The first Enviro500 for Lausanne, ready to be exhibited at the UITP exhibition in Stockholm. TOM McREYNOLDS

If Alexander Dennis is to generate £1billion turnover for new owner NFI Group by 2022, it will do it by supplying buses to an ever-greater number of global markets.

From £195million at its formation in 2004, when it supplied only the UK and Hong Kong, it reached £631million last year with customers gained across North America, Singapore, New Zealand and Switzerland. £281million of that was generated outside the UK, helping drive a year-onyear increase in pretax profits from £24.4million in 2017 to £28.2million, a margin increase from 4.2% to 4.5%.

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