Management & Operations

ArvinMeritor introduces new single tire axle

Posted on September 30, 2002

ArvinMeritor, headquarted in Troy, Mich., introduced a new version of its ultra low floor bus axle (ULFA) electrically powered bus axle--now configured to fit super-single tires.The new specially designed beam of the ULFA axle allows a full flat floor design to be adopted in a city bus application.The single tire axle allows a constant floor height of 340 mm above road surface with a maximum aisle width of 850 mm over the axle.Transmission from the twin electric motors is through twin spiral bevel sets and planetary wheel-end reduction with an overall ratio of 22.93 to 1.ABS and cartridge type wheel end bearings are standard, as are Meritor DX25-23 type air disc brakes.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Transdev lands New Orleans ops, maintenance contract

The contractor has operated and managed bus, streetcar, paratransit, and ferry services under contract to the RTA Board of Commissioners since 2009.

L.A. Metro report details challenges faced by women riding system

The women who responded to Metro’s survey identified safety concerns as the top barrier to riding transit.

HDR names East Region rail, transit lead

Located in Pittsburgh, Nugent Laing will provide leadership in all aspects of planning, design, and implementation of core technical systems needed for projects

LV Monorail launches sustainability, climate-themed sponsor program

Stations are located along high-profile locations on the Las Vegas Strip, including the MGM Grand; and the convention center.

Global Ground Transportation Institute partners for educational content

The LMC Group provides a range of consulting services, from hiring and retention to social media and public relations.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation