December 15, 2008

DesignLine to equip NYC Transit with hybrid buses

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's NYC Transit (NYCT) has executed a contract worth $50.4 million with DesignLine USA LLC to allow the initial delivery of 30 new DesignLine EcoSaver IV Hybrid Electric heavy duty transit buses to the agency, with an option of an additional 60 buses.

NYCT is expecting to deploy these new buses on multiple routes.

DesignLine USA is a subsidiary of DesignLine International Holdings LLC, a Charlotte, N.C.-based company.

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