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New Flyer Named Partner on FTA Safety Research and Demonstration Grant for L.A. County’s Metro System - New Flyer of America, Inc. announced it was named as an original equipment manufacturer partner on a U.S. Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Safety Research and Demonstration (SRD) grant awarded to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan - NewFlyer.com
New Flyer Named Partner on FTA Safety Research and Demonstration Grant for L.A. County’s Metro System

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - St. Cloud, MN, United States, 2018/01/08 - New Flyer of America, Inc. announced it was named as an original equipment manufacturer partner on a U.S. Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Safety Research and Demonstration (SRD) grant awarded to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan - NewFlyer.com. TSX: NFI.DB.U

   
 
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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 was named as an original equipment manufacturer partner on a U.S. Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Safety Research and Demonstration (SRD) grant awarded to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA or “Metro”). The SRD project commenced during the second quarter of 2017 and is anticipated for completion in 2020.

Metro seeks to reduce pedestrian, cyclist, and vehicle collisions using sensors for driver warning and assist. The SRD project team is responsible for evaluation of cost-effectiveness and practicality of selected collision mitigation solutions, with New Flyer named as a partner to evaluate sensor-based collision avoidance systems. The technology assessment includes automated braking as well as other sensors that can assist drivers with pedestrian warning, blind spot caution, and collision avoidance. The most technically feasible and commercially viable solutions will be included in a 50-bus evaluation.

“We are proud to have New Flyer play a key role in this important SRD project,” said Chris Stoddart, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Service of New Flyer. “Driver and passenger safety is of utmost importance, and evaluating autonomous driving and collision avoidance technologies in the densest transit environments will validate the potential of new solutions in tough driving conditions. We look forward to integrating innovative SRD solutions into the Xcelsior bus in a manner that benefits the entire transit industry.”

New Flyer has bus service, parts, and manufacturing support at four California facilities, located in Ontario, Los Alamitos, Fresno, and the Bay Area (Hayward). Metro currently serves as the transportation planner, coordinator, designer, builder, and operator for over 9.6 million people spanning a 1,433-square mile area.

NFI Group has over 50 years of experience in manufacturing zero-emission buses (ZEBs) and employs more American workers than any other transit bus manufacturer in the U.S.

About NFI Group
NFI Group and its subsidiaries comprise the largest bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, with 32 fabrication, manufacturing, distribution, and service centers located across Canada and the United States and employing nearly 6,000 team members.

NFI Group provides a comprehensive suite of mass transportation solutions under several brands: New Flyer® (heavy-duty transit buses), ARBOC® (low-floor cutaway and medium-duty buses), MCI® (motor coaches), and NFI Parts™ (bus and coach parts, support, and service). NFI Group’s vehicles incorporate the widest range of drive systems available ranging from clean diesel, natural gas, diesel-electric hybrid, trolley-electric, battery-electric and fuel cell.

• New Flyer (newflyer.com) is North America's heavy-duty transit bus leader and offers the most advanced product line under the Xcelsior® and Xcelsior CHARGE™ brands. New Flyer actively supports over 44,000 heavy-duty transit buses (New Flyer, NABI, and Orion) currently in service, of which 6,400 are powered by electric and battery propulsion.
• ARBOC (arbocsv.com) is North America’s low-floor, body-on-chassis (“cutaway”) bus leader serving transit, paratransit, and shuttle applications. With more than 2,500 buses in service, ARBOC leads the low-floor cutaway bus market providing unsurpassed passenger accessibility and comfort over traditional high-floor cutaway vehicles. ARBOC also offers a medium-duty bus for transit and shuttle applications.
• Motor Coach Industries (mcicoach.com) is North America’s motor coach leader offering the J-Series, the industry’s best-selling intercity coach for 11 consecutive years, and the D-Series, the industry’s best-selling motor coach line in North American history. Motor Coach Industries is also the exclusive distributor of Daimler’s Setra S 417 and S 407 motor coaches in the United States and Canada. MCI actively supports over 28,000 coaches currently in service.
• NFI Parts is North America's most comprehensive parts organization, providing replacement parts, technical publications, training, service, and support for NFI Group’s bus and motor coach product lines.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release may contain forward-looking statements relating to expected future events and financial and operating results of the NFI Group that involve risks and uncertainties. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon what management believes to be reasonable assumptions, investors cannot be assured that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements, and the differences may be material. Actual results may differ materially from management expectations as projected in such forward-looking statements for a variety of reasons, including those risks and uncertainties discussed in the materials filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities and available on SEDAR at sedar.com. Due to the potential impact of these factors, NFI Group disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by applicable law.

 
 
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