ZF Aftermarket@Automechanika Digital Plus
Visit us at the Agora outdoor area (AG.0 A25), spin our ZF Aftermarket Wheel of Fortune and take your chance to grab one of our many great instant prizes.
Or visit our presentation at the Automechanika Frankfurt Digital Plus
15 September from 3.25 to 3.50 pm
Use of Additive Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 in Remanufacturing
16 September from 09.45 to 11.00 am
asp - Auto Service Practice
Data-based business models for repair shops
Dr. Holger Hättich + 5 further speakers
CLEPA, the European Association of Automotive Suppliers, represents over 3.000 companies supplying state-of-the-art components and innovative technology for the mobility of the future.
Based in Brussels, the association brings together over 120 global suppliers of car parts, systems and modules and more than 20 national trade associations and European sector associations.
FIGIEFA’s role is to monitor and accompany the development of European and International legislation affecting the automotive aftermarket and to represent the interests of its members towards European and international institutions. We inform European decision-makers about the substantial contribution of the independent automotive aftermarket to achieving the EU’s goals for a competitive European economy, the environment and road safety. The market for vehicle replacement parts, servicing and repair fosters job creation, supports a healthy environment and promotes free consumer choice in auto care.
The "Gesamtverband Autoteile-Handel e.V." (GVA) is the industry association and political lobby for independent automotive parts distributors in Germany. In addition, it also speaks for the approximately 2,000 retailers of automotive spare parts. The GVA currently organizes 133 trading companies with over 1,000 operating locations as well as 123 automotive parts manufacturers and providers of technical information.
For the service association KVD e. V., service and its future-oriented approach is the fundamental pillar for the long-term success of companies and organizations. The KVD helps its members by using its expertise and experience to identify and explain relevant service trends and developments in the fields of people, technology, processes and environment, translating them into recommendations for action. With various formats, the KVD offers its members access to knowledge, networks and interaction from practice, business and science, with the help of which they can shape and achieve their personal and corporate success in a future-oriented manner.
More than 650 companies belong to the VDA. They produce automobiles, trailers, bodies, buses, and automotive parts and accessories in Germany and around the world, and develop innovative mobility concepts. And it's not just large companies: Large parts of the value added are generated by companies in the supplier industry, many of which are part of the famous "German Mittelstand" (German mid-sized companies).
At the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association, individuals make the difference. Success depends upon a strong member focus, quality service and continuous improvement by volunteers and staff members who show integrity, caring and initiative. We work together to reach across job responsibilities, titles and organizational structure in order to share information and expertise.
We are a service and marketing agency for crafts entrepreneurs in German-speaking countries. Our comprehensive product- and service portfolio includes professional consulting, as well as concrete products and services in the areas of marketing, advertising, employee recruitment and press relations. Over 13,500 customers trust us throughout the German-speaking world and we are sure to have the right solution for your challenges.
AAMPACT is a registered international association of 54 well-known manufacturers of automotive parts, all of them market leaders.
AAMPACT and its members aim to defend the interests of all players in the service market actively and effectively in close cooperation with neighbouring associations.
For over 25 years, TecAlliance has been the world's leading data specialist for networked collaboration in the digital automotive aftermarket. TecAlliance's portfolio includes up-to-date vehicle and spare parts data, based on the TecDoc standard, as well as comprehensive repair and maintenance information and integrated solutions- and consulting services for digital order processing, fleet management and market- as well as data analysis in the automotive aftermarket. The TecDoc Catalogue is one of the most comprehensive and leading automotive spare parts catalogs worldwide.At TecAlliance, around 800 qualified employees from 26 nations with in-depth industry and technical knowledge of the automotive aftermarket are now working worldwide to make data and processes even more efficient. TecAlliance - the international driving force for standardized data, digital processes and integrated solutions in the automotive aftermarket.
PARTSLIFE's core tasks include coordinating disposal in the independent aftermarket and providing support and advice on all issues relating to returns, energy efficiency and occupational safety. The primary goal is to set up operations in the IAM in a legally compliant manner. PARTSLIFE already offers solutions nationally and throughout Europe for workshops, trade and industry.
From Connected Cars to Connected Business. CARUSO is a neutral, open, and secure mobility data marketplace. The award winning platform is the place to find harmonized multi-brand in-vehicle data of different vehicle manufacturers in one location, ready to use. Far more than 50% of the networked vehicles in Europe can already be reached via the dataplace. The platform enables third parties to consume standardized data via their built-in consent management technology ensures data privacy by giving vehicle end-users full control over data sharing. With that, CARUSO empowers its customers to easily build life-improving solutions based on data from connected cars.
The automotive industry is undergoing a profound transformation. Workshops and car dealerships in particular are being confronted with a great deal of uncertainty, as opportunities to test or try out new technologies and services in advance are frequently very limited.
The Future Mobility Workshop 4.0 at Automechanika Frankfurt, which is being organised in cooperation with the Institute for the Automotive Industry (IfA), makes it possible to experience tomorrow’s solutions. It is an innovation showcase, training centre and test lab for the technologies, processes and business models of tomorrow, serving as a practical port of call for SMEs in the automotive industry.
Vehicle part manufacturers, vehicle part dealers and independent workshops together form the independent vehicle service market (Independent Aftermarket IAM). Together, the IAM prevents monopolies imposed by vehicle manufacturers and their authorized workshops. As a result, the independent vehicle service market takes on great economic responsibility and protects consumer interests. In addition, around 50 of the IAM's most renowned companies joined the TEILEn e.V. aid association. These include well-known names as Bosch, Sachs, Varta, Hella, Liqui Moly and many more. Every year, TEILEn e.V. collects several hundred thousand euros in donations and invests them in various projects to protect children in road traffic.