April 17, 2014
NABI Bus, a division of New Flyer Industries Inc. and a major employer in northeastern Alabama, is on track to make and assemble about 600 heavy-duty transit buses this year for several transit agencies. More than 700 skilled workers make and assemble hundreds of transit buses deployed in communities nationwide.
April 3, 2014
The facility will accommodate work for both New Flyer and NABI Bus products, with its major business at this time being the final assembly of the L.A. Metro’s New Flyer Xcelsior bus order.
March 12, 2014
The new vehicles will replace buses currently in service that are more than 20 years old and account for 40% of system wide delays, due to mechanical issues.
February 20, 2014
Under the terms of the agreement, ABC will market, sell and provide aftersales service for New Flyer’s MiDi and Xcelsior buses through its established service locations and select independent dealerships.
December 16, 2013
The 19 option buses are exercised options from a five-year contract. Once the options are exercised, 77 options remain under this contract and are included in New Flyer’s backlog.
December 12, 2013
The 10 buses were options under an existing contract signed in September 2008 for up to 90, 40-foot heavy-duty CNG buses.
November 8, 2013
The dark green buses are the third in a series of locally-built coaches acquired as part of the agency’s “A Better Ride” campaign and its Buy American Goods policy.
October 30, 2013
The new vehicles will be added to the current fleet of buses in service and replace 50 of its 2000/2001 Neoplan diesel buses, which have reached or exceeded their useful service life of 12 years.
October 25, 2013
Company will build up to 192 diesel 60-foot Xcelsior heavy-duty transit buses. This is the first time the company will build buses for RTD.
September 27, 2013
The manufacturer expects to begin production in the fourth quarter of 2013 and deliver all buses by the end of 2014.
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