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California’s Omnitrans orders 18 battery-electric and 4 fuel cell buses from New Flyer

Omnitrans of San Bernardino Valley, which provides public transit services to 15 cities and unincorporated San Bernardino County, has placed orders for 18 battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG buses and 4 fuel cell Xcelsior CHARGE FC models with NFI subsidiary New Flyer of America. “Since 2000, NFI has delivered 300 buses to Omnitrans, and we are… Read more »

New Flyer increases range of its 60-foot electric bus

Bus OEM New Flyer of America, a subsidiary of the NFI Group, is now offering the option of adding a seventh and eighth battery string to its 60-foot electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG model, which was introduced in 2021. According to NFI, this 33% increase in energy storage capacity adds approximately 46 miles of range. New… Read more »

New Flyer heavy-duty transit bus to use Modine Battery Thermal Management System

Bus OEM New Flyer of America has selected Modine Manufacturing’s EVantage Battery Thermal Management System (BTMS) to use in its Xcelsior CHARGE NG heavy-duty transit bus. New Flyer’s latest Xcelsior CHARGE NG bus incorporates three distinct technological improvements over the previous model, including new batteries that extend range up to 13%, protective battery packaging for… Read more »

California’s Santa Barbara MTD orders 9 battery-electric buses from New Flyer

NFI Group subsidiary New Flyer of America has received two new orders from the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) for a total of 9 battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE 40-foot heavy-duty transit buses. The orders were supported by funding from the Federal Transit Administration. MTD provides bus service in Southern Santa Barbara County, California, delivering nearly… Read more »

St Louis’s new fleet of 18 New Flyer electric buses powered by ABB chargers

The city of St. Louis, Missouri fleet plans to deploy 18 electric buses on the city’s busiest routes. Charging infrastructure for the 60-seat New Flyer buses will be provided by Swiss/Swedish electronics giant ABB. St. Louis transit agency Metro Transit says it expects the e-buses to reduce carbon emissions by 100 to 160 tons per… Read more »

Denver transit agency orders 17 Xcelsior CHARGE NG electric buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America has received a new contract from Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) for 17 Xcelsior CHARGE NG 40-foot heavy-duty electric transit buses. This is New Flyer’s first battery-electric bus order from RTD, which delivers 33 million bus rides per year on 124 routes in the Denver metro area. Colorado’s Electric Vehicles Plan… Read more »

New York’s MTA orders 60 more battery-electric buses from New Flyer

The New York City Transit Authority has ordered 60 Xcelsior CHARGE NG forty-foot heavy-duty electric transit buses from New Flyer of America (a subsidiary of the NFI Group). The order is supported by Federal Transit Administration funds. NYCT is already operating 15 New Flyer e-buses previously delivered to by. The NYCT and the MTA Bus… Read more »

Rhode Island’s RIPTA orders 14 electric buses, plus EVSE, from New Flyer

New Flyer of America (a subsidiary of the NFI Group) has received a new order from the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) for 14 Xcelsior CHARGE forty-foot heavy-duty electric transit buses. The order includes five ABB 50 kWh depot chargers from NFI Infrastructure Solutions, the company’s infrastructure services division. NFI offers a wide range… Read more »

New Jersey Transit orders 8 New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE NG electric buses

New Flyer (a subsidiary of NFI) has received a firm order from New Jersey Transit for eight Xcelsior CHARGE NG 40-foot heavy-duty transit buses, with options to purchase up to 75 more battery-electric buses under a five-year contract. NJ Transit is America’s third-largest public transit agency—it serves around 270 million passengers per year, and has… Read more »

Austin’s CapMetro orders 30 electric buses, plus EVSE, from New Flyer

Austin’s Capital Metro Transportation Authority has ordered 26 of New Flyer’s Xcelsior CHARGE NG forty-foot electric transit buses, and four Xcelsior CHARGE NG sixty-foot buses. The five-year contract includes options to purchase up to 126 forty-foot and up to 15 sixty-foot battery-electric buses, and up to 427 chargers (197 depot plug-in chargers, 197 depot overhead… Read more »