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Reimagine Public Transit at APTA Expo

ZF unveiled its all-new, integrated electric axle for city buses at the 2023 American Public Transportation Association Expo.

Revolutionizing Public Transit for the Future

As the largest single-source complete public transport technology supplier and integrator, ZF Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) will exhibit at the American Public Transportation Association Expo with an electrifying product reveal in store. Join us and explore our comprehensive technology portfolio for bus, rail, and autonomous shuttle vehicles. Connect with us at the show to learn from industry experts and experience Next Generation Mobility. NOW.



ZF Unveils Latest e-Mobility Solution for City Bus at APTA Expo '23

ZF presents its latest eMobility technologies at the 2023 APTA Expo, including the regional premiere of its new all-electric AxTrax 2 LF electric portal axle specifically designed for low-floor buses.

ZF Aftermarket Brings Bus Connect Telematics to North America

ZF Bus Connect enables public transit or private bus operators to improve efficiency and performance of their fleets by on offering insights on fleet safety, efficiency, and uptime -- which can have a large impact on ROI.

Exhibit & Meeting Hours​

Visit ZF Booth #3189

Monday, October 9, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday, October 10, 9:00am - 4:30pm

Wednesday, October 11, 9:00am - 3:00pm


ZF CVS innovates, integrates and supplies technology solutions - chassis, driveline, vehicle dynamics, telematics and more – for city buses, motorcoaches, railway and shuttle vehicles - to help the industry become fully autonomous, connected and electrified.​​

AxTrax 2 LF

ZF's newest innovation in e-axles designed for urban buses. Modular and axle-based, the system maximizes battery space and enhances design flexibility. Built in-house, it boosts efficiency and performance for demanding bus applications. With 260 kW and 360 kW variants, it offers up to 10% more energy savings than its predecessor, ideal for frequent stops and slower urban bus operations.

Cetrax 2 dual

Precision-engineered electric central drive for heavy buses. Cleverly fits ICE transmission space, enabling seamless dual powertrains in one platform. Integrates proprietary modules, achieving compactness and adaptability across layouts, elevating electric urban mobility.

Independent Front Suspension RL 82 EC

The innovative RL 82 EC suspension boosts low-floor bus tech. Smart spring-damper system ensures safety with comfort. High steering angle cuts turning circle; benefits include axle strength, comfort, and stability.

Electric Power Steering

EPS drives sustainable CV sector transformation: it's core for electrification, ADAS advancement, and autonomous driving. Adapts to all powertrains, suits electric commercial vehicles and heavy buses.

AxTrax 2

Revamp shuttles and motorcoaches with ZF's e-axle, replacing engine, transmission, and axle for electric power. This modular, compact, high-power solution reshapes vehicle design.

EcoLife 2

ZF's latest 6-speed auto transmission builds on 40 years of bus transmission expertise. Lightweight, durable design offers smooth, swift shifts, enhanced by a new damper and advanced software for efficiency and quieter operation.