FTE automotive GmbH


Around the globe, FTE automotive designs, develops and manufactures components and systems for hydraulic brake and clutch actuation systems. In this segment, about 3,800 employees in nine international production sites and numerous technical support offices ensure the worldwide supply of high-quality products for the leaders of the automobile industry. The company, which is existing since more than 70 years, is considered as a technically and economically very innovative company.

Certifications: OHRIS, ISO TS 16949, ISO 14001, ISO 50001

Technologies / Research Focus

  • Product development with modern simulation and design methods
  • Sample production and assembly, test track, Dynometer Testing
  • Material development for rubber parts in a modern rubber laboartory and hose production in house
  • Aluminium housing production with integrated electroplating
  • Injection moulding techniques for plastic components with a high temperature stability
  • Small and Medium Lot Production
  • Research focus: Components for CO2 optimized and/or electrified power train

Products / Services

Components for Transmission and Powertrain
Electro-hydraulic actuators, gear shift actuator modules,
electric oil pumps, dual concentric slave cylinders,
hydraulics for automatic transmissions (ATM) and
dual clutch transmissions (DCT)

Clutch Hydraulics
Clutch master cylinders, clutch pipe assemblies, oscillation
dampers, clutch slave cylinders, concentric slave cylinders,
clutch boosters

Sensors for
Clutch, braking and transmission applications

Brake Hydraulics
Brake hoses, brake pipe assemblies

Brake caliper (Remanufacturing)


FTE automotive provides the service of accurate Dynometer Testing. The ultra-modern flywheel mass dynamometer guarantees to every customer tailored tests under individual conditions with regard to temperature, rotational speed, pressure and air humidity in a fast, accurate and safe way.

FTE headquarter at Ebern
FTE headquarter at Ebern
FTE automotive GmbH
Andreas-Humann-Straße 2
96106 Ebern
Wilhelm Heubner
Innovation Manager
+49 9531-81-3548
+49 9531-815-3548


FP7 - seventh framework programme
European Union
The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme FP7 under grant agreement n° 285811.