Alexander Dennis Limited (“ADL”) is one of the world's leading independent bus and coach manufacturers offering Alexander Dennis buses (single and double deck) and Plaxton motor coaches with a history and heritage of design, engineering and manufacturing excellence that spans more than a century.
Headquartered in Scotland, ADL employs over 2,500 team members with over 31,000 vehicles in service and operations in UK, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, New Zealand, Mexico, Canada and the United States. The Company has a global offering and is known for its innovative products and commitment to quality and service for its customers. ADL is also a market leader in the supply of electric vehicles and other alternative drivetrain technologies.
ADL was established in 2004 when a consortium of Scottish entrepreneurs led by Sir Brian Souter and including Dame Ann Gloag, Sir Angus Grossart and Sir David Murray acquired the business from TransBus International’s administrators.
Since 2004 ADL has gone from strength to strength and demonstrated a track record of consistent growth. In 2018 ADL generated revenues of over £630 million, having grown at a CAGR of 10.5% since 2010, and the Company delivered more than 2,500 buses and coaches across the Company’s domestic UK market and multiple international territories.
In May 2019, ADL was acquired by NFI Group Inc., North America’s largest and most diversified bus manufacturer. The transaction creates a global bus OEM with market leading positions in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and North America plus a growing footprint in Asia Pacific, Latin America and Europe.