WINNIPEG—New Flyer Industries Inc.’s American subsidiary has has won two contracts with transit operators in the U.S.
The Canadian bus maker said Jan. 5 it has signed a deal to build 100 buses for the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County in Houston, Texas, as well as a 30-bus contract with the Suffolk County Department of Public Works in Yaphank, New York.
The Houston agreement is worth approximately $46.8 million and includes a firm order for 100 40-foot Xcelsior clean diesel buses. New Flyer said it will begin deliveries on the order in 2018.
The Suffolk County, N.Y. deal, meanwhile includes firm orders for 10 40-foot Xcelsior diesel-electric hybrid buses, 20 35-foot hybrid buses and options for 43 additional buses over five years. New Flyer said it will carry out the contract at its Crookston, Minnesota facility