SAINTE-CLAIRE, QC, Nov. 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Prevost announced that it has received an order for 55 more X3-45 coaches from Greyhound in addition to the two orders it received earlier in the year, for a total of 145 vehicles.
Greyhound is well known for its concern for the safety of its passengers and drivers. Prevost is proud to meet the strict requirements of the largest intercity bus company in North America. "We worked with Greyhound to design a vehicle with lots of innovations plus an array of safety features that exceed the most stringent industry standards," said Gaétan Bolduc, president and CEO of Prevost.
Out of the 145 vehicles ordered, 50 were delivered between April and September 2013. The 95 remaining coaches will be delivered in April and May 2014. Prevost supplied Greyhound and First Canada (both part of FirstGroup) with a total of 350 vehicles between 2008 and 2012, inclusively.
Prevost is a leading manufacturer of premium intercity touring coaches and the world leader in the production of conversion coaches for high-end motorhome and specialty conversion. As part of the Volvo Group, Prevost has access to the financial strength, research capability, and manufacturing expertise of the group. The Volvo Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of heavy-duty diesel engines. Prevost has its main manufacturing facilities in Sainte-Claire, Quebec, and has nine strategically located Parts and Service Centers in the United States and Canada. (www.prevostcar.com)
For further information:
Daniel Beaudoin, Vice President, Human Resources and Communications
418-883-2888, ext. 2431