First electric bus order for Nova Bus in the US
Nova Bus, a subsidiary of Volvo Buses has been selected to supply 15 LFSe+ electric buses by the Milwaukee County Transit System, the largest transit agency in Wisconsin and primary transit provider for Milwaukee County. This is Nova Bus’ first order of electric buses in the United States.
“We look forward to introducing the Nova Bus LFSe+ buses to the Milwaukee community,” says Martin Larose, vice president and general manager, Nova Bus. “These electric buses, which represent the perfect pairing of our proven expertise with the latest innovations in clean and sustainable technologies, is the perfect choice for the MCTS’ East-West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project that will efficiently connect commuters through downtown Milwaukee and expand the sustainable transit footprint in the state.”
Built on the Nova Bus LFS platform, the new LFSe+ is powered by an integrated modular system, the electric motor significantly decreases maintenance costs and emits no greenhouse gas emissions.