ZF and Hella ink a partnership
ZF and Hella have announced a strategic partnership for the development and marketing of assistance systems, and for autonomous driving technologies. To be applied to commercial and offhighway vehicles, the systems and technologies are expected to strengthen ZF’s portfolio as a systems supplier. Hella, at the other end, will drive technological development and benefit from a broader market access. The first joint development project in camera technology will start immediately. The objective will be to launch it in 2020. With an eye on helping their clients to achieve the highest Euro NCAP safety ratings through new technologies like camera-supported assistance functions, ZF and Hella will offer manufacturers a joint product. Starting immeditate development for an expected SOP expected in 2020, ZF will supply hardware and expertise in functions, systems and integration, and Hella will contribute competence in imaging software and application development with the asistance of its subsidiary, Hella Aglaia Mobile Vision.