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DaimlerChrysler Receives New York Hybrid Bus Order

October 21, 2005

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses North America received a contract for 500 Orion VII hybrid-electric buses from New York City transport services, including 216 Orion VII hybrid-electric buses from New York City Transit and 284 units from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA Bus). Orion, DaimlerChrysler's North American city bus brand, will begin deliveries in the second quarter of 2006. This is the third hybrid order in New York City for Orion, complementing the prior orders of 200 units and 125 units, respectively.
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