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New Flyer receives $267M in bus orders

Posted on May 5, 2009

New Flyer Industries Inc. announced that orders received during the first quarter of 2009 totaled 659 buses (671 equivalent production units or “EUs”) for a total of U.S. $267 million. Of these orders, 304 buses (316 EUs) are new orders and 335 buses (355 EUs) are exercised options.  

 

These orders are from both current and new customers and are for a variety of vehicle configurations and propulsion systems, including 35-, 40- and 60-foot buses with clean diesel, diesel-electric hybrid and compressed natural gas propulsion systems.

 

The largest of these orders is from Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The Austin, Texas-based transit authority has ordered 40 diesel buses with options for 152 additional buses.

 

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