ZF Takes the Fast Lane to Mobilize Commercial Vehicle Intelligence
ZF is poised to be the leading technology partner to the commercial vehicle industry with the addition of WABCO’s capabilities. The company is playing a pivotal role in the industry’s drive towards a more sustainable, connected and safer future. With a clear focus on reducing CO2 emissions and enhancing safety standards, ZF is also at the forefront of delivering the next level of vehicle automation and digital connectivity. Recent applications and technology advancements were showcased by the leading commercial vehicle technology systems supplier at a digital press event in the ZF Forum.
Building on its recent acquisition of WABCO, ZF is accelerating the development of its product and systems portfolio to enable intelligent commercial vehicles. This includes an industry-first autonomous trailer coupling function (pictured) and energy-saving truck-trailer combination. EU requirements for manufacturers to reduce new commercial vehicle CO2 fleet emissions by 15% before 2025, increasing to 30% by 2030, makes ZF an invaluable partner to the commercial vehicle industry as demand for electric drive trains in buses and trucks grows exponentially. In addition, the EU requires new driver assistance systems approvals from 2022 and, from 2024, for new registrations to include advanced blind spot warning systems.