BC Transit renews partnership with Nova Bus

Saint-Eustache, Quebec, January 8, 2009 — Nova Bus is proud to announce that BC Transit has restated its confidence in the company by exercising a contract option for 115 transit buses which will feature a sleek and updated exterior.

Nova Bus Vice President Business Development Mr. Jean-Pierre Baracat welcomed the news, adding, “BC Transit has selected Nova Bus as partner in previous years and we are pleased with this new vote of confidence. We are deeply committed to supplying them with the vehicles that meet their expectations.”

BC Transit spokesperson, Joanna Morton, indicated that Nova Bus was selected for the high quality of its products, saying, “Nova Bus was able to meet our requirements and was successful in BC Transit’s RFP and evaluation. We are pleased with their high level of customer service, and more importantly, the performance of Nova Bus’ vehicles.”

This is one of the orders that will be assembled in the new Nova Bus plant in Plattsburgh, NY. With a full production schedule for 2009, the new plant will operate full time to meet the level of service and care that Nova Bus’ clients have come to expect.

Nova Bus is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Volvo Bus Corporation, the world’s second largest motorcoach and transit bus manufacturing group. Nova Bus is a leading manufacturer of city, suburban, and shuttle buses in North America, with its complete line of Nova LFS vehicles. Nova Bus is the first North American heavy-duty bus manufacturer in the urban transportation sector to achieve company-wide ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications. The company operates two plants in Canada and one plant in Plattsburgh, New York, which will start vehicle deliveries in the second half of 2009.


Nadine Bernard
Nova Bus
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