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ZF participates in (Symposium on International Automotive Technology 2017) SIAT 2017

  • To showcase next generation automotive transmission & suspension technology
  • “See – Think – Act” – ZF's unique selling proposition

ZF Friedrichshafen AG- India, is using SIAT 2017 as a platform to highlight its growth and commitment to the Indian market. The company is positive about capturing the growing auto component market by showcasing its innovations in the passenger cars and commercial vehicle market.

ZF will be displaying its technologically advanced products like, MStars- Semi-Trailing Arm Rear Suspension, Ecotronic Commercial Vehicle Automatic Manual Transmission & Aluminum control arms at booth No. 124 at ARAI campus Pune, India. The ZF product portfolio ranges from products for driveline, chassis, steering, braking and also electronics and occupant safety systems. Car Chassis Technology from ZF moves people around the entire world, safely, comfortably, and reliably. Creating the future of the automobile drives our engineers forward. Today, there are already new axle concepts and innovative components and systems with extensive functions on the market. These will play a major role in the automobile megatrends that are shaping the automobile industry.

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ZF participates in (Symposium on International Automotive Technology 2017) SIAT 2017

With a rich history of 100 years, the ZF Group is a leading global automotive supplier that has contributed towards evolving the mobility landscape across the globe through its innovative product portfolio. In India, ZF has a strong local mechanical engineering team that supports product development and application engineering for both the automotive and non-automotive customers. SIAT 2017 is an important platform to showcase innovative technologies that can also have a regional impact in technology advancement.

With its broad product competences, ZF technologies allows commercial vehicles and passenger cars to see, think and act thus increasing efficiency, safety and enabling autonomous driving. Sharing his perspective on ZF’s future plans, Dr. Eckart von Westerholt- Vice President R&D at ZF said, “ZF views India as an extremely important market and is dedicated to strengthening its research and development in the region. With the expansion of our operations in India, we are well prepared to meet local for global and local for local market requirements and provide our customers with the most innovative and high quality products, solutions and services. ”

“We have also recently announced plans to open a Technology center in Hyderabad for software and mechanical engineering requirements. This new technology center will help advance ZF’s ongoing efforts to accelerate local product development while also extending support to the global development teams” he further added

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Suresh KV- Country Head of ZF in India said that “SIAT is a great platform to showcase the various ZF capabilities in technology and our readiness to meet the evolving customer requirements in the changing automotive landscape in India. The recent announcements by the government to bring in emphasis on safety and environment regulations have been a great accelerator for the introduction of advanced technologies to the Indian market. This has opened up several business growth opportunities for us.”