ZF sets supply stage for more sustainable mobility

ZF sets supply stage for more sustainable mobility

At the IAA Mobility 2021 event in Munich, the company showed its latest solutions for electrified and software-defined vehicles, with a world premiere modular kit that significantly reduces e-drive development time and the European debut of the latest supercomputer for driver-assist and automated driving.
At IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich, automotive mega-supplier ZF showed how it is accelerating its efforts to be a more comprehensive system provider for sustainable mobility, presenting innovations for e-mobility driveline concepts and supercomputers for advanced driver assistance and autonomous vehicles.

Backing the technical display was its Green Power Roadmap to make the company’s activities climate-neutral by 2040 — ten years earlier than envisaged in the Paris Climate Agreement. CO2 emissions at ZF locations are to be reduced by 80% by 2030 compared to 2019. The company is taking on responsibility for its supply chain and the use phase of its products, with the goal to reduce Scope 3 emissions by 40% in the same time frame.

The supplier has already backed the plan with action, with 80% of its newly ordered company cars in Germany being electrified. It subsidizes the installation of private charging facilities for company cars. There are plans for charging facilities at every ZF location worldwide by the end of 2021. In Germany, more than 50,000 employees can also lease a bicycle or e-bike through the company.

“And that’s not all,” said ZF CEO Wolf-Henning Scheider. “We are also playing a major role in shaping the generat
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