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Commercial Vehicle Technology

About the division

The Commercial Vehicle Technology Division is responsible for the ZF Group's international business of driveline and chassis technology for commercial vehicles over 3.5 tons. The product portfolio includes automated, manual and powershift transmissions as well as drive components such as clutches and electric drives, and ADAS technology such as automated, camera and radar-based comfort and safety functions for trucks and buses. The portfolio also comprises complete chassis systems, chassis components and steering systems for vehicles of all renowned commercial vehicle manufacturers worldwide.

Facts & Figures
Sales (2018) €3,720 million

Divisional Structure
Head of Division Fredrik Staedtler
Business Unit Person in charge
Truck & Van Driveline Technology Winfried Gründler
Axle & Transmission Systems for Buses & Coaches Andreas Moser
CV Chassis Technology Joachim Holzner
CV Powertrain Modules Dr. Hans Friedrich Collenberg
CV Steering Systems Mitja Schulz

Locations in Europe Germany: Friedrichshafen, Bielefeld, Dielingen, Passau, Schweinfurt
France: Bouthéon
Hungary: Eger
Spain: Ermua
Turkey: Izmir
Russia: Naberezhnye Chelny
Locations in North America USA: Gainesville
Mexico: Guadalajara
Locations in South America Brazil: Sorocaba, S?o Bernardo do Campo
Argentina: San Francisco
Locations in Asia, Pacific, Middle East & Australia China: Hangzhou, Shanghai, Shiyan, Suzhou
India: Pune
Locations in Africa Algeria: Algier
South Africa: Johannesburg



ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Commercial Vehicle Technology

Alfred-Colsman-Platz 1

88045 Friedrichshafen


Phone: +49 7541 77-0

Fax: +49 7541 77-908000

Further information

Product Range Trucks

A broad portfolio of complete driveline and steering system solutions for commercial vehicles helps the transport sector achieve better efficiency.

Product Range LCV

Smaller commercial vehicles like caddies, multivans or light trucks benefit from ZF’s experience and know-how in driveline, chassis and steering. With turnkey e-mobility and automation solutions, ZF guides courier and cargo services towards the smart logistics of the future – self-driving and locally emission free.

Product Range Buses

With innovative chassis, driveline and steering technology, ZF supports manufacturers and fleet operators by increasing efficiency and reducing costs.

Current publications

Annual Report 2018

In the Annual Report, you will find important data and facts from the 2018 fiscal year.

Sustainability Report 2018

What does sustainability mean for ZF? The Sustainability Report provides the answer to this question.