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The Vehicle Innovation Center (VIC) is the first innovation lab in North America dedicated to the advancement of bus and coach technology.

Through ongoing delivery of interactive experiences and collaboration with industry leaders, the VIC’s mission is to:

  • Advance bus and coach technology through sustainable research and development, fresh innovation, progressive manufacturing, and bold thinking.
  • Foster dialogue through discussion, education, and training on the latest zero-emission, connected, and autonomous vehicle technologies and infrastructure.
  • Connect with, engage with, and experience the value of NFI’s EVs and technology through our comprehensive and personalized demo program across North America.

Learning sessions:

Join us in NFI booth #3153 for learning sessions hosted by the Vehicle Innovation Center

Innovative Battery-Electric Bus Technology from NFI
October 9, 2023 | 2:40 – 3:00 PM EDT

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NFI & Ballard: Advanced Fuel Cell-Electric Bus Technology
October 10, 2023 | 10:40 – 11:00 AM EDT

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NFI’s Nationwide Service Center Network
October 10, 2023 | 1:00 – 1:20 PM EDT

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NFI Connect and Connect 360 | Smart Buses for Smart Cities
October 10, 2023 | 3:15 – 3:35 PM EDT

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NFI Infrastructure Solutions | Turn-key Infrastructure Services
October 11, 2023 | 10:00 – 10:20 AM EDT

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Don’t just own the latest technology.

  • Engage learning through current and interactive exhibits, simulation and hands-on experiences, and observations.
  • Generate energy and commitment to clean air quality, safety, and economic benefits for people, communities, and businesses.
  • Harness smart mobility solutions to advance collaboration, environmental stewardship, and social change.


  • 350

    Over 350 events and training sessions have been hosted since opening in 2017.

  • 7,000

    More than 7,000 industry leaders have visited and learned from our VIC experts.

  • 50 years

    50 years of experience manufacturing zero-emission buses.

  • 120 million

    More than 120 million EV miles of experience.

Driving Innovation.

The VIC is supported by NFI and its North American subsidiaries New Flyer, Motor Coach Industries (MCI), ARBOC, Alexander Dennis and NFI Parts. It is also supported by NFI services: NFI Infrastructure Solutions and NFI Connect. All contribute interactive learning experiences that highlight the company’s electric and automated vehicle technologies.

The VIC leads North America in the exploration and innovation of bus and coach technology and provides essential workforce and automated bus and coach development through electric bus training, in-person and virtually.

Discover everything you want to know
about electric and automated vehicles at the Vehicle Innovation Center.

  • Customized In-Person Training

    Join us at the VIC for customized training tailored to your needs. Our industry experts will walk you through product demonstrations in our VIC gallery, deliver classroom training on the latest technology, let you experience our bus simulator, tour our plant, and conduct interactive Q&A sessions. These free sessions are designed to equip you on your journey to zero-emissions mobility.

  • Customized Virtual Training

    Join us virtually for customized training tailored to your needs. Learn more on the systems and technologies behind our latest products from industry experts through interactive discussions and Q&A’s. These free sessions are designed to provide workforce development and training to your teams anytime and anywhere.

  • Virtual Learning Series

    Join the industry’s first fully comprehensive digital learning series dedicated to advancing zero-emission adoption. These free webinars are designed to provide workforce development, discuss the latest topics in the industry and provide an opportunity to ask industry experts questions in real time.