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Automotive: innovative solutions for the automobiles of tomorrow

The auto industry is undergoing a dramatic transformation. Manufacturers face multiple challenges. Around the world ever more competitors are entering the market.

At the same time demand for mobility in urban spaces and developing countries is rising, alongside a growing emphasis on efficiency and sustainability. Ever stricter standards and regulations are also playing a role. So completely new solutions are called for. And that’s where we come in.

Numerous innovations are already within reach: huge advances have been made in e-mobility and connected and autonomous cars. The vehicles of the future will be totally unlike the cars of today. Despite the speed of change, consumers must be able to count on the reliability and safety of the materials and technologies used.

We at thyssenkrupp are facing up to these challenges. As established and reliable partners to the auto industry, our business areas deliver what producers need to build safe and sustainable cars – from materials and high-quality components to complete production lines .

thyssenkrupp assembles the rear axis dreive module for the smart in Hambach, France.

thyssenkrupp is worldwide partner for the automotive industry.

Flexible manufacturing processes are the key to precision and quality. Our business areas use innovative methods and materials to improve their products and services – over and over again. One example is InCar®plus: with this program we developed over 40 innovative solutions to make cars lighter, safer, more efficient, and more sustainable. And we also reduced costs by up to ten percent and weight by up to 60 percent.

Whether for the production of cars or trucks, when customers need a reliable partner they know they can count on the support and expertise of thyssenkrupp.

Discover thyssenkrupp's smart automotive factory in Poços de Caldas


The future of mobility

We bring autonomous driving to the road safely

Highly automated steering is already a reality. The road to autonomous driving is already ahead of us and will change our approach to mobility. Longtime partners in the automotive industry, thyssenkrupp accompanies its customers on this development journey. As experts in steering and suspension systems, we are especially concerned with how we are going to translate the world of electrical impulses and digital information into safe and comfortable driving. With our new products, such as steer-by-wire systems or software for integrated chassis control, we are finding answers to this question.

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Product overview automotive

Automotive Technology


Steering technology from thyssenkrupp is fitted in the vehicles of almost all major auto manufacturers. Alongside cold-forged steering components, we produce steering columns as well as complete mechanical, hydraulic and electric steering systems. Our electric power-assisted steering systems help significantly reduce fuel consumption. They are also a prerequisite for systems such as park assist, lane assist, and autonomous driving.

Springs & stabilizers

Springs and stabilizers from thyssenkrupp provide maximum comfort and safety in vehicles. As partner to the automobile industry, we develop and produce premium innovative solutions to meet the highest demands on suspension technology. Whether for cars or trucks – we find the optimum combination of ride comfort and safety whatever the vehicle.


thyssenkrupp is the world market leader for assembled camshafts: we count practically all international auto manufacturers among our customers. Our camshafts are essential engine components, ensuring that oxygen is supplied to the combustion process and exhaust gases are removed from the engine block. We also develop cylinder head modules with integrated camshafts, variable valve train systems, and components for electric drives.

Crankshafts & conrods

Forged and machined crankshafts and conrods from thyssenkrupp are used in internal combustion engines the world over. We also manufacture numerous other engine, transmission and suspension components for various applications. State-of-the-art production processes, close cooperation with our customers, and in-house research and development resources, together with over 100 years' experience of forging and machining technology, define who we are today.