ZF at Busworld 2023

ZF at Busworld 2023: Showcasing Technologies for Efficient, Sustainable and Safe Transportation

  • Decarbonization: World-premiere of ZF’s latest electric mobility low-floor solution for city buses and exhibition of CeTrax 2 dual electric central drive for buses and coaches
  • Fuel efficiency with EcoLife CoachLine transmission also on show
  • Digital Solutions: SCALAR for On-Demand People Mobility Services and Bus Connect digital fleet management solution will be presented
  • Safety: Collision Mitigation System (CMS) for city buses also featured
A CeTrax 2 dual electric central drive
CeTrax 2 dual electric central drive

ZF is gearing up to present its latest advancements in bus and coach technologies at Busworld 2023 in Brussels (October 7-12), including the world premiere of ZF’s next-generation low-floor electric mobility solution for city buses. With a focus on decarbonization, connectivity and safety, ZF will showcase its ever-expanding portfolio of advanced systems and technologies that are setting new industry standards for city buses and coaches.

Decarbonization: World-premiere of Electric Portal Axle

  • ZF’s latest eMobility technologies will be on show, demonstrating how its most recent advancements will help provide emission-free public transportation. Taking center stage at ZF’s booth will be its latest innovative eMobility solution for city buses, which makes a full-low-floor passenger compartment possible for improved accessibility.
  • ZF’s next generation fully integrated, modular electric central drive CeTrax 2 dual for buses and coaches offers a cont. power of 380 kW, features an integrated three-speed transmission making tackling steeper slopes easier and higher cruising speeds more efficient.
  • The 6-speed automatic transmission system EcoLife CoachLine is suitable for engine torques up to 2,800 Nm. The efficient transmission serves high-powered, demanding coach applications, such as winding, challenging routes as well as stop-go urban situations.

Connectivity with SCALAR and Bus Connect

  • The new SCALAR fleet orchestration solution applied to on-demand people mobility service management, offering Public Transport Operators real-time, AI-based automated decision-making and service optimization.
  • ZF Bus Connect is ZF’s digital fleet management solution for city buses and coaches with electric, hybrid or combustion engines.

Safety with Collision Mitigation System and OnHand EPH

  • ZF’s City Bus CMS is the industry’s first OE-independent system that helps mitigate, or even avoid, an impending collision while supporting unsecured bus passengers at the same time.
  • The OnHand Electro-Pneumatic Handbrake not only improves vehicle safety and driver comfort, but also serves as building-block technology for autonomous driving.

Visit ZF in Hall 5 at Booth 537 

Brussels Expo, Belgiëplein 1, 1020 Brussels, Belgium, 7-12 October 2023. For more information about ZF’s participation at Busworld 2023, please visit www.zf.com/cv/Busworld.

This article was originally published by ZF.

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