German firm tests external airbag for side-impact crashes

7 Jun
ZF external airbag systemGerman automotive supplier ZF revealed its external airbag system Wednesday and said that the experimental safety feature has the ability to shield passengers and protect them to a greater extent in a side-impact crash. The system operates exactly like how it sounds. External airbags deploy on the exterior of the car should the system determine a...

Auto supplier ZF turns focus to commercial sector with self-driving delivery vehicle

20 Sep
ZF Autonomous Delivery VehiclesGerman auto parts giant ZF announced Wednesday that it is developing an autonomous electric delivery vehicle for “last mile” solutions with a $14 billion investment in the next five years. Even if you’ve never heard of ZF, it’s likely that your car, truck, or SUV uses parts in its drivetrain, specifically whole transmission...