New Flyer Industries Inc., manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses in Canada and the United States, recently delivered its 4,000th compressed natural gas (CNG) bus. New Flyer has been building natural gas buses since 1994, developing and installing its own CNG fuel system, with more than 60 transit systems operate New Flyer CNG buses today.
The buses are designed for a 350-400 mile range and its tanks are certified to 20 years instead of the standard 15 years.
Celebrating the milestone Paul Soubry, New Flyer’s President and CEO, said “Our customers are experiencing both economic and environmental pressures, and the interest in alternative fuels continues to grow.”
(This article compiled using information from a New Flyer Industries, Inc. press release)