Bus

New Flyer wins Calif. order

Posted on June 12, 2013

Bakersfield, Calif.-based Golden Empire Transit District (GET) awarded New Flyer a contract for 15 Xcelsior compressed natural gas (CNG) heavy-duty buses.

Between 2006 and 2012 New Flyer has built and delivered 70, 40-foot CNG buses for GET Transit, which currently has an active fleet of 88 heavy duty buses.

“We are extremely proud to be a significant part of GET’s commitments to sustainability,” said New Flyer President/CEO Paul Soubry. “We’re also excited about delivering our Xcelsior model to them for the first time as this bus is aligned with GET’s mission statement delivering an accessible, reliable transit.”

The 15 buses are anticipated to begin production in the fourth quarter of 2013 and will be completely manufactured and assembled at New Flyer of America’s St. Cloud, Minn.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

ABC completes bus overhaul contract for OmniRide

The scope of work to be completed encompassed a full overhaul of 23 MCI D4500, model year 2008/2009 buses.

L.A. Metro retrofits CNG buses with new Cummins engines

The new ISLG and L9N Near Zero Emission Natural Gas Fueled Heavy Duty Engines will reduce emissions of NOx by 90% and greenhouse gases by 9%.

VIA's 'VIVA' routes hit 1 million passenger trips

More than 37 million visitors arrive in the Alamo City each year, many with destinations in the historic downtown area and the region’s cultural corridors.

Grande West introduces medium-duty version of its Vicinity bus

The company will begin marketing the Vicinity LT immediately for delivery in January 2020.

NJ TRANSIT graduates 500th bus operator as part of growth initiative

In 2018, NJ TRANSIT launched a major recruitment effort to fill the rosters of bus operators and locomotive engineers.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation