Nova Bus has confirmed a new partnership with LYNX in central Florida. Delivery of two articulated hybrid buses is scheduled for 2013. The buses will be assembled in Nova Bus’ upstate New York plant.
“This new alliance highlights Nova Bus' first breakthrough in the Florida state public transit industry,” said Gilles Dion, Nova Bus president and CEO. “We’re pleased to welcome LYNX among our business partners and we look forward to seeing Nova Bus’ articulated hybrid vehicles in central Florida.”
Nova Bus began building hybrid buses in 2006 and has since delivered vehicles all across North America.
The LFS Artic HEV model ordered by LYNX combines the ability to handle high-volume routes with a quiet, ultra-low emissions hybrid drive. The fuel consumption and carbon footprint of this vehicle is significantly lower than a conventional diesel bus.
In addition, the LFS Artic HEV provides savings on brakes and engine maintenance costs from regenerative braking.
While the hybrid system offers a greener alternative to transit needs, operators can also count on the Nova LFS Artic’s performance and the company’s customer-focused approach and after-sales service. North American cities such as New York, Montreal and Austin, Texas, have opted for Nova LFS Artic buses.
Nova Bus articulated hybrid buses show that high-volume demands and operating reliability can be combined with energy efficiency and low-environmental impact.
While continuing to optimize its hybrid vehicles, Nova Bus is also conducting research to develop alternative green solutions such as plug-in hybrids and fully electric buses.