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Coach Atlantic brings the first 2018 MCI® J4500 to Canada

DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017: (TSX:NFI) Motor Coach Industries ("MCI"), a subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (the "Company"), the largest bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts supplier in North America, announced Coach Atlantic, one of Canada's most diversified transportation operators, is completing a 13-coach MCI order with the delivery of a new 2018 J4500, making the Prince Edward Island carrier the first in Canada to put MCI's revolutionary new coach into service.

The 2018 J4500 has been making news for a landmark interior design that's added more comfort, space and a significant number of aesthetic improvements, all features that Maritime Based-based Coach Atlantic wanted to be first to offer its customers.

"The motor coach Industry is changing," said Mike Cassidy, President, Coach Atlantic Group. "Today's customers realize their bus is an integral part of their travel experience and expect new, comfortable equipment with all the amenities. Successful motor coach operators understand the competitive edge of having new luxury buses to meet the expectations of their customers."

More than 300 of Coach Atlantic's dedicated, professional employees manage service and operate 200 vehicles with daily, weekly and seasonal bus services for charter, line-run, public school and municipal transit customers.

The company offers corporate / VIP charters, scheduled line run bus service, local commuter services, airport transportation, school and team transport, and wedding and event services. The members of the Coach Atlantic Group include the operating companies of Prince Edward Tours, Coach Atlantic, Maritime Bus, Airport Express, Courier Express and T3 Transit.

The order was announced earlier this year at UMA Expo, with MCI New Coach Sales Vice President Pat Ziska. She added that the original 13-coach deal was significant not only for a private company, but one with such a dominant name in Canadian transportation.

"We're pleased Coach Atlantic will be the first operator to put the new 2018 J4500 on the road in Canada," Ziska said. "Nothing makes us happier than great feedback from passengers, and we can't wait to hear how well the newest J4500 will serve their ridership." Coach Atlantic operates throughout New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island.

The MCI J4500 is a fitting choice, thanks to its reputation for head-turning looks inside and out, while offering the lowest total cost of operation in the industry. Coach Atlantic's models are equipped with the latest clean-diesel Cummins engine technology and features. These include electronic stability, ZF independent suspension for great handling, plus new sleekly styled Amaya extra-legroom seating for 56 passengers, enjoying the 110-volt power outlets and USB ports for work and play.

Coach Atlantic's website is coachatlanticgroup.com.

About the Company

The Company is the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America with fabrication, manufacturing, distribution and service centers across America. It employs over 5,400 team members.

The Company is North America's heavy-duty transit bus leader and offers the broadest transit bus product line under the brand Xcelsior®, incorporating the broadest range of drive systems available, including: clean diesel, natural gas, diesel-electric hybrid, trolley-electric, and battery-electric. New Flyer actively supports over 44,000 heavy-duty transit buses (New Flyer, NABI, and Orion) currently in service, of which 6,400 are powered by electric and battery propulsion.

The Company is also North America's motor coach market leader offering Motor Coach Industries (MCI) J Series, the industry's best-selling intercity coach for 11 consecutive years, and the MCI® D Series, the industry's best-selling motor coach line in North American history. MCI is also the exclusive distributor of Daimler's Setra® S 417 and S 407 motor coaches in the United States and Canada. MCI actively supports over 28,000 coaches currently in service.

The Company 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.

Further information is available on the Company's websites at www.newflyer.com and www.mcicoach.com. The common shares of the Company are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NFI.

For further information, please contact:

Patricia Plodzeen, MCI Public Relations
Tel: 847-283-0883
E-mail: pat.plodzeen@mcicoach.com
or Jon Koffman, New Flyer Investor Relations
Tel: 204-224-6672
E-mail: investor@newflyer.com

Motor Coach Industries - A New Flyer company: Corporate Address 200 East Oakton Street, Des Plaines, Illinois 60018 | Phone: 866-MCICOACH

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