New Flyer XCelsior CHARGE

St. Cloud, Minn.
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  • New Flyer has over 50 years of experience manufacturing zero-emission buses in North America, and is the only bus manufacturer to offer all three types of zero emission propulsion systems: battery-electric, fuel cell-electric and trolley-electric.
  • The New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric, zero-emission bus is built on the proven Xcelsior® platform. It lowers total cost of ownership over the lifetime of the bus, and completely eliminates emissions while providing a quiet, fully accessible, and comfortable ride. With over 100 million miles of experience in electric propulsion, New Flyer’s battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE bus is built to rely on for cities focused on sustainable, efficient, and connected transportation.
  • New Flyer has more electric buses on the road than any other bus manufacturer, with 7,300 powered by electric motors and battery propulsion, of which 1,600 are zero-emission.
  • Xcelsior buses are available in 35, 40, and 60-foot lengths, with a variety of propulsions, and in 2018 New Flyer celebrated the delivery of its 10,000th Xcelsior bus.

 

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Specifications

Brakes Disc (all axles)
Exterior Height 133 in.
Length 40 ft. 2 in.
Passenger Capacity 40 seats
Transmission None (Direct Drive)
Wheelbase 283.75 in.

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The bus operated for 28 hours and achieved 10.4 miles per diesel gallon equivalent.

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The buses have electric motors powered by energy stored in rechargeable battery packs instead of combustion engines fueled by diesel.

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The company led project management, having engaged Black & Veatch and Siemens to construct and provide the charging equipment.

Valley Metro adding 24 more New Flyer CNG buses

Seventy percent of the vehicles in the Valley Metro fleet are powered by natural gas to support local clean air initiatives.

NYCT to add 15 New Flyer CHARGE battery-electric buses

Each bus will leverage New Flyer’s CONNECT 360™ business analytics and reporting tool to optimize performance and operations.

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The company is the only manufacturer to offer both a 40-foot and 60-foot fuel cell-electric model that qualifies for federal funding.

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The agency currently operates over 1,000 transit buses manufactured by North American Bus Industries, which was acquired by New Flyer in 2013.

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