Nova Bus Secures MTA Contract

Nova Bus, a leading North American manufacturer of transit buses, was recently awarded a contract from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) for 165 forty-foot hybrid buses (powered with BAE propulsion systems) with options for 126 hybrid buses and 209 diesel buses for a potential total amount of up to 500 buses. These buses will be manufactured at the Nova Bus facility in Plattsburgh, New York. The first pilots are scheduled to be delivered in May 2020, and the rest of the deliveries will begin in December 2020 and are to be completed in 2021.

About Nova Bus:
Nova Bus is a leading provider of sustainable transit solutions in North America. Its portfolio includes hybrid electric buses, high-capacity vehicles, and integrated intelligent transportation systems. Following its Electro MobilityTM strategy, Nova Bus is moving forward with the electrification of its vehicle key components to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. Nova Bus is part of the Volvo Group. For more information regarding Nova Bus products and services, please visit

From left to right: Sebastien Lanthier, Director of Economic Affairs – Quebec Govn’t Office in NY; Garry Douglas, President/CEO of the North Country Chamber of Commerce; Assemblyman D. Billy Jones; Senator Betty Little; Greg Cody, Plant Manager of Plattsburgh Nova Bus Facility; Michael Cashman, Plattsburgh Town Supervisor; Emmanuelle Toussaint, VP of Legal, Regulatory, and Public Affairs for Nova Bus; Assemblyman Dan Stec.