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277 CNG New Flyers for New York City?

March 18, 2016 in Electric Drive, Fleet Order, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Contract for 138 Forty-Footers, Bidding to Supply 139 Sixties

New Flyer of America reports a contract award for 138 heavy-duty, 40-foot, XN40 Excelsior, compressed natural gas buses-fueled buses from the New York City Transit Authority. It’s a firm order valued at approximately $78 million.

New Flyer CNG Buses to New York City

December 7, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Order Dating from Orion Days Fulfilled in Crookston, Minn.

New Flyer Industries (Toronto:NFI) is fulfilling an order for 74 compressed natural gas-fueled 40-foot buses for the New York City Transit Authority, picking up a contract initially signed with Daimler Orion. Daimler discontinued the Orion brand earlier this year (F&F, May 7). The assigned contract included an additional 30 option buses that were not ordered, New Flyer said.

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