FIFTY NEW FLYER CNG BUSES FOR SAN DIEGO
New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of Canadian New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, was awarded an order from San Diego Metropolitan System (MTS) for up to 50 Xcelsior CNG sixty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses.
MTS currently has 220 forty-foot CNG New Flyer buses and 70 sixty-foot CNG articulated New Flyer buses in operation. The 50 New Flyer buses will replace existing buses in the fleet over the next five years.
The contract includes 30 firm orders (60 equivalent units) with options to purchase an additional 20 compressed natural gas (CNG) sixty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses (40 equivalent units). The order will support MTS’ state-of-good-repair efforts, commitment to clean fuels for its bus fleet, and its growing BRT system called Rapid.