Tag: New Flyer

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.

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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.

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Feb 20, 2022 - 03:48 pm

BAE Systems takes orders for 340 hybrid drive systems

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has selected BAE Systems to supply up to 340 hybrid electric drive systems for its new fleet of low emission transit buses. BAE Systems will provide 220 electric drive systems to New Flyer of America, with an option for 120 additional systems, over the next three years.

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Feb 15, 2022 - 03:28 pm

NYC orders another 60 e-buses from New Flyer

New York City has ordered another 60 electric buses from New Flyer of America after the company already delivered 15 electric buses to the city. The vehicles are supposed to further reduce the metropolis’ carbon footprint.

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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 […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Oct 21, 2021 - 04:22 pm

New Flyer wins contract to deliver up to 150 e-buses

New Flyer has received an order for up to 150 battery-electric buses through the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority of Buffalo, New York (NFTA-Metro). To start with, the NFI subsidiary will deliver ten e-buses of type Xcelsior Charge.

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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.

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Feb 3, 2021 - 03:50 pm

Washington orders 20 more New Flyer buses

Washington’s King County Metro is acquiring 20 additional New Flyer electric buses. This follows the completion of an 18-moth test for two of the particular e-bus models launched in 2018. They also hold an option to purchase up to 63 additional zero-emission buses.

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Feb 1, 2021 - 05:19 pm

New Flyer reveals fully automated transit bus

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has exercised an option with New Flyer to purchase 45 additional hybrid buses. New Flyer and Robotic Research have recently developed the Xcelsior AV and claim this is North America’s first fully automated transit bus.

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Jan 13, 2021 - 02:39 pm

New Flyer wins two bus supply contracts in the USA

New Flyer has been tasked with delivering their electric Xcelsior Charge heavy duty buses to  the state of Connecticut as well as the city of Atlanta. A total of 12 fully-electric, 40-foot buses were ordered by Connecticut’s DoT, while six buses are headed to Atlanta.

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Sep 14, 2020 - 05:09 pm

Toronto launches third electric bus variant

With the arrival of a third electric bus model, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) now has what it claims to be the largest fleet of electric buses in North America. However, the superlative claim will soon be taken by the city of LA in the USA.

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Mar 4, 2020 - 11:26 am

Alas for the unfortunate people of Indianapolis

In an update on the dispute between BYD and Indianapolis, it seems that now – because BYD’s very popular buses did not provide the promised range – IndyGo has ordered 13 diesel buses elsewhere and cancelled an order placed with BYD in December 2019 for five more electric buses.

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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.

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Sep 17, 2018 - 02:57 pm

ZF electric drive axle for zero emission buses arrives in UK & US

London’s red double-decker buses will soon approach silently. Busmaker Optare has ordered the AxTrax AVE electric portal axle from ZF to equip 31 buses. Also in the States ZF announces a new chapter in their existing partnership with New Flyer as they are to equip 100 buses with ZF’s technology.

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Aug 27, 2018 - 05:48 pm

New Flyer joins OppCharge and CharIN initiative

New Flyer has joined OppCharge, the global initiative to support the integration of interoperable charging systems for electrified vehicles. The US manufacturer is the first company outside of the Volvo Group, who is joining the initiative from North America.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/06/12/samtrans-purchases-30-zero-emission-buses/
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