Media Invitation - New Flyer and Girardin present the Xcelsior - the new state-of-the-art urban bus

VARENNES, QC, April 10, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - New Flyer and Girardin are proud to present the new innovative alternative for public transit, both for transit users and for Quebec taxpayers.

The benefits of the Xcelsior, a high-quality bus, with its lightweight design, robust structure, enhanced styling and passenger experience, unique maintenance features as well as a low operating cost profile, will definitely set new standards for public transit in Quebec.

New Flyer and Girardin also recently presented a proposal, in a large call for tender aimed at providing several bus transportation agencies with new buses, and offer this state-of-the-art bus - the Xcelsior - to the general public.

Representatives of the media are invited to come see this new design at a New Flyer and Girardin press conference, to be held at the Maison Saint-Louis in Varennes, on Thursday, April 12 at 10 a.m.

Mr. Mark Brager, Director of Sales, New Flyer and Mr. Michel Daneault, Vice-President, A. Girardin Inc. will be on site to present the new urban bus model and to answer questions on the vehicle, the partnership between the two companies and on their participation in the recent call for tender.

WHAT: Presentation of the new state-of-the-art urban bus: Xcelsior
   
WHEN: Thursday, April 12 at 10 a.m.
   
WHERE:

Maison Saint-Louis
35, de la Fabrique Street
Varennes, Quebec J3X 1T2
   
WHO: Mr. Mark Brager, Director of Sales for New Flyer and Mr. Michel Daneault, Vice-President, A. Girardin Inc.



For further information:

Please confirm your attendance to: Caroline Martel, 514-843-2313 or at cmartel@national.ca