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New York's CDTA to add 40-foot New Flyer battery-electric buses

Posted on August 2, 2019

The Xcelsior CHARGE™ buses, each eliminating 85 to 175 tons of greenhouse gas emissions per year, support CDTA’s sustainable mission to improve accessibility and mobility.
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The Xcelsior CHARGE™ buses, each eliminating 85 to 175 tons of greenhouse gas emissions per year, support CDTA’s sustainable mission to improve accessibility and mobility.New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc. announced a new contract from New York’s Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) for four 40-foot, zero-emission, battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE™ heavy-duty transit buses.

Each Xcelsior CHARGE™ bus eliminates 85 to 175 tons of greenhouse-gas emissions per year.

New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions™ was also selected to provide and commission four Siemens direct current depot chargers that conform to Society of Automotive Engineer (SAE) J1772 Combined Charging System Type 1 standards.

CDTA provides multimodal transport in the Capital District of New York, including the counties of Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady, and delivers over 16 million passenger trips per year for a community of almost 800,000 people. In 2017, the American Public Transportation Association awarded CDTA Mid-Sized Transit System of the Year.

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