ZF Steering Systems develops, produces, and sells steering technology for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The product range consists of both complete steering systems, including steering columns and steering pumps, as well as components such as valves, outer ball joints, and steering shafts. ZF Steering Systems GmbH (ZFLS) is a 50:50 joint venture by Robert Bosch GmbH and ZF Friedrichshafen AG. The company was founded on January 1, 1999. ZF Steering Systems is a leader in technology and innovation in the steering gear field, and thus an important partner for automotive manufacturers worldwide. In India, Bosch is a leading supplier of technology and services in the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods and building technology. Additionally, Bosch also has in India, the largest development centre, outside Germany, for end-to-end engineering and technology solutions.