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Car Powertrain Technology

About the division

In the Car Powertrain Technology division, ZF is pooling its activities for passenger car driveline technology. Included in this context: development, production, and sale of transmissions and powertrain modules.

Facts & Figures
Sales (2018) €7,775 million

Divisional Structure
Head of Division Stephan von Schuckmann
Business Unit Person in charge
Automatic Transmissions Markus Schwabe
Manual Transmissions/ Dual Clutch Transmissions Markus Schmidt
Powertrain Modules Dr. Ulrich Kohler

Locations in Europe Germany: Saarbrücken, Brandenburg, Friedrichshafen, Schweinfurt, Kressbronn, Alsdorf
Slovakia: Levice, Trnava
Locations in North America USA: Northville, Gray Court
Mexico: Saltillo
Locations in South America Brazil: Araraquara
Locations in Asia, Pacific, Middle East & Australia China: Shanghai
India: Pune



ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Car Powertrain Technology


66117 Saarbrücken


Phone +49 681 920-0

Fax +49 681 920-2377

Further information

Technologies for Passenger Cars

As a global leader in the automotive industry, ZF’s extensive portfolio includes chassis and driveline technology for conventional, hybrid and electric vehicles as well as active and passive safety systems.

ZF Domains

ZF is shaping the future of mobility. With a broad and unique product portfolio, ZF offers system solutions that enable vehicles to see, think and act. This makes driving safer, more efficient and more comfortable.

8-Speed Automatic Transmission

ZF has developed an 8-speed automatic transmission that reduces fuel consumption.

9-Speed Automatic Transmission

The ZF 9-speed automatic transmission for passenger cars with front-transverse engines.

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.