This article first appeared in the Bus-News magazine, Issue 2 2022.
ZF’s new Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) division has sent a clear message of support to city bus and coach manufacturers as well as fleet operators worldwide with its expanding suite of advanced systems and solutions.
In addition to setting a new industry benchmark in bus transmission system performance and efficiency with the unveiling of EcoLife Coachline, ZF’s expanded technology portfolio delivers significant advantages for all types of coach applications. Leveraging the synergies and enhanced capabilities of CVS, ZF is meeting the current safety and efficiency needs of coaches while bringing the sector’s autonomous, connected and electric future ever closer.
ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) division has set a new industry benchmark in coach transmission system performance and efficiency with the recent unveiling of EcoLife CoachLine. The second generation of its proven six-speed automatic transmission, EcoLife CoachLine is suitable for coach applications, whether operating in a city, inter-city or even a challenging, steep mountain track. It offers advantages for customers including outstanding passenger comfort and significant fuel savings of up to three percent, compared to the previous generation.
“Environmentally and economically smart, EcoLife CoachLine sets a new standard of transmission performance, efficiency and driving comfort for even the most demanding coach applications, from city streets to mountain roads.”
“Given the continued predominance of traditionally internal combustion engine powered buses in public transport and long-distance travel world-wide, it is vital that we focus on delivering ever-higher levels of fuel efficiency to help reduce emissions. EcoLife achieves this and so much more.”
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