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CORPORATE NEWS

REV GROUP ACQUIRES KOVATCH MOBILE EQUIPMENT

(April 11, 2016) – REV Group, Inc. (“REV Group”), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, announced today the acquisition of Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. (“KME” or the “Company”)....

NEWEST BUS DESIGN CREATE INDUSTRY BUZZ

English painter David Hockney once said, “Art has to move you. Design does not … unless it’s a good design for a bus.” Well, Mr. Hockney, that’s where we fit into the picture. For 2016, the REV Bus Group, one of the nation’s largest group of bus manufacturers, is rolling out some of the industry’s most innovative bus designs....

REV’S WEEKEND PHOENIX RACING RECAP

What a weekend! Even though the REV logo didn’t make an appearance in Victory Lane during the Phoenix Grand Prix, REV Group, Inc., shared in the racing spotlight thanks to VIP celebrations, April Fools’ shenanigans and Helio Castroneves’ winning pole position....

REV’S VIP INDYCAR RACE EXPERIENCE

In celebration of the company’s multi-year partnership with Team Penske, REV Group is hosting a two-day VIP event April 1 and 2 at the Phoenix Grand Prix, a much-anticipated 2016 IndyCar Series race. During the VIP event, REV is rolling out the red (racing) carpet for some of its biggest dealership names, key business partners and top industry prospects....

REV CATCHES UP WITH HELIO CASTRONEVES

Helio Castroneves adjusts his half of the bed. He likes the mattress angled just enough to forgo a bunch of head-propping pillows when he retreats to his American Coach after a day on the race track. Castroneves is still familiarizing himself with his new American Eagle 45T, a one-of-a-kind motor coach that REV Recreation Group unveiled to the three-time Indianapolis 500 champion in March of 2015 as part of REV’s multi-year partnership with Team Penske....

VETERAN STORIES FROM REV’S OWN HEROES

Ryan McDonel has always been in the line of fire. In fact, the word “fire” has seemingly made its way into most every job title he’s ever owned. At the same time, the word “hero” seems to follow McDonel everywhere he goes. As part of a three-part installment, REV Group, Inc., would like to honor three very special veterans, starting with Capt. McDonel. At REV, we’re proud to serve some of the most honorable vehicles industries filled with honorable everyday heroes, like Ryan McDonel....

ELLA GRACE’S FIGHT AGAINST CANCER

Ella Grace Fuller gripped her father’s hand as she stared at a quote taped to one of the colorful walls of her hospital room at Children’s Mercy in Kansas City, Missouri. The quote read, “Fate whispers to the warrior, ‘You cannot withstand the storm,’ and the warrior whispers back, ‘I am the storm.’ ”...

AMERICAN COACH UNVEILS COACH FOR HELIO CASTRONEVES

DECATUR, Ind. — March 7, 2016 — A crowd of more than 800 REV Recreation Group employees put down their drills, saws, sanders and routers to gather at Plant 44-2 to celebrate one of the most special coach unveilings in company history. With the smell of automotive paint still lingering in the air from the morning shift, the buzz and bustle of everyday factory life came to a stall on March 7, allowing REV employees a once-in-a- lifetime opportunity to present three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves with his own custom American Coach....

VETERAN STORIES FROM REV’S OWN HEROES

Motioning with his hand in the air, Jeffrey Shane takes a step back. Then another. The 45-foot motor coach follows his lead, slowly edging forward into the spot where Shane once stood — a sliver of space on Line 2 of the REV Recreation Group production line in Decatur, Ind. The air is filled with the sound of whining drills and whirring saws but Shane’s voice carries over the din....

REV GROUP SPECIALTY VEHICLE SERVICE – REGIONAL SERVICE CENTER

REV Group, Inc., continues to go the extra mile in customer service, putting the finishing touches on its newest regional technical center while securing a fourth regional location. With the opening of each regional location, REV is building a massive footprint of convenient service centers that feature REV aftermarket parts. Each service center will be able to accommodate any of the company’s 23 specialty vehicle brands....