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U. of Colo. to host New Flyer battery-electric bus demo

Posted on May 15, 2018

New Flyer of America Inc. will demo its battery-electric, zero-emission Xcelsior CHARGE bus at the University of Colorado.
New Flyer of America Inc. will demo its battery-electric, zero-emission Xcelsior CHARGE bus at the University of Colorado.

New Flyer of America Inc. announced that its battery-electric, zero-emission Xcelsior CHARGE demonstration bus will visit the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo., this week for the university’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle Ride-n-Drive event.

The event, hosted by the University of Colorado, Boulder’s Parking and Transportation Services, will occur on Friday, May 18 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the university’s Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Complex.

The bus will offer rides to those in attendance, and staff from both the university and New Flyer will answer questions about the bus. Other vehicles in attendance include a Chevy Bolt, a Nissan Leaf, multiple BMW models, electric work vehicles from GEM, and Club Car and multiple e-Bike models from Full Cycle and Small Planet EBikes.

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