New Flyer Industries Inc., the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses in the United States and Canada, announces that Lane Transit, located in Eugene, OR, awarded New Flyer a contract for up to 20 (40 equivalent units or EUs) heavy-duty 60-foot Xcelsior diesel electric hybrid buses.
The contract includes a firm order for seven (14 EUs) XDE60 buses and options for an additional 13 (26 EUs) buses over the next five years.
Over the last decade, New Flyer has built and delivered 29 60-foot diesel and diesel electric hybrid buses to Lane Transit. The last award was in 2014 with the delivery of three diesel electric hybrid Xcelsior buses.
“We are honored to continue to build our environmentally friendly diesel electric hybrid Xcelsior buses for Lane Transit,” says Paul Soubry, New Flyer’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Lane Transit has proven to be a leader in providing green transportation to their annual ridership of over 11,000,000 customers.”