Neoplan USA was a major transit bus manufacturing company based in Denver, Colorado, which was entirely separate from the German corporation, Neoplan, licensing its designs from the German company of the same name. The company was founded in 1981 and folded in 2006.
Neoplan manufactured standard floor buses, low floor buses, and articulated buses. Neoplan had 625 employees and the revenue was $810,000,000 before it ceased operations in January 2006.
Neoplan USA filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in August 2006, listing assets of $13.7 million and debts of $59 million, after closing its manufacturing plant in 2006.
In its last few months of operation, Neoplan had fallen on hard times, such as warranty issues with San Francisco's MUNI, and with the cash-flow problems after Boston MBTA canceled order over bus deliveries.
The company still technically exists while sale of the Neopart parts business is pending. Once Neopart is sold, the company will officially cease to exist.
Metroliner models (Suburban Transit Coach buses)
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Transliner models (Transit buses)
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- AN430 (30 foot high floor)
- AN435 (35 foot high floor)
- AN435LF (35 foot low floor)
- AN440 (40 foot high floor)
- AN440LF (40 foot low floor)
- AN440TLF (40 foot true low floor)
- AN445TLF (45 foot true low floor)
- AN459 (59 foot high floor, made only for NJ Transit)
- AN460 (60 foot high floor)
- AN460LF (60 foot low floor)
Neoplan USA licensed Neoplan luxury coaches
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