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Posts Tagged: New Flyer

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 »

Ohio’s COTA orders 8 more battery-electric buses and infrastructure from NFI

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), which provides public transit in the greater Columbus and central Ohio region, has exercised options for eight battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG 40-foot heavy-duty transit buses from New Flyer of America, a subsidiary of the NFI Group. The order also includes four ABB depot chargers from NFI Infrastructure Solutions. Supported… 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 »

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 »