VANCOUVER, Feb. 2, 2017 /CNW/- Grande West Transportation Group Inc. (TSXV: BUS; OTC PINK: GWTNF) ("Grande West" or the "Company"), a Canadian bus manufacturer of heavy-duty mid-sized transit buses for sale in Canada and the United States, is pleased to announce it has received a new order from the City of Edmonton totalling approximately $13 million CAD.
The order is for thirty-three (33) Vicinity buses for delivery in Q1 2018.
Jean-Marc Landry, Vice President Business Development stated, "We are extremely pleased to be providing 33 additional buses to the City of Edmonton. This is the third order from the City since September 2016, bringing their total firm orders for Vicinity buses to 49 units."
Grande West's total firm orders for 2017 and early 2018 delivery are for two hundred forty seven (247) buses valued at over $87 million CAD.
About Grande West Transportation Group
Grande West Transportation Group is a Canadian bus manufacturer which designs, engineers and manufactures mid-size buses for transit authorities and commercial enterprises. Grande West's Best-in-Class Vicinity bus is available in 27.5, 30 and 35 foot models powered by clean diesel or CNG designed with affordability, accessibility and global responsibility in mind. It costs significantly less than a regular 40 foot transit bus, burns less fuel and emits less harmful emissions.
The Company has been successful in supplying Canadian municipal transportation agencies and private operators with new buses and is receiving follow-on orders in many Canadian transit agencies. Grande West is Buy America certified and along with ABG, its exclusive US distributor, is actively pursuing opportunities to sell Vicinity into public and private transit fleet operations.
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SOURCE Grande West Transportation Group Inc.
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For further information: Grande West Transportation, John LaGourgue, Ph: 1-604-607-4000, [email protected], www.grandewest.com; Paradox Public Relations, Karl Mansour, Ph: 1-866-460-0408, [email protected], www.paradox-pr.ca