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Sunset Luxury Limousine modernizes its fleet with 5 new MCI J4500 coaches for unparalleled luxury travel

Des Plaines, Illinois, USA – May 8, 2023: (TSX: NFI, OTC: NFYEF, TSX: NFI.DB) Motor Coach Industries (“MCI”), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced the delivery of the fifth J4500 coach to Sunset Luxury Limousine, a leading luxury transportation service provider in Denver, CO.

Sunset Luxury Limousine operates the largest limousine fleet in Colorado, providing professional limousine service across the Denver Metropolitan area for nearly 35 years.

The addition of the five new MCI coaches within the last eight months demonstrates Sunset Luxury Limousine’s firm commitment to providing top-of-the-line luxury transportation solutions for various occasions, including corporate events, weddings, airport transfers, and special occasions.

The new J4500 vehicles represent a perfect blend of comfort, style, and innovation. Equipped with state-of-the-art features and amenities, including plush seating, ample legroom, panoramic windows for breathtaking views, onboard entertainment systems, and modern restroom facilities, MCI J4500 coaches will provide Sunset Luxury Limousine’s passengers with the ultimate luxury for a truly memorable travel experience.

“We are thrilled to add these new MCI coaches to our fleet,” said Darren Weidenhamer, owner of Sunset Luxury Limousine. “Our clients deserve nothing but the best, and these coaches represent the pinnacle of luxury travel. They provide superior comfort and sophistication, and we are confident that our clients will be delighted with this addition to our fleet.”

“We are excited to see the positive impact of our MCI coaches on Sunset Luxury Limousine’s business in the Denver market,” said Vice President of Private Sector Sales and Marketing, MCI, Brent Maitland. “As a recent first-time coach buyer, Sunset Luxury Limousine has entrusted us with their motor coach fleet upgrade, and we are committed to providing them with comprehensive training, aftermarket parts, service, and support to ensure that their coaches operate reliably. At the recent Chauffeur Driven and National Limousine Association’s national convention in Las Vegas, we showcased one of Sunset Luxury Limousine’s new J4500 coaches, and it was exciting to see attendees marvel at its luxury and features. We are proud to be part of Sunset Luxury Limousine’s success story and look forward to continued collaboration.”

In addition to the newest safety features and advanced driver assistance system, MCI J4500 motor coaches feature clean-diesel technology and comply with the 2021 Environmental Protection Agency X12 engine low emission standards.

About MCI

MCI is North America’s public and private market motor coach leader. Products include the luxury J Series (an industry best-seller for over a decade), the workhorse D Series, and the brand new zero-emission luxury and commuter coaches: the battery-electric J4500 CHARGE™, D45 CRT CHARGE™ and D45 CRT LE CHARGE™. MCI also provides maintenance, repair, 24-hour roadside assistance, parts, and technician training through the industry’s only Automotive Service Excellence (“ASE”) accredited and award-winning MCI Academy.

About NFI

Leveraging 450 years of combined experience, NFI is leading the electrification of mass mobility around the world. With zero-emission buses and coaches, infrastructure, and technology, NFI meets today’s urban demands for scalable smart mobility solutions. Together, NFI is enabling more livable cities through connected, clean, and sustainable transportation.

With 7,700 team members in nine countries, NFI is a leading global bus manufacturer of mass mobility solutions under the brands New Flyer® (heavy-duty transit buses), MCI® (motor coaches), Alexander Dennis Limited (single and double-deck buses), Plaxton (motor coaches), ARBOC® (low-floor cutaway and medium-duty buses), and NFI Parts™. NFI currently offers the widest range of sustainable drive systems available, including zero-emission electric (trolley, battery, and fuel cell), natural gas, electric hybrid, and clean diesel. In total, NFI supports its installed base of over 100,000 buses and coaches around the world. The Shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NFI and NFI’s convertible unsecured debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NFI.DB. News and information is available at www.nfigroup.com, www.newflyer.com, www.mcicoach.com, www.nfi.parts, www.alexander-dennis.com, www.arbocsv.com, and www.carfaircomposites.com.

Forward-Looking Statement

This press release may contain forward-looking statements relating to expected future events and financial and operating results of NFI Group that involve risks and uncertainties. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon what management believes to be reasonable assumptions, investors cannot be assured that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements, and the differences may be material. Actual results may differ materially from management expectations as projected in such forward-looking statements for a variety of reasons, including market and general economic conditions and economic conditions of and funding availability for customers to purchase buses and to purchase parts or services; customers may not exercise options to purchase additional buses; the ability of customers to suspend or terminate contracts for convenience; production may be delayed or production rates may be decreased as a result of the pandemic or ongoing and future supply chain disruptions and shortages of parts and components, shipping and freight delays, and disruption to labor supply; and the other risks and uncertainties discussed in the materials filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com

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