DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses North Carolina

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DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses North Carolina
FounderThomas Built Buses
United States
ParentDaimler AG

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


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]


  • 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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Media related to Thomas/Dennis SLF buses at Wikimedia Commons