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Chicago Transit Authority #6731, a Nova LFS bus. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/zolk/4749440584/">Kevin Zolkiewicz</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Chicago Transit Authority #6731, a Nova LFS bus. Photo: Kevin Zolkiewicz, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Plattsburgh's Nova Bus plant wins $148m contract

Nova Bus in Plattsburgh has won another big contract to assemble 300 new vehicles for Chicago's Transit Authority. That's according to an announcement yesterday from Congressman Bill Owens.

The deal will bring the Canadian company roughly $148 million in new business.  Go to full article
Inside one of Novo Bus's transit buses (File photo/Brian Mann)
Inside one of Novo Bus's transit buses (File photo/Brian Mann)

Nova Bus Plattsburgh wins $231 million MTA contract

One of the North Country's largest manufacturers has won a contract worth more than $230 million to build buses for use in New York City.

Novabus, headquartered in Canada, will build hundreds of new buses at its plant in Plattsburgh over the next three years.

As Brian Mann reports, that will allow the company's American employees to go back to work full-time.  Go to full article
Upstate economic czar Dan Gunderson, Governor David Paterson and Nova Bus CEO Gilles Dion (Photo:  Brian Mann)
Upstate economic czar Dan Gunderson, Governor David Paterson and Nova Bus CEO Gilles Dion (Photo: Brian Mann)

Another Canadian company chooses Plattsburgh: Nova Bus will bring 300 jobs

A Canadian bus-maker will open a massive new assembly plant on the outskirts of Plattsburgh in Clinton County. New York Governor David Paterson was in the North Country yesterday to make the announcement. Nova Bus will build a $25 million facility and provide at least 300 new jobs. In return, the company will receive more than two million dollars in taxpayer subsidies. As Brian Mann reports, Plattsburgh has steadily established itself as a major hub for Canadian companies doing business in the U.S.  Go to full article

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