Alexander Dennis (ADL), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of many world’s main unbiased world bus producers, is increasing its zero-emission bus portfolio with the addition of recent electrical bus merchandise totally designed and built-in in-house utilizing its personal experience. Obtainable for buyer supply from late 2023, a brand new small bus and a brand new electrical double decker will complement the extremely profitable merchandise of the BYD ADL partnership, which is able to proceed to be bought and supported.
The transfer brings Alexander Dennis’s vary of battery electrical buses consistent with the corporate’s long-established technique of providing its personal, built-in autos alongside buses constructed on chosen companions’ chassis to make sure clients have the widest vary of options obtainable to satisfy their particular person necessities.
A brand new design language, developed in home by one of many producer’s industrial designers with enter from college students of Coventry College’s Automotive and Transport Design course, will give the brand new fashions unmistakable curb enchantment and can spotlight their zero emission credentials.
Buses for the UK and Eire shall be totally inbuilt Britain. Particulars and technical specs shall be launched over the approaching months.
Internationally, the brand new platform shall be tailor-made to the necessities of cities, transport authorities and bus firms in every territory, consistent with Alexander Dennis’s philosophy of offering the optimum resolution for each market demand. The lately introduced order for Enviro500EV electrical double deckers in Hong Kong shall be a part of this new technology of zero emission buses.
The profitable battery electrical BYD ADL Enviro200EV and BYD ADL Enviro400EV merchandise inbuilt partnership with BYD will proceed to be supplied within the UK, Eire and New Zealand, giving operators a selection of options.
Alexander Dennis’s second-generation hydrogen bus, the Enviro400FCEV, will even proceed to kind an necessary a part of the corporate’s zero-emission bus vary and shall be delivered to launch buyer Liverpool Metropolis Area later this 12 months.
Already totally designed and built-in by Alexander Dennis, it shares know-how and key driveline elements with the upcoming new battery-electric fashions.