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CORPORATE NEWS

REV GROUP NAMES JOEY BELLE VICE PRESIDENT/GENERAL MANAGER OF GOSHEN COACH

Orlando, Fla. (Thursday, September 3, 2015) – REV Group (REV), a leading manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, today announced that Joey Belle has been named vice president/general manager of Goshen Coach. Belle will be based at the company’s manufacturing facility in Elkhart, Ind., and report to Matt Petrill, director of operations at Goshen Coach....

REV’S COLLINS BUS DELIVERS FIRST PRODUCTION UNITS OF ITS NEXBUS® CNG TYPE A SCHOOL BUS TO PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Orlando, Fla. (Thursday, August 27, 2015) – REV Group (REV), a leading manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, today announced that its Collins Bus Corporation subsidiary has delivered the first four production units of its new NEXBUS® compressed natural gas (CNG) Type A school bus to the Lower Merion School District in Montgomery County, Pa. With more than half of its 117 vehicle fleet fueled by CNG, the Lower Merion School District boasts one of the largest fleets of alternative fuel school buses on the East coast....

GIRO D’ITALIA: INSIDE RICHIE PORTE’S MOTORHOME

“If you gel your hands, you can all go and have a look,” Dave Brailsford said at Team Sky’s rest day press conference on the outskirts of Civitanova Marche. And with that, a group of the great unwashed from the Giro d’Italia’s press corps trooped aboard the most talked about motorhome in Italy....

REV GROUP NAMES JOHN WALSH VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES FOR REV BUS

Orlando, Fla. (Monday, June 1, 2015) – REV Group (REV), a leading manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, today announced that John Walsh has been named vice president of sales for REV Bus. Walsh will lead all sales for REV commercial, transit and school bus companies and report directly to Kent Tyler, president of REV Bus & Mobility Group....

REV GROUP NAMES JAMES P. JACOBS PRESIDENT OF REV RECREATION GROUP

Orlando, Fla. (Tuesday, May 26, 2015) – REV Group (REV), a leading manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, today announced that James P. Jacobs has been named president of REV Recreation Group (RRG), effective June 1. Jacobs will lead RRG from the company’s facility in Decatur, Ind. RRG produces Class A and Class C motorized RVs under four iconic and industry leading brands – American Coach, Fleetwood RV, Holiday Rambler and Monaco....

ACCESS AND DIGNITY FOR ALL

As Jean Moriki maneuvered her motorized wheelchair across the curbside ramp into the new Champion LF Transport™ paratransit bus, she realized she had been waiting years for just such a vehicle....

METRO ARTICLE

On April 18th representatives from Ballard, including President/CEO Randy MacEwen, attended the unveiling of the first zero-emission fuel cell bus to provide service in the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) transit system, called the Anteater Express. The UC Irvine bus is the 5th American Fuel Cell Bus (AFCB) configuration delivered in California....

REV GROUP ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH WESTPORT FOR NATURAL GAS ALTERNATIVE FUEL SYSTEM

Orlando, Fla. (Thursday, April 23, 2015) – REV Group (REV), a leading manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, today announced an exclusive partnership with Westport, a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions transportation technologies. The partnership expands the availability of the compressed natural gas (CNG) Westport WiNG™ Power System, currently offered as an option on REV’s Type A school buses manufactured by Collins Bus, to the company’s commercial bus, emergency and other vehicle products....

JOHN DRAHEIM ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT AS PRESIDENT OF REV RECREATION GROUP

Orlando, Fla. (Wednesday, April 15, 2015) – REV Group (REV), a leading manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, today announced that John Draheim is retiring as president of the company’s REV Recreation Group (RRG) effective immediately. Tim Sullivan, REV president and CEO, will serve as interim president of RRG until a successor is named. Draheim will remain as special advisor to help facilitate the transition....

Road America Race Preview

During this weekend’s REV Group racing festivities, REV President and CEO Tim Sullivan will open up his Milwaukee home to 60 VIP guests for a Saturday night welcome dinner before Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series KOHLER Grand Prix. Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves will pilot the REV-brand No. 3 Chevrolet during the June 25 race, held at Road America, a 4-mile, 14-turn road circuit in Elkhart Lake, Wisc....