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FROM THE REV WIRE

BY REV Group
July 6th, 2017

RECENT REV GROUP NEWS

REV Group ended the second quarter and kicked off the third with a few announcements. Here’s a quick roundup of our most recent REV Group news …

ELDORADO NATIONAL-CALIFORNIA RECEIVES AWARD OF CONTRACT RECOMMENDATION

In late June, ElDorado National-California (“ENC”) learned that the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority board of directors approved the recommendation for award of contract to ENC to supply 295 40-foot CNG powered transit buses. There is a provision for an additional 305 buses or 600 buses in total over a five-year period. Along with related optional vehicle features, spare parts and product training, this contract award represents more than $400 million in revenue over the contract life. Work will commence once certain administrative matters pertaining to a competitor’s challenge have been resolved.

“We are very pleased and excited about this award and the opportunity to provide Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority with the best buses for the value,” said Tony Wayne, President of ElDorado-National California.  “ENC won the bid based on addressing all of the contract requirements and delivering the best overall value considering all evaluation factors.  Located in Riverside, California – ENC and our employees are proud to have been chosen to meet and exceed the expectations of the County.”

REV EXPANDS KOLAJA FIRE EQUIPMENT SALES PARTNERSHIP

REV Group has expanded its market partnership with Kolaja Fire Equipment Sales, an emergency vehicle dealership located in Union City, Pennsylvania. Kolaja will now provide sales and service in the Western part of Pennsylvania for Wheeled Coach, the most-driven brand of ambulances. In addition to Wheeled Coach, Kolaja has been an exclusive, certified dealer for REV Group’s Horton brand of ambulances since 1982. 

Kolaja Fire Equipment Sales is a full service specialty vehicle dealership devoted to the Fire and EMS industry.  With a 7,500 sq. ft. facility, Kolaja provides complete vehicle service from preventative maintenance to collision repair. Understanding the critical need of keeping emergency vehicles on the road and in service, Kolaja also offers a program called “We Care.”  We Care provides customers with an “after-the-sale” service program on new vehicle(s). This program includes annual Pennsylvania State Motor Vehicle Inspection, periodical oil, oil filter and lubrication, along with a complete check of all emergency vehicle-related systems.

REV WELCOMES MATHENY FIRE & EMERGENCY TO DEALER NETWORK

REV Group is pleased to welcome Matheny Fire & Emergency, a division of Matheny Motors, as an E-ONE dealership in several Virginia and West Virginia counties. Matheny Motors, a family-owned business since 1922, added the Matheny Fire & Emergency Group in 2014. With several facilities in operation in Woodbridge, Va.; Hagerstown, Md.; and Mineral Wells, W.Va., Matheny Fire & Emergency is expanding to support to E-ONE customers located in West Virginia and northern Virginia. 

The expansion includes:

  • Opening an additional service center in the Tidewater area of Virginia during summer of 2017
  • Staffing ASE/EVT certified technicians to offer fire apparatus repair and service capabilities 
  • Providing 24-hour, 365-day in-house and emergency roadside assistance 
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