ZF Friedrichshafen AG

ZF Friedrichshafen AG

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CHERRY is a registered brand of ZF Friedrichshafen AG. Under the CHERRY product brand, the Electronic Systems business unit develops and produces components for industrial and household applications, as well as computer input devices.
ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. The company, which acquired TRW Automotive on May 15, 2015, is now represented at about 230 locations in some 40 countries. In 2015,
ZF expects to achieve sales of €29 billion to €30 billion with approximately 138,000 employees (preliminary figures). ZF is one of the top three automotive suppliers worldwide.
ZF Friedrichshafen AG
5 Aug 2022

Lidar 2023-2033: Technologies, Players, Markets & Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Xiaoxi He
10 Mar 2022

Electric Vehicles in Construction 2022-2042

IDTechEx Report:
30 Nov 2021

ibeo: LiDAR Sensors

ibeo is a supplier of automotive LiDAR. They speciallise in solid state LiDAR and in 2021 started supplying Great Wall Motors in the Chinese automotive market. IDTechEx spoke to Ibeo about their products and business at ITS World Congress 2021.
1 Nov 2021

ZF: Automotive Tier 1 Pushing Robot Shuttles

ZF is an established tier 1 automotive supplier. At ITS World Congress ZF exhibited its vision for the future of urban mobility in the form of a level 4 automated robot shuttles. IDTechEx spoke to ZF about the technology on the shuttle and the business of robot shuttles.
16 Mar 2020

Automotive Lidar Market: Battlefield of a Hundred Technology Suppliers

The lidar market is very dynamic and some players are making excellent progress towards launching automotive-grade products. Analysts at IDTechEx are tracking more than one hundred companies that develop 3D lidar modules, this article presents insights from their report "Lidar 2020-2030".
25 Jul 2019


ibeo Automotive Systems offer lidar modules.
12 Jul 2019

Highlights from VDI's 15th Commercial Vehicles Conference

The Commercial Vehicles International Conference is a biennial event arranged by the Association of German Engineers (VDI). The 15th iteration of this conference was held at the Kongresshaus in Baden-Baden, Germany on the 4th and 5th of June 2019. The conference featured a total of 34 speeches and keynotes, with sessions on Electrification; Vehicle Concepts; Automated Driving; Connectivity; Safety and Smart Logistics. Companies represented at the conference included: Daimler, MAN, Schaeffler, ZF, WABCO, Robert Bosch, Magna, FlixBus, AVL and Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe.
Included are:
3 Jun 2019


28 Apr 2016

Challenges To Hardware Design Of A Wireless Energy Harvesting Switch

ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Germany
15 Apr 2016

Future Electric Vehicle Technology Experts Gather

At the IDTechEx Show! in Berlin on 27-28 April, large numbers of experts are gathering. Most of them specialise in the next wave of technologies becoming key to the automotive, aerospace and electronics industries.
7 May 2015

Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe: Key Learnings from the 2015 Show

The recent IDTechEx event "Energy Harvesting and Storage Europe" in Berlin was once again a good barometer of what is happening in the industry. Here are some of our delegates' comments on our Europe 2015 event.
29 Apr 2015

A Novel Sensor to Monitor Railway Earthworks - Energy Harvesting Case Study

TRW Conekt, United Kingdom
5 Feb 2015

Energy harvesting in automotive applications: interest is still high

TRW Automotive has been developing advanced active systems in braking, steering and suspension as well as sophisticated occupant but also pedestrian safety systems, with a significant interest in the incorporation of technologies such as energy harvesting in its product offerings.
29 Dec 2014

MotorBrain final review

Under the direction of Infineon, 30 partners from 9 European countries commenced the MotorBrain project, funded by the European Union, three years ago.
2 Apr 2014

Roadside Monitoring System - the Intelligent Crash Barrier

TRW Conekt, United Kingdom
5 Sep 2013

World's first fully active, regenerative suspension for automobiles

ZF Friedrichshafen AG has entered into partnership with Levant Power Corp. to build the world's first fully active suspension system with energy recovery function
4 Sep 2013

World's first fully active, regenerative suspension for automobiles

It converts the kinetic energy generated into electricity and feeds it into the vehicle power supply.
22 Apr 2013

Enhanced fuel cell systems

A £2.8 million development project between Intelligent Energy, Dyson Technology, Ricardo and TRW Conekt, increased power density of Intelligent Energy's fuel cell engines by more than 30%.
18 Apr 2013

New Ways of RF Data Transmission by High-efficiency Power Generators

ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Germany
17 Apr 2013

Hype versus Reality: What Makes an Energy Harvesting Device Genuinely Useful in the Real World?

TRW Conekt, United Kingdom