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May 23, 2015 12:28 PM ET

Auto Components

Company Overview of ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Company Overview

ZF Friedrichshafen AG provides driveline and chassis technologies worldwide. The company offers drive systems, such as automatic, dual clutch, manual, power shift, variable, synchromesh, and hybrid- capable transmissions; hybrid, generator/hybrid, all-wheel and axle drive, and rotor and test systems; and electric drives, thrusters and shallow draft thrusters, surface and pod drives, power units, and gearboxes. It also provides drive components, such as wet and dry-running and dual clutches, clutch systems, torque converters, front and rear axle drives, bevel gear sets, differentials, dual-mass flywheels, PTOs, retarder systems, control and gearshift systems, transfer cases, propellers brakes...

Graf-von-Soden-Platz 1

Friedrichshafen,  88046


Founded in 1915

71,402 Employees


49 7541 77 0


49 7541 77 908000

Key Executives for ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Chief Executive Officer and Member of Management Board
Age: 51
President, South America
Executive Vice President of Finance, Controlling, & Information Technology and Member of Management Board
Age: 55
President of Commercial Vehicle & Special Driveline Technology Division for North America
President of Asia-Pacific Division
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ZF Friedrichshafen AG Key Developments

King Long Motor Group Signs Strategic Cooperation Frame Agreement with German ZF Group

King Long Motor Group has recently signed a strategic cooperation frame agreement with ZF Group. Besides product purchase, Lian also hopes that the two parties jointly develop new technologies. Staedtler expected the two companies extend cooperation in product design, service concept and logistics.

Xiamen King Long United Automotive Industry Signs Cooperation Agreement with ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Xiamen King Long United Automotive Industry has recently signed framework agreement for strategic cooperation with ZF Friedrichshafen AG. The two parties become global strategic cooperation partner officially.

ZF Friedrichshafen Reports Earnings Results for the Year 2014

ZF Friedrichshafen reported earnings results for the year 2014. For the year, The company‘s full-year net profit soared 45% to EUR 672 million, boosted by increase in productivity and higher margins. Earnings before interest and tax surged 36% to about EUR 1.1 billion. Sales jumped to EUR 18.4 billion from EUR 16.8 billion in 2013.

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