BRING YOUR TEAM: MCI 2016 RELIABILITY RALLIES WITH CAN'T-MISS DEALS ON COACHES,
PARTS AND SERVICE OFFER FOOD AND FUN
DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, MAY 10, 2016: (TSX:NFI) (TSX:NFI.DB.U) Motor Coach Industries ("MCI"), a subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (the "Company"), the largest bus and motor coach manufacturer in North America is inviting operators to come visit MCI this spring and summer. It will be worth the while. MCI is showcasing its best-selling coaches and a New Flyer model at six one-day Reliability Rallies at MCI Sales and Service Centers in five U.S. cities and in Montreal, offering operators and their staffs test drives, educational sessions, food, fun and some of the year's best discounts and deals on MCI and Setra coaches.
MCI's teams will be on-site, including sales, service and support, along with supplier partners, the top-selling, luxuriously-equipped MCI® J4500 coach, the workhorse D-Series, the New Flyer MiDi® — a medium-sized, multipurpose low-floor bus ideal for all types of service, including shuttles, and Setra models.
The Reliability Rallies will take place at the following MCI Sales and Service Centers: May 12 in Winter Garden, FL; May 24 in Dallas, TX; June 1 in Los Alamitos, CA; June 16 in Des Plaines, IL; July 12 in Blackwood, NJ; and July 19 in Montreal, QC.
"This is a chance to say thank you to our loyal customers and offer a convenient, enjoyable tour of our products and services to new operators who have never tried MCI, Setra, or New Flyer before," said Patricia Ziska, Vice President of New Coach Sales. "It's a great chance to see our executives, our service facilities and the great deals we're offering on all our products."
Attendees will get a special opportunity to see the anticipated restyled, value-priced Setra S 407, now updated with optional exterior features similar to the Setra S 417, including a 2017-compliant Mercedes Benz/Detroit platform engine and other luxurious interior and trim options.
"It's an exciting time in the history of our company, and we encourage operators, in the private and public sectors, large and small, to join us with their staffs for a fun day. We'll bring you up to speed on a wide range of coach improvements and the enhanced service features we're providing all of our customers," said Brent Maitland, Vice President of Marketing and Product Planning.
New Flyer, which acquired MCI December 18, 2015, is the largest bus and motor coach manufacturer in North America with a shared philosophy of exceptional product reliability, service and support.
The can't-miss Rally deals include:
Qualified attendees will have the chance to win a Bose SoundLink® system at each event. Other prizes include MCI fleece jackets, t-shirts and bus banks. Please register at www.mcicoach.com/rally. MCI thanks its Reliability Rally platinum supplier sponsors: Allison, Cummins, Detroit and REI.
The Company employs approximately 5,000 team members and is the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America with fabrication, manufacturing, distribution and service centers in Canada and the United States.
Through its Canadian and U.S. subsidiaries, Motor Coach Industries Limited and Motor Coach Industries, Inc. (together, "Motor Coach Industries"), the Company is North America's leader in motor coaches, offering the MCI J4500, which is the industry's best-selling intercity coach for 11 consecutive years, and the MCI D-Series, the industry's best-selling coach line in North American motor coach history. MCI is also the exclusive distributor of Setra S 417 and S 407 in the United States and Canada. MCI actively supports over 28,000 motor coaches currently in service and offers 24-hour roadside assistance 365 days a year.
Through its Canadian and U.S. subsidiaries, New Flyer Industries Canada ULC and New Flyer of America Inc. (together, "New Flyer"), the Company is North America's heavy-duty transit bus leader and offers the broadest transit bus product line (Xcelsior® and MiDi® models), incorporating the broadest range of drive systems available, including: clean diesel, natural gas, diesel-electric hybrid, electric-trolley and now battery-electric. New Flyer actively supports over 42,000 heavy-duty transit buses (New Flyer, NABI and Orion) currently in service.
The Company also operates North America's most comprehensive aftermarket parts organization providing support for all types of transit buses and motor coaches. All buses and coaches are supported by an industry-leading comprehensive warranty, service and support network.
For further information, please contact:
Patricia Plodzeen Public Relations,
Jon Koffman, Investor Relations
Motor Coach Industries - A New Flyer company: Corporate Address 200 East Oakton Street, Des Plaines, Illinois 60018 | Phone: 866-MCICOACH
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