Wayne Joseph named executive VP, New Flyer Bus Business
August 21, 2015
New Flyer Industries Inc. announced the appointment of Wayne Joseph to executive VP, New Flyer Bus Business.
“In the last two years, we have combined the legacy New Flyer business with the bus businesses of North American Bus Industries (NABI),” says New Flyer President/CEO Paul Soubry. “The growth of this segment of our business required we install an executive leader to assume
Calif. Energy Commission approves New Flyer fuel-cell demo project
August 14, 2015
New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc., announced that the California Energy Commission (CEC) approved a $2.1 million grant to conduct an advanced demonstration project involving a New Flyer Xcelsior® electric transit bus with a Hydrogenics CelerityPlus fuel cell. A notice of the proposed award was initially announced in April 2015.
The purpose of the CEC
ABC names eastern region transit bus, service sales specialist
June 16, 2015
as the VP, sales and marketing, for two bus dealerships, and was the owner/CEO of the first commercial-only Blue Bird bus dealership in New England.
Lunny will be serving customers east of the Mississippi River, working with industry veteran Jim Morrison who manages the western region. They are teamed with two dealerships in the sales and service of New Flyer transit buses. DATTCO Inc., based
New Flyer awarded big Las Vegas CNG bus contract
March 17, 2015
New Flyer Industries Inc. announced the Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) awarded the company a contract for up to 305 (425 equivalent units or EUs) heavy-duty 40-foot and 60-foot Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) buses.
The contract includes a firm order for 35 XN40 and 20 XN60 (75 EUs) Xcelsior buses, with an option for another 150 XN40 and 100 XN60 (350EUs) over
Calif. purchase incentives now available for New Flyer electric buses
May 22, 2015
New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc., announced that the Xcelsior® XE35 and XE40 battery electric buses are now eligible for the California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP).
The HVIP program was created by the California Air Resources Board to speed the early market introduction of clean, low-carbon hybrid and electric
ABC features new coaches, partnerships and future plans at UMA Expo
January 23, 2015
passengers, the new TDX features an enhanced driver compartment, improved front and rear caps, enhanced multi-set with LED lighting and three-point passenger seat belts.
Also on the show floor, ABC showcased New Flyer’s MiDi and Xcelsior transit buses, as well as Ameritrans’ new M2 Vista.
Last year, ABC Companies Inc. signed an agreement with New Flyer Industries Inc. to serve as the exclusive
New Flyer to develop 60-foot, electric Xcelsior model
October 16, 2014
New Flyer Industries Inc. is developing the first-ever North American designed and built zero-emission 60-foot battery-electric/fuel-cell bus.
The propulsion system is being integrated into New Flyer’s Buy America compliant and proven Xcelsior® X60 heavy-duty transit bus platform that includes a combination of batteries, a fuel cell and hydrogen storage. The electric drive bus will allow
New Flyer introduces Xcelsior all-electric
October 13, 2014
New Flyer Industries Inc. unveiled the addition of a zero-emission battery-electric propulsion system to its commercially available lineup of Xcelsior® transit bus models at APTA Expo on Monday.
“We’re very excited about the addition of the battery-electric propulsion XE40 to our proven bus portfolio,” said New Flyer President/CEO Paul Soubry. “In addition to clean diesel, natural gas, diesel
New Flyer to supply 34 Xcelsiors to Canada
May 22, 2014
Richmond Hill, Ontario-based York Region Transit exercised options to purchase an additional 34 New Flyer Industries Inc. clean diesel Xcelsior 40-foot heavy duty buses.
The transit system will purchase these buses using an umbrella contract with the procurement department of the province of Ontario. This umbrella bus contract held by New Flyer is a “standing offer” available to public
N.Y. agency exercises New Flyer options
December 16, 2013
New Flyer Industries Inc. announced the N.Y.-based Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA) exercised options for 19, 40-foot clean diesel powered Xcelsior buses.
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.
Since 1999, New Flyer has