Press Release

NEW FLYER ADVANCES THIRD-YEAR INSTALLMENT OF 100 ELECTRIC HYBRID BUSES FOR SEPTA

Five-Year Contract for 525 Total Vehicles
March 14, 2018 | New Flyer

ST. CLOUD, MN, March 14, 2018 /CNW/ – (TSX: NFI) New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced it is advancing third year production of 100 Xcelsior® diesel-electric hybrid, forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (“SEPTA”). It is the third installment of a five-year contract for a total of 525 hybrid buses approved by SEPTA in May 2016.

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NEW FLYER UNVEILS WORLD’S MOST ADVANCED ELECTRIC-BUS SIMULATOR

February 26, 2018 | New Flyer

Anniston, Alabama, USA – February 26, 2018: (TSX: NFI) New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today commissioned the Xcelsior CHARGE™ Bus Simulator at New Flyer of America’s Vehicle Innovation Center (VIC), North America’s first and only innovation lab opened in October 2017 and dedicated to advancing bus technology.

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JOHN DEERE ELECTRONIC SOLUTIONS CONTINUES TO PROVIDE INNOVATION TO THE HYBRID ELECTRIC BUS MARKET

Fargo, ND – The flexibility of John Deere Electronic Solutions PD300 power inverter shines in yet another application. In Vanner Inc.’s Increased Accessory Power (IAP II™) system the PD300 powers accessory components like electric air conditioning systems, electric air compressors, electric heat, and electric power steering systems. The PD300 accomplishes this by converting high voltage DC power from the Allison H 40/50 EP™ hybrid systems to high voltage commercial 230V AC power.

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VANNER INC. ANNOUNCES SENIOR ELECTRIFICATION ENGINEER FOR VEHICLE SYSTEM INTEGRATION TEAM

Vanner is glad to announce the addition of Pete Duffy to the Vanner Team.

(PRWEB) January 29, 2018

Peter (Pete) Duffy, a leading industry contributor in the transit and electrification markets, assumed the role of Senior Electrification Engineer at Vanner Inc.. This follows a long career with Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) headquartered in Philadelphia. SEPTA operates one of the largest and most diversified transit fleets, at nearly 2,500 vehicles, with a majority of advanced diesel electric hybrid as the primary motive power force.

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NEW YORK TO LAUNCH ELECTRIC BUS TEST & EVALUATION PROGRAM OF FIVE XCELSIOR CHARGE™ BUSES

New Flyer Electric Buses are equipped with Vanner’s EBA® (HBA® for Battery buses) DC to DC Converters and 80-Series Battery Equalizer.

January 10, 2018 | New Flyer

St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA – January 10, 2018: (TSX: NFI) New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced that the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), acting through the New York City Transit Authority (NYCT), will launch its electric bus test and evaluation program of five Xcelsior CHARGE™ battery-electric, forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. The program will begin January 2018.

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ACADEMY BUS ORDERS NEW FLYER XCELSIOR CHARGE™ BATTERY-ELECTRIC BUSES TO OPERATE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SHUTTLE

December 12, 2017 | New Flyer

St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA – December 12, 2017: (TSX: NFI) New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced that Academy Express, LLC (“Academy Bus”) has awarded New Flyer a contract for six Xcelsior CHARGE™ battery-electric, forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses complete with three charging stations.

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ACC CLIMATE CONTROL AND VANNER INC. UNVEIL REVOLUTION, IDLE AND EMISSION REDUCTION TECHNOLOGY FOR SCHOOL BUSES, AT THE NAPT CONFERENCE IN COLUMBUS, OH.

Introducing the Revolution vehicle electrification system, a revolution in emission and idle reduction technology for school buses. Developed to provide idle free operation of HVAC and all bus electrical accessories.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (PRWEB) November 15, 2017

ACC Climate Control and Vanner Inc. have partnered to design Revolution, patented technology that eliminates engine high-idle, reduces fuel consumption, and significantly lowers school bus air-conditioning maintenance costs.

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LA METRO MAKES ORDER FOR UP TO 100 ELECTRIC BUSES

New Flyer 60-foot Electric Buses are equipped with Siemens Propulsion and Vanner’s Dual EBA DC to DC Converters.

October 16, 2017 | New Flyer

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles Metro officials announced this week that they have signed a contract with New Flyer of America for dozens of zero-emission and compressed natural gas buses to help the agency reach its goal of a 100 percent zero-emission fleet by 2030.

“Metro is fully committed to improving the health of people across the region – and these new electric buses will help improve air quality and reduce noise pollution,” said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Chair of the Metro Board. “As the largest transit agency in the country to commit to a fully electric fleet by 2030, Metro continues to serve as a global leader for sustainable policies, all while creating good-paying local jobs.”

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LA METRO AWARDS A CONTRACT TO NEW FLYER FOR UP TO 100 XCELSIOR BATTERY-ELECTRIC 60-FOOT TRANSIT BUSES TO ADVANCE ITS CLEAN TRANSIT AGENDA

New Flyer 60-foot Electric Buses are equipped with Vanner’s Dual EBA DC to DC Converters.

October 10, 2017 | New Flyer

St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA – October 10, 2017: (TSX: NFI) New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced that the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA or “LA Metro”) has awarded New Flyer of America a contract for up to 100 Xcelsior® battery-electric, zero-emission, 60-foot heavy-duty transit buses. The contract includes 35 firm orders with options to purchase an additional 65 buses.

“We are honored to partner with LA Metro to pursue new frontiers for sustainable and zero-emission transit and proud to have been selected from this competitive procurement,” said Wayne Joseph, President of New Flyer of America. “New Flyer has five decades of experience manufacturing electric transit buses, starting with trolleys in 1969. With the new Xcelsior CHARGE™ we can now deliver enhanced battery-electric transit technology on a proven bus platform that meets the demands of America’s communities.”

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TRIMET AWARDS NEW FLYER A CONTRACT FOR FIVE BATTERY-ELECTRIC XCELSIOR
TRANSIT BUSES

New Flyer Electric Buses are equipped with Vanner’s Dual EBA DC to DC Converters.

PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire
Sep. 28, 2017, 06:17 PM

ST. CLOUD, MN, Sept. 28, 2017 /CNW/ – (TSX: NFI) New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (the “Company”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced that the Tri-County Metro Transportation District of Oregon (“TriMet”) has awarded New Flyer a contract for five Xcelsior® battery-electric, zero-emission, forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses.

“We are thrilled to be part of TriMet’s first investment in 100% electric, zero-emission transportation,” stated Wayne Joseph, President of New Flyer of America. “With this Low-No contract, we take another step in the evolution of America’s transit bus fleets to electric propulsion. We commend TriMet on leading change toward lower emissions and greater environmental sustainability.”

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NEW FLYER OFFERS TOTAL ELECTRIFICATION OPTION FOR COMPONENTS USED WITH ALLISON TRANSMISSION ELECTRIC HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEMS

Increased Accessory Power II (IAP II™) enables additional fuel savings with Allison Transmission Electric Hybrid H 40/50 EP™ systems

St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA – August 11, 2017: (TSX: NFI)

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (the “Company”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced immediate availability of Increased Accessory Power II for the Allison Transmission (“Allison”) Hybrid H 40 EP™ and H 50 EP™ propulsion systems. The option uses electrification to power accessory components for additional fuel economy.

“We are pleased to offer immediate availability of another fuel-saving technology for the New Flyer Xcelsior,” said Wayne Joseph, President, New Flyer of America. “Through exploration of new and innovative propulsion options, we bring greater efficiency, sustainability, and advanced technologies to our customers, helping drive leaner, greener operations.”
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NEW FLYER TO OFFER ENGINE STOP-START WITH ALLISON ELECTRIC HYBRID
PROPULSION SYSTEM IN 2018

Vanner HBA® integrated with Allison Electric Hybrid Buses.

(NewswireToday) August 04, 2017

New Flyer of America, Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries, Inc. (the “Company”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced that it will offer engine stop-start with the Allison Transmission (“Allison”) Electric Hybrid H 40 EP™ and H 50 EP™ propulsion systems, integrated with the Cummins B6.7 and future L9 engines in early 2018.
 
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VANNER INC. ANNOUNCES MEMBERSHIP IN CLEAN FUELS OHIO

Vanner Inc. proudly joins Clean Fuels Ohio as a Platinum member.

(PRWEB) February 27, 2017

Vanner Inc., Hilliard, OH is proud to announce its membership in Clean Fuels Ohio, an industry leading Clean Cities chapter based in Columbus, OH.. http://www.cleanfuelsohio.org

Vanner has joined CFO as a Platinum Member to provide the highest level of support to the CFO organization.

“As we launch future idle elimination and emission reduction technology…” (Bruce Beegle, Vice President – Truck and Military Sales.)
 
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ZERO EMISSION NEW FLYER BUS DELIVERIES INCREASE BY 48% IN 2016

New Flyer recognizes Vanner as clean-air solution partners.

WINNIPEG, Jan. 11, 2017 /CNW/ – (TSX: NFI) (TSX: NFI.DB.U)

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“New Flyer” or the “Company”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, announced today that deliveries of zero emission buses (“ZEBs”) in 2016 reached their highest level in company history, delivering 213 equivalent units (“EUs”) in 2016. This ZEB milestone was a dramatic increase of 48% from 144 ZEB EU’s delivered in 2015, and is represents 8.3% of New Flyer’s total heavy-duty transit bus production in 2016.

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NEW FLYER’S 60-FOOT ELECTRIC BUS WILL BE THE INDUSTRY-FIRST TO TEST AT ALTOONA

“New Flyer HXE60 Fuel Cell Bus and XE All Electric Buses have Vanner EBA DC to DC Converters”

WINNIPEG, Nov. 8, 2016 /CNW/ – (TSX: NFI) (TSX: NFI.DB.U)

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“New Flyer” or the “Company”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, is pleased to announce the industry’s first 60-foot electric heavy-duty transit bus is to undergo testing at the Federal Transit Administration’s (“FTA”) proving grounds in Altoona, Pennsylvania.

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ALLISON TRANSMISSION ANNOUNCES TOTAL ELECTRIFICATION OPTION
FOR COMPONENTS USED WITH ITS H 40/50 EP™ SYSTEM

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Allison Transmission Holdings Inc.
(NYSE: ALSN) today announced availability of a new option to fully electrify components
used with its H 40/50 EP™ hybrid propulsion system for transit buses and coaches.

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ENOW ANNOUNCES CHANNEL PARTNER RELATIONSHIP WITH VANNER

WARWICK, RI (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 08, 2016

eNow, a leader in renewable energy solutions for the commercial trucking, RV and marine industries, today announced a channel partner relationship with Vanner, an industry leader in developing energy solutions for transit and coach buses, ambulances, trucks, mobile office and military vehicles.

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