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 ABC Portfolio Supports Fleet Diversification with Solutions for Clean Diesel & EV from 8-81 Passengers.

Winter Garden, FL – January 13th, 2023, ABC Companies a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport equipment, has quickly become an industry leader in electric mobility solutions as it continues to provide operators options for diversifying and growing their businesses. With over six decades of service to the motorcoach industry, the company’s core focus remains on private motorcoach operations. Providing an expansive list of vehicles that parallel market shifts, adapt technology advances, consider governance, public and private sector reforms and more, the company has reshaped its portfolio to accommodate fluid and diverse applications across many operational platforms.

With a proven track record in electric mobility deployment and support, ABC offers its most expansive and developed product lineup in its companies’ history. While consumers and organizations calling for operators to provide zero emissions options is a growing trend, [...]

New Fully-electric Passenger Vehicle Puts EV Economy Option Within Reach.

Winter Garden, FL– January 13th, 2023, ABC Companies a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport equipment and industry leader in electric mobility solutions in the USA and Canada, unveils another new edition to its EV product lineup at UMA EXPO 2023. The 2022 Sunset Van Ford E-Transit High Roof model will be on display at Booth #1601. This cutting-edge EV option reflects ABC’s focus on offering a diverse range of choices to help operators stretch their fleet utilization. “The Ford E-Transit Sunset Van offers an excellent gateway vehicle for owners who want to begin adding EV options to their fleets, with minimum investment in charging infrastructure, technician and driver training”, said Roman Cornell, President and CCO, ABC Companies.

As they consider and determine their long-term fleet power approach, this uniquely versatile vehicle can help operators to reimagine and expand service to markets [...]

Andrew Siciliano appointed as Senior Vice President of Coach Sales

Winter Garden, FL– January 19th, 2023, ABC Companies a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport equipment including electric mobility solutions in the USA and Canada, continues to scale up operations with the recent appointment of Andrew (Drew) Siciliano as the new Senior Vice President of Sales. To ensure ABC’s customer base is served at the highest levels, ABC has added this key role while refining existing positions across the Motorcoach Sales Team.

“As we continue to expand our product offering, we now have the broadest portfolio in our history. This allows entry into new markets while bringing our existing customers more choices in an everchanging economy.  Throughout this growth, our customer relationships are critical to our continued success. I am excited to continue aligning with our customers and look forward to the many opportunities ahead.  This streamlined approach will ensure our customers’ [...]

Van Hool Models Highlight Fresh Upgrades, Premium Options and Attention-Grabbing Graphics at ABC Booth #1601.

Winter Garden, FL – January 13th, 2023, ABC Companies a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport equipment and industry leader in electric mobility solutions in the USA and Canada, brings a luxury motorcoach experience to UMA EXPO 2023. The exclusive distributor of Van Hool motorcoaches will showcase its flagship Van Hool CX45 and CX35 models on the show floor at ABC Booth #1601. The fully-loaded EXPO models integrate an expansive array of available features and upgrades that reflect the latest trends in graphic applications, high-end interior finishes and enhanced driver functionality. “Passengers expect and demand a luxury transportation experience today”, said Roman Cornell, President and CCO, ABC Companies. “These enhanced models demonstrate a fully-immersive passenger experience with features that can be specified on new equipment, or in some cases, retro-fitted to late model coaches to achieve a [...]

Premier Turtle Top Odyssey XL Now Available from ABC Expanding Offerings to Diversify Fleet Service.

Winter Garden, FL – November 14th, 2022, ABC Companies a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport equipment in the USA and Canada, continues to expand its equipment lineup with the unveiling of the Turtle Top Odyssey XL S2C at NLA’s Chauffeur Driven Show. The feature-rich, 41-passenger shuttle bus is available from ABC on both the Freightliner S2C and Ford F600 chassis, offering fully customizable options for exterior and interior components, as well as a variety of seating configurations.

“We’re seeing many operators diversify their fleets with more transport options to expand their service and better serve evolving customer bases”, said Roman Cornell, President [...]

Ongoing Delivery of New Van Hool CX45 Motorcoaches Supports “People Powered,

Safety Driven” Mission.

Winter Garden, FL – October 18th, 2022 – ABC Companies, a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport equipment in the USA and Canada, continues to fulfill orders 47 new Van Hool CX45 Motorcoaches to ECHO AFC Transportation, as the full-service ground transportation and logistics management provider celebrates 30 years in business this month. ECHO AFC’s service area spans the state of Texas and parts of Florida and ongoing deliveries of new, custom-specified Van Hool models will be utilized to serve, attract and retain customers throughout the region.

From its inception in 1992, ECHO’s mantra “People Powered, Safety Driven”, has defined the brand, highlighting the [...]

ABC Companies doubles down on commitment to fleet diversification, providing right sized options for operators. Exciting preview of what’s to come! More are on the way as ABC places large order of Turtle Top Odyssey XL’s including the F-600 and Freightliner S2C chassis.

F-600 Features to Include:

  • Gas 7.3L engine equates to convenience for operators
  • Upgraded 102” accommodates upgraded seats and isle comfortably
  • State of the art electrical panel with printed circuitry

Interior Features to Include:

  • Upgraded Premier leather seats with 3-point seatbelts
  • Passenger capacity 36
  • Large scenic over-cab window provides passengers with excellent visibility and improves rider’s comfort
  • All black interior overhead parcel racks reading lights at every seat
  • USB charging ports at every seat

New Vice President of Technical Solutions Continues Focus on Innovation through Technology.

Winter Garden, FL – October 13th, 2022, ABC Companies a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport equipment in the USA and Canada, continues to demonstrate its leadership in the use of technology to advance the industry and give customers a competitive advantage. Utilizing leading technology-based solutions, ABC Companies has accelerated innovative solutions for the commercial passenger transportation industry. ABC’s Technical Solutions Team is comprised of engineers, technicians and support personnel who focus on sourcing and providing new and often unique technologies that improve customer operations and their experience in unexpected and groundbreaking ways.

 A key resource for ABC customers, the dedicated Tech team is also deployed when existing solutions are not functioning or performing to a customers’ needs. The rapid growth of this resource for ABC Companies and its customers has resulted in the recent promotion of Mr. Brian Nelson [...]

  • August 4, 2022
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Companies Move the Needle on Sustainable Zero-Emissions Travel with 100% Electric Motorcoach Passenger Service and Test Rides at Special Event in Seattle, WA.

Winter Garden, FL – August 4th, 2022, ABC Companies a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport equipment in the USA and Canada, together with partners MTRWestern and Proterra are recognizing another significant step towards zero emissions travel. As part of the ABC Companies “Zero Emissions Tour”, MTRWestern put into operation an industry leading 75-passenger Proterra-powered battery electric Van Hool TDX25E double-deck motorcoach. Piloting the use of this industry leading motorcoach, which can travel in excess of 260 miles between charges, MTRWestern is bringing zero emissions travel to many of its clients in the U.S. and Canada. The program culminated with a celebration of select stakeholders, environmentally-focused businesses and government officials, highlighting “firsts” for MTRWestern and the ABC Companies Zero Emissions Tour including –

  • The first-ever zero-emissions international revenue service [...]
  • June 21, 2022
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  • Comments Off on  ABC Companies growth in cutaway shuttle, van and transit vehicle markets includes addition of George Altevogt to the team. 

 Winter Garden, FL – June 2022, ABC Companies has continued growth into new markets providing both private and public customers a greater range of vehicle options, while leveraging its strength in after sales support and customer up-time. The entry into vans, cutaway shuttles and low floor transit vehicle sales was led by Roman Cornell, President and Chief Commercial Officer at ABC Companies, resulting in the launch of SVT (Specialty Vehicles and Technologies) within ABC Companies. This group was formed to address the growing trends in micro transit, mobility as a service and right-sizing of fleets. “As ABC was already involved in servicing and supplying parts and support for many of these vehicle segments, adding these vehicles into the product portfolio was the next logical step,” stated Cornell. ABC Companies is rapidly growing sales in cutaway shuttle, van and transit low floor products as it has added a number of distribution agreements with well-known manufacturers including [...]

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