Nova Bus Corporation

St-Eustache, QC J7R 5A5


About Nova Bus Corporation

Nova Bus has earned the highest reputation for overcoming the challenges of modern city transportation by manufacturing robust products that have become known as the industry workhorses: the LFS range of buses.


100 Industriel Blvd
St-Eustache, QC J7R 5A5
450 472-6410

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Nova Bus has earned the highest reputation for overcoming the challenges of modern city transportation by manufacturing robust products that have become known as the industry workhorses: the LFS range of buses. 

Products and Press Releases

Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

BEBs begin return to service on MCTS’ CONNECT 1 BRT

Nova Bus issued all new batteries at no charge to MCTS after recalling the batteries in August.
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A promotional image of Nova Bus's LFSe+ electric bus.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

TTC awards Nova Bus contract for up to 541 electric buses

May 31, 2023
The order includes an adoption process for other agencies in Ontario to enter into their own agreements with Nova Bus for up to 550 buses over four years.
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Durham Region Transit secures grant and loan from government of Canada for electric fleet transition

The C$12.1 million grant will support a pilot project while the federal loan of up to C$62 million will support the purchase of up to 98 electric buses as DRT targets 2037 to ...
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

TTC receiving first of 336 hybrid-electric buses

The buses began arriving in April and will enter service in May after undergoing inspection and testing, with the process continuing through early 2024.
TransLink’s new battery-electric bus being delivered from Quebec
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

First of 15 new TransLink battery-electric buses arrive in Metro Vancouver

Nov. 22, 2022
TransLink’s long-term goal is to introduce 400 new battery-electric buses to its fleet by 2030 and to fully transition the fleet to zero-emission vehicles by 2040.
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The first LFSe+ vehicle from the MTA five-bus order is expected to be delivered by the fourth quarter of 2023.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

NY MTA contracts with Nova Bus for five battery electric vehicles

Oct. 19, 2022
The 40-foot LFSe+ buses will be assembled at the Nova Bus facility in Plattsburgh, NY.
Gas, Diesel, CNG & LNG

Nova Bus partners with the city of Huntsville in its transition to high-performing transit buses

June 3, 2022
This is the first purchase of 40-foot buses for Huntsville Transit that will be integrated into its 10 bus routes.

Nova Bus wins bid from MTA

May 3, 2022
Nova Bus will deliver 135 40-foot transit buses by the second quarter of 2023.

Articles & News


MCTS’ CONNECT 1 BRT Bringing Public Transportation Usage Up in Milwaukee Area

Sept. 19, 2023
The BRT launched in June after a seven-year process and the results are promising so far.
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The Plattsburgh, N.Y., Nova Bus facility will cease operations in the first quarter of 2025.

Nova Bus to cease bus production in the U.S. in early 2025

June 22, 2023
The bus manufacturer will focus its efforts within the Canadian market and close its Plattsburgh, N.Y., facility by 2025.
Association du transport urbain du Québec
A joint funding agreement with the federal government of Canada and the provincial government of Quebec will support the purchase of up to 1,229 electric buses to be supplied by Nova Bus to 10 transit agencies in Quebec.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Quebec confirms largest North American electric bus project with a C$2.1 billion price tag, more than 1,200 vehicles

A joint funding agreement will support the purchase of up to 1,229 electric buses from Nova Bus with the vehicles set to go into service at 10 Quebec transit networks.
Mountain Line
Mountain Line in Flagstaff, Ariz., placed its first electric bus into service on April 26.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Transit EV briefs: TANK; Mountain Line; Saskatoon Transit; RTC of Southern Nevada and San Diego MTS

New electric buses entered service, state grants were awarded and new contracts were finalized.
WMATA and FTA regional leaders in front of an electric Nova Bus vehicle to mark the start of construction on the Bladensburg Garage.

WMATA breaks ground on Bladensburg Garage; awards electric bus contracts

March 9, 2023
The garage is the authority’s second facility that will support its zero-emission fleet and will have the capacity to host 300 buses.
The first Nova Bus LFSe+ will enter service on TransLink.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

TransLink puts first LFSe+ bus into service

Feb. 3, 2023
The bus is the first of 15 that will enter service along TransLink routes during the next year and marks the world debut of the Nova Bus model, which was originally introduced...
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A Nova Bus vehicle operating along Chicago Transit Authority's Route 29 on State Street.
Safety & Security

FTA issues safety advisory for Nova Bus steering gearbox bolt failure

Nov. 23, 2022
The safety advisory impacts Nova Bus vehicles manufactured in 2018 and after with a Bosch steering gearbox affixed to the frame.
Milwaukee County Transit System
MCTS held an event on Nov. 10 that gave the community a preview of the MCTS CONNECT brand, as well as the service's first electric bus.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

MCTS unveils MCTS CONNECT, its new BRT brand that will operate using electric buses

Nov. 11, 2022
A launch event in Milwaukee showcased the first of MCTS’s electric vehicles that will enter service in June 2023.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Nova Bus long-range LFSe+ completes Altoona testing

The testing program in Pennsylvania certifies the safety and efficiency of buses.
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Nova Bus will supply an initial order of six LFSe+ electric buses to Grand River Transit in the Region of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Grand River Transit places initial electric bus order with Nova Bus

June 30, 2022
The electric vehicles are expected to start arriving in spring 2023 and are part of a two-year pilot project.

Videos & Resources

Leah Harnack/Mass Transit
The Nova LFSe is a battery-electric bus that runs on a TM4 Sumo HD electric powertrain and 4 Volvo high voltage lithium-ion batteries in parallel.

Moving Students: Products and Technology for University Transit

April 19, 2016
The latest vehicles and products were on display at the APTA Public Transportation & Universities Conference.
Leah Harnack/Mass Transit
With the BAE Systems HybriDrive Series-E propulsion system, power accessories electrically reduce belts and hydraulic hoses and eliminate the alternator, tidying up the engine compartment and provides a safer environment.

2015 APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference

May 7, 2015
APTA Bus Conference provides a look at the latest vehicles, products, professional services and technologies.
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Mass Transit Marketing Minute Episode 1

Oct. 23, 2013
Publisher John Hollenhorst visits with several exhibitors at the APTA Annual Meeting in Chicago to learn about their products, including Vapor Bus, MTM and Nova Bus.
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Nova Unveils Capital Metro LFX Bus

May 21, 2013
Nova Bus President Jean-Pierre Baracat talks about Capital Metro's LFX Bus at the 2013 APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference.
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Exhibit at APTA's Expo 2014

Sept. 7, 2012
Exhibit at the public transportation's premier showcase — APTA's Expo!


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April 19, 2022
The LFSe+ is Nova Bus’ long-range, battery-electric vehicle.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Nova Bus announces largest order of electric buses in the U.S. by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County

Feb. 11, 2022
The Houston Metro Board authorized the immediate purchase of 20 of those electric buses and this order will be the first electric bus purchase on a total fleet of 1,300.
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The Nova Bus received an order of 24 LFSe+ buses from four Quebec transit agencies.
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Four Quebec transit agencies place orders for Nova Bus’s LFSe+

Dec. 20, 2021
The order was coordinated with ATUQ and RTL with the first pilot bus set to be delivered in 2022.
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Nova Bus unveils its new, long-range 100 percent electric LFSe+ bus in North American market

Oct. 28, 2021
Powered with up to 564 kWh on onboard energy, the LFSe+ will soon be in the streets of several cities across America, including Broome County, N.Y.
Milwaukee County Transit System
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers speaks during a groundbreaking event for MCTS's East-West BRT project on June 10.

MCTS breaks ground on Wisconsin’s first BRT line

June 15, 2021
The nine-mile corridor will connect employment and education centers and is expected to boost transit ridership by 17 percent when it opens in 2022.
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Funds from the government of Canada will help Nova Bus modernize its manufacturing facilities in Quebec, among other zero-emission bus focused enhancements.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Government of Canada grants Nova Bus C$15 million for electromobility transformation

June 10, 2021
The funds will go toward upgrades at the company’s Quebec manufacturing facilities, as well as improved processes and digital technologies.
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Two 40-foot Nova Bus LFSe battery-electric buses will be deployed on Brampton Transit on May 4.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Brampton launching eight zero-emission buses into service

The new zero-emission buses are part of the Pan-Canadian Electric Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial.
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Supplier's Directory

Nova LFSe+

April 21, 2021
Nova Bus LFSe+ is a long-range battery electric vehicle for the transit industry.
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Mylène Tassy

Nova Bus taps Mylène Tassy to serve as VP of Sales and Marketing

April 8, 2021
Tassy will lead the company’s sales, marketing, bids and proposal, sales engineering and product management teams in the U.S. and Canada.