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2019 USA / Canada Press Releases

ZF Shapes the Future of Transportation

At the 2019 North American Commercial Vehicle Show

2019/10/27

  • ZF’s leading technologies address industry’s biggest challenges including driver shortage, emissions, efficiency, cost and safety
  • Announces electric drive axle, AxTrax, is on the Freightliner Innovation Fleet eCascadia
  • Launching new 8-speed automatic transmission, ZF PowerLine, for medium duty vehicles at major OEM in early 2021
  • Following planned acquisition of WABCO, positions itself as an integrated systems provider for commercial vehicle technology

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.

Tony Sapienza

Head of Communications, North America

tony.sapienza@zf.com

+1 734-582-1646

Ashley Van Horn

Technology and Product Communications

ashley.vanhorn@zf.com

+1 734 737 8872

ZF Aftermarket Announces the Launch of a Newly Formulated TRW Branded Brake Program

2019/11/04

  • Two new lines of TRW brake pads – TRW Ultra and TRW Pro
  • Perfectly tailored brake lines for maximized coverage

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.

Tony Sapienza

Head of Communications, North America

tony.sapienza@zf.com

+1 734-582-1646

Ashley Van Horn

Technology and Product Communications

ashley.vanhorn@zf.com

+1 734 737 8872

ZF Marine highlights ZF Repropulsion and New Partnerships

At the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

2019/10/29

  • ZF Marine asks boat owners to “Rethink your Repower” to help understand the repower process more completely
  • ZF Marine partners with Connected Boat® Pioneer Siren Marine to connect boaters with their ZF transmissions 24/7, keeping them informed about the status of their transmissions
  • ZF appoints Yacht Controller for sales of marine control systems. ZF SmartCommand controls and Yacht Controller wireless remote-control integrated package to be branded “Imperium.”

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

Martin Meissner

Marketing and Communications Manager, Industrial Technology, North America

martin.meissner@zf.com

+1 954-646-5676

Ashley Van Horn

Technology and Product Communications

ashley.vanhorn@zf.com

+1 734 737 8872

ZF Aftermarket Announces the Launch of the TRW Branded Lift Support Line

2019/11/04

  • Lift Support product line with over 1,500 SKUs
  • Covering 99% of market sales
  • Best in class warranty

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.

Tony Sapienza

Head of Communications, North America

tony.sapienza@zf.com

+1 734-582-1646

Ashley Van Horn

Technology and Product Communications

ashley.vanhorn@zf.com

+1 734 737 8872

ZF develops Dual Lens Camera for Commercial Vehicles

launches in 2020 with integrated ADAS technologies

2019/06/13

  • Features ZF’s longitudinal and lateral vehicle control expertise combined with Mobileye’s advanced EyeQ4 processor
  • Much smaller than most commercial vehicle cameras on the market due to flexible and compact mechanical design
  • Suits a wide range of vehicle types and windscreen angles – part of a suite of ADAS products to launch in 2020
  • Second lens enables redundancy for Level2+ functions and offers wide angle field of view for near pedestrian detection – if one lens becomes blinded second lens helps ensure camera operation

Friedrichshafen, Germany / Farmington Hills, Michigan – June 13, 2019 – ZF, the world’s leading supplier of automotive cameras, has developed the Dual-cam two lens camera specifically designed for the commercial truck market and to be used in concert with other ZF ADAS technologies.

Tony Sapienza

Head of Communications, North America

tony.sapienza@zf.com

+1 734-582-1646

John Wilkerson

Technology and Product Communications

john.wilkerson@zf.com

+1 734-582-1312

E-Mobility from ZF: Speed on the Track, Greater Range on the Road

2019/07/12

  • ZF applies extensive volume-production competence to build all-electric driveline for Venturi
  • Formula E is the ideal test lab for ZF technologies
  • Insights from motorsports help accelerate volume production development

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.

Tony Sapienza

Head of Communications, North America

tony.sapienza@zf.com

+1 734-582-1646

Ashley Van Horn

Technology and Product Communications

ashley.vanhorn@zf.com

+1 734 737 8872

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