May 2, 2023 - 01:10 pm
New Flyer secures new H2 order from Nevada
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (USA) has ordered seven fuel cell buses from New Flyer. The public transport provider also signed an option for up to 100 more buses under the five-year contract.
Jan 19, 2023 - 03:21 pm
New Flyer to supply 20 more e-buses in Ohio (COTA)
The Central Ohio Transit Authority COTA has ordered more electric buses from New Flyer. The new deal comprises 14 battery-electric Xcelsior Charge NG buses and ABB chargers, purchased off the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services contract.
Nov 2, 2022 - 03:00 pm
ADL reveals new zero-emission bus range without BYD
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has expanded its range of zero-emission buses. The British bus manufacturer has now unveiled the electric Enviro400EV double-decker and the Enviro100EV midibus, as well as revealing a new generation of the hydrogen double-decker Enviro400FCEV.
Oct 1, 2022 - 06:18 pm
MCI launches next e-bus model with New Flyer technology
Motor Coach Industries (MCI) has unveiled its latest zero-emission coach, the D45 CRT Charge. Building on the standard D45 Commuter Rapid Transit, the battery-electric version delivers a range of over 225 miles (360 km) with 520 kWh of battery capacity.
Jun 12, 2022 - 04:17 pm
SamTrans purchases 30 zero-emission buses
The San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans), a public transport agency in and around San Mateo, California, will replace 30 diesel buses with 20 battery-electric buses and 10 hydrogen-fuel cell electric buses.
May 13, 2022 - 04:38 pm
NFI orders 60 Volvo VNR Electric trucks
Volvo Trucks North America has received an order from NFI Industries for 60 heavy-duty electric trucks. NFI bought the latest generation of the VNR Electric and will deploy the new zero-emission vehicles in Ontario, California, starting this year.
May 4, 2022 - 02:00 pm
COTA to run ten New Flyer electric buses in Ohio
The Central Ohio Transit Authority, COTA for short, has exercised options for eight battery-electric buses from New Flyer. The order comes in the final year of a two-year contract announced in 2020 and includes four ABB depot chargers to support the deployment.
Apr 26, 2022 - 06:21 pm
New Flyer scores hybrid & e-bus orders
US bus maker New Flyer has garnered orders for 202 hybrid-electric buses in Canada from Toronto Transit, and orders for 5 purely electric buses from Virginia’s Blacksburg Transit in the USA.
Feb 11, 2022 - 04:04 pm
Electric bus orders from Houston & Denver
In the last couple of days, two new large orders for electric buses have been made public in the USA. Nova Bus, which is part of the Volvo Group, has received its largest electric bus order to date from Houston in Texas. New Flyer of America, part of the NFI Group, is to deliver 17 […]
Feb 7, 2022 - 06:08 pm
New Jersey to be graced with 8 New Flyer e-buses with options for more
In the USA, New Flyer bus manufacturer has received an order from the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) for eight all-electric Xcelsior Charge NG forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. The two companies have agreed on options to purchase up to 75 more battery-electric buses under a five-year contract.
Feb 3, 2022 - 02:42 pm
US Hydrogen Bus Council forms FC coalition
The Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus Council (HFC Bus Council) in the US has formed a national coalition of public transit agencies, manufacturers, and suppliers working together to advance the hydrogen fuel cell electric bus economy and its applications in the public transit sector.
Nov 18, 2021 - 01:52 pm
NFI scores orders from Michigan and New York state
NFI’s streak in the US market continues as the Group writes its first order from the University of Michigan. The transportation department expects three large e-buses to arrive on campus shortly. There’s also news from Nassau Inter County Express (NICE) in New York state.
Nov 10, 2021 - 02:02 pm
NFI & Li-Cycle to cooperate on battery recycling
In North America, bus manufacturer NFI Group and recycling company Li-Cycle are cooperating to offer battery recycling to public transport customers there. The partnership builds on a successful pilot e-bus battery recycling programme between NFI subsidiary New Flyer and Li-Cycle.
Nov 6, 2021 - 07:34 pm
New Flyer scores e-bus deal that could prove largest in the US
New Flyer continues its winning streak in the US as the NFI subsidiary receives an order over 30 electric buses from Capital Metro Transportation Authority (CapMetro) in Austin, Texas. New Flyer says this was the largest ever electric bus procurement in the US, considering CapMetro’s option over 141 e-buses.
Oct 10, 2021 - 02:42 pm
New Flyer grows H2 bus fleet in California
California’s Foothill Transit has ordered 20 hydrogen fuel cell buses from the NFI subsidiary New Flyer. The purchase is supported by Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds and not the first electrification at the transport company.
Mar 1, 2021 - 11:46 am
ADL presents next-generation hydrogen bus platform
Scottish bus builder Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has announced its next-generation hydrogen double-decker bus. Developed under the project name H2.0, the model is due to hit the roads this year and will have a range of up to 300 miles, or around 480 km.
Feb 2, 2020 - 04:06 pm
ADL wins tender to deliver up to 600 green buses to Ireland
The Scottish bus maker Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has signed a framework agreement with Ireland’s National Transport Authority (NTA) for the delivery of up to 600 double-decker hybrid buses. NTA expects the first 100 of the diesel-electric buses in Dublin in autumn 2020.
Aug 13, 2019 - 03:47 pm
First pre-series eCascadia models delivered
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has delivered the first units of its battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia truck to customers. However, these are test vehicles and series production is not scheduled to start until 2021.
Aug 9, 2019 - 01:19 pm
Alexander Dennis presents hybrid double-decker bus
The Scottish bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis, which was recently taken over by North America’s largest bus manufacturer NFI Group, is expanding its range to include a double-decker with hybrid drive. The basis is the Enviro400EV, which is also on the road in London as a fully electric bus.
May 30, 2019 - 05:48 pm
NFI will expand e-bus offer with ADL
North America’s largest bus manufacturer, NFI Group, which also produces electric buses under the New Flyer brand, is taking over the Scottish bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis Limited for around 405 million US dollars. ADL is known above all for its double-decker buses and also cooperates with BYD on electric buses.
Jun 28, 2018 - 02:49 pm
USA: Daimler Trucks preparing real-life trials in fleets
The two all-electric trucks Daimler dedicated to the U.S. market are about to take up real-life testing at selected clients based in California and the Pacific North West. In preparation of production in 2021, Daimler also installed the Electric Vehicle Council to share their insights from the trials.