BMW 430i is equipped with mobile app enabling driver to find and pay for fuel. The technology is being piloted by Car eWallet, which was spun off from ZF last year, and BayWa.
Car eWallet system in BMW 430i is ready to be rolled out to all BayWa fueling stations in Europe this year.
Prototype Mercedes-Benz Vito van has no steering wheel or pedals and follows a programmed route during test ride, but its steering feels darty and robotic – far from smooth.
Torsten Gollewski, ZF manager-advanced engineering and design, kicks off Technology Day with discussion about all-new fourth-generation 8HP 8-speed automatic transmission.
Diagram shows how automated front collision avoidance system determines the best evasive maneuver.
ZF says it has no contract yet for external side airbag.
Sophisticated cubiX controller coordinates functions of several chassis technologies.
ZF's Flying Carpet 2.0 technology enables vehicle to stay relatively flat, even over uneven surfaces.
ZF's Flying Carpet 2.0 chassis control helps smooth out the road, mitigating motion sickness.
Cameras retrieve biometric data about occupant during motion-sickness research.
Tablet allows volunteer in motion sickness research to record his level of discomfort while driver works slalom course.
ZF's tech domains en route to autonomous-vehicle future.