver Distraction Assist

"Driver Distraction Assist” can help recognize lack of attention, warn the driver and, if necessary, take control until a potential danger has passed.

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Driver Distraction Assist

"Driver Distraction Assist” can help recognize lack of attention, warn the driver and, if necessary, take control until a potential danger has passed.

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Driver Distraction Assist

"Driver Distraction Assist” can help recognize lack of attention, warn the driver and, if necessary, take control until a potential danger has passed.

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Driver Distraction Assist

"Driver Distraction Assist” can help recognize lack of attention, warn the driver and, if necessary, take control until a potential danger has passed.

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Comfort Steering

Comfort Steering, one of the automated functions in ZF's Vision Zero Vehicle, lets the vehicle change lanes by steering smoothly sideways.

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Comfort Steering

Comfort Steering, one of the automated functions in ZF's Vision Zero Vehicle, lets the vehicle change lanes by steering smoothly sideways.

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Comfort Steering

Comfort Steering, one of the automated functions in ZF's Vision Zero Vehicle, lets the vehicle change lanes by steering smoothly sideways.

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Emergency-Stop

If the driver doesn't take steering control of the automated driving vehicle, it parks the car at the next possible location.

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Emergency Stop

If the driver doesn't take steering control of the automated driving vehicle, it parks the car at the next possible location.

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Occupant Safety System

ZF's integrated Occupant Safety System offers a solution to an everyday problem: When fastening the seatbelt for children, the buckle lifts at exactly the right moment.

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Occupant Safety System

ZF's integrated Occupant Safety System offers a solution to an everyday problem: When fastening the seatbelt for children, the buckle lifts to make buckling easier and more efficient.

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Occupant Safety System

ZF's integrated Occupant Safety System offers a solution to an everyday problem: When fastening the seatbelt for children, the buckle lifts to make buckling easier and more efficient..

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Occupant Safety System

ZF's integrated Occupant Safety System offers a solution to an everyday problem: When fastening the seatbelt for children, the buckle lifts to make buckling easier and more efficient.

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Occupant Safety System

ZF's integrated Occupant Safety System offers a solution to an everyday problem: When fastening the seatbelt for children, the buckle lifts to make buckling easier and more efficient.

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Video Footage: ZF „Vision Zero Vehicle“ Summary

It helps prevent drivers from taking the wrong highway ramp (Wrong-way Inhibit), it warns and intervenes when the driver is distracted (Driver Distraction Assist): The Vision Zero Vehicle by ZF features intelligent mechanical systems and advanced sensors capable of helping to prevent many accidents. Have a look at its features in this short video montage. This video footage presents the main features of the innovative prototype. Unrestricted use for media and blogs. Video-Download in high resolution and low resolution (only via direct download).

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Video Footage: Wrong-way Inhibit in the „Vision Zero Vehicle“ by ZF

With the “Wrong-Way Inhibit”, ZF has implemented a feature in the “Vision Zero Vehicle” that is designed to help prevent wrong-way driving and its frequently fatal consequences. You can see it in action in this video: The driver receives optical and haptic warning signals, the vehicle alerts other motorists with its hazard flashers, guides the driver safely off the road, reduces the drive torque and finally brings the car to a stop. The footage shows scenes shot from external and internal POV and zooms in on an example scenario of taking a highway exit ramp. Unrestricted use for media and blogs. Video-Download in high resolution and low resolution (only via direct download).

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Video Footage: „Driver Distraction Assist” in the „Vision Zero Vehicle by ZF

“Driver Distraction Assist” can help recognize distractions at the wheel. The feature monitors the interior from inside the car with a time-of-flight 3D-camera and recognizes when the driver is not paying proper attention to the traffic. The system then warns and supports the driver in an emergency until a potentially dangerous situation is resolved. The footage shows scenes of the camera’s operating mode and its data analysis, possible driving scenarios and system responses shot from internal and external POV. Unrestricted use for media and blogs. Video-Download in high resolution and low resolution (only via direct download).

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Video Footage: Autonomous Driving with ZF’s „Vision Zero Vehicle“

With its numerous innovative safety features, ZF’s Vision Zero Vehicle is a trailblazer in the transition from assisted and autonomous driving. Most important in this regard: the transfer of control between human driver and machine. The footage shows extended scenes of driving scenarios, interior and HMI display shots during activation of autonomous driving and the controlled transfer back to the driver. This also includes the Comfort Evasion Function, in which the vehicle automatically evades an obstacle by slight lateral movement. Unrestricted use for media and blogs. Video-Download in high resolution and low resolution (only via direct download).

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Video Footage: Occupant Safety Systems in the „Vision Zero Vehicle“

The „Vision Zero Vehicle” demonstrates how occupant safety and comfort work together. The footage shows this via two scenarios: The “Predictive Safety” feature automatically tightens the seatbelts and stabilizes the passengers when the car is driving over an obstacle on the track – which the system detects by checking cloud based map data. And the integrated child seat smartly solves an everyday situation: If children are being placed into a rear child seat, the belt buckle will rise just in time as a friendly reminder and make buckling up easier. Unrestricted use for media and blogs. Video-Download in high resolution and low resolution (only via direct download).

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Video Footage: ZF „Vision Zero Vehicle“ Highlights

It helps prevent drivers from taking the wrong highway ramp (Wrong-way Inhibit), it warns and intervenes when the driver is distracted (Driver Distraction Assist): The Vision Zero Vehicle by ZF features intelligent mechanical systems and advanced sensors capable of helping to prevent many accidents. Have a look at its highlights in a ready cut clip. Unrestricted use for media and blogs. Video-Download in high resolution and low resolution (only via direct download).

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