Tag Archives: ZF

ZF and the E-HGVs

First they came for the humble toothbrush… then the family car. Now it seems the process of electrification has stretched out to include even the heaviest of vehicles on our roads. The increased popularity of electric and hybrid cars – such as the Toyota Prius – and indeed the proliferation of charging points on our […]

ZF Unveils New AI-Driven Forklift Truck

ZF’s has applied its experience creating autonomous passenger cars and commercial vehicles to creating a forklift truck with highly automated driving functions. The networked forklift is fitted with a camera and radar system so that it can see its surrounding industrial environment. Data from these inputs is analysed and ‘understood’ by the ZF ProAI central […]

ZF wins big at commercial vehicle awards

  ZF Friedrichshafen AG has won big in an awards show run by three German commercial vehicle magazines. The German company, which Ecodrive partners as an authorised ZF DriveCentre in the UK, was named ‘Best Brand 2017’ in the commercial vehicle transmission category for a whopping 13th year in a row. ZF also won first […]

ZF unveil new AI driving system

Industry leader, ZF Friedrichshafen, unveiled the new ZF Pro-AI self-driving system which takes advantage of the NVIDIA DRIVE PX 2 at CES 2017. The CES (Consumer Electronics Show), held in Las Vegas, showcases over 3500 exhibits, with industry leaders from the manufacturing, developing and supplier sectors. Holding more than 300 conference sessions with over 165,000 […]

New automatic ZF transmission has successful motorsport debut

A new automatic ZF transmission supplied to the BMW235i Racing Cup has had a successful race debut on the legendary Nürburgring in Germany. The 8P45R motorsport transmission is a lighter and more dynamic improvement on the 8HP predecessor which has been fitted onto this class of BMW race cars since the 2014 season. When it […]