ZF axles are designed and developed for city bus and coach with high-efficiency, safety, environmentally-friendliness, comfort and light-weight.
1) Two types optional: active steering (hydraulic control) and passive steering (ground friction)
2) Suffice application of 3-axle bus (non-articulated bus), reduce turning radius and improve vehicle mobility
3) Reduce tire wear and lifecycle maintenance cost
4) The application of steering damper and lock cylinder ensures driving safety
ZF axle market application status
City bus axle application
At the time being, ZF low-floor axles, which account for 95% market share in the global low-floor city bus market, have a high reputation worldwide. In Europe, key bus manufacturers including Mercedes-Benz, MAN, Scania and Volvo are ZF low-floor axle customers. Nowadays, more and more Chinese OEs are exporting their buses to overseas market with ZF low floor axles for city bus and coach.
Chinese bus OEM
ZF axles have achieved volume supply for over 20 bus OEs, including Yutong, Kinglong, Higer, Golden Dragon, Ankai, Zhongtong, Sunwin and etc.
Now ZF axles exported by Chinese bus OEs are running in the following countries and regions:
■ Asia Pacific:Taiwan, Tailand, Hongkong, Singapore, Macao, Kazakstan, Newzealand, Australia...
■ Europe: Macedonia,Cyprus, UK, Finland, Hungary, Russia, Sweden, Italy, Germany, Spain, Iceland, France...
■ Middle East: Iraq, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain...
■ South and North America: USA, Cuba, Canada, Columbia, Chile, Costarica, Trinidad and Tobago...
■ Africa: Morocco, Senegal...