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New Flyer CNG Artics for San Diego

January 16, 2013 in CNG, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Manufacturer Reports Contract Pursuant to December MTS Vote

New Flyer Industries today reported a contact with the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System for as many as 165 of its compressed natural gas-fueled Xcelsior articulated 60-foot heavy-duty buses. The MTS board approved the purchase last month (F&F, December 20).
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More CNG Buses for San Diego

December 20, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Contracts with Gillig and New Flyer Could be Worth $347 Million,
MTS Will Be Able to Retire Its Last Diesel and Establish BRT Routes

The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System board has voted to buy as many as 350 CNG-fueled 40-foot low-floor buses by Gillig and up to 165 New Flyer 60-foot low-floor articulated CNG buses through 2017. “The total value of the contracts, if all options are exercised and future funding is available, is in excess of $343 million,” MTS said.
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