MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands and a leading provider of aftermarket parts and services, has announced that its Collins Bus Corporation subsidiary has been awarded a $26 million contract from the New York City Transit (NYCT) to provide 400 paratransit buses.
Buses will be built to NYCT’s custom specifications on a Ford F350 chassis. They will feature a flexible 20-foot length, 138” wheelbase, single-rear wheel (SRW) design and wheelchair lift making the buses accessible, easily maneuverable and efficient.
The bid for the NYCT opened in the Fall of 2016 and was awarded to Collins Bus in July 2018. NYCT is a new customer for Collins Bus and the contract represents the single largest commercial order in the history of the company.
“We are incredibly excited to be working with the New York City Transit,” remarked Matt Scheuler, General Manager of Collins Bus. “It is a privilege to provide Collins Buses to such a storied organization and it’s a perfect representation of our commitment to accessibility for passengers of all abilities.”
The NYCT contract comes on the heels of Collins Bus’s 50th anniversary and the launch of the brand’s new low-floor bus product – an industry-first innovation that offers passengers unparalleled benefits with respect to safety and equal accessibility.
To learn more about Collins Bus visit www.collinsbus.com.
About REV Group, Inc.
REV (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. We serve a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. We provide customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (“RVs”) and luxury buses). Our brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of our brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years. Investors-REVG