Valley Metro RPTA places order for up to 21 XN60 Xcelsior compressed natural gas buses.
Compressed natural gas engine will power a New Flyer Xcelsior XN40 bus.
Contract worth US$122 million for 30- and 40-foot transit vehicles.
Production of the 40-foot Xcelsior clean diesel buses is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2014.
Vehicles will be powered by natural gas propulsion systems.
Bus maker awarded contract for 70 of its 60-foot diesel-electric heavy-duty transit buses.
Bus manufacturer will build buses for Rochester, NY and Waterloo, Ont. transit systems.
Buses will be manufactured by New Flyer of America at St. Cloud, Minn. plant.
Winnipeg bus maker lowers 2012 production target.
Order for Xcelsior diesel-electrics could grow to 87 units