GAZ RECEIVES RUSSIAN BUS ORDER
The Russian Gaz Group has received an order for 2000 low floor city buses from the Moscow transportation authorities. The buses will be equipped with driveline, chassis, and steering technology by the ZF Group, which entered into a strategic partnership with the GAZ Autobus Division.
Moscow's transportation authorities transport approximately 12.5 million passengers every day using approximately 6700 buses and 950 trams. On more than 523 inner-city routes the vehicles cover approximately 475 348 miles daily. The buses will be equipped with ZF’s Ecomat automatic transmission as well as its RL 85 front-axle system, AV 132 and AVN 132 portal axles and ZF dampers. The buses are also equipped with the ZF-Servocom steering pumps and the ball-and-nut power steering system.