ST. CLOUD, MN, Oct. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - (TSX: NFI) 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, welcomed Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart to provide welcome remarks during yesterday's New Flyer Customer Appreciation Event held during the APTA EXPO in Atlanta, Georgia.
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart represents Florida's 25th District and serves on the House Committee on Appropriations, and also serves as Chair of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies subcommittee.
Congressman Carlos Curbelo, who represents Florida's 26th District and serves on the Ways and Means House Committee, was also in attendance.
"We are honored to have welcomed Congressmen Diaz-Balart and Curbelo," said Wayne Joseph, President of New Flyer of America. "With a vision to innovate and support sustainable transportation solutions in America, the Congressmen have worked hard to advance transit, protect the environment, and provide American communities with safe and reliable transportation. We're proud to work collaboratively with these exceptional leaders, and to align our efforts in moving America forward."
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 North America.
About NFI Group
NFI Group is the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, with 31 fabrication, manufacturing, distribution, and service centers across Canada and the U.S. employing over 5,800 team members.
It is North America's heavy-duty transit bus leader and offers the largest transit bus product line under the brand Xcelsior®, incorporating the broadest range of drive systems available, including: clean diesel, natural gas, diesel-electric hybrid, trolley-electric, and battery-electric. NFI Group 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.
NFI Group is also North America's motor coach market leader offering the Motor Coach Industries Inc. (MCI) J-Series, the industry's best-selling intercity coach for 11 consecutive years, and the MCI D-Series, the industry's best-selling motor coach line in North American history. MCI 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 Group also operates North America's most comprehensive parts organization, NFI Parts™, providing parts, technical publications, training, and support for its OEM product lines (transit buses and motor coaches). All buses and coaches are also supported by an industry-leading comprehensive warranty, service, and support network.
SOURCE New Flyer of America Inc.
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