RUSSIA GAZ Group has received an order for 2,000 SLF buses from the Moscow transport authorities.
As the GAZ Autobus division has gone into a strategic partnership with ZF Group, the vehicles 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-andnut power steering system.
Moscow’s transport system carries approximately 12.5m passengers per day using around 6,700 buses and 950 trams. The vehicles cover 475,348 miles daily on 523 inner city routes.