#Drive Technology

“Freight shipments are becoming increasingly autonomous, compartmentalized and spontaneous”
In Motion
“Freight shipments are becoming increasingly autonomous, compartmentalized and spontaneous”
Freight haulage offers plenty of potential for greater sustainability. Transportation expert Professor Gernot Liedtke explains what technologies lend themselves to such improvements and what role the government should play in that regard.
September 2022
“The key to sustainability lies on the railroad tracks”
In Motion
“The key to sustainability lies on the railroad tracks”
Rail is among the most efficient means of transportation but a lot of its potential remains untapped. An interview about challenges and solutions with Dr. Michael Holzapfel, Senior Vice President Business Unit Rail at Schaeffler.
September 2022
“We can handle heavy-duty too”
In Motion
“We can handle heavy-duty too”
Schaeffler exhibits at the IAA Transportation for the first time: Automotive CEO Matthias Zink provides insights into why Schaeffler's technologies and products are perfect for transforming the transportation industry towards greater sustainability.
September 2022
Hyped up by H
Think Green
Hyped up by H
Hydrogen has a high energy density per mass – plus high innovation potential for the decarbonization of many sectors. The development of a global hydrogen economy is in full swing – but far from having reached its objectives. A status report.
July 2022
“Due to the many question marks that still exist, we develop without limitation to any specific technology”
In Motion
“Due to the many question marks that still exist, we develop without limitation to any specific technology”
The E-Mobility division he leads was one of the key protagonists at Schaeffler's latest product show. An interview with Dr. Jochen Schröder about challenges that have been mastered and potential that’s yet to be tapped in the field of E-Mobility.
July 2022
“We’re showing a festival of innovations”
In Motion
“We’re showing a festival of innovations”
For Matthias Zink, the Schaeffler Kolloquium 2022 will be the most spectacular one to be held to date. An interview with the CEO Automotive Technologies about the highlights of the event.
June 2022
Electric mobility picks up momentum
In Motion
Electric mobility picks up momentum
Electric powertrain technologies are increasingly catching on. A development that clearly affects globally active automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler as current statistics demonstrate.
March 2022
The electric revolution of the World Rally Championship
In Motion
The electric revolution of the World Rally Championship
The light has turned green for the hybrid era of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Global automotive supplier Schaeffler and its subsidiary Compact Dynamics are playing a pioneering role.
January 2022
Riding the wave
Future Life
Riding the wave
Energy-efficient wing-in-ground vehicles as new interurban means of transportation are planned to zip across the sea on air cushions.
October 2021
Flying on a train
Future Life
Flying on a train
While the Hyperloop has not made its way into the real world of transportation yet, an even more extreme idea is approaching at high speed: the Aeroslider maglev concept.
October 2021
Amazing 24/7 assistants
Future Life
Amazing 24/7 assistants
Driverless service vehicles are capturing their place in mobility around the globe – while paving the technology’s way into passenger cars.
September 2021
Keep it simple
In Motion
Keep it simple
Whether hybrid or fully electric, whether 48 or 800 volts, Schaeffler’s modular powertrain portfolio has the right solution for any e-car
September 2021
Scalable and customized
In Motion
Scalable and customized
Whether hybrid or fully electric, whether 48 or 800 volts, Schaeffler’s modular powertrain portfolio has the right solution for any e-car.
September 2021
Intelligent chassis systems
In Motion
Intelligent chassis systems
Schaeffler is steadily expanding its involvement in autonomous mobility based on intelligent chassis systems.
August 2021
Smartly steered
Engineering
Smartly steered
Schaeffler’s intelligent mechatronic rear axle steering system ensures greater agility, driving comfort and safety with maximum energy efficiency.
April 2021
An innovative solution
Engineering
An innovative solution
Hybrid or all-electric systems are complementing or replacing conventional powertrains. Schaeffler has developed a modular e-axle kit enabling an extensive, universal product portfolio.
December 2020
A journey into the unknown
In Motion
A journey into the unknown
50,000 miles by car through the United States – in 1910, Dr. Charles G. Percival tackles a challenge that seemed an impossible feat in those days.
September 2017
A long line(age)
In Motion
A long line(age)
Electric mobility is not an invention of the new digital age. The early cars, as far back as 100 years ago, were running on electric power.
December 2016
Visionary dreamers
In Motion
Visionary dreamers
On land and sea, in the air, and through time: Mobility is a topic that also motivates the famous film studios in Hollywood.
December 2016