Posts Tagged: New Flyer

New Flyer wins contract for 40 electric buses in Montréal and Laval

Montréal and the nearby suburb of Laval intend to electrify their bus fleets – the Société de Transport de Montréal (STM) and the Société de Transport de Laval (STL) have committed to buy only electric buses after 2025. The two transit agencies have awarded New Flyer Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group, a contract… Read more »

Toronto Transit Commission orders 10 electric buses from New Flyer

New Flyer Industries Canada has won an order from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) for ten forty-foot electric Xcelsior CHARGE transit buses, with an option to purchase up to 30 additional buses over the next two years. TTC is the third-largest transit system in North America, operating more than 140 bus routes, as well as… Read more »

New Flyer commissions electric bus simulator

Bus manufacturer New Flyer is steadily electrifying its lineup – among other projects, it is delivering 525 hybrid buses to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. To help operators get used to the new technology, the company has commissioned an e-bus simulator at its Vehicle Innovation Center in Anniston, Alabama. The Xcelsior CHARGE Bus Simulator, designed… Read more »

All New Flyer facilities now capable of manufacturing battery-electric buses

As transit agencies around the country are going electric, North America’s largest bus manufacturer is gearing up for the new market. New Flyer’s (TSX: NFI) Anniston, Alabama facility has successfully completed its first full build of an Xcelsior Charge battery-electric transit bus. All New Flyer manufacturing locations, including Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Crookston and St. Cloud,… Read more »

New Flyer invests $25 million in Alabama plant, adds innovation center for ZEVs

Transit bus and motor coach manufacturer New Flyer plans to invest $25 million in building renovations and expansions at its Anniston, Alabama production campus. Part of the investment will go towards an innovation center for zero-emission bus production. The company’s Xcelsior buses are offered with a range of drive systems, including diesel, natural gas, diesel-electric… Read more »

20 electric buses in 3 Canadian cities to demonstrate OppCharge protocol

The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is leading a pilot project in which at least 20 electric buses supplied by New Flyer and Nova Bus, along with 7 overhead chargers supplied by ABB and Siemens, will demonstrate the interoperability of the OppCharge protocol. The trial’s 18 consortium partners include manufacturers, utilities, transit… Read more »

Los Angeles buys 95 electric buses, plans emissions-free fleet by 2030

In the first step towards a new goal of eliminating tailpipe emissions by 2030, the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority has agreed to spend $138 million to buy 95 electric buses from New Flyer and BYD. The new e-buses will make up less than 5% of Metro’s fleet, but the purchase will at least double… Read more »