DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses North Carolina

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DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses North Carolina
IndustryAutomotive
Founded1999
FounderThomas Built Buses
Dennis
Headquarters,
United States
ProductsBuses
ParentDaimler AG

DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses North Carolina is an American bus manufacturer. It is subsidiary of Daimler AG,

History[edit]

A The Bus Thomas Dennis SLF200 at Morgan Boulevard station in March 2005

In 1999, Thomas Dennis was formed as a joint venture between Thomas Built Buses of the United States (51%) and Dennis of England (49%).[1][2]

If manufactured a version of the Dennis Dart, engineered for the North American market, in a new facility located in Greensboro, North Carolina. The SLF200 was reengineered in 2002 to use a Mercedes-Benz engine and electrics. Dennis had hoped to develop a 40 ft transit bus, but instead DaimlerChrysler subsequently bought Orion Bus Industries. As a result, Dennis sold its stake and the company was renamed DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses North Carolina in 2003.[3]

Products[edit]

  • SLF200-series (SLF229, SLF232, SLF235) - Powered by diesel or compressed natural gas, discontinued in 2005
  • CL100 cutaway bus
  • Sprinter
  • Setra S and SG series

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External links[edit]

Media related to Thomas/Dennis SLF buses at Wikimedia Commons