Vision Of Mobility
Auto Components India|February 2021
Through a state-of-the-art digital solutions centre, ZF builds on its vision of mobility.
Deepti Thore

Underlining its commitment to mobilise fleet intelligence and build upon its vision of mobility with next-generation solutions, ZF India has commissioned a state-of-the-art digital solutions centre at Bengaluru, in Karnataka. Contributing to the group’s global network of digital technological capabilities, the new ZF centre in India has been set up with a strategy to utilise it as a global hub. The global hub will facilitate the development of advanced fleet management and connectivity solutions. Spread over an expanse of over 15,000 sq.ft., the centre will give direct employment to nearly 150 human resources in the Silicon Valley of the country. Designed to develop, test and deploy an increasingly broad portfolio of integrated functions, the centre will especially help build an ecosystem for the commercial fleet operators. Its major contributions will be towards enhancing safety, adding to efficiencies and ensuring advanced connectivity.

Commercial fleet operators can look forward to turning leaner, greener and safer through the suite of innovative applications expected to help in the advancement of vehicle autonomy. “This new centre which joins an extensive network of ZF WABCO development and manufacturing facilities throughout India powerfully underlines ZF’s enduring commitment to India as an important hub for pioneering solutions that mobilise commercial vehicle intelligence,” exclaimed P Kaniappan, Managing Director, WABCO India Ltd.

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