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  • NFI Group (NFI) subsidiary New Flyer has been awarded a contract for seven battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG transit buses
  • The order comes from San Mateo County Transit (SamTrans) and is supported by funds from the Federal Transit Administration
  • It will support SamTrans’ initiative to provide Californians with sustainable transit options and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • NFI is a leader in zero-emission mobility
  • NFI Group Inc. (NFI) is up 2.18 per cent, trading at $24.82 per share

NFI Group (NFI) subsidiary New Flyer has been awarded a contract for seven battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG transit buses.

The order comes from San Mateo County Transit (SamTrans) and is supported by funds from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

SamTrans provides transportation services throughout San Mateo County and into parts of San Francisco and Palo Alto, delivering over 8.5 million bus rides annually on 70 bus routes.

“Our long-term partnership with SamTrans spans over 40 years, during which time we delivered over 260 buses,” said Chris Stoddart, president of North American Bus and Coach.

“The addition of these long-range, zero-emission Xcelsior CHARGE NG buses to the SamTrans fleet will support the transit agency’s pledge to provide sustainable mobility options, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and fossil fuel consumption, and ultimately contribute to cleaner air in California,” added Mr. Stoddart.

SamTrans expects to operate these buses on a new route connecting East Palo Alto, Redwood City, San Francisco International Airport, and San Bruno BART station.

NFI is a leader in zero-emission mobility, with electric vehicles operating in more than 80 cities in five countries.

Its subsidiary New Flyer is North America’s heavy-duty transit bus leader and offers the most advanced product line under the Xcelsior and Xcelsior CHARGE brands.

NFI currently offers the widest range of sustainable drive systems available, including zero-emission electric, natural gas, electric hybrid, and clean diesel.

NFI Group Inc. (NFI) is up 2.18 per cent, trading at $24.82 per share as of 2:51 pm ET.

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