About Nova Bus

Experts in transit solutions

Nova Bus knows that each city has its own reality and that buses often operate 24/7 in highly variable conditions. That’s why we’re not building just any buses – we’re building your transit solution.

Driven by your needs, Nova Bus sets its expertise to develop vehicles that can handle the toughest challenges. We are providing sustainable transit solutions, including environmentally friendly buses, high-capacity vehicles and integrated intelligent transportation systems.

Nova Bus is part of the Volvo Group. Being part of a large international conglomerate provides Nova Bus, and more importantly its clients, with cutting-edge expertise, exclusive synergies and financial solutions.

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Our history

Start of activities at the St-Eustache plant by GMC

1979
Start of activities at the St-Eustache plant by GMC

Start of activities at the St-Eustache plant by GMC

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Dial Corporation

1987
Dial Corporation

Dial Corporation

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Nova Bus is created

1993
Nova Bus is created

Nova Bus is created

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Nova Bus builds the RTS model (Rapid Transit System)

1994
Nova Bus builds the RTS model (Rapid Transit System)

Nova Bus builds the RTS model (Rapid Transit System)

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Introduction of the Nova Bus LFS (Low Floor System)

1996
Introduction of the Nova Bus LFS (Low Floor System)

Introduction of the Nova Bus LFS (Low Floor System)

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Volvo and Henlys Group become part owners of Nova Bus

1998

Volvo and Henlys Group become part owners of Nova Bus

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Nova Bus becomes the exclusive property of Volvo

2004
Nova Bus becomes the exclusive property of Volvo

Nova Bus becomes the exclusive property of Volvo

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Nova Bus delivers its 3,000th Nova LFS vehicle

2005
Nova Bus delivers its 3,000th Nova LFS vehicle

Nova Bus delivers its 3,000th Nova LFS vehicle

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Introduction of the LFS HEV model – Diesel-Electric Hybrid vehicle 

2006
Introduction of the LFS HEV model – Diesel-Electric Hybrid vehicle 

Introduction of the LFS HEV model

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Introduction of the LFS Artic model

2007
Introduction of the LFS Artic model

Introduction of the LFS Artic model

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Introduction of the LFX

2008
Introduction of the LFX

Introduction of the LFX model

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Nova Bus inaugurates its Plattsburgh assembly plant

2009
Nova Bus inaugurates its Plattsburgh assembly plant

Nova Bus inaugurates its Plattsburgh assembly plant

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Nova Bus becomes the #1 brand in Canada

2010

Nova Bus becomes the #1 brand in Canada

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Beginning of the project on the electrification of transport

2011
Beginning of the project on the electrification of transport

Beginning of the project on the electrification of transport

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Introduction of the LFS CNG model – Natural Gaz vehicle

2013
Introduction of the LFS CNG model – Natural Gaz vehicle

Introduction of the LFS CNG model – Natural Gaz vehicle

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New customer delivery center serving Nova Bus and Prevost in Plattsburgh

2016
New customer delivery center serving Nova Bus and Prevost in Plattsburgh

New customer delivery center serving Nova Bus and Prevost in Plattsburgh

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City Mobility project debut – Three Full Electric Bus rolling in the street of Montreal

2017
City Mobility project debut – Three Full Electric Bus rolling in the street of Montreal

3 Full Electric Vehicles rolling in the street of Montreal – Start of the City Mobility project

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Our team

Mathieu Nadon

Regional Sales Manager

Where are you based

Mirabel, Quebec, Canada

Territory covered

British Columbia, Maritimes, Quebec and the Ottawa region

A quote that represents you well

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. – Samuel Johnson

Wayne Feagan

Regional Sales Manager

Where are you based

Welland, Ontario, Canada

Territory covered

Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Yukon

A quote that represents you well

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. – Mark Twain

Judy K Dennis

Regional Sales Director - West

Where are you based

Denver, Colorado, USA

Territory covered

Western States, USA

A quote that represents you well

Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. It will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you. – Robin S. Sharma

David Bell

Regional Sales Manager - West

Where are you based

Oakland, California, USA

Territory covered

California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, Arkansas, Utah, Idaho, Nevada

A quote that represents you well

Try not to become a person of success, but try to become a person of value. – Albert Einstein

John Manzi

Regional Sales Director - East

Where are you based

Brick, New Jersey, USA

Territory covered

Eastern States, USA

A quote that represents you well

Say what you do and do what you say, and if you’re going to do something then do it right…now put away your toys and come to dinner. – My Dad

Paul Chilkotowsky

Regional Sales Manager - East

Where are you based

Rome, New York, USA

Territory covered

New York, New Jersey, Pensylvania, Ohio, Massachussets, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Maryland, Delaware, District Capital, Virginia, North Carolina

A quote that represents you well

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. – Albert Schweitzer