ZF Aftermarket Enhances [pro]Academy Training

ZF Aftermarket, a global leader in the commercial vehicle (CV) aftermarket sector, is expanding its [pro]Academy training platform. The company is adding 40 new modules specifically designed for North American commercial vehicle technicians. This initiative builds on ZF’s renowned original equipment (OE) technologies, reinforcing its position as the provider of the industry’s most extensive parts and digital solutions range for CVs.

The expansion is being showcased at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2024 in Grapevine, Texas. ZF Aftermarket is demonstrating its full-system capabilities as an aftermarket provider. The event, spanning January 22-25, features ZF’s wide array of products, services, and training for commercial vehicles, including digital solutions and services, at Booth #1307.

Expanding ZF [pro]Academy Training

The ZF [pro]Academy, a complimentary online training platform, offers 25 technical courses covering a range of commercial vehicle products and systems. These courses, developed by ZF experts, cover topics from steering and air disc brakes (ADB) to air systems and trailer products. The platform currently provides 160 different training modules, with an additional 40 set to be introduced this year. These new modules will include ZF PowerLine transmissions, ZF ReAX steering, and e-mobility for commercial vehicles.

In addition to the online resources, ZF plans to host live webinars throughout 2024, addressing various topics like TRW steering systems and WABCO TOOLBOX PLUS diagnostics. The platform allows users 24/7 access, enabling technicians to complete training at their convenience on any device.

Registration for ZF [pro]Academy is accessible through the WABCO Customer Center, offering:

  • Comprehensive technical training courses.
  • Resources for training managers.
  • Customized learning plans.
  • Reference materials.
  • Notifications for upcoming webinars and hands-on training opportunities.

Steve Bashir, Head of CV Aftermarket North America, emphasizes, “Delivering high-quality training through ZF [pro]Academy is part of our holistic approach to supporting commercial vehicle fleets, distributors, and independent workshops through every stage of vehicle ownership.” He adds, “We deliver not only the industry’s largest product portfolio but also expert service, training, and digital solutions to enhance uptime, safety, and efficiency.”

Comprehensive Commercial Vehicle Product Portfolio

ZF Aftermarket stands out as the largest single-source provider to the CV aftermarket, with over 70,000 part numbers across five respected brands. The company supports both conventional and Next Generation Mobility, offering an unmatched product range, service, and training.

Highlighted at HDAW are OE-engineered products including TRW Power Steering pumps and gears, WABCO air compressors, WABCO Trailer iABS, wheel speed sensor, MAXXUS Air Disc Brakes, SACHS clutches, shock absorbers, ZF PowerLine transmission, and digital solutions like SCALAR, TrailerCast, and the new ZF Bus Connect. These offerings represent ZF Aftermarket’s commitment to advancing fleet orchestration and telematics platforms.


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