New Flyer of America Inc. received a new contract from the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) for four battery-electric, zero-emission Xcelsior CHARGE NG™ 40-foot heavy-duty transit buses.
DFW is the second busiest airport in the world, connecting 62.5 million customers to 267 international and domestic destinations every year. It is the first and largest carbon-neutral airport in North America and the world. The order marks DFW’s first purchase of NFI transit buses and advances its sustainability goals of reaching net-zero carbon by 2030.
Introduced in 2021, the Xcelsior CHARGE NG™ bus incorporates three distinct technology advancements, including high-energy batteries that extend range up to 13%, advanced protective battery packaging for easy install and simpler serviceability, and a new lightweight electric traction drive system with up to 90% energy recovery.