BCI (trading International Coach & Pty Ltd) is an Bus as Australian-owned and operated bus and coach business. The business was set up by Australian entrepreneur and bus business stalwart Ron J. Nazzari in 1991 and began as a little familyrun business.
The BCI brand has an extended history within the Australian bus industry and now, the firm is really one of the bus and coach firms in Australia, while still keeping a family focussed strategy to enterprise.
The manufacturing of the BCI vehicles occurs within the Xiamen Feng Tai Bus and Coach Global production facility in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China. The facility is 100,000-square meters, fully ISO-9001 certified, and found in a free trade zone. BCI buses are furnished to the Australian, New Zealand, Canadian, American and Asian markets.
BCI 6120 Diesel-electric Hybrid Bus
In reaction global-warming, BCI is at the vanguard of the public transportation business in Australia. BCI created advanced diesel and electrical hybrid vehicles, to work towards reducing carbon emissions. A BCI 6120 hybrid was the first commercially marketed hybrid car in Australia.
In reference to the organization's eco-friendly diesel and electric buses, Allen Matzel of ABC Magazine describes the BCI Hybrid System creates less co2, less nitrous oxides and less particulates. He says "BCI Australia has invested with Eaton Corporation, USA, to provide an excellent hybrid system".
The BCI Hybrid technology is affordable when compared with other makers and doesn't need big capital expenditure to keep and service. The blend of cost effectiveness and environmentalfriendliness is reflective of the BCI motto 'Building a Huge Difference'.
The BCI PROMA electric was the winner of the B.A.A.V Best New Power Bus in the 2009 AsiaWorld Bus Expo.
CountryLink BCI 6125 mentor operated by Makeham's Coaches
BCI has also focussed in the creation of enhanced bus and coach transportation models tailored for travellers with disabilities. These vehicles are applied by State governments in Australia and provide improved wheelchair accessibility.
BCI cooperates with a broad variety of globally recognised and top quality parts suppliers, including Eaton, Caterpillar Inc. and Cummins.
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