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Calif.'s OCTA to add 218 New Flyer CNGs

Posted on July 10, 2015

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New Flyer of America Inc. announced that Calif.’s Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has approved two contracts to purchase 218 (234 equivalent units or EUs) Xcelsior compressed natural gas (CNG) heavy-duty buses.

The contracts are firm orders for 202 XN40 Xcelsior 40-foot buses, with options for 10 more and 16 (32 EUs) XN60 60-foot articulated Xcelsior buses. OCTA has a growing fleet of environmentally friendly New Flyer CNG buses and with these awards will increase their active New Flyer fleet to 556 vehicles.

“New Flyer is proud to have over two decades of CNG design and manufacturing expertise and equally as honored at the partnership that we have developed with Orange County,” said New Flyer President/CEO Paul Soubry.

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