Posts Tagged: New Flyer

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 »