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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 »

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 »

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 »

Long Beach Transit orders 20 next-generation New Flyer electric buses

Long Beach Transit in California has ordered 20 next-generation battery-electric 35-foot Xcelsior CHARGE NG transit buses from NFI subsidiary New Flyer of America, under a three-year contract. This order is supported by Federal Transit Administration funds. Long Beach Transit serves over 23 million customers annually in Los Angeles County and Orange County. The agency plans… Read more »

Buffalo, New York to order up to 150 New Flyer electric buses

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority of Buffalo, New York (NFTA-Metro) has issued a five-year contract to NFI subsidiary New Flyer of America, which includes a firm order for 10 Xcelsior CHARGE heavy-duty electric transit buses, along with an option to purchase up to 140 more. NFTA-Metro provides bus and rail transportation services in Erie and… Read more »

Oregon’s Lane Transit orders 19 New Flyer electric buses and charging infrastructure

The Lane Transit District, which serves the Eugene-Springfield, Oregon metro area, has placed an order with New Flyer (a subsidiary of the NFI Group) for 19 battery-electric 40-foot Xcelsior CHARGE NG heavy-duty transit buses. The order includes 6 depot chargers and commissioning by New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions. The order follows New Flyer’s recent delivery of… Read more »

New Flyer unveils lighter, more efficient, longer-range electric bus

Bus manufacturer New Flyer of America has unveiled its next-generation electric heavy-duty transit bus, built on its proven Xcelsior platform. New Flyer’s battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE and fuel cell-electric Xcelsior CHARGE H2 buses have logged 4.5 million service miles to date. The new and improved Xcelsior CHARGE NG incorporates three distinct technology advancements: a next-generation battery… Read more »

Connecticut DOT orders up to 75 New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE electric buses

Bus manufacturer New Flyer has won a contract for 12 Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric transit buses from the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT), with options to purchase up to 63 more over five years. The purchase was supported by Federal Transit Administration funds. CTDOT, which owns and operates nearly all public transportation services in Connecticut, representing… Read more »

Oregon transit agency buys 11 New Flyer e-buses and 7 ABB chargers

Lane Transit District (LTD) in Oregon has ordered 11 New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE forty-foot electric buses, along with 7 ABB depot chargers. The purchase was supported by Federal Transit Administration Low or No- Emission funding. LTD has long been committed to sustainability. After receiving a silver level certification for the American Public Transportation Association’s sustainability… Read more »