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LARBERT, United Kingdom, Nov. 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (TSX: NFI, OTC: NFYEF, TSX: NFI.DB) NFI Group Inc. (“NFI” or the “Firm”), a number one unbiased bus and coach producer and a frontrunner in electrical mass mobility options, subsidiary Alexander Dennis Restricted (“Alexander Dennis”) right now introduced that it has been chosen in a aggressive tender by Hong Kong’s MTR Company to provide 35 battery-electric Enviro500EV double deck buses.

MTR Company supplies Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway city rail system together with a community of feeder bus providers, for which it operates a fleet of 172 buses. Most of them have been provided by Alexander Dennis from its Enviro200, Enviro400 and Enviro500 car ranges.

MTR Company’s new fleet of zero-emission buses might be delivered all through 2025 and 2026.

The Enviro500EV has been totally designed in-house by Alexander Dennis’s engineering staff as a part of the producer’s subsequent era of zero-emission buses. The brand new fleet can considerably cut back the carbon footprint in contrast with conventional diesel buses, contributing to a greener atmosphere.

Its 472kWh batteries are provided by Influence Clear Energy Expertise to a future-proof design that enables for upgrades to profit from advances in battery know-how with out structural modifications. Energy is transmitted by the heavy-duty Voith Electrical Drive System, which at 410kW peak and 310kW steady output has ample reserves to deal with Hong Kong’s topography.

Andy Boulton, Managing Director Asia Pacific for Alexander Dennis, stated: “We’re delighted to have been chosen by the MTR Company as companion for the transition to zero-emission bus providers. Our Enviro500EV has been designed from the bottom up for the calls for of Hong Kong’s world class transport system, guaranteeing that this transformational funding in cleaner transport will ship for the MTR Company.”

NFI is a frontrunner in zero-emission mobility, with electrical automobiles working (or on order) in additional than 150 cities in six nations. NFI affords the widest vary of zero-emission battery and gasoline cell-electric buses and coaches, and its automobiles have accomplished over 140 million EV service miles. 

Excessive decision photos can be found for obtain from the Alexander Dennis web site at alexander-dennis.com/media/information.

About NFI

Leveraging 450 years of mixed expertise, NFI is main the electrification of mass mobility world wide. With zero-emission buses and coaches, infrastructure, and know-how, NFI meets right now’s city calls for for scalable sensible mobility options. Collectively, NFI is enabling extra livable cities by related, clear, and sustainable transportation.

With over 8,200 staff members in ten nations, NFI is a number one world bus producer of mass mobility options below the manufacturers New Flyer® (heavy-duty transit buses), MCI® (motor coaches), Alexander Dennis Restricted (single- and double-deck buses), Plaxton (motor coaches), ARBOC® (low-floor cutaway and medium-duty buses), and NFI Components™. NFI at present affords the widest vary of sustainable drive methods accessible, together with zero-emission electrical (trolley, battery, and gasoline cell), pure gasoline, electrical hybrid, and clear diesel. In complete, NFI helps its put in base of over 100,000 buses and coaches world wide. NFI’s frequent shares commerce on the Toronto Inventory Change (“TSX”) below the image NFI and its convertible unsecured debentures commerce on the TSX below the image NFI.DB. Information and knowledge is offered at www.nfigroup.com, www.newflyer.com, www.mcicoach.com, nfi.components, www.alexander-dennis.com, arbocsv.com, and carfaircomposites.com.

About Alexander Dennis

Alexander Dennis is a world chief within the design and manufacture of double deck buses and can also be the UK’s largest bus and coach producer. Alexander Dennis affords single and double deck automobiles below the manufacturers of Alexander Dennis and Plaxton, and has over 31,000 automobiles in service within the UK, Eire, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, Mexico, Canada, and america. Additional data is offered at www.alexander-dennis.com.

Ahead-Wanting Assertion

This press launch could include forward-looking statements referring to anticipated future occasions and monetary and working outcomes of Alexander Dennis and NFI Group that contain dangers and uncertainties. Though the forward-looking statements contained on this press launch are primarily based upon what administration believes to be affordable assumptions, buyers can’t be assured that precise outcomes might be per these forward-looking statements, and the variations could also be materials. Precise outcomes could differ materially from administration expectations as projected in such forward-looking statements for a wide range of causes, together with market and normal financial situations and financial situations of and funding availability for purchasers to buy buses and to buy components or providers; prospects could not train choices to buy further buses; the power of consumers to droop or terminate contracts for comfort; manufacturing could also be delayed or manufacturing charges could also be decreased on account of the pandemic or ongoing and future provide chain disruptions and shortages of components and parts, delivery and freight delays, and disruption to labor provide; and the opposite dangers and uncertainties mentioned within the supplies filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities and accessible on SEDAR at www.sedarplus.ca.

As a result of potential influence of those elements Alexander Dennis and NFI disclaim any intention or obligation to replace or revise any forward-looking statements, whether or not on account of new data, future occasions or in any other case, until required by relevant legislation.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Debbie McCreath, +44 1324 574479
Stefan Baguette, +44 1324 678047
[email protected]

For inquiries, please contact:
Stephen King
P: 204.792.1300
[email protected]

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