11 Facts About Alexander Dennis


Alexander Dennis is a British bus manufacturing company based in Larbert, Scotland.

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Alexander Dennis ultimately inherited a number of plants from TransBus: the former Alexander factories in Falkirk, Scotland; the Dennis factory in Guildford and later the former Plaxton factories in Anston and Scarborough.

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Alexander Dennis Group had produced a range of both bus and coach chassis and bodies as well as fire engines.

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In May 2007, Alexander Dennis purchased Plaxton, thus reuniting the two former TransBus businesses.

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In October 2008, Alexander Dennis signed a deal with ElDorado National to assemble the Enviro500 for the United States market.

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In 2011, Alexander Dennis entered an agreement with Kiwi Bus Builders to assemble its products for the New Zealand market.

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In May 2012, NFI Group and Alexander Dennis announced a new joint-venture to design and manufacture medium-duty low-floor bus for the North American market.

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In 2015 Alexander Dennis established an assembly plant in Vaughan, Ontario for orders to Metrolinx.

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In May 2019, Alexander Dennis was sold to NFI Group, in a deal worth £320 million.

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In July 2021, Alexander Dennis announced plans for construction of a new staff office complex and museum in Farnborough, Hampshire named Trident House.

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Alexander Dennis entered a business partnership with Australian electric bus supplier Nexport to assemble electric city buses locally, with Australian manufacturing expected to begin in early 2022.

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