New Flyer/Alexander Dennis Announcement

May 8, 2012
New Flyer and Alexander Dennis introduce a low-floor midi bus, collaboratively developed for North American operators.

New Flyer Industries Inc. announced at the APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference a long-term joint venture with Alexander Dennis Limited as part of its strategy to pursue growth and diversification. 

The two companies will collaborate to introduce a North American medium-duty low-floor bus (or “midi bus”) specifically developed and tested to a 10-year operational life. This strategic partnership will build upon New Flyer’s North American market leading position, manufacturing expertise and extensive aftermarket support network, with Alexander Dennis bringing demonstrated design expertise of quality midi buses, having delivered over 16,000 of this class of bus to customers throughout the UK, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Australia.