Ethan Sprengeler Joins MCI Sales Team As Regional Sales Vice President

DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, MARCH 12, 2018: (TSX:NFI) Motor Coach Industries (MCI), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. ("NFI Group"), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, is adding more sales support with the addition of Ethan Sprengeler as Regional Sales Vice President. Sprengeler joined MCI on February 26, and will support the company's busy schedule of new vehicle rollouts — the newly featured MCI J4500, the innovative MCI D45 CRT LE, the upcoming 35-foot MCI J coach and the addition of all-electric to MCI's top products.

Sprengeler will also be responsible for growing market share in new and pre-owned coach sales, reporting to Patricia Ziska, New Coach Sales Vice President.

Previously, Sprengeler was a sales account executive with a competitor where he sold new and pre-owned coaches throughout the Midwest. Before that, he held a sales role with a leading global digital business service provider after graduating from Bemidji State University in Bemidji, Minnesota.

"It's an exciting time at MCI. With the introduction of new models, the impact of New Flyer's ownership and our advancing reputation for reliability and lowest cost of ownership in the industry, professionals like Ethan are essential to building our company and meeting customers' needs," said Ziska. "We like his zeal for MCI and our products and his proven capability at building strong personal customer relationships with attentive, quality service, a hallmark of the MCI sales team."

Said Sprengeler: "I'm excited about the opportunity to be working with MCI. The company's future plans and reputation are what attracted me most. I feel fortunate to be part of the team and I'm ready to serve all of our customers."

An avid outdoorsman enjoying fishing, skiing and golf, Sprengeler will be based in his hometown of Minneapolis and at the Des Plaines, Illinois MCI Sales and Service Center. He can be reached at or 507-491-8164.

About NFI Group

NFI Group and its subsidiaries comprise the largest bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, with 32 fabrication, manufacturing, distribution, and service centers located across Canada and the United States and employing nearly 6,000 team members.

NFI Group provides a comprehensive suite of mass transportation solutions under several brands: New Flyer® (heavy-duty transit buses), ARBOC® (low-floor cutaway and medium-duty buses), MCI® (motor coaches), and NFI Parts™ (bus and coach parts, support, and service). NFI Group's vehicles incorporate the widest range of drive systems available ranging from clean diesel, natural gas, diesel-electric hybrid, trolley-electric, battery-electric, and fuel cell electric.

Further information is available at,, and The common shares of NFI Group are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NFI.

For further information, please contact:

Patricia Plodzeen, MCI Public Relations
Tel: 847-283-0883
or Jon Koffman, New Flyer Investor Relations
Tel: 320-316-4964

Motor Coach Industries - A New Flyer Group company: Corporate Address 200 East Oakton Street, Des Plaines, Illinois 60018 | Phone: 866-MCICOACH

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