ZF Rane Automotive India acquires TRW Sun Steering Wheels 

This acquisition positions ZF Rane Automotive India as a comprehensive solutions provider for occupant safety products in India.

ZF Rane Automotive India Private Limited, a joint venture between ZF Group in India and Rane Group acquires 100% of the steering wheels manufacturer TRW Sun Steering Wheels Private Limited (TSSW). 

ZF Rane Automotive India manufactures hydraulic steering gear system, seat belts, and airbags for automotive industry. With the acquisition of the domestic steering wheels and occupant safety manufacturer- TRW Sun Steering Wheels Private Limited, this joint venture is now more strongly committed to the growth in the region.

Headquartered in Gurugram, TSSW manufactures various types of steering wheels for the Indian market. TSSW is a JV between the Sun Group and ZF Group globally and has been in the business of designing, developing, and manufacturing steering wheels since 1994. TSSW supplies steering wheels to diverse set of passenger vehicle customers from its manufacturing plants in Gurugram and Pune.

This move places ZF Rane Automotive India in a strong position to provide comprehensive solutions covering occupant safety and system integration services to domestic customers.

Commenting on the acquisition, Mr. Harish Lakshman, Vice Chairman, Rane Group & Managing Director, ZF Rane Automotive India Pvt. Ltd. said, “This acquisition will seamlessly integrate and enable ZF Rane Automotive India to deliver exceptional value to existing and new customers with enhanced capabilities. With TSSW’s extensive presence in west and north India, this acquisition will strategically strengthen our position to serve the customers.”

Mr. Akash Passey, President, ZF Group India expressed his enthusiasm about this strategic move, stating, “The acquisition of TSSW is a move that consolidates our leadership in the domestic market, building on the technological competence of the ZF Group with the manufacturing prowess of the Rane Group. Now with the TSSW acquisition, we will be able to support more customers, across the region with a comprehensive portfolio. This acquisition enables us to pool in our specific strengths and create a stronger brand that adds immense value to the customer requirements.”