Vehicle Innovation Center.

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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.

2023 Digital Learning Series:

The Vehicle Innovation Center is proud to continue our comprehensive digital learning series dedicated to advancing zero-emission adoption.


  • Session #1: How the MCI and New Flyer Service Centers Meet Your Fleet Needs.
    February 21, 2022 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM CT

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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 driving vehicle technologies.
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  • 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 business.
  • Harness the positive influence of collaboration, environmental stewardship, and social change to advance smart mobility solutions.


  • 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.

  • 85 million

    More than 85 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, each contributing 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.

Bus simulator

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

  • Customized Training

    Join us for customized virtual training tailored to your needs. Our industry experts will walk you through product demonstrations, deliver training on the latest technology, and conduct interactive Q&A sessions. These free one-day sessions are designed to equip you on your journey to zero-emission mobility.

  • ZEB Technology Training

    You are invited to the industry’s first fully comprehensive digital learning series dedicated to advancing zero-emission adoption. These free, four-part sessions 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.

  • New Product Training

    Join our virtual sessions dedicated to workforce development and training on the latest technology from NFI Group. Learn more on the systems and technologies behind our latest products from industry experts through interactive discussions and Q&As.

Don’t just own the latest technology.

Get ahead of the curve and understand how it works in time for your next zero-emission procurement. Book your next training or tailored workforce development session at the VIC.

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From our customers.

I’ve been working with electric vehicles 10 years, and this is the deepest dive I’ve ever experienced.

– Participant, Technology Days

Our Customers.