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NOVA BUS SHOWCASES THUNDER BAY TRANSIT VEHICLE AT OTE
Nova Bus is proud to display a Thunder Bay Transit Nova LFS vehicle at this year’s Ontario Transportation Expo (OTE). The new LFS bus, one of three scheduled to deliver to Thunder Bay in April, features an interior design that has been optimized for passengers requiring the accommodation of personal mobility devices and strollers, and includes enhanced standing room on the lower level.
Volvo welcomes the arrival of Raymond Leduc as President of Nova Bus and Prevost
Raymond Leduc is appointed as President of Nova Bus and Prevost. He will be responsible for Nova Bus, Prevost and Volvo bus brands in Canada and the United States. He will lead the strong team behind these three brands to continue to expand and grow the business.
NOVA BUS ENDS THE YEAR 2015 ON A POSITIVE NOTE AT CUTA TRANS-EXPO IN MONTREAL
Nova Bus celebrates a solid year with its Canadian partners in Montreal during the Trans-Expo 2015.
NOVA BUS WELCOMES GOVERNMENT OF QUEBEC'S ACTION PLAN FOR TRANPORTATION ELECTRIFICATION
The action plan presented today that extends from 2015 to 2020 and includes investments of up to $420M over the next five years to promote electric transportation and develop the industrial cluster includes important and encouraging measures in support of public transit.
VOLVO CELEBRATES THE GROUNDBREAKING OF NEW CUSTOMER DELIVERY CENTER SERVING NOVA BUS AND PREVOST IN PLATTSBURGH
Volvo is a leader in the North America transport industry and invests to sustain the growth and competitiveness of Nova Bus and Prevost. The construction project for a new bus customer delivery center will enhance clients’ experience in Plattsburgh.
ELECTRIFICATION OF TRANSPORTATION: VOLVO-STM CITY MOBILITY PROJECT PRESENTED TO LOCAL ECONOMIC PLAYERS
Quebec’s minister of transport and minister responsible for the Montreal region, Robert Poëti, the mayor of Montreal, Denis Coderre, the chair of the Société de transport de Montréal board of directors, Philippe Schnobb, and the senior vice president, Nova Bus product line of Volvo Buses North America, Jean-Pierre Baracat, were on hand at the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal’s Strategic Forum on Urban Mobility and Intelligent Transportation for a demonstration of the City Mobility program that will run electric bus in the streets of Montreal during technical testing.
GUELPH TRANSIT RENEWS ITS TRUST IN NOVA BUS WITH A FOUR-YEAR PURCHASING AGREEMENT FOR NEW NOVA LFS BUSES
Nova Bus confirms a new order from Guelph Transit for four clean-diesel 40-foot Nova LFS buses, with options for up to five additional vehicles per year, from 2016 to 2019. The first vehicle delivery will take place by December 2015.
Nova LFS HEV Series-E hybrid bus: technological advance being tested in Quebec
In collaboration with its business partners, Nova Bus is testing an LFS HEV hybrid bus with integrated Series-E propulsion system, which can switch from diesel operation to temporary fully-electric mode. The demo bus will run in the streets of Quebec City in coming months to collect data and optimize its performance for future routes.
Nova Bus welcomes Judy Dennis to its US sales team
Nova Bus is in the midst of a progressive growth cycle, sparked by an expanded product portfolio and growing market share. Expanding the size and skills of the sales team will help enhance our clients’ experience and better seize fast-growing market opportunities.
Nova Bus renews partnership with BC Transit
Nova Bus is very proud to have secured an order for 40 buses with BC Transit valued at $18 million. Every year BC Transit connects over 50 million customers in small towns to large urban centres across the province of British Columbia. The delivery of 40-foot diesel buses will begin in 2015.
A new partnership with Metrolinx strengthens Nova Bus’ fast growing position in Ontario
Nova Bus is proud to announce a new partnership with Metrolinx, who coordinates transit vehicle purchasing initiatives for 13 municipalities in Ontario. Between 2015 and 2017, up to 188 40 footer transit buses and 15 articulated transit buses will be delivered to cities under the Metrolinx agreement for a total value of $80 million.
NFTA: First LFS Natural Gas bus partnership in the United States for Nova Bus
Nova Bus has confirmed an $11 million contract with Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) for 20 LFS Natural Gas buses, with options for up to 166 buses over the following 5 years. Buses will run in the streets of the Buffalo Niagara region starting in early 2016.
APTA’s EXPO 2014: Nova Bus showcases its Electro Mobility solution to the American market.
Nova Bus is delighted to display its innovative Electro Mobility solution at APTA’s EXPO 2014 in Houston, Texas, from October 13th to 15th. Nova Bus experts will welcome business partners and the media to explain how its electric buses and fast-charging system built in collaboration with Siemens can successfully meet clean mobility challenges across North America.
Nova Bus replaces alternator cables on certain Nova LFS vehicles
Nova Bus reiterates that safety is its top priority and provides reassurance to the public following a recall campaign targeting an alternator cable on certain Nova LFS vehicles.
Nova Bus to deliver 55 Nova LFS buses to the Toronto Transit Commission
Nova Bus has secured an order valued at $32.6 million for 55 buses to the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), the largest transit authority in Canada. Delivery of the first of the 40-foot diesel buses, including a pilot bus, will begin in 2015.
San Joaquin RTD rolls out new Nova LFX
(Stockton, CA) – On Tuesday, February 18, San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will launch its new 60-foot hybrid articulated buses on their maiden voyage into service on its popular Metro Express Route 40.
Nova LFX articulated buses boost Saskatoon Transit fleet
Saskatoon Transit has elected to add two Nova LFX Artic buses to its fleet. Delivered in late October, the high-capacity buses will primarily serve two of the city’s main transit hubs – the University of Saskatchewan and the downtown core.
Montréal to become city of Electro Mobility
Volvo Group’s North American subsidiary, Nova Bus, and the Société de transport de Montréal, STM, have entered into an agreement on an electrification project for the public transit system of Montréal, Canada.
Nova Bus to deliver 16 LFS buses to Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority and Autoridad Metropolitana de Autobuses in San Juan, Puerto Rico, are renewing their fleet with 16 new Nova LFS Smart Buses.
More Nova LFS buses to roll in Brampton, Ont.
Nova Bus confirms today a $34-million order from the city of Brampton, located just west of Toronto in Ontario, for 70 Nova LFS buses, with options on additional vehicles.
Steve Kratzer named Regional Sales Manager
Nova Bus is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Kratzer as Regional Sales Manager to serve the western United States transit market.
Nova Bus and St. John's work their “pink” thumbs
Nova Bus and the St. John’s Transportation Commission, operating as Metrobus Transit, teamed up today for the first corporate Pink Tree Planting under Pink Days In Bloom’s “The Pink Tree Project” in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – Atlantic Region.
New generation of Nova LFS to hit the streets of Chicago
Nova Bus has secured a $148 million order for 300 Nova LFS Smart Bus for Chicago Transit Authority. Contract options could bring the total up to 450 vehicles
John Kardos appointed new VP of Business Development
Nova Bus is pleased to announce the appointment of John Kardos as Vice President of Business Development, effective immediately.
Nova Bus unveiling Sudbury Transit new LFS buses
Sudbury Transit and Nova Bus cut the ribbon on Sudbury’s first Nova LFS Smart Bus with a newly-designed interior at the Ontario Transportation Expo last week.
Nova Bus and CAT roll out first articulated bus in SC
Clemson University students will be able to set their eyes on a new style of transportation. Clemson Area Transit, a trusted Nova Bus partner, is putting into service the first articulated bus in South Carolina this morning.
Nova Bus receives major order for hybrid buses from Quebec
Volvo Group’s North American subsidiary, Nova Bus, has received an order for 475 hybrid buses from Quebec in Canada. This is the single largest order for hybrid vehicles that the Volvo Group has ever signed to date. The buses are scheduled for delivery beginning of 2014.
Kevin Dawson named Regional Sales Manager
Nova Bus is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Dawson as Regional Sales Manager to serve the northeastern US transit market.
Jean-Pierre Baracat appointed new President of Nova Bus
Nova Bus is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean-Pierre Baracat as President of Nova Bus, effective immediately. He will report to Stefan Tilk, Senior Vice President, Volvo Bus and President, Americas.
Nova LFS Artic buses head to Houston
Nova Bus will deliver 70 articulated buses to the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, in Houston, TX, over the next year.
Matt Nadon appointed Regional Sales Manager
Nova Bus is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Nadon as Regional Sales Manager for British Columbia and Eastern Canada.
Nova Bus, proud new partner of LYNX
Nova Bus has confirmed a new partnership with LYNX in Central Florida. Delivery of two articulated hybrid buses is scheduled for 2013.
Breakthrough order for Nova Bus in Toronto
Nova Bus has secured an order valued at $143 million for up to 153 articulated buses for the TTC. Delivery of the first 27 LFS Artic is scheduled for 2013.
Rob Mowat appointed as Nova Bus Vice President of Sales
Nova Bus is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Mowat as Vice President of Sales to serve the American transit market.
Bow Valley partners with Nova Bus
Nova Bus is pleased to announce that Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission, in Alberta, has selected Nova Bus as its preferred bus supplier for the purchase of its next two 40-foot vehicles.
Nova Bus partners with Cummins to field test 2013 engines
Nova Bus is leading the way by field testing model year 2013 Cummins engines in collaboration with one of the largest transit systems in North America.
CyRide partners with Nova Bus
Nova Bus is pleased to announce that CyRide of Ames, Iowa, has selected Nova Bus for the purchase of two articulated LFS Smart Buses. The buses will be assembled in Nova Bus’ Upstate New York plant and delivered in October 2012.
Clemson Area Transit has chosen the LFS Smart Bus
Clemson Area Transit has recently taken delivery of four Nova LFS Smart Buses to add to its fleet.
Halifax’ Metro Transit partners with Nova Bus for their new MetroX buses
Halifax Regional Municipality’s Metro Transit has recently taken delivery of nine clean-diesel Nova LFS. The order also includes options on additional vehicles.
New partnership between MVTA and Nova Bus
Minnesota Valley Transit Authority has placed an order for seven 40-ft Nova LFX Smart Buses for its BRT services.
Claude Dépeault named Vice President, Business Partner Culture
Nova Bus is proud to announce the appointment of Claude Dépeault to the position of Vice President, Business Partner Culture.
New partnership between Sault Ste. Marie and Nova Bus
Sault Ste. Marie has recently taken delivery of four Nova LFS 40-foot Smart buses to add to its fleet.
St. John’s cuts ribbon on nine Nova LFS Smart Buses
St. John’s Transportation Commission is taking delivery of nine Nova LFS Smart Buses in February. The order also includes options on up to 21 additional buses over the 2013-2017 period.
City of Fredericton renews its partnership with Nova Bus
Recently, the City of Fredericton has taken delivery of two clean-diesel 40-foot Nova LFS buses to its fleet.
Nova Bus Takes Trans-Expo 2011 Best Vehicle Display Prize
For the fourth straight year, Nova Bus was awarded the prize for the Best Vehicle Display at Trans-Expo 2011, Canada’s transit and bus exhibition, held in Toronto on November 8.
Niagara Falls Transit and Niagara Parks Commission have placed an order with Nova Bus
Niagara Falls Transit and The Niagara Parks Commission have placed an order valued at $18 million for a mix of clean-diesel 40-foot Nova LFS and 62-foot articulated LFX buses.
Saskatoon Transit renews its partnership with Nova Bus
Nova Bus is pleased to announce that Saskatoon Transit has selected Nova Bus as its preferred bus supplier for the purchase of its next 40-foot vehicles.
Nova Bus shows innovation and technologies at APTA EXPO
Nova Bus revealed several new transit bus technologies and innovative solutions at APTA EXPO 2011. The highlight of its 8,000 sq. ft. booth is its new fully-electric transit bus prototype.
Nova Bus, proud new partner of Kings Transit
Nova Bus was proud to be on hand as Nova Scotia's Kings Transit Authority celebrated its 30th anniversary and the grand opening of its new facilities.
328 new Nova LFS Artic buses for MTA New York City Transit
Nova Bus has secured an order for 328 articulated buses for MTA New York City Transit (NYC Transit). Following the successful introduction of a 90-vehicle test fleet in 2009-2010, this contract will enable Nova Bus to continue its growth in North America.
Nova Bus to deliver 90 buses to MTA New York City Transit
MTA New York City Transit has placed an order for a test fleet of ninety 40-foot Nova LFS vehicles. The buses will be assembled in Nova Bus’ upstate New York plant and delivered in the first half of 2011.
Nova Bus and York Region Transit cut ribbon on Viva new bus rapid transit vehicle
Nova Bus, in partnership with York Region Transit, proudly showcased Viva’s sleek new bus rapid transit vehicle at the 2010 Canadian Urban Transit Association Trans Expo, winning the award for Best Vehicle Display.
Nova Bus proud partner of Saskatoon Transit
Saskatoon Transit recently unveiled its three new Nova LFS Artic buses that will soon be rolling down city streets.
Nova Bus partners with York Region Transit to grow bus rapid transit fleet
York Region Transit (YRT) has ordered 15 Nova LFS Artic articulated buses valued at $14M, with annual options extending until 2014. The high-capacity vehicles are set to be delivered in late 2010.
City of Honolulu partners with Nova Bus
The City of Honolulu has placed an order valued at $10 million for 24 Nova LFS buses, with options on additional vehicles. The buses will be assembled in Nova Bus’ upstate New York plant and delivered in late 2010.
BC Transit and TransLink transportation provided by buses from Nova Bus
BC Transit and TransLink recently took delivery of more than 300 new buses from Nova Bus, of which 141 are hybrid buses.
Connecticut Transit to add 35 Nova LFS Artic buses to its fleet
Nova Bus is pleased to announce that Connecticut Transit (CT Transit) has selected Nova Bus to provide 35 LFS Artic buses, with options on an additional 35 articulated vehicles over a four-year period.
Calgary Transit orders 40 Nova LFS buses
Nova Bus is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 2-year contract by Calgary Transit with the possibility of extending the agreement for a further three years. In the first year, 40 Nova LFS buses are scheduled for delivery.
Halifax’s Metro Transit to add 45 Nova LFS Artic to its fleet
Nova Bus is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an order by Halifax Regional Municipality’s Metro Transit service for 15 Nova LFS Artic articulated vehicles valued at 10.4 Million dollars, to be delivered in mid-2010, plus options on a further 30 buses over 2 years.
Nova Bus wins with new website homepage!
We are thrilled to learn that Nova Bus has won a First Place Award in APTA's 30th Annual AdWheel Awards competition in the category: Electronic, Internet Homepage.
Nova Bus’ Plattsburgh plant officially open
Nova Bus is celebrating a major milestone with the official opening of its newest bus assembly plant, located in Plattsburgh, NY.
MTA New York City Transit selects Nova Bus articulated buses
Nova Bus is pleased to announce that MTA New York City Transit has purchased 90 Nova LFS articulated vehicles, to be assembled in Nova Bus’ newest plant located in Plattsburgh, NY, with delivery slated for the first half of 2010.
Nova Bus innovates with transit bus ready for 2010 environmental norm compliance
Nova Bus is very proud to present a city bus that is ready to comply with the 2010 environmental standards and that can operate with new-generation green propulsion systems.
Sudbury selects Nova Bus’ ITS4mobility
At the term of its bid process, the city of Sudbury has selected Nova Bus to retrofit their current bus fleet with the ITS4mobility Intelligent Transportation System.
Nova Bus’ US plant: construction complete
Nova Bus is proud to announce that the construction phase of its newest bus assembly plant, located in Plattsburgh, New York, is complete.
BC Transit renews partnership with Nova Bus
BC Transit has restated its confidence in the company by exercising a contract option for 115 transit buses.
STM orders 410 Nova LFS buses to replace aging part of fleet
The Montreal transit corporation (STM) has selected Nova Bus to provide 410 new vehicles, to replace buses that have been in service since 1996.
Nova Bus unveils new LFX and ITS4mobility at APTA International Expo
Nova Bus unveiled its new bus designed for rapid transit applications, the LFX, earlier today at the 2008 APTA International Expo, held in San Diego, CA, from October 6 to 8.
30 new Nova Bus vehicles for BC Transit
Nova Bus is pleased to announce that BC Transit has purchased 30 new Nova LFS vehicles, 22 transit and 8 suburban, for delivery slated in September 2008.
Nova Bus recognized once more among the Volvo Group
For the fourth straight year, Nova Bus has received a Volvo Bus Executive Committee award, this time for its outstanding performance in the industry.
Nova Bus presents its 2008 sales team
Nova Bus is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Louis A. Quaglia as Regional Sales Manager for the northeastern states of the USA.
TransLink selects Nova Bus hybrid vehicles
Nova Bus is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement with TransLink, the Greater Vancouver Area transit authority, for the purchase of 141 Nova LFS HEV hybrid electric buses for delivery beginning in mid-2009, with options totaling an additional 110 vehicles
Nova Bus takes AMETVS’ “Large Company of the Year” Améthyste Award
Nova Bus was awarded the “Large Company of the Year” prize last Thursday in Trois-Rivières, during the Améthyste gala that marked the close of the Specialty Vehicle and Transportation Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (AMETVS) 7th annual conference.
Nova Bus to Show Crimson Ride Nova LFS at IPI
Nova Bus is proud to display the first of a series of University of Alabama/First Transit Crimson Ride Nova LFS buses at its booth at the International Parking Conference & Exposition, held at the Tampa Convention Center, in Tampa, Florida, from May 20 to 23, 2007.
A New Clean Line Design for the Nova Bus Website
Nova Bus is proud to unveil its completely redesigned website. From its clean line layout to the extended content, the website reflects the company’s customer-oriented approach.
First LFS Hybrid for the province of Quebec
Nova Bus is pleased to partner with the Société de Transport de l’Outaouais (STO) for the unveiling of the first Hybrid Diesel Electric Vehicle (Nova LFS HEV) in the province of Quebec.
Nova Bus Wins Customer Satisfaction BEC Award
Nova Bus is the proud recipient of the 2006 Volvo Bus Executive Committee Customer Satisfaction BEC award.
Nova Bus Takes Trans-Expo 2006 Best Vehicle Display Prize
Nova Bus was awarded the prize for Best Vehicle Display at Trans-Expo 2006, Canada’s transit and bus exhibition, held in Toronto last November.
322 Nova LFS articulated buses for Quebec
Volvo Buses’ Canadian subsidiary, Nova Bus of Quebec, has been selected as supplier of 322 articulated buses by the Province of Quebec’s transit authorities with deliveries in 2009-2012.
Nova Bus launches its first Nova LFS hybrid electric vehicle
Nova Bus is pleased to announce the launch of its Nova LFS hybrid electric vehicle at the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) Trans-Expo on November 7, 2006. The new Nova LFS HEV brings hybrid performance to the LFS platform which has thousands of LFS vehicles already on the road.
Nova Bus unveils new LFS ADA Suburban
Nova Bus announces the launch of its new LFS ADA Suburban bus at the APTA International Public Transportation Expo, taking place September 26 to 28, 2005, at the Dallas Convention Center.
TransLink inks contract with Nova Bus for 126 new buses
Nova Bus announced today that it has signed a contract to supply 126 new buses to TransLink, the transit authority serving the Greater Vancouver region.
Nova Bus receives Volvo BEC Awards for second year running
Nova Bus is proud to announce it has received Volvo Bus Executive Committee (BEC) Awards in the categories of Operational Excellence and Lead Time. This is the second year in a row the company has earned such a prestigious honor.
Nova Bus unveils new LFS Suburban for Gaylord Opryland
Le LFS Suburbain destiné à Gaylord Opryland, un nouveau client de Nova Bus, sera dévoilé et présenté en démonstration au kiosque de Prévost Car lors de l'exposition annuelle de la United Motorcoach Association, qui se tiendra au Palais des congrès de Tampa, en Floride, du 18 au 22 janvier 2006.
Nova Bus Delivers its 3,000th Nova LFS
Nova Bus is proud to announce the delivery of its 3,000th Nova LFS bus to Réseau de transport de la Capitale (RTC), on June 30, 2005.
Nova Bus makes strategic move toward total customer satisfaction
Nova Bus recently merged various company resources into one large client-focused Business Development Department.
Nova Bus announces recent addition to its North American Sales Team: Wayne Feagan appointed Regional Sales Manager
Nova Bus is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Wayne Feagan as Regional Sales Manager for Ontario and Western Canada.
Mr. Robert Irwin joins Nova Bus
We are very pleased to announce that Mr. Robert Irwin has agreed to join Nova Bus as a Strategic Advisor for Western Canada.
Nova Bus has introduced the Nova LFS Shuttle
Nova Bus introduced its new Nova LFS Shuttle at the International Parking Institute Expo that was held in Fort Lauderdale, FL, from May 22 to 25.
Nova Bus Receives the Volvo Bus Executive Committee Award for Operational Excellence
Nova Bus was crowned Operational Excellence Team of the Year after receiving the Volvo Bus Executive Committee Award (BEC Award) for Operational Excellence.
Nova Bus is the First North American Heavy-Duty Bus Manufacturer to Obtain ISO 14001 Certification
Nova Bus, one of the largest designer and manufacturer of urban transit buses in North America, is pleased to announce it has obtained the ISO 14001 certification for environmental management of its operations.
Nova Bus unveils the Nova LFS Suburban
Nova Bus unveils its new Nova LFS Suburban at Las Vegas’ 2005 United Motorcoach Expo. The high capacity suburban bus is the latest model to be added to Nova Bus’s durable, safe and reliable line of vehicles.
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