Mississauga Bus, Coach and Truck Repairs Inc. a division of Mississauga Bus Group of Companies, and BYD Heavy Industries out of Lancaster, California have signed an agreement to help support BYD electric vehicles in Eastern Canada. MBCT has become a reliable service provider and partner to transit systems in the Canadian market for a number of years and will pass that expertise onto the BYD product range of electric vehicles. BYD Heavy Industries, based in Lancaster, California is a subsidiary of BYD enterprises in China, the world leader in Electric vehicles.
MBCT will handle parts, service and warranty for BYD buses and trucks and will stock parts for all BYD types of vehicles that will be sold into the Canadian Market place. “It is important for BYD to partner with a reputable company in the Ontario market as we look to sell our products there. One of the biggest concerns we had was being able to support any vehicles from California or China. With this agreement in place, these concerns are alleviated. MBCT has built a reputation as Canada’s go-to shop for parts, maintenance and keeping vehicles on the road. It’s a great vote of confidence in our product & technology to have them associated with BYD.” said Ted Dowling, Vice President for BYD Heavy Equipment. MBCT President Mahendra (Raj) Mahadeo echoed the sentiments. “We were very impressed with the plants our team visited in China and in California. With the concern over emissions and the move toward zero emission vehicles, we know that electric vehicles will be part of the future of transportation. Our dedicated technicians look at this as a great opportunity to learn a new skill and we expect this relationship will be great for all involved.“