LIVONIA, Michigan – The North American commercial vehicle industry is facing serious challenges: job shortages, cost of operations, freight demands and regulations, among others. ZF, a global technology company, offers a diverse set of technologies that will help lead to safer roads and lower emissions, enabling transformative change in the market. ZF will highlight these technologies at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show, Oct. 28–31, in Atlanta.
With more than 40 years of experience manufacturing brake pads for the aftermarket, ZF Aftermarket is excited to announce its newly formulated TRW branded brake program in both mid-grade and premium lines.
ZF Aftermarket proudly releases two new brake pad product lines under the TRW brand – TRW Ultra and TRW Pro. These two lines are perfectly tailored to meet their respective market needs. Both lines feature a blend of 100% copper-free formulations, putting the product lines ahead of the California copper-free legislation deadline of 2025. The pads are slotted and chamfered per the OE configuration and include stainless steel hardware for installation, where applicable. To ensure a safe break-in on both the TRW Ultra and TRW Pro lines, the pads are post-cured for an average of 10 hours.
Fort Lauderdale. ZF Marine will present ZF Repropulsion at the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. A world leader in marine propulsion technology, ZF supplies transmissions, propellers and control systems for all types of pleasure craft applications. The company will help boat owners gain better insight into the topic of repowering by hosting seminars on the booth during the show, presented by subject matter expert Steve D’Antonio
ZF Aftermarket is proud to announce the addition of a completely new TRW Branded Lift Support program to its array of aftermarket steering and suspension, brake, ride control, clutch and transmission products sold in the United States and Canada.
With over 1,500 SKUs covering 99% of sales, the new TRW lift support product line is designed with the TRW focus of innovation, quality and engineering excellence. Over the course of 20 years, ZF Aftermarket has become the lift support category leader, helping distributors capture sales with first-to-market coverage, reliable fill-rates, expert cataloging data and technical support.
Northville/Brooklyn. In 2016, ZF and Venturi teamed established an official technology partnership for the FIA Formula E championship. Now, in the fifth season of the championship, ZF has developed an electric axle drive that includes an electric motor as well as newly developed transmission and power electronics for the Venturi race team. In the short, dynamic development phase, ZF's engineers broke new ground and pushed the boundaries thanks to their in-house systems expertise. At the same time, knowledge and experience gained and tested in motor racing provides insights that can be applied to volume production development.