New Flyer Industries Inc. has won a deal to supply up to 110 compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE), a transit company operated by Transdev Services in Nassau County, N.Y.
The contract contains a firm order for 52 heavy-duty, 40-foot Xcelsior CNG buses, with an option for 58 additional buses. New Flyer says the contract is valued at approximately $53 million.
“Sustainability is a top priority for NICE, and their purchase of New Flyer CNG buses reflects their commitment to minimize environmental impact,” says Paul Soubry, New Flyer's president and CEO. “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.”