6 Technologies That Could Change Driving Forever

ZF is probably best known for its advanced transmissions, which are employed by numerous automakers in a variety of different applications.

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This Concept Car Aims to Eliminate Crashes and Emissions

Automotive supplier company ZF revealed a new engineering concept car that aims to eliminate tailpipe emissions and put an end to accidents, all while making life easier for motorists.

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Why You'll Want Rear-Wheel Steering on Your Next Truck

Despite its failure in the marketplace, rear-wheel steering is still a sound idea, especially in larger vehicles.

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Mustang GT4 Debuts With 5.2L V8, Flat Plane Crank Missing

Fresh from the GT350RC’s championship winning season, Ford Performance announced the new Mustang GT4 race car at SEMA 2016.

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ZF Recalls Nine-Speed Transmissions in FCA, Honda and Land Rover Vehicles

Transmission builder ZF Friedrichshafen AG is recalling about 505,000 vehicles in the U.S. which use its nine-speed automatic transmission. 

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World's First Regenerative Suspension in Development

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.

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Nine-Speed Automatics Will 'Dominate' Market: ZF CEO

Nine-speed automatic transmissions are still new, but German manufacturer ZF sees them becoming the future norm in North America.

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Land Rover Brings Nine-Speed Automatic to 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Land Rover is displaying the world’s first nine-speed automatic transmission for a passenger car at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

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Land Rover to Debut 9-Speed Transmission at Geneva Motor Show

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.

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Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible is a Blue Blooded Beauty: 2013 Detroit Auto Show

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.

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Nine-Speed Transmissions Slated for 2013 Chrysler Models

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.

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Race to Add Transmission Gears 'Close to the Limit' Says ZF President

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. 

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ZF Announces New Nine-Speed Gearbox Developed For Passenger Cars

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.

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Saab And ZF Establish New Plant In Sweden

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. The Phoenix platform will likely underpin Saab’s entire new car range, and takes its roots from the competent GM Epsilon platform, which underpins most of their mid-size front-drive vehicles sold today.

[Source: Saab]

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Chrysler To Build 8-Speed Automatics In Indiana

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.

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