DrivelineAxle SystemsAxTrax AVE System

AxTrax AVE System


Zero-emission driving through the city

The AxTrax AVE electric portal axle with integrated wheel hub drive is the solution for electric buses, hybrid buses and trolleybuses. Zero-emission, all-electric driving will become possible. Suitable for both solo and articulated vehicles. The ZF system with inverter and the EST 54 electronic control unit with proprietary ZF software provides vehicle manufacturers with a system package that is designed for cost-effectiveness and efficiency.


  • Developed for demanding inner-city applications
  • Driveline designs: hybrid, fully electric (fuel cell and battery), and trolley line
  • Compatible with the low-floor axles AV 133 and AVN 132
  • Opens up innovative passenger compartment design options and new bus concepts
  • High peak and continuous power through liquid cooling
  • Purely electric/Zero-emission driving over longer periods of time
  • Significant fuel savings in city traffic