Posts Tagged: MCI

Atlanta receives $5.4-million federal grant to buy electric commuter coaches

The Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority (ATL) has secured a $5.4-million grant from the Federal Transit Administration’s Low-No Program to purchase electric buses. “We have secured this funding because electrification of Georgia’s public bus fleet is an economic and environmental imperative,” said US Senator Jon Ossoff (D-GA). “These new buses will reduce air pollution and increase… Read more »

MCI launches new D series battery-electric commuter coach

Bus and coach manufacturer Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a subsidiary of the NFI Group (which also includes the New Flyer and Alexander Dennis brands), has unveiled its new zero-emission commuter coach, the D45 CRT LE CHARGE, and also launched its new D series of coaches. The battery-electric D45 CRT LE CHARGE integrates CHARGE propulsion technology… Read more »

FlixBus and MCI test long-range electric coach

Budget bus line FlixBus, in partnership with motor coach manufacturer MCI, has tested a battery-electric long-range bus on a round trip from San Francisco to Sacramento. After the demonstration, MCI sent the new D45 CRTe LE CHARGE to Altoona, Pennsylvania, where it will undergo the standard tests required for all new bus models to be… Read more »