Source: ZF announcement
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — ZF has appointed Wilhelm Rehm to head its forthcoming new Commercial Vehicle Solutions Division. Rehm, Member of the ZF Board of Management, oversees the commercial vehicle business in addition to industrial technology and materials management.
Powerfully combining the technology expertise and capabilities of ZF, the new Commercial Vehicle Solutions Division will have the scale and resources to further accelerate ZF’s ambitious commercial vehicle growth strategy world-wide.
Rehm has held a Board of Management position since 2012. His appointment to lead the new division, and spearhead a leadership team selected from both Divisions, provides strong continuity in ZF’s Group’s structure. With this advance, the company will further build on its current position as the world’s biggest technology component and systems supplier to the commercial vehicle sector.
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“ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Solutions Division, on schedule to launch January 1, 2022, will be uniquely positioned to support the ambitions of truck, bus, coach and trailer OEMs, as well as fleets, world-wide,” explained Rehm. “With well-defined strategies to mobilize commercial vehicle intelligence, the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Division will be structured to maintain close proximity to customers in every region.”
“We believe this approach, combined with the breadth and depth of capability we can bring to innovate, supply and integrate onboard systems and technology, will offer new levels of benefit and value-enhancing synergies for customers.
“Bringing together ZF’s expertise and capabilities, the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Division will further build on our combined technology successes. This includes the recent launch of OnGuardMAX, our most advanced autonomous emergency braking assistance system and ZF’s first complete ‘in-house’ system integrating camera, radar, ECU and actuation for commercial vehicles.
“In line with ZF’s ‘Next Generation Mobility’ strategy, the division will also help ZF leapfrog towards market leadership in e-mobility, vehicle operating systems, autonomous driving and digitalization.”
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