Customers and products

The megatrends of climate change, urbanization, globalization, and digitalization are presenting the Schaeffler Group’s automotive and industrial customers with new challenges. Schaeffler analyzes how the demands of stakeholders are changing due to these megatrends – and develops innovative products for the demands of the future. Schaeffler is open to new technologies and keeps an eye on promising solutions for sustainable mobility and a future-oriented industry. At the same time, the company works closely with its customers and aligns its development work based on their expectations. Across all divisions, Schaeffler focuses on the four strategic fields of “eco-friendly drives”, “urban mobility”, “interurban mobility” and “energy chain”.

The products of the Schaeffler Group directly contribute to achieving the . For example, technical developments for electrically powered cars, scooters, e-boards, and e-bikes encourage the development of “Sustainable cities and communities” (SDG 11). Products in the energy chain also contribute to this development goal and addtionally help to realize “Sustainable and modern energy for all” (SDG 7).

SDG overview

Abbreviation of “Sustainable Development Goals”: The United Nations’ 17 goals for sustainable development, intended to help secure sustainable development on the economic, social, and ecological level.