NEW YORK CITY, NY – The National Renewable Laboratory (NREL) has published a final report: New York City Transit (NYCT) Hybrid (125 Order) and CNG Transit Buses: Final Evaluation Results. The report includes the 12 months of fuel economy and operational data on the Orion VII CNG and Orion VII/BAE Systems hybrid buses. To download the document, go to:

The evaluation was funded through the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity within the U.S. Department of Energy. Additional documents related to fleet testing of advanced technology and alternative-fuel transportation can be found on NREL’s Fleet Test & Evaluation publications Web site: