ZF self-driving car prototype

ZF, Hella team up for self-driving car tech

Combining their understanding of cameras and radar, German automotive suppliers Hella and ZF have entered into a strategic partnership that they say will pave the way forward for their efforts in teh field of self-driving cars. The two firms made their announcement Tuesday at a joint press... read more

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ZF 8-speed automatic transmission

ZF CEO Says Nine Speeds Are The 'Natural Limit'

For decades, automatic transmissions had three or four speeds, which were deemed sufficient to provide reasonable acceleration and fuel economy. Then came the five speed... read more November 6, 2012 by

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee Next In Line To Receive ZF 8-Speed Auto

Coming as no surprise, Jeep’s Grand Cherokee SUV is reportedly next in line to receive the smooth shifting--and fuel saving--ZF eight-speed automatic transmission... read more October 5, 2011 by

2011 Saab PhoeniX Concept

Saab And ZF Establish New Plant For ‘Phoenix’ Platform Sub-Assemblies In Sweden

It appears Saab is relatively safe from going bankrupt in the immediate future, with the automaker announcing today the establishment of a new sub-assembly plant less than... read more March 18, 2011 by

ZF's front-drive 9-speed transmission

ZF Announces 9-Speed Automatic, We Ask When The Madness Stops

How many gears does your car have? Have you ever felt it had too few? Well, say hello to the Matt LeBlanc of transmissions, the ZF nine-speed automatic. Feeling inadequate?... read more January 11, 2011 by

2011 Range Rover

2011 Range Rover Preview

Despite undergoing a major facelift only last year, which saw the addition of a range of new engines and standard features, Land Rover’s latest 2011 Range Rover SUV has... read more June 18, 2010 by

2009 Audi Q5

Audi A4, A5 And Q5 To Receive Eight-Speed Auto This Fall

For most brands, eight-speed automatic transmissions are still only the stuff of high-end flagships but for Audi, at least, most of the models in its lineup will feature the... read more May 13, 2010 by

ZF carbon-fiber MacPherson strut

ZF Unveils Carbon-Fiber MacPherson Suspension Strut

Carbon-fiber is seen by many in the auto industry as one of the most effective ways of reducing vehicle weight and improving fuel economy and emissions levels, but the... read more April 12, 2010 by

ZF 8-speed automatic transmission

Report: Audi Considering 8-Speed Automatic For Most Models

Audi’s top-of-the-line 2011 A8 has been fitted with ZF’s whiz-bang eight-speed automatic transmission, catching up to rivals like BMW that has already installed... read more February 18, 2010 by

ZF develops new 8-speed auto

ZF Develops New 8-Speed Auto

Gearbox manufacturer ZF unveiled its latest eight-speed automatic gearbox at the recent Vienna Motor Symposium, a design that promises to reduce fuel consumption and at the... read more May 3, 2007 by


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