New Flyer Industries Inc. (New Flyer), a manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses in the United States and Canada, has been contracted by Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) to supply up to 110 heavy-duty 40-foot Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) powered buses. NICE is operated by Transdev Services in the State of New York.
The contract for 110 XN40 buses contains a firm order for 52 buses with options for an additional 58 buses and is valued at approximately USD 53 million dollars.
“Sustainability is a top priority for NICE and their purchase of New Flyer CNG buses reflects their commitment to minimize environmental impact”, said Paul Soubry, New Flyer’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are very pleased to partner with NICE in their sustainability efforts. This is a transit company that walks the talk, by taking great strides to continue to offer environmentally conscious transit solutions.”(Source: New Flyer)