Motor Coach Industries (MCI)

Des Plaines, IL 60018


About Motor Coach Industries (MCI)

MCI, the U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., manufacturers the industry’s best-selling coaches. Renowned for reliability and low total cost of operation, MCI coaches are supported by a dedicated, professional, customer-focused team.


200 E. Oakton Street
Des Plaines, IL 60018

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MCI, the U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., manufacturers the industry’s best-selling coaches.  Renowned for reliability and low total cost of operation, MCI coaches are supported by a dedicated, professional, customer-focused team.  

Products and Press Releases

Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

AVTA suspends four commuter routes due to battery issues with electric coaches

During the week of April 1, AVTA’s maintenance team reported issues with the electric MCI commuter coaches as they progressed through the charging process; similar problems occurred...
AC Transit

AC Transit launches new Transbay bus from MCI

June 30, 2023
The Transbay MCI D45 CRT LE features a blend of sustainability, advanced technology and passenger comfort.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Antelope Valley Transit Authority’s electric fleet passes 10 million electric mile mark

AVTA is the largest all electric local bus fleet in North America, operating 57 buses in its local fixed route fleet and eight fully electric vans and a fleet of 24 zero-emission...
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Busworld to make U.S. debut in Detroit in February 2023

Dec. 29, 2022
Busworld is an event that brings together the whole bus industry, including transit bus, school bus, motorcoach and any other type of buses
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Motor Coach Industries delivers first J4500 CHARGE 45-foot coaches

Dec. 21, 2022
The battery-electric, zero-emission luxury coaches feature spacious interiors with industry-leading legroom and will complement clean-diesel models in the California Bay Area ...

WeGo Public Transit adds 10 MCI high capacity coaches to its fleet

Aug. 11, 2021
The 10 MCI D4500 coaches will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2021.
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

MCI launches new D series and unveils battery-electric zero-emission commuter coach: the D45 CRT LE CHARGE™

May 14, 2021
The new series aims to enhance reliability, passenger comfort, efficiency and high performance.

MCI delivers seven new J4500 coaches to Coach Atlantic

Jan. 7, 2021
The coaches provide transport for the Canadian Premier League of soccer.
The MCI Service Center in Hayward welcomed an early March arrival of its first heavy-duty vehicle charger and expects the station to be fully operational by June
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

MCI to help operators reach zero-emission goals

April 23, 2020
MCI introduces its first battery-electric vehicle and its first ABB HVC charger.

GCRTA adds nine MCI D4500 Commuter Coaches

March 16, 2020
These coaches are the first in the fleet with free Wi-Fi and USB charging outlets available at every seat.

Articles & News

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Top, left to right: Brian Putre; Robert Chappell and Kevin Ahnert. Bottom, left to right: Allen Keith, Brian Hill and Dan Corey.
MCI's first battery-electric coach, J4500 CHARGE, was unveiled on May 4.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

MCI unveils its first battery-electric coach

The J4500 CHARGE coach is expected to deliver more than 200 miles of range, along with updated safety features with New Flyer’s EV technology.
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MCI Executive Prediction 2011

Nov. 26, 2018
For those of us in this industry who enjoy the adrenalin rush that results from taking on a multitude of new challenges simultaneously, 2011 looks like it is going to be a banner...
Foothill Transit
This bus acquisition is part of Foothill Transit’s commitment to go all electric by 2030.

People & Places - July/August 2018

Aug. 15, 2018
The latest industry and people news and updates.
AMF-Bruns hide-away wheelchair system.

July/August Product Feature: ADA Products

Aug. 15, 2018
For the latest in ADA products visit
Mass Transit/Leah Harnack
This year's Bus and Paratransit Conference was hosted by Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) and Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), with the roadeo being held on the PSTA grounds.

Top Teams Converge in Tampa

May 6, 2018
Top operators and maintenance technicians competed at the 2018 International Bus Roadeo in Tampa, Florida.
SFMTA’s fleet is composed of 151 light rail vehicles, 26 historic streetcars and 40 cable cars, and require a continuous supply of spare parts and inventory from a variety of vendors.
Bus Builders, Components & Accessories

March People & Places

March 8, 2017
The latest top news in the transit industry.
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New York City, NY- Governor Andrew Cuomo dedicates 2nd Avenue Subway at 72nd. Street Station.

People & Places - February 2017

Feb. 10, 2017
Second Avenue Subway OpensGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo celebrated the on-time arrival of the Second Avenue Subway — the system’s first major expansion in more than 50 years – with...
Connect Transit
One of Connect Transit's new buses gained in the joint procurement.

Bus Procurment and Purchasing: Choosing the Right Bus

Aug. 15, 2016
When agencies enter into the process of procuring a bus, there are many different factors at work; determining what type of vehicles they are looking to purchase, the method of...

Videos & Resources

Mci D45 Crt Le Commuter Coach Goes To Washington

MCI D45 CRT LE Commuter Coach Goes to Washington

July 26, 2018
Motor Coach Industries announced its revolutionary new D45 CRT LE Commuter Coach joined the July 24 March to the U.S. Capitol sponsored by the National Council on Independent ...
Leah Harnack/Mass Transit
The Nova LFSe is a battery-electric bus that runs on a TM4 Sumo HD electric powertrain and 4 Volvo high voltage lithium-ion batteries in parallel.

Moving Students: Products and Technology for University Transit

April 19, 2016
The latest vehicles and products were on display at the APTA Public Transportation & Universities Conference.
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MTtv: 5/17/13

May 26, 2015
This cast of MTtv takes a closer look at the bus maintenance component of the American Public Transportation Association's International Bus Roadeo.
Leah Harnack/Mass Transit
With the BAE Systems HybriDrive Series-E propulsion system, power accessories electrically reduce belts and hydraulic hoses and eliminate the alternator, tidying up the engine compartment and provides a safer environment.

2015 APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference

May 7, 2015
APTA Bus Conference provides a look at the latest vehicles, products, professional services and technologies.
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Vehicles at the bus display during the SWTA/NMTA joint annual conference and expo.

Photo Gallery of the SWTA 2015 Bus Display

March 9, 2015
Take a look inside the latest vehicles and technologies on display at the SWTA & NMTA Expo held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 2015.
Mass Transit Magazine
MCI's Commuter Coach is available in clean diesel, CNG or hybrid powertrain configurations.

APTA 2014 International Bus Roadeo and Bus & Paratransit Conference

May 8, 2014
The bus roadeo and bus conference brought together transit professionals for workshops, technical sessions and product displays covering the latest in policy and planning, maintenance...


Tom Wagner

Executive Director of Business Development, Public Sector

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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus demos Canada's first zero-emissions coach

March 10, 2020
The battery-electric MCI D45 CRTe LE coach, which was designed for long-range express routes, will be on tour and rider feedback is welcome.
Training, Testing Services

MCI introduces MCI Academy Motorcoach Operator Certificate Program

March 2, 2020
The new level 3-1 and master coursework covers safety, FMSCA theory training, coach system expertise and more.
Andrew Craig Brown, third from the right, receives his first Grammy Award Jan. 26.

MCI Service Center Technician Andrew Craig Brown wins a Grammy

Feb. 3, 2020
Brown, an opera singer, won the award as a cast member of the recording of “Picker: Fantastic Mr. Fox.”
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Gas, Diesel, CNG & LNG

MCI receives first order from San Diego MTS

Jan. 28, 2020
The agency has ordered 24 CNG D4500 Commuter Coaches.
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AC Transit awards MCI five-year contract; receives notice to proceed for 36 MCI D45 CRT LE Commuter Coaches

Dec. 12, 2019
The contract is for up to 50 D45 CRT LE coaches with up to 87 options.
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Nov. 25, 2019
Altoona-tested and Buy America compliant, the MCI D45 CRT LE Commuter Coach provides unparalleled accessibility. The D45 CRT platform can be equipped with either clean diesel,...
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

MCI kicks off electric with D45 CRTe LE CHARGE and electric FlixBus demonstration in California

Oct. 31, 2019
The new bus is designed for long-range express routes and improved accessibility.

Valley Metro awards MCI five-year contract for up to 50 coaches

Oct. 18, 2019
MCI will fulfill the contract with the D45 CRT LE and D45 CRT Commuter Rapid Transit coaches.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

MCI debuts 2020 model lineup

Oct. 4, 2019
The company unveils the new battery-electric D45 CRTe LE Charge in a sneak preview at the Bay Area West Coast Reliability Symposium.