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ZF’s Vision Zero Vehicle provides a glimpse into the future. Continue Reading...
Despite its failure in the marketplace, rear-wheel steering is still a sound idea, especially in larger vehicles. Continue Reading...
Turnkey racing package drops flat-plane crank, but refines a winning formula from the Multimatic-built Shelby GT350R-C Continue Reading...
ZF is calling back its transmissions, affecting a number of different automakers. Continue Reading...
Regenerative brakes are increasingly becoming a popular option on new cars as a way to save energy, and soon that technology could be joined by another engineering breakthrough: a regenerative suspension. Continue Reading...
Nine-speed automatic transmissions are still new, but German manufacturer ZF sees them becoming the future norm in North America. Continue Reading...
Land Rover is displaying the world’s first nine-speed automatic transmission for a passenger car at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. Continue Reading...
At the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, Land Rover will debut the world’s first nine-speed automatic transmission, developed in partnership with ZF, a world leader in transmission technology. Continue Reading...
Like a hurricane, the Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible blustered into Detroit’s COBO Hall earlier today. The opulent drop-top blew other cars and unsuspecting members of the media out of its path with a twin-turbocharged 12-cylinder blast of internal-combustion fury. Continue Reading...
Ushering a new level of efficient technology into the automotive industry, Chrysler will begin selling cars with eight- and nine-speed transmissions by the first half of 2013. Continue Reading...
Most automotive enthusiasts can remember when an automaker first introduced the idea of a six-speed automatic transmission to the market, and nowadays modern vehicles sport as many as eight gears, with Hyundai even rumored to be working on a 10-speed. Continue Reading...
ZF, a leader in automotive tranmissions, has announced a new nine-speed automatic gearbox for passenger cars. This gearbox was designed for a transverse mounted engine and will provide up to 16 percent better fuel economy compared to a six-speed automatic transmission. The nine-speed is referred to as the 9HP and is extremely flexible, capable of… Continue Reading...
Saab and German parts manufacturer ZF will establish a new facility in Saab’s hometown of Trolhattan, Sweden, that will build suspension components for their upcoming Phoenix platform cars, one of which will be the next 9-3 sedan. The plant, which will employ 50 people, will produce front subframes and rear axles for the new cars…. Continue Reading...
Chrysler will build a licensed version of a ZF 8-speed automatic gearbox at their Indiana transmission plant. Production is expected to start in 2013, and retain roughly 1,200 jobs. The total cost for the project will be roughly $300 million, but Chrysler Senior VP of Powertrain Paolo Ferrero said that the new 8-speed transmission will… Continue Reading...
Auto parts maker and engineering firm ZF Friedrichshafen AG says that its new lineup of driveline modifications and transmissions, when combined, can deliver up to 18 percent better fuel-consumption on traditional gasoline powered cars. The results are even more impressive for hybrids, with total fuel-economy rising 30 percent. Harald Naunheimer, VP of research at ZF delivered… Continue Reading...